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Like beloved friends, many cities get nicknames. We’ve rounded up some of these marks of affection in this trivia challenge. For each city on the left, write down the letter corresponding to the correct nickname on the right.

When you’re done, click on Answers and see how you did.

Cities in the United States

City Name

  1. Boston, MA
  2. Kansas City, MO
  3. San Francisco, CA
  4. Savannah, GA
  5. Eagle River, WI
  6. Griggsville, IL
  7. New Orleans, LA
  8. Wichita, KS
  9. St. Louis, MO
  10. Los Angeles, CA
  11. Philadelphia, PA
  12. New York City, NY
  13. Dayton, OH
  14. Birmingham, AL
  15. Chicago, IL
  16. International Fall, MN
  17. Denver, CO
  18. Pittsburgh, PA
  19. Detroit, MI
  20. Hutchinson, KS
  21. Nashville, TN
  22. Akron, OH
  23. Hollywood, CA
  24. Portland, OR
  25. Indianapolis, IN

City Nickname

  1. Beantown
  2. Monument City
  3. Air Capital
  4. Big Apple
  5. Garden City
  6. Crescent City
  7. Iron City
  8. Rubber City
  9. Music City
  10. Icebox of the US
  11. Second City
  12. Mile-High City
  13. City of Angels
  14. City of Brotherly Love
  15. Birthplace of Aviation
  16. Rose City
  17. Snowmobile Capital of the World
  18. Tinsel-Town
  19. Magic City
  20. MoTown
  21. Salt City USA
  22. The Gateway City
  23. Purple Martin Capital of the Nation
  24. City of Fountains
  25. Golden Gate City

Cities of the World

(and yes, two cities have the same nickname)

City Name

  1. Paris, France
  2. Lisbon, Portugal
  3. Karachi, Pakistan
  4. Rome, Italy
  5. Manila, Philippines
  6. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  7. Prague, Czechoslovakia
  8. Salzburg, Austria
  9. Matamoros, Mexico
  10. Berlin, Germany

City Nickname

  1. La Gran Puerta de México (The Big Gate)
  2. City of the Seven Hills
  3. City of a Hundred Spires
  4. Festival City
  5. City of Lights
  6. City of Lights
  7. Millennium City
  8. White City
  9. Marvellous City
  10. Pearl of the Orient

So, how did you do?

If you have other cities you’d like us to include, let us know!

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