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Beijing
Overview and HistoryIn the Stone Age, "Peking Man" lived near Beijing -- as many as 500,000 years ago. The earliest relics in China are stone tools dating to this time period. Between four and five thousand years ago there were agricultural settlements southwest of Beijing. They were the beginning of a city that wou...
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Dublin
Overview and HistoryDublin finds its beginnings over one thousand years ago in a Viking settlement named Eblana. Remnants of old walls and buildings can be seen today in Wood Quay in the modern city's center.In the Battle of Dublin of 919 AD, Celtic armies fought against Danish Vikings, after which the Danish began ...
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Belgrade
Overview and HistoryBelgrade is the capital of Serbia and has a population of just under two million. It's in the middle of the Balkan Peninsula in southeast Europe where the Danube and Sava rivers meet.Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe with a history that goes back seven thousand years! Of course, with...
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Bucharest
Overview and HistoryBucharest, Romania was first mentioned in written history around 1459 AD. Since then it has gradually grown in influence, becoming the capital of Romania in 1862 and even earning the title "Paris of the East" for its cultural magnetism.The city has a population of about two million people and mak...
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Brugge - Bruges
Overview and HistoryBruges is the historic capital of West Flanders, Flanders being one of the three regions of Belgium. Do you know enough about Belgium for that to make sense? Let's hit the facts first:Belgium has three official regions, Flanders in the north, Wallonia in the south, and the Brussels-Capital Region...
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Moscow
Overview and HistoryMoscow takes its name from the Moskva river, where Slavic settlements began around 500AD. They adopted Christianity from the Byzantine Empire in 988 A.D., and it would last as the national religion for a thousand years.By the 15th cent. Moscow had become the capitol of the Russian state under the...