Statistics for Asian Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions

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    (21,417 since last reset)
  • The average score is 13 of 20

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HintAnswer% Correct
It was devastated by the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake, and again by
Allied bombing raids during World War II
Tokyo
94%
Straddles the Bosphorus strait, and lies in both Europe and AsiaIstanbul
92%
Considered holy to the three major Abrahamic religionsJerusalem
92%
It has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all cities in IndiaMumbai
86%
The city was the capital of South VietnamHo Chi Minh City
84%
The colony expanded to the Kowloon Peninsula in 1860 after the Second Opium WarHong Kong
83%
It is a major financial and shipping hub, consistently ranked the most expensive city
to live in since 2013, and has been identified as a tax haven
Singapore
79%
Hosted the 2022 FIFA World CupDoha
77%
It is the largest city, capital, and seat of government of CyprusNicosia
73%
In September 2022, the president of Kazakhstan announced that the city
would revert to the former name
Astana
66%
The provisional capital of a continuing Republic of China, with the official capital at NanjingTaipei
64%
The largest city in the world for much of the Abbasid era during the Islamic Golden AgeBaghdad
63%
Not far from Russia's borders with China and North KoreaVladivostok
61%
The largest city on the Caspian Sea, it is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea levelBaku
57%
Authorities maintain a restrictive regime of movement into the city, making it
atypical of East Asia as it is silent, uncrowded and spacious
Pyongyang
56%
The largest city on HokkaidoSapporo
55%
The starting point of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army
of Emperor Qin Shi Huang
Xi'an
55%
This proposed tower, formerly known as the Kingdom Tower,
will stand 1-kilometre (0.62 mi) tall
Jeddah
38%
After the late 1930s the public stopped using the name "Angora"Ankara
36%
Home to the country's film industry, LollywoodLahore
28%

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