HyperDic: urban_center

English > 1 sense of the expression urban center:
NOUNlocationurban center, city, metropolisa large and densely populated urban area
English > urban center: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts.
Synonymscity, metropolis
InstancesAachen, Aken, Aix-la-ChapelleA city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders
Aalborg, AlborgA city and port in northern Jutland
AbadanA port city in southwestern Iran
AberdeenA city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea
Abidjancity recognized by the United States as the capital of the Ivory Coast
AbileneA city in central Texas
Acapulco, Acapulco de JuarezA port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico
Adana, SeyhanA city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River
AdenAn important port of Yemen
AgraA city in northern India
AkronA city in northeastern Ohio
Al Aqabah, Aqaba, AkabaJordan's port
Al Ladhiqiyah, LatakiaA seaport on the western coast of Syria
AlbuquerqueThe largest city in New Mexico
Alexandria, El IskandriyahThe chief port of Egypt
AllentownA city in eastern Pennsylvania
Almaty, Alma-AtaThe largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998
AmarilloA city in the northern panhandle of Texas
AnaheimA city in southern California (southeast of Los Angeles)
AnchorageA city in south central Alaska
Ann ArborA city in southern Michigan near Detroit
AnnabaA port city of northeastern Algeria near the Tunisian border
Antalya, AdaliaA port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya
AntofagastaA port city on the Pacific in northern Chile
Antwerpen, Antwerp, AnversA busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river
ApeldoornA city of east central Netherlands
Aquila, L'Aquila, Aquila degli AbruzziThe provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
ArequipaA city in southern Peru founded in 1540 on the site of an ancient Inca city
ArgosAn ancient city in southeastern Greece
Arhus, Aarhusport city of Denmark in eastern Jutland
Arianacity in Tunisia
ArlingtonA city in northern Texas between Dallas and Fort Worth
ArnhemA city in the central Netherlands on the lower Rhine River
AsahikawaA city on western Hokkaido that is the center of a fertile agricultural area
Assur, Asur, AshurAn ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria
AstrakhanA city in southwestern Russia on the delta of the Volga River
Aswan, Assuan, AssouanAn ancient city on the Nile in Egypt
Atlantic CityA city on the Atlantic shore in southeastern New Jersey
AucklandThe largest city and principal port of New Zealand
AugustaA city in eastern Georgia north-northwest of Savannah
Az Zarqa, Zarqacity in northwestern Jordan
BabylonThe chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia
Bahia BlancaA port city in eastern Argentina to the southwest of Buenos Aires on an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean
BakersfieldA city in south central California at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley
BaltimoreThe largest city in Maryland
BamAn ancient city in southeastern Iran
BandungA city in Indonesia
BanffA popular vacation spot in the Canadian Rockies
BangaloreAn industrial city in south central India (west of Chennai)
BarcelonaA city in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean
BariCapital city of the Apulia region on the Adriatic coast
BarranquillaA port city of northern Colombia near the Caribbean on the Magdalena River
Basel, Basle, BaleA city in northwestern Switzerland
Basra, BasiaThe second largest city in Iraq
BayonneA city in northeastern New Jersey
BeaumontA city of southeastern Texas near Houston
BeckleyA city in southern West Virginia
BeiraA port city in eastern Mozambique on the Mozambique Channel
Belem, Para, Feliz Lusitania, Santa Maria de Belem, St. Mary of Bethlehemport city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta
Belo Horizontecity in southeastern Brazil to the north of Rio de Janeiro
Benghaziport in northern Libya on the Gulf of Sidra
BergenA port city in southwestern Norway
BerkeleyA city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay
Beverly HillsA city in southwestern California surrounded by Los Angeles
BillingsThe largest city in Montana
BinghamtonA city in south central New York near the border with Pennsylvania
Birmingham, BrummagemA city in central England
Birmingham, Pittsburgh of the SouthThe largest city in Alabama
Blantyrecity in southern Malawi
BlidaA city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains to the southwest of Algiers
BloemfonteinThe seat of the supreme court
BolognaThe capital of Emilia-Romagna
BolzanoAn Italian city in Trentino-Alto Adige near the Austrian border
BonnA city in western Germany on the Rhine River
BordeauxA port city in southwestern France
BragaAn ancient city in northern Portugal
BrasovA city in central Romania in the foothills of the Transylvanian Alps
Braunschweig, BrunswickA city in central Germany
BremenA city of northwestern Germany linked by the Weser River to the port of Bremerhaven and the North Sea
BremerhavenA port city in northwestern Germany at the mouth of the Weser River on the North Sea
BresciaAn ancient Italian city in central Lombardy
BrestA port city in northwestern France (in Brittany)
