Take our quiz on German federal states and their capitals

It is commonly known that Germany is a country in the center of Europe. But did you know that the offical name for it is actually “Bundesrepublik Deutschland” (BRD) which translates to “Federal Republic of Germany”? In short, modern Germany is a federation of many different states which are called “Bundesländer” (federal states). Each Bundesland has its own local government, parliament, policies, etc. In the following quiz you can test your knowledge about German states and their capitals.

Ready? Let’s get quizzical!

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1. How many states (“Bundesländer”) are there in total?




 

 

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2. Which are the three city states (“Stadtstaaten”)?




 

 

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3. Which Bundesland has the largest population?




 

 

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4. Which is the richest Bundesland (according to GDP per capita)?




 

 

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5.Which of the following Bundesländer doesn’t have an animal on their coat of arms?




 

 

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6. Which is the largest Bundesland in terms of square kilometers?




 

 

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7. The most northern Bundesland is …




 

 

hessen

8. The capital of Hessen (Hesse) is …




 

 

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9. Düsseldorf is the capital of …




 

 

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10. Which of the following is not a “Neues Bundesland”, i.e. part of the former GDR, East Germany?




 

 

saarland

11. The smallest Bundesland in terms of km² (not counting city-states) is …




 

 

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12. What is the capital of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)?




 

 

badenwuerttemberg

13. The capital of Baden-Württemberg is …




 

 

sachsen

14. Dresden is the capital of …




 

 


  
 

German States & Capitals Quiz

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