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  • City From The Land Gates
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    The Fall of Constantinople, 1453 When, at the age of twenty-one, Mehmed II (1451-1481) sat on the throne of the Ottoman Sultans his first thoughts turned to Constantinople. The capital was all that was left from the mighty Christian Roman Empire and its presence, in the midst of the dominions of the powerful new rulers of the lands of Romania, was pregnant with danger. The new Sultan demonstrated diplomatic abilities, during his early attempts to isolate politically the Byzantine capital, when h...
  • Commercial City Of The Central Region
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    Brazil is composed of 26 states and the federal district. The states, in descending order of population, are S~ao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Rio Grande do Sul, Paran'a, Pernambuco, Cear'a, Par'a, Maran h~ao, Santa Catarina, Goi " as, Para " ib a, Esp " ir ito Santo, Piau'i, Alagoas, Rio Grande do Norte, Amazonas, Mata Grosso, Mata Grosso do Sul, Sergipe, Rond^on ia, Tocantins, +Asko, Amap'a, and Roraima. The federal district includes Bras " ilia, which replaced Rio de Janeiro as...
  • Importance Of The City In The Area
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    When people think of Iasi, they think of strong and diverse higher education system, powerful research and development, and of a vast poll of cultural and architectural treasures. These make the city the recognized spiritual capital of Romania. But Iasi is more than universities and spiritual treasures. Iasi does not only belong to its inhabitants. It has the rare and hardly acquired privilege of being everyone's. It is not only the metaphysical city of tolls, hills and monuments but also the to...
  • Common In Lagos
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    Lagos is the largest city in Nigeria. In 1989 the population was 1,274,000. It is still growing immensely as we speak. It is the former capital of Nigeria. It is located on the Gulf of Guinea. It occupies four islands (Lagos, Iko yi, Victoria, and Ido). Lagos is Nigeria's largest city. It is the administrative and economic center of Lagos and also its main port. Main Industries include railroad repair, motor vehicle assembly, food processing, and the manufacture of metal products, textiles, beve...
  • Guatemala City
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    Guatemala City As with all countries, certain and continuous political systems is unlikely. Instead a mixture of systems (capitalism, socialism, communism, and traditionalism) seem to be the overall control of a nation. Guatemala, a small country in South America, proves true to the before-mentioned statement. While it is not a mixture of all four systems, Guatemala does possess and adhere to Capitalism and Traditionalism. While small countries uphold historical values and culture, they also str...
  • Peter's Vision Of His Western City
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    History has it that the United States capital city of Washington D.C. was designed with the intention of intimidating visiting foreign heads of state. The creation of this city had purpose and reason; neither of which are very natural or human. St. Petersburg was viewed by the Russian people in this context. Typically a city grows from a small town to a massive metropolis with years and years of expansion outward. The Russian people already plagued with xenophobia, could not accept Peter the Gre...
  • Capital City Of Madagascar
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    Wright 1 Meeting Madagascar Introduction of Country Larger than California and Oregon combined, Madagascar is the world's fourth largest island, after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo. Located 250 miles off the south-east coast of Africa, the island extends 1,000 miles in length and 360 miles at its largest width. The island can be divided into three main parts: the East Coast, a narrow coastal strip abutting the steep slopes of the North-South mountain range, home of the rain forest; the Centra...
  • City Of San Diego
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    The City of San Diego is ideally located in Southern California on the Pacific Coast near the U.S. - Mexico border. International trade with Mexico and the Port of San Diego has been major contributing factors to the growth and stability of the economy within this City. In the past, defense contracts made up the majority of the revenues that the city depended on for the budget. However, in recent years the shift has been more toward international trade, high-tech manufacturing and research, prof...

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