BridgeportA port in southwestern Connecticut on Long Island Sound
BrightonA city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort
BrindisiA port city in southeastern Apulia in Italy
BristolAn industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon
Brno, BrunnAn industrial city in Moravia in Czech Republic to the southeast of Prague
BrownsvilleA city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande near its mouth into the Gulf of Mexico
Bruges, City of BridgesA city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea
BuffaloA city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls)
Bulawayoindustrial city in southwestern Zimbabwe
BurlingtonThe largest city in Vermont
Bursa, BrusaA city in northwestern Turkey
Bydgoszcz, BrombergAn industrial city and river port in northern Poland
ByzantiumAn ancient city on the Bosporus founded by the Greeks
CadizAn ancient port city in southwestern Spain
CalgaryThe largest city in southern Alberta
Calicity in southwestern Colombia in a rich agricultural area
CaloocanA suburb of Manila in southwestern Luzon
CambridgeA city in eastern England on the River Cam
CambridgeA city in Massachusetts just to the north of Boston
CamdenA city in southwestern New Jersey on the Delaware River near Philadelphia
CampecheA Mexican city on the Bay of Campeche
CancunA popular island resort off the northeastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula
CannesA port and resort city on the French Riviera
Cape Townport city in southwestern South Africa
CartagenaA port in southeastern Spain on the Mediterranean
CartagenaA port city in northwestern Colombia on the Caribbean
CasablancaA port on the Atlantic and the largest city of Morocco
CasperA city of east central Wyoming on the North Platte river
Cebu, Cebu CityAn important seaport on the island of Cebu in the Philippines
Cedar RapidsA city in eastern Iowa
Charleroicity in southwestern Belgium
CharlestonA port city in southeastern South Carolina
Charlotte, Queen CityThe largest city in North Carolina
ChattanoogaA city in eastern Tennessee
ChelyabinskA city in the Asian part of Russia
Chemnitz, Karl-Marx-StadtA city in east central Germany
Chennai, MadrasA city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal
CherepovetsA city of east central Russia to the north of Moscow
ChernobylA city in north central Ukraine
ChesterA city of southeastern Pennsylvania on the Delaware river (an industrial suburb of Philadelphia)
Chicago, Windy Citylargest city in Illinois
ChihuahuaA city in northern Mexico in the state of Chihuahua
ChittagongA port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal
Chongqing, ChungkingA city in south-central China on the Chang Jiang
Christchurchindustrial city at the center of a rich agricultural region
Chula VistaAn industrial city in southern California (south of San Diego) near the Mexican border
CincinnatiA city in southern Ohio on the Ohio river
Ciudad BolivarA port in eastern Venezuela on the Orinoco river
Ciudad Juarez, JuarezA city in northern Mexico on the Rio Grande opposite El Paso
Ciudad VictoriaA city in east central Mexico
ClarksburgA city in northern West Virginia
ClevelandThe largest city in Ohio
Cologne, KolnA commercial center and river port in western Germany on the Rhine River
Colon, AspinwallA port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
Colorado SpringsA city in east central Colorado on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains
ColossaeAn ancient city in south western Phrygia in Asia Minor
ColumbusA city in western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River
ConcepcionAn industrial city in Chile to the south of Santiago
ConstantinaA Romanian resort city on the Black Sea
ConstantineA walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers
Cordoba, CordovaA city in southern Spain
Cordoba, CordovaA city in central Argentina
Corinth, KorinthosThe modern Greek port near the site of the ancient city that was second only to Athens
CorkA port city in southern Ireland
Corpus ChristiA city in southern Texas on an arm of the Gulf of Mexico
CotonouChief port of Benin on the Bight of Benin
CoventryAn industrial city in central England
Cracow, Krakow, KrakauAn industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula
CremonaA city in Lombardy on the Po River
CuliacanA city in northwestern Mexico
CumanaA port city in northeastern Venezuela on the Caribbean Sea
CuritibaA city in southeastern Brazil
CzestochowaA city of southern Poland whose church contains the statue of the black Madonna which attracts many pilgrims
Dalian, Talien, DairenA port and shipbuilding center in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula
DallasA large commercial and industrial city in northeastern Texas located in the heart of the northern Texas oil fields
DaugavpilsA city of southeastern Latvia
DavenportA city in eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River across from Moline and Rock Island
DaytonA city in southwest Ohio
DecaturA city in central Illinois
Delhi, New DelhiA city in north central India
DelphiAn ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus
Detroit, Motor City, MotownThe largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port
