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Old 03-14-2013, 11:30 AM   #11236
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Old 03-14-2013, 12:42 PM   #11237
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Old 03-14-2013, 01:04 PM   #11238
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:27 PM   #11239
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Since I was close previously I'll say 16 UNESCO sites and 4 removed.
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Old 03-14-2013, 04:14 PM   #11240
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Since I was close previously I'll say 16 UNESCO sites and 4 removed.
Correct on both counts.
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:06 PM   #11241
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Okay, time for Bilbo1967 to take over with the next question with 4 points.

All the other answers.
1. 16 Unesco sites.
2. 4 National parks have been abolished. 3 in Alberta and 1 in Saskatchewan
3. Mackenzie river, 4241km.
4. Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton
5. 22 prime ministers, Sir Charles Tupper (68 days) nd William Lyon Mackenzie King (21 years, 154 days)

Over to you Bilbo1967.
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:25 PM   #11242
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Right, off to bed soon, so I'll throw this one out and mark your homework tomorrow.

Inspired by HIMS largest cities in Canada question, please name the five largest (by population) cities in the following countries/areas. Actually, as the largest in each case is pretty obvious, name the numbers 2 - 6.

1. UK
2. France
3. Latin America
4. Germany
5. Italy

Loads of points up for grabs. Good luck!

(I'm sure that there are many sources of this information that you may have seen. They may not all correspond with each other - but my decision is final!)

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Old 03-14-2013, 11:01 PM   #11243
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1. Manchester, Glasgow, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol.
2. Marseille, Lyon, Nantes.
3. Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Lima, San Salvador.
4. Munich, Dresden.
5. Milan, Turin, Florence.
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Old 03-15-2013, 12:00 AM   #11244
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4. Berlin, with about three and a half million people. Peak population was around 4.5 MM toward the end of WW 2. Even with reunification and relocation of the capital to this city, Berlin is slow growing. That is a blessing in disguise.
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:56 AM   #11245
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1. Manchester, Glasgow, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol.
2. Marseille, Lyon, Nantes.
3. Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Lima, San Salvador.
4. Munich, Dresden.
5. Milan, Turin, Florence.
1. Birmingham (2) and Glasgow (4) correct. London is, of course, number 1.
2. Marseille (2) and Lyon (3) correct. Paris is number 1.
3. Rio de Janeiro (4), Sao Paolo (2) and Lima (5) correct. Mexico City is number 1.
4. Munich (3) correct. Berlin is number 1.
5. Milan (2) and Turin (4) correct. Rome is number 1.

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4. Berlin, with about three and a half million people. Peak population was around 4.5 MM toward the end of WW 2. Even with reunification and relocation of the capital to this city, Berlin is slow growing. That is a blessing in disguise.
No, sorry. Berlin is the largest (I asked for numbers 2-6).

10 points to Bookpossum. Still 15 to shoot for.

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Old 03-15-2013, 05:44 AM   #11246
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1. Bradford, Sheffield, Cardiff?
2. Toulouse, Grenoble?
3. Brazillia?
4. Frankfurt, Hamburg?
5. Naples?
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Old 03-15-2013, 05:47 AM   #11247
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2. Toulouse, Grenoble?
3. Brazillia?
4. Frankfurt, Hamburg?
5. Naples?
1. Bradford (6) and Sheffield (5) correct. (Those two surprised me).
2. Toulouse (4) correct.
3. No, afraid not.
4. Frankfurt (5) and Hamburg (3) correct.
5. Naples (3) correct.

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Old 03-15-2013, 05:59 AM   #11248
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1. Bradford (6) and Sheffield (5) correct. (Those two surprised me).
When I saw Manchester and Liverpool were not on the list (surprised me too, I would have said they were 3 and 4 behind Birmingham) then I knew I had to think outside the box. Cardiff was obviously too far outside...

3. Buenos Aires, Bogota?
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Old 03-15-2013, 06:05 AM   #11249
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When I saw Manchester and Liverpool were not on the list (surprised me too, I would have said they were 3 and 4 behind Birmingham) then I knew I had to think outside the box. Cardiff was obviously too far outside...

3. Buenos Aires, Bogota?
Yep - I would have instinctively put Manchester and Liverpool in the top 6 as well, certainly ahead of Bradford and Sheffield.

Buenos Aires (3) and Bogota (6) both correct.
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Old 03-15-2013, 06:10 AM   #11250
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So for the UK we are missing number 3? I can't imagine what it is that would be larger in population than Manchester or Liverpool.

Newcastle?
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