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

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