DijonAn industrial city in eastern France to the north of Lyons
Dneprodzerzhinskport city and industrial center in east central Ukraine on the Dnieper River
Dnipropetrovsk, Yekaterinoslavcity in east central Ukraine on the Dnieper River
Dobrich, TolbukhinA city in northeastern Bulgaria (north of Varna) that is the commercial center of an agricultural region
DodomaA city in the center of Tanzania that has been designated as the future capital
Donetsk, Donetske, StalinoAn industrial city in the Donets Basin
DortmundAn industrial city in northwestern Germany
DoualaThe largest city of Cameroon
DresdenA city in southeastern Germany on the Elbe River
Dubaiport city in the United Arab Emirates on the Persian Gulf
Dubrovnik, RagusaA port city in southwestern Croatia on the Adriatic
DuluthA city in northeast Minnesota on Lake Superior
Durango, Victoria de DurangoA city in north central Mexico
DurbanA port city in eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
DurhamA city of north central North Carolina
Durres, Durazzoport city in western Albania on the Adriatic
DusseldorfAn industrial city in western Germany on the Rhine
Edirne, Adrianople, AdrianopolisA city in northwestern Turkey
Ehadhamencity in Tunisia
Eindhovencity in southeastern Netherlands noted for electrical industry
El PasoA city in western Texas on the Mexican border
EphesusAn ancient Greek city on the western shore of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey
ErieA port city on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania
EspooA city in southern Finland
EssenA city in western Germany
EugeneA city in western Oregon on the Willamette River
EvansvilleA city in southwestern Indiana on the Ohio River
Faisalabad, Lyallpurcity in northeast Pakistan
Fargolargest city in North Dakota
FerraraA city in northern Italy
Fez, FesA city in north central Morocco
Firenze, FlorenceA city in central Italy on the Arno
FlintA city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit
Fort LauderdaleA city in southeast Florida on the Atlantic coast to the north of Miami
Fort WayneA city in northeastern Indiana
Fort WorthA city in northeastern Texas (just to the west of Dallas)
Frankfurt on the Main, Frankfurt, FrankfortA German city
FresnoA city in south central California in the San Joaquin Valley
FukuokaA city in southern Japan on Kyushu
GafsaA city in west central Tunisia
GalwayA port city in western Ireland on Galway Bay
GarlandA city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)
GaryA city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan
Gdansk, DanzigA port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea
Geneva, Geneve, GenfA city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva
Genoa, GenovaA seaport in northwestern Italy
Gent, Gand, Ghentport city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center
Giza, El Giza, GizehAn ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo
Glasgowlargest city in Scotland
GloucesterA city in southwestern England in Gloucestershire on the Severn
GomaA city in eastern Congo at the northern end of Lake Kivu near the border with Rwanda
Gomorrah, Gomorrha(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants
Goteborg, Goeteborg, GothenburgA port in southwestern Sweden
Governador ValadaresA city in eastern Brazil to the northeast of Belo Horizonte
GranadaA city in southeastern Spain that was the capital of the Moorish kingdom until it was captured by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492
Grand RapidsA city in west central Michigan
GrazAn industrial city is southeastern Austria
Green BayA city of eastern Wisconsin on an arm of Lake Michigan
GreensboroA city of north central North Carolina
GreenvilleA city in eastern North Carolina
GrenobleA city in southeastern France on the Isere River
Grozny, GroznyyThe capital of Chechnya in southwestern Russia
GuadalajaraA city in southwestern Mexico
Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, CantonA city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China
GuantanamoA city in southeastern Cuba
GuayaquilThe largest city of Ecuador
GuluA city in northern Uganda
HaiphongA port city in northern Vietnam
Halab, Aleppo, AlepA city in northwestern Syria
HalicarnassusAn ancient Greek city on the southwestern coast of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey
Halle, Halle-an-der-SaaleA city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River
HamburgA port city in northern Germany on the Elbe River that was founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century and is today the largest port in Germany
HamiltonA port city in southeastern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario
HamiltonThe capital of Bermuda
Hangzhou, HangchowA city of eastern China on Hangzhou Bay
Hannover, HanoverA port city in northwestern Germany
HargeisaA city in northwestern Somalia
Hefa, HaifaA major port in northwestern Israel
HeratA city in northwestern Afghanistan on the site of several ancient cities
Herculaneumancient city
HermosilloA city in northwestern Mexico near the Gulf of California
HiroshimaA port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan
Ho Chi Minh City, SaigonA city in South Vietnam
Hodeida, Al-HudaydahAn important port in Yemen on the Red Sea
