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Baghdad

Geography; Cities & towns

Baghdad (Arabic: بغداد‎) is the capital of Republic of Iraq, as well as the coterminous Baghdad Province. The population of Baghdad as of 2011 is approximately 7,216,040, making it the largest city ...

Riyadh

Geography; Cities & towns

Riyadh (Arabic: الرياض‎) is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province, and belongs to the historical regions of Najd and Al-Yamama. It is situated in the ...

Yangon

Geography; Cities & towns

Yangon (Burmese: ရန်ကုန်; MLCTS: rankun mrui) is a former capital of Burma (Myanmar) and the capital of Yangon Region. Although the military government has officially relocated the capital to ...

Chennai

Geography; Cities & towns

Chennai, also known as Madras, (Tamil: சென்னை), is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is a major commercial, cultural, and ...

Singapore

Geography; Cities & towns

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a Southeast Asian city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, 137 kilometres (85 mi) north of the equator. An island country made up of ...

Santiago

Geography; Cities & towns

Santiago, also Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile, and the center of its largest conurbation (Greater Santiago). It is located in the country's central valley, at an ...

Beijing

Geography; Cities & towns

Beijing (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: Běijīng, formerly romanized as Peking), is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of ...

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