Archives: Cities

Sao Paulo

Introduction São Paulo is the capital of the surrounding state of São Paulo, the most populous and wealthiest state in Brazil. It is the world's 12th largest city proper by population and also the largest Portuguese-speaking city in the world. São Paulo is located in Southeastern Brazil, in southeastern São Paulo State, approximately halfway between Curitiba and Rio de Janeiro. The city’s...

Rio de Janeiro

Introduction Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's third-most populous state. Rio de Janeiro, or Rio, is the capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro and the second-largest city of Brazil. Rio is one of the most...

Jakarta

Introduction Jakarta's former name was Batavia (until 1949) when it was de facto the capital of the Dutch East Indies, the former Dutch colony. Jakarta (also DKI Jakarta) situated on the northwest corner of the island of Java bordering the Java Sea. It is the...

Dubai

Introduction Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the capital of the Emirate of Dubai. It is located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai aims to be the business hub of Western Asia. It is also a major global transport hub...

Toronto

Introduction Toronto, the capital of Ontario, Canada, is settled on the northwest shore of Lake Ontario. Toronto lies in South-eastern Canada covering 630 square kilometers. The city is located on a broad sloping plateau featuring various river valleys. In 2020 the UN World Urbanization Prospects...

Jaipur

Introduction Jaipur, popularly known as the “Pink City”, and “Paris of India”, is the capital of Rajasthan state, India. Jaipur is famous worldwide for unique Architecture, Vastu, Astrology, Forts, Monuments, Palaces, Art and Craft, Culture and last but not least for unique Food. Rajasthan's beautiful...

Bhubaneswar

Introduction Bhubaneswar (About this soundOdia pronunciation (help·info)) is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Odisha. It is a center of the economic, educational, and cultural importance of East India. Along with the old town, the region historically was often depicted as...

Ahmedabad

Introduction Ahmedabad, in western India, is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. The Sabarmati River runs through its center. On the western bank is the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati, which displays the spiritual leader’s living quarters and artifacts. Across the river, the Calico...

Sydney

Introduction Sydney, city, capital of the state of New South Wales, Australia. Located on Australia’s southeastern coast, Sydney is the country’s largest city and, with its magnificent harbour and strategic position, is one of the most important ports in the South Pacific. In the early...

Beijing

Introduction Beijing is the capital city of the People's Republic of China. The city used to be known as Peking. It is in the northern and eastern parts of the country. It is one of the most populous capital cities in the world. The city has been an integral part of China’s...

Tokyo

Introduction Tokyo is the capital of Japan. Tokyo forms part of the Kantō region on the southeastern side of Japan's main island, Honshu, and includes the Izu and Ogasawara Islands.  Originally a small fishing village named Edo, the city became a prominent political center of Japan when Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu made the city his...

Surat

Introduction Surat is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It used to be a large seaport and is now the commercial and economic center in South Gujarat, which is famous for its diamonds and textile Industries and as a shopping center for apparel...

Los Angeles

Introduction Los Angeles Spanish word for '"The Angels"' is officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A. It is the largest city in the U.S. state of California. Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood...

Copenhagen

Introduction The capital of Denmark is Copenhagen, located on the eastern side of Zealand island, divided from Malmö, Sweden. The Øresund Bridge binds the two cities by rail and road network. The total metropolitan population count as of July 2016 was 2,059 million citizens. The...

New Delhi

Introduction New Delhi is an urban district located in the city of Delhi. New Delhi serves as the capital of India and the seat of all three branches of the Government of India. Delhi is famous for its tourist attractions, food, and its marketplaces. Since it’s the national capital of the...

Vancouver

Introduction Vancouver is a coastal city in the western part of Canada with a wide range of population that makes it the third-largest metropolitan area in the country. It consists of over 5,400 people per square kilometer. The facts that make Vancouver a diverse city...

Hong Kong

Introduction The official name of Hong Kong is the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Located in eastern Asia, Hong Kong is southeast of China, also known as the People’s Republic of China. Hong Kong shares borders with more than one significant body...

Stockholm

Introduction Stockholm, capital and largest city of Sweden. Stockholm is located at the junction of Lake Mälar (Mälaren) and Salt Bay (Saltsjön), an arm of the Baltic Sea, opposite the Gulf of Finland. The city is built upon numerous islands as well as the mainland f Uppland and Södermanland. By virtue of its...

Shenzhen

Introduction Shenzhen is also known as Shumchun, and it’s a major sub-provincial city located on the east bank of the Pearl River estuary on the central coast of southern Guangdong province, People's Republic of China. It forms part of the Pearl River Delta megalopolis, bordering...

Vienna

Introduction Vienna is the national capital of Austria. Vienna stands as the largest and most populous city on an area of 414.78 km sq. The population of the city is the 6th largest and after Berlin, Vienna has the most German Speaking people. It was...

Shanghai

Introduction Shanghai, also spelled Shang-hai, city and province-level shi (municipality), east-central China. It is one of the world's largest seaports and a major industrial and commercial centre of China. Shanghai, known as the ‘Oriental Paris’, is China's biggest and richest city (on aggregate). Shanghai is the world's...

Barcelona

Introduction Barcelona is a city on the coast of northeastern Spain. It is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain. It is a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with Roman remains, medieval quarters and the...

Melbourne

Introduction Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria, and Australia’s second-largest city. Focused around a central city, Greater Melbourne’s area of approximately 9900 km² of suburbs spread more than 40 km to the south, 30 km to the east, 20km to the north and sprawl...

Boston

Introduction Boston is the capital of the Massachusetts State in USA. It the most populous city in Massachusetts. It also is the economic and cultural center hub of a significantly larger area known as Greater Boston. This city holds a considerable position in the history...

Seoul

Introduction Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a huge metropolis where modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways and pop culture meet Buddhist temples, palaces and street markets. Notable attractions include futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza, a convention hall with curving architecture and a rooftop park; Gyeongbokgung Palace,...

Singapore

Introduction Located at the tip of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore's tropical climate welcomes both leisure and business travelers year round. Though physically small, Singapore is an economic giant. It has been Southeast Asia's most modern city for over a century. The city blends Malay, Chinese, Arab,...

Cape Town

Introduction Cape Town is the legislative capital of South Africa and the second-most populous city in the country, after Johannesburg. The city lies at the southern end of the Cape Peninsula, in the bowl of Table Mountain,  and it is colloquially called the Mother City...

Berlin

Introduction Berlin, the capital of Germany and the country's largest city, is also a major center of politics, culture, media, and science. Noted for its cultural flair, Berlin is home to the world famous Berlin Opera and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, while its diverse art scene encompasses...

Amsterdam

Introduction Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands and this country is located in North-West Europe. It’s between Germany in the east, Belgium in the south, and the North Sea in the north and west. On the map, Amsterdam is located at 52°22' north...

Paris

Introduction Paris is the capital city of France. It is situated in the north-central part of the country. People were living on the site of the present-day city, located along the Seine River some 233 miles (375 km) upstream from the river’s mouth on the English Channel (La Manche),...