HohhotA northern industrial / industrial city of China to the northwest of Beijing
Homyel, Homel, Gomelindustrial city of Belarus to the southeast of Minsk
Hong Kongformerly a Crown Colony on the coast of southern China in Guangdong province
HoustonThe largest city in Texas
Huambo, Nova LisboaA city in the mountains in western Angola
Hull, Kingston-upon HullA large fishing port in northeastern England
HuntingtonA city of western West Virginia on the Ohio river at the mouth of the Kanawha
HuntsvilleA city in northern Alabama
HyderabadA city in south central India in Andhra Pradesh
HyderabadA city in southern Pakistan on the Indus River
IbadanA large Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria
Inchon, Incheon, ChemulpoA port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea
IndependenceA city in western Missouri
Innsbruckcity in southwestern Austria
Isfahan, Esfahan, Aspadanacity in central Iran
Istanbul, Stambul, Stamboul, ConstantinopleThe largest city and former capital of Turkey
Izmir, SmyrnaA port city in western Turkey
Jabalpur, JubbulporeAn industrial city of central India to the southeast of Delhi
JacksonvilleFlorida's largest city
Jaffa, Joppa, YafoA port in western Israel on the Mediterranean
Jeddah, Jed'dah, Jiddah, Jiddaport city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea
Jerez, Jerez de la FronteraA city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry
Jersey CityA city in northeastern New Jersey (opposite Manhattan)
JinjaA city in Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria
Joao PessoaA city in northeastern Brazil near the Atlantic Ocean to the north of Recife
Johannesburgcity in the northeastern part of South Africa near Pretoria
KalugaA city of central Russia to the south of Moscow
Kananga, LuluabourgA city in southwestern Congo
Kandahar, QandaharA city in southern Afghanistan
KandyA city of central Sri Lanka that was the last capital of the ancient kings of Ceylon
Kansas CityA city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River
Kansas CityA city of northeast Kansas on the Missouri River adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri
KarachiThe largest city in Pakistan
KatowiceAn industrial city of southern Poland
KatsinaA city in northern Nigeria
Kaunas, Kovna, KovnoA city in central Lithuania
KazanAn industrial city in the European part of Russia
Kerbala, Karbala, KerbelaA city of central Iraq to the south of Baghdad
KhabarovskA city on the Amur River on the border of China and the capital of Khabarovsk
Kharkov, KharkivA city in northeastern Ukraine
Kimberleycity in central South Africa
KirkukA city in northeastern Iraq
KisumuA port city in western Kenya on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria
KitakyushuA Japanese city on northern Kyushu
Klaipeda, MemelA city in western Lithuania on the Baltic Sea
KnoxvilleA city in eastern Tennessee on the Tennessee River
KobeA port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu
Kolkata, CalcuttaThe largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world
Kuala LumpurThe largest city and former capital of Malaysia until 2005
KumasiA city in southern Ghana
KurskA city of southwestern Russia
Kwangjucity in southwestern South Korea
KyotoA city in central Japan on southern Honshu
La SpeziaA port city in Liguria on an arm of the Ligurian Sea
LagosChief port and economic center of Nigeria
Lahorecity in northeast Pakistan
LancasterA city in northwestern England
Lanzhou, Lanchou, LanchowThe capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River
LaredoA city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande
Las Vegaslargest city in Nevada
LausanneA city in western Switzerland
Le HavreA port city in northern France on the English Channel at the mouth of the Seine
LeedsA city on the River Aire in West Yorkshire in northern England
LeicesterAn industrial city in Leicestershire in central England
Leiden, LeydenA city in the western Netherlands
LeipzigA city in southeastern Germany famous for fairs
LeonA city in central Mexico
LeonA city in northwestern Spain at the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains
LexingtonA city in eastern Kentucky
Liege, Luikcity in eastern Belgium
LiepajaA city of southwestern Latvia on the Baltic Sea
LilleAn industrial city in northern France near the Belgian border
LimeiraA city of southeastern Brazil (northwest of Sao Paulo)
Limerickport city in southwestern Ireland
Linz, Lentiacity in northern Austria on the Danube
LiverpoolA large city in northwestern England
LobitoA seaport on the Atlantic coast of Angola
LodzA large city of central Poland
LogronoA city in northern Spain on the Ebro River
Long BeachA city in southern California located on 8.5 miles of Pacific beachfront
Los Angeles, City of the Angels, L.A.A city in southern California
LouisvilleThe largest city in Kentucky
LubbockA city in northwest Texas to the south of Amarillo
LubeckA city in northwestern Germany and an important Baltic port
LublinAn industrial city of eastern Poland
Lubumbashi, ElisabethvilleA city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia
LucknowA city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh
LundA city in southern Sweden
Luoyang, LoyangA city in east central China
