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Snohomish, Washington

Snohomish is a city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States. The population was 9.098 at the 2010 census. It is located on the Snohomish River, southeast of Everett and northwest of Monroe. Snohomish lies at the intersection of U.S. Route ...

                                               

Arnoldsburg, West Virginia

Arnoldsburg is an unincorporated community in Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 33 at the point where West Virginia Route 16 heads southward; it is several miles south of the county seat of Grantsville. Its el ...

                                               

Barboursville, West Virginia

Barboursville is a village in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States. It is located near the second largest city in the state, Huntington. The population was 3.964 at the 2010 census. Barboursville is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY- ...

                                               

Beverly, West Virginia

Beverly is a town in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. It is situated on the Tygart Valley River and had a population of 702 at the 2010 census. Beverly was the county seat of Randolph County, Virginia later West Virginia for a century - from ...

                                               

English, West Virginia

English is an unincorporated community in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. Its post office was closed on November 9, 2002. It was the seat of its county until 1892, when it was moved to Welch. The town is on the Norfolk Southern Rai ...

                                               

Huntersville, West Virginia

Huntersville is a census-designated place located in Pocahontas County, West Virginia in the Alleghany Mountains. As of the 2010 census, its population was 73. It is located six miles east of Marlinton and four miles west of Minnehaha Springs. Hu ...

                                               

Maysville, West Virginia

The original county seat of Grant County, Maysville is an unincorporated community on North Fork Lunice Creek in Grant County, West Virginia, United States. The community lies at the eastern approach of Mays Gap in Knobly Mountain along West Virg ...

                                               

New Manchester, West Virginia

New Manchester is an unincorporated community in Hancock County, West Virginia. It is located along West Virginia Route 8 northeast of New Cumberland near Tomlinson Run State Park. New Manchester was originally called Manchester and was platted i ...

                                               

Piedmont, West Virginia

Piedmont is a town in Mineral County, West Virginia, US. It is part of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 876 at the 2010 census. Piedmont was chartered in 1856 and the town is the subject of Colored People: A ...

                                               

Pruntytown, West Virginia

Pruntytown is an unincorporated community at the junction of the Northwestern Turnpike and U.S. Route 250 in Taylor County, West Virginia, USA. It is the site of the former West Virginia Industrial Home for Boys, now the Pruntytown Correctional C ...

                                               

St. George, West Virginia

St. George is an unincorporated community and former county seat of Tucker County, West Virginia. It is located on Cheat River where it is joined by Minear Run.

                                               

West Liberty, West Virginia

West Liberty is a town in Ohio County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1.542 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area.

                                               

Bayfield, Wisconsin

Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 487 at the 2010 census. Wisconsin Highway 13 serves as a main route in the community. It is a former county seat, lumbering town and commercial fishing community, ...

                                               

Armavir (ancient city)

Armavir was a large commercial city and the capital of ancient Armenia during the reign of the Orontid Dynasty. It is located 1 km west of the 17th-century village of Armavir.

                                               

Artaxata

Artashat ; Hellenized as Artaxata and Artaxiasata, was a large commercial city and the capital of ancient Armenia during the reign of king Artaxias I; the founder of the Artaxiad Dynasty of the ancient Kingdom of Armenia. The name of the city is ...

                                               

Bagaran (ancient city)

Bagaran, was a city in Ancient Armenia founded during the reign of the Orontid Dynasty. It is one of the Historical capitals of ancient Armenia.

                                               

Dvin (ancient city)

Dvin was a large commercial city and the capital of early medieval Armenia. It was situated north of the previous ancient capital of Armenia, the city of Artaxata, along the banks of the Metsamor River, 35 km to the south of modern Yerevan. The s ...

                                               

Kars

Kars is a city in northeast Turkey and the capital of Kars Province. Its population 73.836 as of 2011. The town appears as located in the ancient region known as Chorzene, in greek Χορζηνή in classical historiography Strabo as part of Roman Armen ...

