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Like beloved friends, many cities get nicknames. We’ve rounded up some of these marks of affection to make this trivia challenge. Ready to see how you did?

Cities in the United States

City Name

  • Boston, MA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Savannah, GA
  • New Orleans, LA
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Hutchinson, KS
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • New York City, NY
  • Griggsville, IL
  • Dayton, OH
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Chicago, IL
  • International Fall, MN
  • Denver, CO
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Detroit, MI
  • Nashville, TN
  • Akron, OH
  • Hollywood, CA
  • Portland, OR
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Eagle River, WI
  • Wichita, KS

City Nickname

  • Beantown
  • Golden Gate City
  • Garden City
  • Crescent City
  • The Gateway City
  • Salt City USA
  • City of Angels
  • City of Brotherly Love
  • Big Apple
  • Purple Martin Capital of the Nation
  • Birthplace of Aviation
  • City of Fountains
  • Magic City
  • Second City
  • Icebox of the US
  • Mile-High City
  • Iron City
  • MoTown
  • Music City
  • Rubber City
  • Tinsel-Town
  • Rose City
  • Monument City
  • Snowmobile Capital of the World
  • Air Capital


Cities of the World

City Name

  • Paris, France
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Rome, Italy
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Matamoros, Mexico
  • Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Salzburg, Austria
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Karachi, Pakistan

City Nickname

  • City of Lights
  • White City
  • City of the Seven Hills
  • Pearl of the Orient
  • La Gran Puerta de México (The Big Gate)
  • City of a Hundred Spires
  • Festival City
  • Millennium City
  • Marvellous City
  • City of Lights


So, how did you do?

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

We'd like to thank BB from Sterling, KS, and Roberto P for some of the nicknames.

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