Cities

Cities

The cities from around the world.

  • 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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  • Batman

    Country: Turkey
    Province / State: Batman
    Population: 348 thousand
     

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    No, the city is not named after the caped crusader, it's named after the Batman river.

    Batman

  • Warborough

    Country: United Kingdom
    Province / State: South Oxfordshire
    Population: 900
     

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    In the TV series Midsomer Murders, the Six Bells pub is featured as the Black Swan in the fictional Midsomer village of Badger's Drift.

    The Six Bells

  • Steveston of Richmond

    Country: Canada
    Province / State: British Columbia
    Population: 174 thousand Richmond
     

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    Steveston village is a historic salmon canning center that has been absorbed into Richmond. It is now famous as the fictional Maine town of Storybrooke for the television series "Once Upon A Time".

    Steveston

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  • Furnace Creek

    Country: United States
    Province / State: California
    Population: 24
     

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    Furnace Creek is the location of the visitor center, museum, and headquarters of the Death Valley National Park. The elevation of the town is 190 feet / 58 meters below sea level.

    Death Valley

  • New Orleans

    Country: United States
    Province / State: Louisiana
    Population: 389 thousand
     

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    Because New Orleans is built on a swamp, the deceased have to be buried above ground in elaborate stone crypts and mausoleums making it one of the few places where cemeteries are a major tourist attraction.

    Crypt

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  • Amsterdam

    Country: Netherlands
    Province / State: North Holland
    Population: 844 thousand
     

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    Amsterdam is home to the Van Gogh Museum. The museum's collection is the largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and drawings in the world.

    Van Gogh