                                               

Shirakavan (ancient city)

Shirakavan ; founded as Yerazgavors and later Yerazgavork, was a medieval Armenian city and one of the 13 historic capitals of Armenia, serving as a capital city between 890 and 929 during the Bagratid Kingdom of Armenia. The city was located on ...

                                               

Tigranocerta

Tigranocerta was the capital of the Armenian Kingdom. It bore the name of Tigranes the Great, who founded the city in the first century BC. It was possibly located near present-day Silvan or nearby Arzan, east of Diyarbakır, Turkey. It was one of ...

                                               

Yervandashat (ancient city)

Yervandashat, was an Armenian city and one of the 13 historic capitals of Armenia, serving as a capital city between 210 and 176 BC during the Orontid rule over Armenia and the beginning of their successors; the Artaxiad dynasty.

                                               

Balchik

Balchik (Bulgarian: Балчик, is a Black Sea coastal town and a seaside resort in the Southern Dobruja area of northeastern Bulgaria. It is located in Dobrich Province, 35 km southeast of Dobrich and 42 km northeast of Varna. The town sprawls sceni ...

                                               

Nikopol, Bulgaria

Nikopol is a town in northern Bulgaria, the administrative center of Nikopol Municipality, part of Pleven Province, on the right bank of the Danube river, 4 kilometres downstream from the mouth of the Osam river. It spreads at the foot of steep c ...

                                               

Pliska

Pliska is the name of both the first capital of the First Bulgarian Empire and a small town situated 20 km Northeast of the provincial capital Shumen.

                                               

Plovdiv

Plovdiv is the second-largest city of Bulgaria located in the historical region of Thrace. It has a population of 346.893 as of 2018 and 675.000 in the greater metropolitan area. Plovdiv is the culture capital of Bulgaria. It is an important econ ...

                                               

Samuels Fortress, Ohrid

Samuels Fortress is a fortress in the old town of Ohrid, North Macedonia. It was the capital of the First Bulgarian Empire during the rule of Tsar Samuel of Bulgaria at the turn of the 11th century. Today, this historical monument is a major tour ...

                                               

Skopje

Skopje, Albanian: Shkup) is the capital and largest city of North Macedonia. It is the countrys political, cultural, economic, and academic centre. The territory of Skopje has been inhabited since at least 4000 BC; remains of Neolithic settlement ...

                                               

Varna

Varna is the third-largest city in Bulgaria and the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. Situated strategically in the Gulf of Varna, the city has been a major economic, social and cultural centre for almost three mil ...

                                               

Veliki Preslav

The modern Veliki Preslav or Great Preslav, former Preslav, is a city and the seat of government of the Veliki Preslav Municipality, which in turn is part of Shumen Province. Veliki Preslav is situated at an altitude of 132 m. A former village, i ...

                                               

Vidin

Vidin is a port town on the southern bank of the Danube in north-western Bulgaria. It is close to the borders with Romania and Serbia, and is also the administrative centre of Vidin Province, as well as of the Metropolitan of Vidin. An agricultur ...

                                               

Jiankang

Jiankang, or Jianye, as it was originally called, was the capital city of the Eastern Wu, the Jin dynasty and the Southern Dynasties. Its walls are extant ruins in the modern municipal region of Nanjing.

                                               

Jicheng (Beijing)

Ji or Jicheng was an ancient city in northern China, which has become the longest continuously inhabited section of modern Beijing. Historical mention of Ji dates to the founding of the Zhou dynasty in about 1045 BC. Archaeological finds in south ...

                                               

Xianyang

Xianyang is a prefecture-level city in central Shaanxi province, situated on the Wei River a few kilometers upstream from the provincial capital of Xian. Once the capital of the Qin dynasty, it is now integrated into the Xian metropolitan area, o ...

                                               

Xuchang

Xuchang is a prefecture-level city in central Henan province in Central China. It borders the provincial capital of Zhengzhou to the northwest, Kaifeng to the northeast, Zhoukou to the east, Luohe to the southeast, and Pingdingshan to the southwe ...

