Cities

Cities

The cities from around the world.

  • Ogre

    Country: Latvia
    Province / State: Ogre District
    Population: 26 thousand
     

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    The town is named after the Ogre river. A popular folk legend says that Catherine the Great of Russia was the one who named the river because there were a lot of eels.

    Ogre

  • No Name

    Country: United States
    Province / State: Colorado
    Population: 123
     

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    The town is named for No Name Creek and No Name Canyon.

    No Name

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  • Kiester

    Country: United States
    Province / State: Minnesota
    Population: 500
     

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    On June 7th, 2016, a Preparation H television commercial debuted that was filmed in Kiester.

    Kiester

  • Happy Adventure

    Country: Canada
    Province / State: Newfoundland and Labrador
    Population: 245
     

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    The name says it all.

    Happy Adventure

  • Emo

    Country: Ireland
    Province / State: Leinster
    Population: 1 thousand
     

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    No, not the village of overdramatic teenagers, the name Emo is from Irish: Ioma.

    Emo

  • Eek

    Country: United States
    Province / State: Alaska
    Population: 296
     

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    No, the whole town is not afraid, the name Eek is from an Eskimo word meaning "two eyes".

    Eek

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  • Ding Dong

    Country: United States
    Province / State: Texas
    Population: 22
     

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    Ding Dong was named when two early settlers in the town, Zulis Bell and Bert Bell, opened a store and hired the artist Cohn Cohen Hoover to make a sign for it. Hoover painted a sign with two bells and the words "Ding" and "Dong" underneath.

    Bell

  • Bird-in-Hand

    Country: United States
    Province / State: Pennsylvania
    Population: 400
     

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    According to legend, the town got it's name because two road surveyors discussed whether they should stay at their present location or go on to the town of Lancaster. One of them supposedly said, "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".

    Bird-in-Hand

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