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  An Overview of Maputo Maputo has been the capital of Mozambique since 1898. The city was previously called Lourenço Marques until the country’s independence in 1975. It is the largest city in Mozambique and the country’s most important harbour. It is situated at the mouth of the Santo River in the extreme south, 90...
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An Overview of Cologne Cologne is the centre of the Cologne/Bonn Region with around 3 million inhabitants (including the neighboring cities of Bonn, Hürth, Leverkusen, and Bergisch Gladbach). According to local statistics, in 2006 the population density in the city was 2,528 inhabitants per square kilometre. 31.4 percent of the population has migrated there, and...
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An Overview of Cape Town Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa, and the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape. As the seat of the National Parliament, it is also the legislative capital of the country. It forms part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality. The city is famous for its harbor as well as its...
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An Overview of Athens Athens is the capital of the Prefecture of Athens, of Attica District and of Greece. It is located in Sterea (central) Greece and constitutes a vibrant economical, cultural, and administrative center of the country. Athens today is modern city, but famous as well due to the fact that back in antiquity,...
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An Overview of Addis Ababa Addis Ababa (sometimes spelled Addis Abeba, used by the official Ethiopian Mapping Authority) is the capital city of Ethiopia. It is the largest city in Ethiopia, with a population of 3,384,569. As a charter city, Addis Ababa has the status of both a city and a state. It is where...
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An Overview of Caracas Situated on a plateau along the northern coast of South America, Caracas acts as the country’s center of commerce and culture. Venezuela once was a lush haven for the indigenous tribes of Carib, Arawak and Chibcha people who were sustained by its lush rain forests and beaches, until the country became...
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An Overview of Dalian Dalian sits at the southern tip of Liaodong Peninsula, China, facing the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea. It serves as a bridge between northeastern China and Inner Mongolia as well as the gate to Beijing and Tianjin, making it a very important economic city. For instance, Dalian has established trade...
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An Overview of Salvador Salvador was the first capital of Brazil and holds the title of oldest city. It celebrated its 450th anniversary the year before the country celebrated its 500th year anniversary. The oldest part of town (called “Pelourinho”) today boasts an elevator that eliminates the steep climb from the sea level port to...
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An Overview of Melbourne Melbourne is the capital of Victoria, Australia’s smallest mainland state. It has a population of over 3 million, which is nearly 70% of the population of Victoria. Melbourne history is the stuff that legends are made of. History states that the city was founded in 1835 on a tract of land...
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An Overview of Ankara Ankara is the captial of Turkey and the nation’s second largest city. While all roads may not lead to Rome, all of Turkey’s highways intersect in Ankara. It’s geographical location, in the center of the country, is highlighted by being the seat of the Turkish government. With a population of 4.4 million, Ankara is an...
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