                                               

Zhaoge

Zhaoge was the last of a series of cities that served as capital of the Shang dynasty, and later capital of State of Wey. It is located in current Qi County, Hebi, Henan about 50 km south of Anyang.

                                               

Zhongdu

Zhongdu was the capital of the Jurchen-led Jin dynasty in medieval China. It was located in the southwestern part of Beijings Xicheng District. It had a population of nearly one million by the late 12th century, and was the last and largest pre-m ...

                                               

Bihac

Bihac is a city and the administrative center of Una-Sana Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated on the banks of river Una in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Bosanska Kr ...

                                               

Bijaci

Bijaci is a village in Croatia, 5 km northeast of Trogir, at the contact point between the Trogir part and the Lower Kastela part of the Velo field. It was first mentioned in two old Croatian documents from AD 852 Byaci and AD 892 Biaci. At the l ...

                                               

Biograd na Moru

Biograd na Moru is a city and municipality in northern Dalmatia, Croatia and is significant for being the former capital of the medieval Croatian Kingdom. Biograd is administratively part of the Zadar County. It is located on the Adriatic Sea coa ...

                                               

Knin

Knin is a city in the Sibenik-Knin County of Croatia, located in the Dalmatian hinterland near the source of the river Krka, an important traffic junction on the rail and road routes between Zagreb and Split. Knin rose to prominence twice in hist ...

                                               

Miholjanec

In 1923, Miholjanec celebrated its 750th anniversary, with guests dancing on a natural dance floor with natural acoustics, similar to an amphitheatre. In 1937, Le Monde Slave The Slavic World, published in Paris by Ernest Denis and Robert de Caix ...

                                               

Nin, Croatia

Nin is a town in the Zadar County of Croatia, population 1.132, total municipality population 2.744. Nin was historically important as a centre of a medieval Christian Bishopric. Up to the abolition and Latinization imposed by King Tomislav in th ...

                                               

Solin

Solin is a town in Dalmatia, Croatia. It is situated right northeast of Split, on the Adriatic Sea and the river Jadro. Solin developed on the location of ancient city of Salona which was the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia and the birt ...

                                               

Al-Askar

After the Muslim conquest of Egypt in 641, Rashidun commander Amr ibn al-As established Fustat just north of Coptic Cairo. At Caliph Umars request, the Egyptian capital was moved from Alexandria to the new city on the eastern side of the Nile. Th ...

                                               

Turku

Turku ; Swedish: Åbo) is a city on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Finland Proper. The region was originally called Suomi, which later became the name for the whole country. It is unknown when Turku ...

                                               

Debrecen

Debrecen is Hungarys second largest city after Budapest. It is the regional center of the Northern Great Plain region and the seat of Hajdu-Bihar county. It was the largest Hungarian city in the 18th century and it is one of the Hungarian peoples ...

                                               

Lipova, Arad

Lipova is a town in Romania, Arad County, located in the Banat region of western Transylvania. It is situated at a distance of 34 km from Arad, the county capital, at the contact zone of the Mureș River with the Zarand Mountains, Western Plateau ...

                                               

Timișoara

Timișoara ; German: Temeswar ; Serbian: Темишвар ; Turkish: Temesvar) is the capital city of Timiș County, the 3rd largest city in Romania and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania. Nicknamed the Little Vienna or the Ci ...

                                               

Timișoara Fortress

Timișoara Fortress is a historical fortress in western Romania around which the town of Timișoara was built. It is presumed that there was an earlier earthworks fortification built by the Avars, but the first written record is from the 13th centu ...

                                               

Visegrad

Visegrad is a small castle town in Pest County, Hungary. It is north of Budapest on the right bank of the Danube in the Danube Bend. It had a population of 1.864 in 2010. Visegrad is famous for the remains of the Early Renaissance summer palace o ...