Lushun, Port ArthurA major port city in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula
Luxor, El-AksurA city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around Thebes
LynchburgA city in central Virginia
Lyon, LyonsA city in east-central France on the Rhone River
MaconA city in central Georgia to the southeast of Atlanta
Maiduguri, Yerwa-MaiduguriA city in northeastern Nigeria
MalagaA port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean
MalmoA port in southern Sweden
ManchesterA city in northwestern England (30 miles to the east of Liverpool)
Manchesterlargest city in New Hampshire
MandalayA city in central Myanmar to the north of Rangoon
MannheimA city in southwestern Germany at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers
MaracaiboA port city in northwestern Venezuela
MaracayA city in north central Venezuela
Marrakesh, MarrakechA city in western Morocco
Marseille, MarseillesA port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
Mashhad, MeshedThe holy city of Shiite Muslims
MatamorosA city in northeastern Mexico opposite Brownsville near the mouth of the Rio Grande
Mazar-i-SharifA city in northern Afghanistan
MazatlanA port city in western Mexico on the Pacific Ocean
MbeyaA city in southwestern Tanzania
MedanA city in Indonesia
Medellincity in western Colombia
Medina, Al MadinahA city in western Saudi Arabia
Memphislargest city of Tennessee
MemphisAn ancient city of Egypt on the Nile (south of Cairo)
MeridaThe capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan
MesaA city in Arizona just to the east of Phoenix
MessinaA port city in northeastern Sicily / Sicily on the Strait of Messina
MexicaliA city in northwestern Mexico near the California border
MiamiA city and resort in southeastern Florida on Biscayne Bay
Miami BeachA city in southeastern Florida on an island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean
Milan, MilanoThe capital of Lombardy in northern Italy
Milwaukeelargest city of Wisconsin
Minneapolislargest city in Minnesota
MobileA port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay
MombasaA port city in southern Kenya on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean
Montego Bayport and resort city in northwestern Jamaica
MonterreyAn industrial city in northeastern Mexico
MontrealA city in southern Quebec province on the Saint Lawrence River
MorgantownA city in northern West Virginia on the Monongahela river near the Pennsylvania border
MoronA city in Argentina, to the west of Buenos Aires
MosulA city in northern Iraq on the Tigris across from the ruins of Nineveh
Moulmein, MawlamyineA port city of southern Myanmar on the Gulf of Martaban
Mukalla, Al-MukallaA port in southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden to the east of Aden
Mumbai, BombayA city in western India just off the coast of the Arabian Sea
Munich, MuenchenThe capital and largest city of Bavaria in southwestern Germany
MurmanskA port city in northwestern Russia on the Kola Peninsula
MwanzaA city in northern Tanzania on Lake Victoria
MycenaeAn ancient city is southern Greece
MysoreA city in southern India to the southwest of Bangalore
NablusAn ancient city in the West Bank to the north of Jerusalem
NaganoA city in central Honshu to the northwest of Tokyo
NagasakiA city in southern Japan on Kyushu
NagoyaAn industrial city in southern Honshu
Naha CityThe chief city in the Ryukyu Islands
NakuruA city in western Kenya
NalchikA city in southwestern Russia in a valley of the Caucasus Mountains
NamurA city in south central Belgium situated on a promontory between the Meuse River and the Sambre River
Nanchang, Nan-changA walled city in southeastern China on the Gan Jiang
NancyA city in northeastern France in Lorraine
Nanjing, NankingA city in eastern China on the Yangtze River
Nanning, Nan-ningAn industrial city in southern China
NantesA port city in western France on the Loire estuary
Naples, NapoliA port and tourist center in southwestern Italy
NatalA port city in northeastern Brazil
New HavenA city in southwestern Connecticut
New OrleansA port and largest city in Louisiana
New York, New York City, Greater New YorkThe largest city in New York State and in the United States
NewarkThe largest city in New Jersey
Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-TyneA port city in northeastern England on the River Tyne
NewportA port city in southeastern Wales
NewportA resort city in southeastern Rhode Island
Newport NewsA port city in southeastern Virginia at the mouth of the James River off Hampton Roads
Niagara FallsA city in western New York State at the falls of the Niagara river
NicaeaAn ancient city in Bithynia
NiceA city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
NijmegenAn industrial city in the eastern Netherlands
NinevehAn ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris across from the modern city of Mosul in the northern part of what is now known as Iraq
Nizhnyi Novgorod, Nizhni Novgorod, Gorki, Gorky, GorkiyAn industrial city in the European part of Russia
Norfolkport city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay
NorthamptonThe principal city of Northamptonshire
NovgorodA city in northwestern Russia on the Volkhov River
