Geography / Places from Folklore, Legend and Literature

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Can you name the modern-day country where these legendary places are/were located?

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PlacesCountryExtra info
MarathonThe legend of the messenger Pheidippides
Baghdad1001 Arabian Nights, The Thief of Baghdad etc
MandalayThe Road to... and Kipling's poem
TintagelBirthplace of King Arthur
Monte CristoAlexandre Dumas' novel 'The Count of...'
TimbuktuThe tales of Leo Africanus and other stories
Mount OlympusHome of the Olympian Gods
LaplandHome of Santa Claus
La ManchaCervantes' 'Don Quixote de la Mancha'
PlacesCountryExtra info
TransylvaniaBram Stoker's 'Dracula'
NazarethJesus' childhood home
TroyParis, Helen and the wooden horse
Wenceslas [Square]'Good King Wenceslas'
XanaduThe city of Kublai Khan
Garden of the HesperidesMythological home of the Hesperides nymphs
ShebaThe Queen of...
BabylonBible stories

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