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The Dominican city of Santa Cruz de Mao, or simply Mao. It is the head municipality of the Valverde province, on the northwest of the country. It is the largest city of the Dominican northwest and the centre of the region.


Moca, Dominican Republic

The Dominican city of Moca is the head municipality of the Espaillat province. It is in the Cibao Valley, south of the Cordillera Septentrional English: Northern mountain range, in the southern part of the province.



Moncion is a city and municipality of the Santiago Rodriguez province, in northwestern Dominican Republic. Its old name was Guaraguano, a Taino name that sometimes is used. The Municipio of Moncion was founder by Joaquin Izquierdo, Anastasio Vall ...


Monte Plata

Monte Plata is a Dominican city and head municipality of the Monte Plata province. The town was founded with people from Monte Cristi and Puerto Plata; they took the words "Monte" from the first town and "Plata" from the second town to form the n ...



Nagua is a Dominican city and the head municipality of the Maria Trinidad Sanchez province, on the northeast coast of the country. It was a town of fishermen that became a city in the second half of the 20th century. The city of Nagua is almost a ...



The Dominican city of Neiba, also written as Neyba, is the head municipality of the Baoruco province, on the southwestern part of the country. Neiba, or Naiva, was the original Taino name of the Yaque del Sur river.


Pedernales, Dominican Republic

The name of "Pedernales" was given to the town when it was founded because that was the name of the river that now is the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Pedernales or silex "flint" is the name of a hard mineral that is common in ...


Pedro Santana, Elias Piña

Pedro Santana is a municipality in the Dominican Republic, in the Elias Piña Province, on the border with Haiti, along the left side of the Artibonite river.


Rio Limpio, Elias Piña

Rio Limpio has an area of 312.2 km 2 120.5 sq mi. It is on the right side of the Vallecito river, a left tributary of the Artibonite river. The town is to the west of the Loma Nalga de Maco mountain, 1.990 m 6.529 ft high 19°12′35.35″N 71°28′48.3 ...


Sabana Larga, Elias Piña

Sabana Larga was made a municipal district of Comendador by the law 18 of 20 January 2004; a municipal district is a part of a municipality that has its own government.


Sabaneta, Santiago Rodriguez

San Ignacio de Sabaneta is a city and municipality in northwestern Dominican Republic. It is the main city of the Santiago Rodriguez province. It is usually called only Sabaneta or Santiago Rodriguez.


Salcedo, Hermanas Mirabal

The city is named after Francisco Antonio Salcedo who fought in the northwestern part of the country against the Haitian army during the Dominican-Haitian War after the Dominican independence from Haiti in 1844.


Salvaleon de Higuey

The Dominican city of Salvaleon de Higuey, usually known as Higuey, is the head municipality of the La Altagracia province, on the eastern part of the country. The Basilica de Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia "Our Lady of High Grace Basilica", a c ...


San Cristobal, Dominican Republic

San Cristobal is a Dominican city and the head municipality of the San Cristobal province. The city is only 26 km 16 mi from the national capital and, because of that, it is a city where many people live but work at Santo Domingo.


San Felipe de Puerto Plata

The Dominican city of San Felipe de Puerto Plata, usually called just Puerto Plata is the head municipality of the Puerto Plata province, on the north coast of the country.


San Fernando de Monte Cristi

San Fernando de Monte Cristi, usually just Monte Cristi, is a city in the Dominican Republic and the head municipality of the Monte Cristi province, in the northwest of the nation.


San Francisco de Macoris

The Dominican city of San Francisco de Macoris is the head municipality of the Duarte province, on the northeast of the country. It is located on the eastern part of the Cibao Valley; it is the largest city of the Dominican northeast and it is th ...


San Jose de Ocoa (city)

The Dominican city of San Jose de Ocoa is the head municipality of the San Jose de Ocoa province, on the southern part of the country and close to the Ocoa river.


San Juan de la Maguana

The Dominican city of San Juan de la Maguana, or simply San Juan, is the head municipality of the San Juan province, on the west of the country. It is the largest city of western Dominican and the centre of the region. It was one of the first Eur ...


San Pedro de Macoris

The Dominican city of San Pedro de Macoris is the head municipality of the San Pedro de Macoris province, on the southeast of the country. It has the nickname of Macoris del mar "Macoris by the sea" to differentiate it from San Francisco de Macor ...


Santa Barbara de Samana

The Dominican city of Santa Barbara de Samana, or simply Samana, is the head municipality of the Samana province, on the south coast of the peninsula of Samana. The people from this city, and of the province, are called samanes or samanense, in S ...


Santa Cruz del Seibo

Santa Cruz del Seibo, or simply El Seibo, is a Dominican city and the head municipality of the El Seibo province, in the eastern part of the country. El Seibo is also written sometimes as El Seybo. It is one of the oldest city of the Hispaniola i ...


Santiago de los Caballeros

Santiago de los Caballeros, or Santiago for short, is a Dominican city and the head municipality of the Santiago, in the north central region of the country. By its population and economic activity, it is the second-most important city in the cou ...


Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo de Guzman, or just Santo Domingo, is the capital of the Dominican Republic and is its largest city. It is the oldest European city in the Americas where people have been living since it was founded at the end of the 15th century.