NovosibirskA city in the Asian part of Russia on the Ob river
Nuremberg, NurnbergA city in southeastern Germany
Nyalacity in Sudan
OaklandA city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco
Oaxaca, Oaxaca de JuarezA city of southeastern Mexico
Odessa, OdesaA port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea
OdessaA city in western Texas
Omahalargest city in Nebraska
OmdurmanA city of Sudan
OmiyaA city of east central Honshu
OmskA city in the Asian part of Russia
OranA port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city
OrizabaA city of east central Mexico (west of Veracruz)
OrlandoA city in central Florida
OrleansA city on the Loire river in north central France
Osakaport city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay
OsascoA city in southeastern Brazil
OstravaAn industrial city in northwestern Czech Republic in the Moravian lowlands
OujdaA city in northeastern Morocco near the Algerian border
OviedoA city in northwestern Spain near the Cantabrian Mountains
OxfordA city in southern England to the northwest of London
Padua, Padova, PataviumA city in Veneto
PalermoThe capital of Sicily
PapeeteThe capital of French Polynesia on the northwestern coast of Tahiti
ParkersburgA city in northwestern West Virginia on the Ohio river
PasadenaA city in southwestern California to the east of Los Angeles
PatersonA city of northeastern New Jersey
Patras, PatraiA port city in western Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese on an inlet of the Ionian Sea
PeoriaA city in central Illinois on the Illinois River
PergamumAn ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey
Perm, MolotovA city in the European part of Russia
PersepolisAn ancient city that was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire
Peshawarcity in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass
Philadelphia, City of Brotherly LoveThe largest city in Pennsylvania
PhilippiA city in ancient Macedonia that was important in early Christianity
PinskA city of southwestern Belarus
PisaA city in Tuscany
PittsburghA city in southwestern Pennsylvania where the confluence of the Allegheny River and Monongahela River forms the Ohio River
PlanoA city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)
Plovdiv, PhilippopolisAn ancient city in southern Bulgaria
Pompeiiancient city to the southeast of Naples that was buried by a volcanic eruption from Vesuvius
Port Sudanport city in Sudan on the Red Sea
Portlandlargest city in Maine in the southwestern corner of the state
PortlandFreshwater port and largest city in Oregon
Porto, Oportoport city in northwest Portugal
Portsmouth, PompeyA port city in southern England on the English Channel
PortsmouthA port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk
PotsdamA city in northeastern Germany
ProvoA city in north central Utah settled by Mormons
Puebla, Puebla de Zaragoza, Heroica Puebla de ZaragozaA city in south central Mexico (southeast of Mexico City) on the edge of central Mexican plateau
PuebloA city in Colorado to the south of Colorado Springs
Punta ArenasA city in southern Chile on the Strait of Magellan
PusanA city in southeastern South Korea on the Korean Strait
Quezon Citycity on Luzon adjoining Manila
QumA city in northwestern Iran
RacineA city in southeastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan to the south of Milwaukee
Rasht, Reshtcity in northwestern Iran near the Caspian Sea
RawalpindiAn ancient city in northeastern Pakistan
ReadingA city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England
Recife, PernambucoA port city of northeastern Brazil on the Atlantic
RenoA city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Rheims, ReimsA city in northeastern France to the east of Paris
Rio de Janeiro, RioThe former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil
RiversideA city in southern California
RoanokeA city in southwestern Virginia
RochesterA city in western New York
RockfordA city in northern Illinois
RosarioA port city on the Parana River in eastern central Argentina
RostockA city in northeastern Germany near the Baltic sea
Rostov, Rostov on Don, Rostov na DonuA seaport on the Don River near the Sea of Azov in the European part of Russia
RotterdamThe 2nd largest city in the Netherlands
Saint John, St. JohnA port in eastern Canada
Saint Louis, St. Louis, Gateway to the WestThe largest city in Missouri
SalemA city in northeastern Massachusetts
SalemA city in southern India
Salzburgcity in western Austria
SamariaAn ancient city in central Palestine founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel
Samarkand, Samarcandcity in southern Uzbekistan
San AntonioA city of south central Texas
San BernardinoA city in southern California to the east of Los Angeles
San DiegoA picturesque city of southern California on San Diego Bay near the Mexican border
San FranciscoA port in western California near the Golden Gate that is one of the major industrial and transportation centers
San JoseA city in western California located at the southern end of San Francisco Bay to the south of San Francisco
San JuanThe capital and largest city of Puerto Rico
San Luis PotosiA city in central Mexico
San Pedro Sulaindustrial city in northwestern Honduras
