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On 12 January 2010, a 7.0 earthquake devastated the city. Most of the central historic area of the city was destroyed, including [COUNTRY]'s prized Cathédrale de [CAPITAL].
In the socialist period, and especially following the Second World War, most of the old yurt quarters were replaced by Soviet-style blocks of flats.
The city is noted for its population density, which is almost twice that of New York and eight times greater than Rome. Its metropolitan area is the densest in the OECD.
[CAPITAL] receives around 28 million tourists per year, of which 17 million are foreign visitors, which makes the city the world's leading tourism destination.
Monuments and memorials to the genocide in the 1970s are the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and, on the outskirts of the city, the Choeung Ek Genocide Center.
It is the second largest city in Africa after Lagos. It is also the second largest 'francophone' urban area in the world after Paris, French being the language of government.
The international attention of reggae music coincided with the expansion and development of 95 acres (38 ha) of the Downtown [CAPITAL] waterfront area.
[CAPITAL] is designed with wide avenues, imposing monuments and monolithic buildings. The tallest structure in the city is the uncompleted 330-metre (1,083 ft) Ryugyŏng Hotel.
The German colonial era came to an end during World War I when South African troops occupied [CAPITAL] in May 1915 on behalf of the British Empire.
The Médina, built on a gentle hill slope, is the historical heart of the city and home to many monuments, including palaces, such as the Dar Ben Abdallah and Dar Hussein.
Volcanic activity provides [CAPITAL] with geothermal heating systems for both residential- and industrial districts.
Albert Einstein lived in a flat in [CAPITAL] at the Kramgasse 49, the site of the Einsteinhaus, from 1903 to 1905, the year in which the Annus Mirabilis Papers were published.
Yasser Arafat established his West Bank headquarters, the Mukata'a, in the city. Although considered an interim solution, [CAPITAL] has become the de facto capital of [COUNTRY].
Apart from being regarded as the City of Music, [CAPITAL] is also said to be 'The City of Dreams' because it was home to the world's first psycho-analyst - Sigmund Freud.
The city was planned and developed in 1956. It is the largest city in the world that did not exist at the beginning of the 20th century.
[CAPITAL] is a large coral atoll of 64 islands in the Pacific Ocean, and forms a legislative district of the Ratak Chain of [COUNTRY].
In the first half of the 20th century, [CAPITAL] received many black migrants from the South in the Great Migration, who moved North to escape lynchings and limited opportunities.
The city's design was influenced by the garden city movement and incorporates significant areas of natural vegetation that have earned [CAPITAL] the title of the 'bush capital'.
[CAPITAL] serves as capital of the European Union, hosting the major political institutions of the Union.
[CAPITAL] became the world's newest national capital on 9 July 2011, when [COUNTRY] formally declared its independence.
Attractions include the presidential palace and the source of the southernmost tributary of the Nile, described locally as the source of the Nile.

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