Cardiff, Wales

Cardiff is a port city on the south coast of Wales, where the River Taff meets the Severn Estuary. Cardiff was made a city in 1905, and proclaimed the capital of Wales in 1955. Since the 1980s, Cardiff has seen…

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Cities of Portugal

In Portugal, a city, or cidade in Portuguese, is an honorific term given to locations that meet the criteria to be titled “city”. To have the status of a city in Portugal requires a minimum number of inhabitants, a well…

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Cities of Albania

Cities of Albania

Based on data by the Institute of Statistics, there are 74 urban areas in Albania holding the status of being a city. The country’s capital and largest city is Tirana. Albania’s second largest city and major port is Durrës. 46…

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Berat, Albania

Berat is a 2400 year old city located in south central Albania that is the capital of the County of Berat, and the seat of the Municipality of Berat. Berat is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities in…

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Herat, Afghanistan

Jama Masjid of Herat

Herat is the third largest city in Afghanistan, and serves as the capital of Herat Province. It is situated in the fertile valley of the Hari River and has a population of about 1,765,000. Herat dates back to the Avestan…

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Kabul, Afghanistan

Kabul is the capital of Afghanistan as well as its largest city. Located in the eastern section of the country, the population of Kabul is about 4.7 million, making Kabul is the world’s 64th largest city. Kabul is divided into…

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan is officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. It’s a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east, Iran in the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north,…

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Trongsa

Trongsa, previously Tongsa, is a town and capital of Trongsa District in central Bhutan. The name means “new village” in Dzongkha. Trongsa lies at the geographical center of Bhutan. The town of Trongsa has been developing since 1980’s, with many…

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Gasa Dzong

Gasa Dzong or Gasa Tashi Tongmön Dzong, near Gasa is the administrative center of Gasa Dzongkhag District in the northwestern region of Bhutan, which consists of Goen Khartoed in the upper region and Goen Kharmed in the lower region. The…

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Wangdue Phodrang

Wangdue Phodrang is the administrative capital of Wangdue Phodrang District in central Bhutan. The town has a population of about 7500 people and is located in Thedtsho Gewog. The town shares its name with the dzong that dominates the district,…

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