Historical Places

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Capital of West Germany
Roman name for present day France
The first place to be listed on the UN World Heritage List (Islands)
Belgian city known as 'The Venice of the North'
Former Italian city-state, now known as 'The City of Water'
City of Hannibal, one of the contestants in the Punic Wars against Rome
Ancient city, known for its lighthouse and library
Napoleon Bonaparte met his defeat at this place
Last stand of Spartan king Leonidas against the Persian army
Roman city known for the nearby eruption of the Vesuvius
Capital of the Aztec empire
Choson/Joseon was the predecessor of this country
First big Norman victory on English soil in 1066
Former name of Volgograd, known for it's famous battle in WWII
Original Dutch name for New York
First country to be attacked at the start of World War II
Capital of the Roman, Ottoman and Byzantine Empire
The first Asian city to reach 1 million inhabitants in 775 AD
Leopoldville is the former name for the capital of which country
Scandinavian Capital formerly known as Christiania
French Town that served as residence for 7 Popes
Martin Luther King was killed in this city
Krak des Chevaliers can nowadays be found in this country
The Treaty ending World War I was signed here

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Created Nov 7, 2009ReportNominate
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