Historical Places

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Can you name the Historical Places?

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

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Created Nov 7, 2009ReportNominate
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