San SebastianA city in northern Spain on the Bay of Biscay near the French border
Santa AnaA city in southern California to the east of Long Beach
Santa AnaA city in western El Salvador
Santa ClaraA city of west central California
Santa CruzA city in central Bolivia
Santiago de Cuba, SantiagoA port city in southeastern Cuba
Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiagocity in the northern Dominican Republic
SantosA port city in southwestern Brazil on an offshore island near Sao Paulo
Sao Bernardo do CampoA city in southeastern Brazil
Sao GoncaloAn industrial city in southeastern Brazil across the bay from Rio de Janeiro
Sao Joao de MeritiA city in southeastern Brazil that is a residential suburb of Rio de Janeiro
Sao Jose dos CamposA city in southeastern Brazil to the northeast of Sao Paulo
Sao LouisA city on an offshore island in northeast Brazil
Sao PauloAn ultramodern city in southeastern Brazil
SapporoA commercial city in northern Japan on western Hokkaido
SarajevoCapital and largest city of Bosnia
SaratovAn industrial city in the European part of Russia
SardisAn ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey
SaskatoonA city in central Saskatchewan
SavannahA port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river
Sayda, Saida, SidonThe main city of ancient Phoenicia
SchenectadyA city of eastern New York on the Mohawk river
ScrantonAn industrial city of northeastern Pennsylvania
SeattleA major port of entry and the largest city in Washington
Sebastopol, SevastopolA city in southern Ukraine on the Black Sea
Semarang, SamarangA port city is southern Indonesia
SetubalA port city on the Atlantic coast of Portugal to the southeast of Lisbon
Sevilla, SevilleA city in southwestern Spain
Sfax, SafaqisThe second largest city in Tunisia
ShanghaiThe largest city of China
SheffieldA steel manufacturing city in northern England famous for its cutlery industry
Shenyang, Mukden, Moukden, FengtienA city in northeastern China
ShirazA city in central southwestern Iran
ShreveportA city in northwest Louisiana on the Red River near the Texas border
Sioux CityA city in northeastern Iowa where the Big Sioux River joins the Missouri
Sioux Fallslargest city in South Dakota
SmolenskA city in western Russia on the Dnieper River
Sodom(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants
SoledadA city in northern Colombia
SolingenA city in west central Germany noted for cutlery
Sousse, Susa, SusahA port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean
South BendA city in northern Indiana
SowetoA large collection of African townships to the southwest of Johannesburg in South Africa
SpartaAn ancient Greek city famous for military prowess
SplitAn old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea
SpokaneA city in eastern Washington near the Idaho border
SpringfieldA city and manufacturing center in southwestern Massachusetts on the Connecticut River
SpringfieldA city of southwestern Missouri
St. Augustine, Saint AugustineA resort city in northeastern Florida
St. Petersburg, Leningrad, Peterburg, Petrograd, Saint PetersburgA city in the European part of Russia
St. Petersburg, Saint PetersburgA city in western Florida on Tampa Bay
StavangerA port city in southwestern Norway
Strasbourg, Strassburgcity on the Rhine in eastern France near the German border
StuttgartA city in southwestern Germany famous for innovative / innovative architecture
SucreThe judicial capital and seat of the judiciary in Bolivia
SudburyA city in south central Canada in Ontario
SuezA city in northeastern Egypt at the head of the Gulf of Suez and at the southern end of the Suez Canal
Sur, TyreA port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea
SwanseaA port city in southern Wales on an inlet of the Bristol Channel
Syracuse, SiracusaA city in southeastern Sicily / Sicily that was founded by Corinthians in the 8th century BC
SyracuseA city in central New York
TaboraA city in western Tanzania
TabrizAn ancient city in northwestern Iran
TabukA city in northwestern Saudi Arabia
TacomaA city in west central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound to the south of Seattle
Taegu, TeguA city in southeastern South Korea
TaichungA city in Taiwan
TaifA city in western Saudi Arabia to the east of Mecca
TaiyuanAn ancient city in northeastern China noted for coal mining and steel production
TamaleA city in northern Ghana
TampaA resort city in western Florida
Tampere, TammerforsAn industrial city in south central Finland
TampicoA port city in eastern Mexico
TangaA port city in northeastern Tanzania on the Indian Ocean
Tangier, TangiersA city of northern Morocco at the west end of the Strait of Gibraltar
TangshanAn industrial city of northeastern China in Hebei province
Tarabulus, Tripoli, Tarabulus Ash-Sham, TrablousA port city and commercial center in northwestern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea
TartuA city of southeastern Estonia that was a member of the Hanseatic League
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv-Yalo, Tel Aviv-JaffaThe largest city and financial center of Israel
TemucoA city in central Chile to the south of Concepcion
TepicA city in west central Mexico
The Hague, 's Gravenhage, Den HaagThe site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands
