Name a Valid World City #1

For each category, identify any major world city that belongs.
Cities must have an urban area of 3 million according to citypopulation.de (top ~180)
Fully inspired by a series of quizzes such as this one
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Last updated: October 17, 2019
First submittedAugust 28, 2019
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World City
whose name begins with the word "San"
San Diego, San Francisco
with more than 30 million people
Guangzhou, Jakarta, Shanghai, Tokyo
is one of the "Big Four" fashion capitals
London, Milan, New York City, Paris
located on the island of Java
Bandung, Jakarta, Surabaya
outside of Africa that speaks French
Montreal, Paris
whose name contains the letter X
Alexandria, Mexico City, Phoenix, Xiamen, Xi'an
located in a country beginning with V
Caracas, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
further south than Buenos Aires
Melbourne
that is a megacity (10 mil pop.) in the Middle East
Cairo, Istanbul, Tehran
in Europe that touches the Mediterranean
Athens, Barcelona, Naples, Rome
in South America that has four letters
Cali, Lima
located in a majority Buddhist country
Bangkok, Colombo, Yangon
who shares its name with its country
Guatemala City, Kuwait City, Mexico City, Singapore
that is the largest in a country with 50+ other cities
Guangzhou, New Delhi, New York City
that has hosted a Summer Olympics in Asia
Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo
with a tallest building of over 1,900 feet
Dubai, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin
whose name is made up of three words
Dar es Salaam, New York City, Rio de Janeiro
with 15 letters in its name (hint: eastern Europe)
Saint Petersburg
through which the Nile River flows
Alexandria, Cairo, Khartoum
in Africa whose name has double letters
Accra, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg
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Level 72
Aug 28, 2019
That 15 letter one is hard! I thought for sure Guatemala City would count, but alas counting is hard
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Level 64
Aug 28, 2019
Yeah it is difficult... we've added a hint to hopefully make it more possible :)
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Level 85
Aug 28, 2019
Cities don't flow through rivers. That clue should be reworded.
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Level 64
Aug 28, 2019
You're right, it's been edited
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Level 75
Aug 29, 2019
Santiago (Chile) for cities starting with "San".
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Level 64
Aug 29, 2019
Fair, the clue's been updated.
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Level 55
Aug 29, 2019
Nice quiz. Thank you.
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Level 64
Aug 29, 2019
Glad you enjoyed it!
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Level 75
Aug 30, 2019
Great quiz!
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Level 64
Aug 30, 2019
Thanks :D A sequel is coming!
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Level 71
Sep 7, 2019
The city of New York has only two words in its name.
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Level 64
Sep 7, 2019
Near NYC we call it by three words to not confuse it with the state. In any case, if you believe it's two words then you can type the alternatives.
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Level 59
Oct 15, 2019
Why not "Alexandria" in "whose name contains the letter X"?
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Level 64
Oct 17, 2019
Good catch, thanks
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Level 31
Apr 29, 2020
I don’t think Cairo is in the middle east
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Level 23
May 24, 2020
San José?
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Level 38
Jun 15, 2022
What about Bandar Seri Begawan for the three word cities?