Santo Domingo Este

Santo Domingo Este is a Dominican municipality and the provincial capital of the Santo Domingo province. It is on the eastern side of the Ozama River.



Sosua is a Dominican municipality in the Puerto Plata province, on the north coast of the country. Sosua is a taino name of the small river Sosua River that crosses the city and ends in the Atlantic Ocean, on the western part of the Sosua Bay.


Sanchez, Samana

The old town of Las Cañitas was elevated to the category of municipality in 1866. It was a very small town but it grew in importance and population when the railway from the town to La Vega began to run across the rich region of the Cibao. Sanche ...


Villa Los Almacigos

Villa Los Almacigos is a city and municipality of the Santiago Rodriguez province, in northwestern Dominican Republic. It is also called Los Almacigos, or just simply Villa.



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Ilulissat is the third largest city in Greenland. The town is about halfway up the countrys west coast, at 69 degrees north latitude, about 200 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle. Illulisat is also known by its Danish name of Jakobshavn. In di ...



Meherabad is the main center where Meher Baba lived and worked from 1923. It is about nine kilometers south of Ahmednagar, India. It is now the site of Meher Babas tomb as well as places for visitors to stay. A large number of buildings associate ...


Municipalities in Japan

Municipalities in Japan are the local governments and sub-divisions of the island nation. There are three main types of municipalities in Japan: towns, villages cities, There is a fourth type of municipality - the 23 special wards of Tokyo.



Capellen is a town in the commune of Mamer, in south-western Luxembourg, 12 km west of Luxembourg City. Despite not having a commune named after it, Capellen gives its name to the canton of Capellen.


Nacozari de Garcia

The area of the municipality is 3.069.52 square kilometres 1.185.15 sq mi. In 2000, the municipality had a population of 14.363. The town is located at an elevation of 1.040 metres 3.410 ft.


San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan

San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan started out as an agricultural and population center for the Olmec civilization, which inhabited a region of what is today southeastern Mexico. The Olmecs emerged as early as 1500 BC as the earliest complex society in the ...



Karasjohka is a Norwegian urban area in the municipality, Karasjohka/Karasjok. The municipality of which the urban area is a part, has Sami and Norwegian as official languages. The municipality is one of two in Norway where the majority of inhabi ...


Kalayaan, Palawan

In 1978, the Presidential Decree No. 1596 established the municipality as part of Palawan. Control of the seas around Kalayaan is disputed. The 2010 Philippine census identifies a population of 200+ people.



Vozdovac is one of 17 municipalities that make up the City of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. The neighborhood of Vozdovac is 4–5 km south of downtown Belgrade. The name Vozdovac come from the word vozd which means leader. Due to its shape, it b ...



Moratuwa is a large suburb of the city of Colombo, in Sri Lanka. It is 18 km south of the city centre. Moratuwa is surrounded on three sides by water, except in the north of the city, by the Indian Ocean on the west and the Bolgoda lake on the ea ...


Urban areas of Sweden

The Urban areas of Sweden are a common English term of the Swedish language-term tatort. The official term in English, used by Statistics Sweden, is however locality. The places can be compared with, for example, the census-designated places in t ...


Finnish Ski Association

The Finnish Ski Association is a skiing governing body in Finland. It is based in the towns of Helsinki and Lahti. It is a member of FIS. It runs cross-country skiing, ski jumping and Noridc skiing. Sections for alpine skiing and freestyle skiing ...


Ostersund Ski Stadium

The Ostersund Ski Stadium is a facility for cross-country skiing, biathlon and ski orienteering in the town of Ostersund in Sweden. It was appointed national stadium for Swedish biathlon in October 2013. Since 2007 the stadium has always snow sta ...


Swedish Ski Association

The Swedish Ski Association is a special sports association for skiing in Sweden. It was established in Sundsvall on 11 December 1908 as the Swedish Cross-Country Skiing Association. It changed name in 1911. The headquarters were originally locat ...


Swedish Ski Games

The Swedish Ski Games is an annual cross-country skiing event in Sweden. It was started in Sundsvall in 1947. It was moved to Falun in 1959. Ski jumping and Nordic combined skiing were included up to 1991 as a recurring event. Alpine skiing was a ...



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First Canadian Place

First Canadian Place is a skyscraper in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At 298 metres, or 978 feet, it is Canadas tallest skyscraper and the eleventh tallest building in North America. It is the third tallest free-standing structure in Canada, after CN ...


Sun Tower

The Sun Tower is a Beaux-Arts building at 128 West Pender Street in Vancouver, British Columbia. The building is known for its faux-patina steel dome painted to imitate copper cladding. The building was commissioned by L. D. Taylor to house his n ...


20 Fenchurch Street

20 Fenchurch Street is a commercial skyscraper in London that takes its name from its address on Fenchurch Street, in the historic City of London financial district. It has been nicknamed The Walkie-Talkie because of its distinctive shape. The 34 ...


25 Old Broad Street

Tower 42 is the third-tallest skyscraper in the City of London and the eighth tallest in Greater London. Its original name was the National Westminster Tower, having been built to house the National Westminster Banks international division. Seen ...



Citypoint is a skyscraper located on Ropemaker Street on the northern part of the City of London, the main financial district and historic center of London. Originally named Britannic House, Citypoint was built in 1967 as a 35-storey, 122 metres ...