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Quiz: How well do you really know Europe?

Do you know Europe's countries, natural wonders and landmarks as well as you think you do? Reckon your European general knowledge is up to scratch? Find out with our tricky, yet still fun, quiz...

Bratislava, one of Europe's capitals (Shutterstock)

Most Wanderlust readers have spent some time in Europe. Many of us live here, or simply can’t wait to go back once the travel bans have been lifted. But how well do you really know the continent as a whole?

You may know Spain like the back of your hand, spent countless summer weekends soaking up the sun on off-the-beaten-track beach breaks, or enjoy skiing in the Alps each winter, but do you know about Europe’s geography, royalty, landmarks and statistics? 

Put your knowledge to the test, and see how much you’ve left to learn. It’s not an easy test, so good luck!

1. Is the country of Georgia in Europe?

Yes, it’s just in Europe

Yes, but it also borders Asia

No, it’s just in Asia

Nice try! Georgia’s just a US state

2. Which of these countries is Europe’s smallest (by area)?

Monaco

San Marino

Liechtenstein

Vatican City

3. And which is the biggest (by area)?

Ukraine

Russia

France

Sweden

4. Europe has 3 ‘Low Countries’, because much of their land is below sea level. Name those countries...

France, Spain and Portugal

Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg

Denmark, Sweden and Finland

Latvia, Estonia and Belarus

5. Which European country does this flag belong to?

Albania

North Macedonia

Azerbaijan

Lithuania

6. Austria is landlocked. Which countries border it?

Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Italy and Slovenia

Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Slovenia and Greece

Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Italy and Slovenia

Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia

7. Several countries teeter on the (disputed) Europe-Asia boundary. Which of the following ‘stans DOES teeter on that boundary?

Kyrgyzstan

Uzbekistan

Kazakhstan

Pakistan

8. In which European country would you find the capital city of Bratislava?

Romania

Slovakia

Slovenia

Moldova

9. In which European country would you find the fishing village of Reine?

Norway

France

Iceland

Germany

10. Which European countries are home to the dormant volcano, Mount Kazbek?

Slovenia and Montenegro

Georgia and Russia

Armenia and Azerbaijan

Austria and Switzerland

11. Which European countries does the River Elbe flow through?

The Netherlands and Germany

Germany, Czech Republic and Austria

Germany and Czech Republic

France, Germany and Belgium

12. Peneda-Gerês National Park is located in which European country?

Croatia

Italy

Portugal

Luxembourg

13. Where would you find the Stari Most bridge?

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Serbia

Montenegro

Kosovo

14. Where in Europe would you find this iconic Mosque-Cathedral?

Coimbra, Portugal

Càbras, Italy

Cannes, France

Córdoba, Spain

15. Which of these European countries does NOT currently have a monarchy?

Andorra

Sweden

Hungary

Nice try! None of them do

16. Which of these islands ISN’T part of Europe?

Pico

Colonsay

Faroe

Nice try! They're all part of Europe

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