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Cities and towns around the world and their related terms.

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Cities & towns

Bangkok

Geography; Cities & towns

Bangkok is the capital city of and largest urban area in Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (กรุงเทพมหานคร) or simply Krung Thep, meaning "city of angels". Bangkok is by far the ...

Shenzhen

Geography; Cities & towns

Shenzhen is a major city in the south of Southern China's Guangdong Province, situated immediately north of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The area became China's first—and one of ...

Alexandria

Geography; Cities & towns

Alexandria (Arabic: الإسكندرية Al Iskandariyya, Coptic: Ⲣⲁⲕⲟⲧⲉ Rakotə, Greek: Αλεξάνδρεια Alexándria, Koine Greek: Ἀλεξάνδρεια ἡ κατ' Αἴγυπτον) is the second-largest city of Egypt, with a population ...

Long Beach

Geography; Cities & towns

City situated in Los Angeles county in southern California, on the Pacific coast of United States.

rio de janeiro

Geography; Cities & towns

Rio de Janeiro is the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro and the second largest city in Brazil. "Rio"; which the city is commonly named as, was founded on March 1st 1565 and has a population ...

Brooklyn

Geography; Cities & towns

The most largely populated of the five New York City boroughs and the second largest in area, which has occupied the same boundaries as Kings County since 1896. Until it was annexed by New York City ...

Staten Island

Geography; Cities & towns

Straten Island is the least populous of the five boroughs of New York City, and is separated from it geographically by New York Bay. The borough is coextensive with Richmond County, which was renamed ...

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