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

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