The cities from around the world.

  • Kawasaki

    Country: Japan
    Province / State: Kanto
    Population: 1.4 million

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    Kawasaki, in More's Department Store, is home to the shortest escalator in the world.

    Shortest Escalator

  • Cawker City

    Country: United States
    Province / State: Kansas
    Population: 460

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    Cawker City is the current home of the largest ball of twine in the world.

    Biggest Ball Of Twine

  • Maroantsetra

    Country: Madagascar
    Province / State: Analanjirofo
    Population: 23 thousand

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    Maroantsetra has easy access to Masoala National Park and the Nosy Mangabe special reserve. A chance to see plants and animals that are native only to Madagascar.


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  • Ghardaia

    Country: Algeria
    Province / State: Taghardaiat
    Population: 142 thousand

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    Ghardaia is located in northern-central Algeria in the Sahara Desert. Because of it's distinctive white, pink, and red houses, the French existentialist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir described Ghardaia as "a Cubist painting beautifully constructed".


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  • Ushuaia

    Country: Argentina
    Province / State: Tierra del Fuego
    Population: 56 thousand

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    Ushuaia is commonly regarded as the southernmost city in the world.


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  • Brasov

    Country: Romania
    Province / State: Transylvania
    Population: 253 thousand

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    Brasov is nestled within the Carpathian mountains in the Transylvania region. Bran Castle is situated in the immediate vicinity of Brasov and is commonly but incorrectly identified as the home of Vlad the Impaler.

    Bran Castle

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  • Khuzhir

    Country: Russia
    Province / State: Irkutsk Oblast
    Population: 1 thousand

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    Khuzhir is located on the west side of Olkhon Island, the largest island in Lake Baikal. Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world (1,642 meters /5,387 feet).


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  • Tarzana

    Country: United States
    Province / State: California
    Population: 37 thousand

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    Tarzana is on the site of a former ranch owned by author Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is named after Burroughs' famous jungle character, Tarzan.