There are many cities in the world, each with its own unique character, history and culture.

Edinburgh Scotland

Edinburgh (Scotland)

Edinburgh, as it is commonly believed, stands on hills, the magic number of which – seven – implies that for this city the capital’s destiny was predestined. Edinburgh’s history Excavations and other studies have established that the first people on the site of present-day Edinburgh appeared in the Iron and Bronze Ages (1000 BC). In …

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Ashgabat Turkmenistan

Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)

Capital of Turkmenistan Ashgabat is the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan, a country in Central Asia. The city is located in the south of the country, near the border with Iran. Ashgabat has a rich history and cultural heritage and serves as the administrative, cultural and economic center of the country. The name “Ashgabat” …

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Bucharest Romania

Bucharest (Romania)

Capital of Romania Bucharest is the capital of Romania and one of the largest cities in the country. The city is located in the southern part of Romania, on the Dimbovica River. Bucharest is the cultural, economic and political center of the country. It is home to many historical and cultural monuments, museums, parks and …

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Mexico City

Mexico City

Mexico City is one of the most overcrowded cities in the world, with a cloud of smog hanging over it all the time. But despite this, Mexico City remains a beautiful city with a peculiar colonial charm. The site where Mexico City, the capital of Mexico today, is located is a fertile mountain valley located …

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London United Kingdom

London (United Kingdom)

The capital of the United Kingdom London, the capital of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, is located in the south-eastern part of England, on both banks of the Thames River, 80 km from its confluence with the North Sea. It stands directly on the zero meridian, or, as it is called, …

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Bangkok Thailand

Bangkok (Thailand)

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and the country’s largest city. It is located on the eastern bank of the Chao Phraya River and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. The word “bang” means village, “kok” a tree growing in Thailand with fruits that resemble either small plums or large …

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Delhi India

Delhi (India)

Delhi is the largest city and capital of India. It is located in the north of the country and is one of the four administrative territories of India known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The city of Delhi has a rich history of more than 2 thousand years. For thousands of years Delhi …

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Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands and one of the most popular tourist cities in Europe. It is located in the western part of the country and is a major cultural, historical and economic center. Amsterdam is known for its beautiful canals, Golden Age style architecture, museums and rich history. One of the most …

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Ankara (Turkey)

In the photo, Anitkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, is located on the highest hill in Ankara. The construction of this monumental structure designed by architects Emin Onat and Orhan Ard started in 1944 and lasted 9 years. In 1953 the remains of the president revered by Turks were …

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Rochester England

Rochester (Kent)

English Rochester is a city in southeastern England, located in the county of Kent. The city is about 50 kilometers southeast of London and has a population of about 62,000. Rochester has many historical sites, including Rochester Castle, which was built in 1088 and is now a tourist attraction. The city is also home to …

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Nashville Tennessee

Nashville (Tennessee)

Nashville is the capital and largest city of Tennessee, located in the southern United States. The city is known as the “music capital” of the United States, as it is home to many famous recording studios and music venues where performers from around the world perform in concerts. Nashville is also famous for its history, …

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Salzburg Austria

Salzburg (Austria)

Salzburg is a city in Western Austria known for its beautiful architecture, cultural heritage and historical significance. The city was born in the Middle Ages and is the birthplace of the famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Salzburg is also known for its museums, where you can learn more about the history and culture of the …

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Cannes France

Cannes (France)

Cannes is a city in southeastern France, located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. The city is famous for its resorts, beautiful beaches, cultural events and the famous film festival. Every year in May, Cannes hosts the Cannes Film Festival, where new films are presented and the best films …

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Bilbao Spain

Bilbao (Spain)

Bilbao is a city in northern Spain, located in the Basque region. It is the largest city in the province of Biscayne and an important center of industry, culture and art. One of the most famous symbols of Bilbao is the Guggenheim Museum, which was built in 1997 and became an iconic building for the …

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Acapulco Mexico

Acapulco (Mexico)

Acapulco is one of the first resort towns in Mexico and has quickly become popular with locals and tourists from around the world. The city has many hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, casinos and stores. Tourists can engage in a variety of sports such as surfing, windsurfing, and diving, as well as try more extreme activities such …

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Brasilia (Brazil)

Geography Brasilia is the capital of Brazil, located in the central part of the country. The city was specially built in 1956 to replace Rio de Janeiro as the capital of Brazil. Brasilia was designed by legendary architect Oscar Niemeyer and urbanist Lucio Costa. The city has a unique design, with major government and institutional …

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Mombasa (Kenya)

Mombasa (Kenya)

Mombasa is Kenya’s largest port city, located on the east coast of Africa, on the shores of the Indian Ocean. The city is the economic, commercial and tourist center of the region. The city is also famous for its beautiful beaches, where you can relax and enjoy the warm Indian Ocean. Mombasa is also known …

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Tbilisi Georgia

Tbilisi (Georgia)

Tbilisi is the capital and largest city of Georgia. It is located on the banks of the Kura River, in the southeast of the country, and has a population of about 1.1 million people. History Tbilisi, the capital and the largest city of Georgia, is located 8 area of the most ancient sites on the …

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Damascus (Syria)

Damascus (Syria)

Damascus is the capital of Syria, located in the southwest of the country on the Barada River. It is one of the oldest cities in the world, over 10,000 years old and was built at the crossroads of ancient trade routes. History There are many versions about the appearance of the first settlement on the …

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Wellington New Zealand

Wellington (New Zealand)

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and the second largest city in the country after Auckland. It is located on the northern island of New Zealand on the Cook Strait, which separates the island from the South Island. Wellington is the political, economic and cultural center of New Zealand, and home to many government …

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Tehran (Iran)

Tehran is the capital of Iran, located in the central part of the country. The city was founded in the 8th century and has about 9 million inhabitants. It is the cultural, economic and political center of Iran, has many historical and cultural monuments, and is a major transportation hub and has many educational institutions. …

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Canberra (Australia)

Canberra is the capital of Australia, located in the southern part of the country. The city was specifically created in 1913 to replace Sydney and Melbourne, which were disputing the right to that status. Canberra is one of the few cities in the world that was specifically designed to be used as the capital. The …

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Kathmandu (Nepal)

History Both geology and lore agree: in ancient times there was an enormous oval-shaped lake where Kathmandu valley was. In the middle of it, according to legend, grew a magic lotus flower. Bodhisattva Manjushri cut the rocks with his sword of Wisdom, water dripped through the breach, the former bottom of the lake became a …

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Glasgow (Scotland)

In the area of the present city of Glasgow people began to live at least since the Neolithic period. Later the Celts settled here and called the area “Glasgow” (in translation from one of the now defunct Celtic languages, Cambrian, it means “Green Valley”). The Romans also visited the region: on one of the suburbs …

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