Asian Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions

Can you name these cities in Asia based on excerpts on the descriptions on Wikipedia?
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The prefecture is part of the world's most populous metropolitan area
Tokyo
It is one of the oldest cities in the world, and is considered holy to the three major Abrahamic religions
Jerusalem
The colony expanded to the Kowloon Peninsula in 1860 after the Second Opium War
Hong Kong
The name of the patron goddess (kuladevata) Mumbadevi of the native Koli community—[40] and ā'ī meaning "mother" in the Marathi language
Mumbai
It lies one degree (137 kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator
Singapore
Approximately 12.56 million foreign visitors arrived in the city in 2015, five years after it was named a European Capital of Culture
Istanbul
Home of Newar culture, a cosmopolitan urban civilisation in the Himalayas foothills
Kathmandu
The main passenger airport serving the metropolitan area is Tan Son Nhat International Airport
Ho Chi Minh City
It served as capital of the state in its various forms from 1929 to 1997, under the influence of the then Soviet Union and its appointees
Almaty
Located 716 km (445 mi) north of Yangon on the east bank of the Irrawaddy River
Mandalay
Claimed the title of world's tallest building when it opened in 2004
Taipei
Not far from Russia's borders with China and North Korea
Vladivostok
Is set to host a large number of the venues for the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Doha
The name 釜山 (now written 부산 using the hangul syllabary) is Sino-Korean for "Cauldron Mountain"
Busan
In 1947, after ending of British rule, it became the administrative capital of East Pakistan
Dhaka
Home to the country's film industry, Lollywood, and is a major centre of Qawwali music
Lahore
After a series of failed diplomatic negotiations, the United States led a coalition to remove the Iraqi forces, in what became known as the Gulf War
Kuwait City
As a result of the severe battle, many sections in Al-Madina Souq, including parts of the Great Mosque and other medieval buildings in the ancient city, were destroyed and ruined or burnt in late summer 2012
Aleppo
Home to 4.6 million people, making it the fifth most populous metropolitan area in the country and the largest outside of Java
Medan
Being built in the city by Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal and will stand 1-kilometre (0.62 mi) tall
Jeddah
The starting point of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang
Xi'an
The heavy snowfall is due to the Siberian High developing over the Eurasian land mass and the Aleutian Low developing over the northern Pacific Ocean,
Sapporo
The city is renowned for its harsh winds, which is reflected in its nickname, the "City of Winds"
Baku
he more traditional exports of the city included dates, mother of pearl, and fish. Many of the souks of Muttrah sell these items and traditional Omani artefacts
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