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Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions #1

Can you name the city based off a description from its Wikipedia article?
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
Last updated: January 06, 2019
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Famous as the home of Hollywood, a major center of the world entertainment industry
Los Angeles
The city's early population originated from a mix of Latins, Etruscans, and Sabines
Rome
A major political, economic, cultural, and scientific centre of Russia and Eastern Europe
Moscow
The territory has the largest number of skyscrapers in the world,
most surrounding Victoria Harbour
Hong Kong
It is also the largest city in the Maghreb region
Casablanca
Its low elevation on the Nile delta makes it highly vulnerable to rising sea levels
Alexandria
Originally called Ville-Marie, or "City of Mary", it is named after Mount Royal
Montreal
Founded in 1565 by the Portuguese
Rio de Janeiro
Where the Royal Observatory, Greenwich defines the Prime Meridian, 0° longitude
London
Was the first city targeted by a nuclear weapon
Hiroshima
Was at the heart of the modernization of Siam
Bangkok
The sinking of the U.S. battleship Maine in the harbor in 1898 was the immediate cause
of the Spanish–American War
Havana
It is the second most populous metropolitan area in India, with a population of 21.3 million
Mumbai
Can be translated as "fair winds" or "good airs"
Buenos Aires
German: München; Austro-Bavarian: Minga; Polish: Monachium
Munich
Outgrew its original purpose as the first European outpost at the Castle of Good Hope
Cape Town
Lieutenant James Cook, after leaving Botany Bay, saw the entrance to Port Jackson
Sydney
In 1992, the city hosted the Summer Olympics
Barcelona
Modern scholars now generally agree that the goddess takes her name from the city
Athens
Is viewed as a bridge between the East and West
Istanbul
Renowned for its Lujiazui skyline, and museums and historic buildings,
such as those along The Bund
Shanghai
Some time in the 5th century, the Kaaba was a place of worship for the
deities of Arabia's pagan tribes
Mecca
Making them the world's second-closest pair of capital cities after Rome and Vatican City
Kinshasa
Lies between the Hauraki Gulf of the Pacific Ocean to the east, the low Hunua Ranges
to the south-east, the Manukau Harbour to the south-west
Auckland
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level 48
Jan 6, 2019
Another great Quiz again : )
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level 59
Jan 6, 2019
Thanks!
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level 73
Jan 6, 2019
Cool idea for a quiz, thank you. One problem I see: the second-last hint asks for a pair of cities, but you only have one space for the answer. I guessed Brazzaville and it wasn't accepted. Can you either have two spaces so we can fill in both cities, or accept either one as the answer?
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level 67
Jan 6, 2019
I was also lost as to what this question required - the wording is very strange. Apart from that, good level of difficulty. I like a quiz that teaches me something.
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level ∞
Jan 6, 2019
Brazzaville would have worked.
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level 68
Jan 7, 2019
For a single city, could only think of Buda(-)Pest.
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level 67
Jan 7, 2019
I tried that too because of the wording of the clue.
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level 67
Jan 20, 2019
Yeah, that question is a bit strangely worded.
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level 65
Feb 9, 2019
If you want the clue to be changed, edit Wikipedia. ;)
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level 66
Feb 9, 2019
It's not a question - the question, if that's how you want to think of it, was: which city includes the following on its Wikipedia page? As such, if that description was on Kinshasa's page, then it's all good.
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level 67
Feb 9, 2019
It's still a bizarre clue. I understand that it's quoting Wikipedia, but it makes no sense out of context. Maybe select a different part of the text?
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level 63
Jan 6, 2019
The only problem was Auckland :)
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level 63
Jan 6, 2019
Any of us can go on Wikipedia and change it.
Wikipedia: the source that anyone can write.
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level ∞
Jan 6, 2019
Yet somehow, despite everything, Wikipedia is by far the best reference source that has ever existed in the history of the world.
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level 59
Jan 7, 2019
For the most part I will always trust Wikipedia. Except one time someone from the next town over edited my town’s Wikipedia article to say there was a war between our two towns and we lost and were getting annexed by them. We haven’t been annexed yet.
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level 71
Jan 8, 2019
Since I'm a regular hiker in the Hunuas, it was nice to see them appear in a quiz!
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level ∞
Jan 12, 2019
I also found this fake article about a city in German that doesn't really exist.
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level 73
Jan 18, 2019
Are you sure? That city appears on Google Maps.
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level 71
Jan 19, 2019
@buck1017 It's what THEY want you to believe
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level 68
Feb 9, 2019
Once read that my home state was fictional.
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level 75
Feb 9, 2019
Articles on major cities, religions, political figures, and other contentious issues get monitored closely and quickly corrected.

Articles on more niche subjects should be regarded with great cynicism, though. Those are often poorly sourced and nobody catches when they get altered by someone with bias.
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level 68
Jan 8, 2019
100% :) Great one!
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level 67
Jan 20, 2019
One of those quizes that as you go through and read some of the clued you think "WTF is that, how am I supposed to get that!?" Then you see the answer and you think "oh, yeah, ehhh that makes sense." Pretty sure that yellow box got me a few times as well.
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level 44
Feb 10, 2019
I KNOW :))))) I was sure even before the answers displayed themselves in front of my shameful eyes :D
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level 71
Feb 10, 2019
nice one! interresting fact; münich in italian is monaco