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Which river flows through Delhi?
The Yamuna river was the historical boundary between Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, and its flood plains provide fertile alluvial soil suitable for agriculture but are prone to recurrent floods. The Yamuna, a sacred river in Hinduism, is the only major river flowing through Delhi.
What is the capital city of the autonomous community of the Basque Country in Spain?
The Basque Country does not have an official capital
Vitoria-Gasteiz is the seat of government and the capital city of the Basque Autonomous Community and of the province of Araba in northern Spain. It holds the autonomous community's House of Parliament, the headquarters of the Government, and the Lehendakari's official residency. Vitoria-Gasteiz's vicinity is home to world-renowned wineries such as Ysios
Why does the church of Carmo Convent in Lisbon lack its roof?
it was never finished
it was destroyed by earthquake
it was destroyed by Moors
it symbols open way to Heavens
The convent was ruined in the 1755 Great Lisbon Earthquake, which destroyed the city, killed possibly 100.000 of its inhabitants and disrupted the colonial ambitions of Portugal. The church was left unrestored to remind the tragedy.
Where is Beijing?
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Beijing is located in northern China. Its name, which means "Northern Capital", was applied to the city in 1403 during the Ming Dynasty to distinguish the city from Nanjing (the "Southern Capital").
Which European country capital was named Kristiania?
In 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV the city was destroyed by a fire. It was rebuilt and renamed Christiania in the king's honor. Following a spelling reform, it was known as Kristiania from 1877 to 1925, when its original name was restored.
Which European capital lies on the Dambovita river?
The Dâmbovița is a river in Romania, which passes through Bucharest. The city's folklore refers to the waters of the Dâmbovița as "sweet", "light and clean". However, toward the end of the 18th century, as the population of Bucharest increased, the river ceased to be so clean, hence the need of the aqueducts to bring clean water. The earliest aqueducts with public fountains were built during the rule of Prince Alexander Ypsilantis.
Which city was the capital of Denmark in the years 980-1443?
Roskilde is a Danish city located on the island of Zealand 30 km from Copenhagen. In 980, the King of Denmark moved the capital of the country from Jelling to Roskilde, which was from now on the royal residence of the Danes.
What is the population of Lima?
approx. 350 000
approx. 800 000
approx. 2 million
over 7 million
Lima is one of the largest and the oldest colonial city in the Americas. It was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535. The National University of San Marcos, founded on May 12, 1551, is the oldest continuously functioning university in the Americas.