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Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions #4

Can you name the city based on a description from its Wikipedia article?
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Last updated: April 15, 2024
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Founded as a British penal colony, the first European settlement in Australia
Sydney
The city's early population originated from a mix of Latins, Etruscans, and Sabines
Rome
Hosted the Summer Olympics in 1932 and 1984, and will also host in 2028
Los Angeles
The closest French town to England
Calais
The most visited border city in the world, sharing a border of about 24 km (15 mi)
with its sister city San Diego
Tijuana
The birthplace of the important early physicist Galileo Galilei
Pisa
Soweto, although eventually incorporated into the city, had been separated as a
residential area for blacks only
Johannesburg
Its natural port is competitive with the other great port of
Río de la Plata, Buenos Aires
Montevideo
Origin of the grunge subgenre of rock
Seattle
Has established the world-renowned research base for giant pandas
Chengdu
On 12 January 2010, a 7.0 earthquake struck. Most of the central historic area
of the city was destroyed.
Port-au-Prince
The Burj Al Arab is frequently described as "the world's only 7-star hotel"
Dubai
Home to the largest ethnic Polynesian population of any city in the world, with a sizeable
population of indigenous Māori people
Auckland
The riots were set off by the assassination of Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards
Delhi
The legendary home of Robin Hood
Nottingham
The Beatles lived and played there from August 1960 to December 1962
Hamburg
The third-largest metropolitan area in Florida behind Miami and Tampa Bay
Orlando
Hitler ordered the entire city to be razed to the ground. About 85% of the city was destroyed,
including the historic Old Town and the Royal Castle.
Warsaw
The capital and largest city of Guangdong province in southern China
Guangzhou
Lying on the northwest coast of Java, it is the largest metropole in Southeast Asia,
Jakarta
6 Comments
+2
Level 85
Apr 16, 2024
I always thought of Robin as more of a forest dweller.
+1
Level 88
Apr 18, 2024
Yeah, it was the sheriff who was of Nottingham
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Level 79
Apr 16, 2024
The earthquake question took me to Christchurch well before it took me to Haiti. Got there eventually.
+3
Level 80
Apr 20, 2024
Not sure if the Hamburg one is even that notable
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Level 70
May 22, 2024
I reckon the Beatles are quite notable. Plus their time in Hamburg is still celebrated by the city and is a big part of the music scene there.
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Level 52
May 21, 2024
missed my own city