Historical Places

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Can you name the Historical Places?

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

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Created Nov 7, 2009ReportNominate
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