ThebesAn ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
ThebesAn ancient Egyptian city on the Nile River that flourished from the 22nd century BC to the 18th century BC
Thessaloniki, Salonika, Salonica, ThessalonicaA port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea
ThorshavnThe administrative center of the Faroe Islands
Thunder BayA port city in Ontario on Lake Superior
Tianjin, Tientsin, T'ien-chingA major industrial center in northeastern China on the Grand Canal near the Yellow Sea
TijuanaA Mexican city just to the south of San Diego on the Lower California peninsula
TimbuktuA city in central Mali near the Niger river
ToledoAn industrial city in northwestern Ohio on Lake Erie
ToledoA city in central Spain on the Tagus river
TorreonA city in northern Mexico to the west of Monterrey
ToulonA port city and naval base in southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast
ToulouseA city on the Garonne River in southern France to the southeast of Bordeaux
ToursAn industrial city in western France on the Loire River
ToyohashiA Japanese city in southern Honshu on the Pacific shore
ToyonakiA Japanese city in southern Honshu
ToyotaAn industrial city of Japan in southern Honshu
Trento, TrentA city in northern Italy (northwest of Venice) on the River Adige
Trondheim, NidarosA port in central Norway on Trondheim Fjord
Troy, Ilion, IliumAn ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
TucsonA city in southeastern Arizona ringed by mountain ranges
TulsaA major city of northeastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas river
Turin, TorinoCapital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy
Tuxtla GutierrezA city in southeastern Mexico
UfaA city in the European part of Russia
Uppsala, UpsalaA city in east central Sweden to the northwest of Stockholm
UrAn ancient city of Sumer located on a former channel of the Euphrates River
Urmia, OrumiyehA city on the western side of Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran
UticaAn ancient city on the north coast of Africa (northwest of Carthage)
UticaA city in central New York
UtrechtA city in the central Netherlands
ValenciaA city in eastern Spain on the Mediterranean
ValenciaAn industrial city in northern Venezuela
ValparaisoThe chief port and second largest city of Chile
VancouverA port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island
VarnaA port city in northeastern Bulgaria on the Black Sea
Vatican City, Citta del VaticanoThe capital of the State of the Vatican City
Venice, VeneziaThe provincial capital of Veneto
VeracruzA major Mexican port on the Gulf of Mexico in the state of Veracruz
VeronaA city in Veneto on the River Adige
VersaillesA city in north central France near Paris
Vicente LopezAn industrial suburb of Buenos Aires
Villahermosa, Villa HermosaA city in southeastern Mexico
Vina del MarA resort city on the Pacific in central Chile
Virginia BeachThe largest city in Virginia
VladivostokA seaport in the Asian part of Russia
Volgograd, Stalingrad, TsaritsynA city in the European part of Russia on the Volga
WacoA city in east central Texas
WaterburyA city in west central Connecticut
WaterfordA port city in southern Ireland
WeimarA German city near Leipzig
WheelingA city in the northern panhandle of West Virginia on the Ohio river
WichitaThe largest city in Kansas
Wichita FallsA city in north central Texas near the Oklahoma border
WiesbadenA city in western Germany
WilmingtonThe largest city in Delaware
WinchesterA city in southern England
WindsorA city in southeastern Ontario on the Detroit River opposite Detroit
Winston-SalemA city of north central North Carolina
WorcesterA cathedral city in west central England on the River Severn
WorcesterAn industrial and university city in central Massachusetts to the west of Boston
Wroclaw, BreslauA city in southwestern Poland on the Oder
WuhanA city of central China on the Chang Jiang
Wurzburg, WuerzburgA city of south central Germany
Xian, Sian, Singan, Changan, HsianA city of central China
YaltaA resort city in Crimea in the southern Ukraine on the Black Sea
Yokohamaport city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan
YoungstownA city in northeast Ohio
ZabrzeAn industrial city in southern Poland
Zaragoza, SaragossaAn ancient city on the Ebro River in northeastern Spain
ZariaA city in north central Nigeria
ZombaA city in southern Malawi
ZurichThe largest city in Switzerland
Partscity center, city centre, central cityThe central part of a city
civic center, municipal center, down townThe center of a city
concrete jungleAn area in a city with large modern buildings that is perceived as dangerous and unpleasant
financial centerThe part of a city where financial institutions are centered
inner cityThe older and more populated and (usually) poorer central section of a city
medical centerThe part of a city where medical facilities are centered
Narrowernational capitalThe capital city of a nation
provincial capitalThe capital city of a province
state capitalThe capital city of a political subdivision of a country
BroadermunicipalityAn urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
Spanishcapital, ciudad, urbe
Catalanciutat, metròpoli, urbs

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