Which major South American city remained completely isolated by road for most of its history until the construction of a bridge in the mid-20th century?
Until the construction of the General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge in the 1950's and 60's, Maracaibo's only connection to the rest of the country was by boat across Lake Maracaibo
What was the reason to build Canberra for Australian capital, rather than selecting one of the existing large cities?
safe location far from the sea
wish of the Indigenous Australians
low land price
dispute between Sydney and Melbourne
Which country other than USA named its capital after the president of the United States?