Statistics for Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions #2

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HintAnswer% Correct
It became the capital after Emperor Meiji moved his seat to the city from KyotoTokyo
94%
A sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast AsiaSingapore
93%
Is considered holy to the three major Abrahamic religionsJerusalem
91%
In preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympics and to fulfill promises to clean up the city's air,
nearly US $17 billion was spent
Beijing
88%
The victorious powers divided the city into four sectorsBerlin
81%
The capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western AustraliaPerth
79%
It was home to the world's first psychoanalyst – Sigmund FreudVienna
78%
Although the name Sài Gòn is still widely usedHo Chi Minh City
77%
The old city that is now simply referred to as Tenochtitlan was built on an islandMexico City
74%
The centre of an explosion of philosophic and scientific activity known
as the Age of Enlightenment
Paris
73%
The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic SeaStockholm
64%
A cosmopolitan urban civilisation in the Himalayan foothillsKathmandu
62%
Often referred to as 'Nollywood'Lagos
56%
Situated on the Adriatic Sea, the city always traded extensively with the Byzantine Empire
and the Muslim world
Venice
54%
Was planned and developed by Lúcio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer and Joaquim Cardozo in 1956Brasilia
53%
Was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535Lima
51%
One of the most famous buildings in the world, the mausoleum of Shah Jahan's favourite wifeAgra
50%
It is located on the Cap-Vert peninsula on the Atlantic coast and is the westernmost city
on the African mainland
Dakar
44%
Situated at the mouth of the River LiffeyDublin
43%
Home to the Hermitage, one of the largest art museums in the worldSaint Petersburg
42%
Amharic: አዲስ አበባAddis Ababa
35%
As part of the War of 1812, the Battle of York ended in the town's capture and plunder
by United States forces
Toronto
26%

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