Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions #2

Can you name the city based off a description from its Wikipedia article?
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
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Last updated: January 8, 2019
First submittedJanuary 7, 2019
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The centre of an explosion of philosophic and scientific activity known
as the Age of Enlightenment
Paris
A sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia
Singapore
In preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympics and to fulfill promises to clean up the city's air,
nearly US $17 billion was spent
Beijing
The old city that is now simply referred to as Tenochtitlan was built on an island
Mexico City
The victorious powers divided the city into four sectors
Berlin
It became the capital after Emperor Meiji moved his seat to the city from Kyoto
Tokyo
Is considered holy to the three major Abrahamic religions
Jerusalem
It was home to the world's first psychoanalyst – Sigmund Freud
Vienna
Often referred to as 'Nollywood'
Lagos
The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea
Stockholm
Although the name Sài Gòn is still widely used
Ho Chi Minh City
Was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535
Lima
Situated on the Adriatic Sea, the city always traded extensively with the Byzantine Empire
and the Muslim world
Venice
A cosmopolitan urban civilisation in the Himalayan foothills
Kathmandu
Was planned and developed by Lúcio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer and Joaquim Cardozo in 1956
Brasilia
One of the most famous buildings in the world, the mausoleum of Shah Jahan's favourite wife
Agra
The capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia
Perth
Amharic: አዲስ አበባ
Addis Ababa
It is located on the Cap-Vert peninsula on the Atlantic coast and is the westernmost city
on the African mainland
Dakar
Home to the Hermitage, one of the largest art museums in the world
Saint Petersburg
Situated at the mouth of the River Liffey
Dublin
As part of the War of 1812, the Battle of York ended in the town's capture and plunder
by United States forces
Toronto
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Level 80
Jan 8, 2019
Bratislava's a lot closer to that tripoint than Vienna.
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Level ∞
Jan 8, 2019
Good point. Changed that clue.
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Level 67
Jan 8, 2019
I rarely complain about the time-limits, but just over 10 seconds per answer in a quiz with this much text i believe is a stretch? Especially with the yellow box, more time could be added.
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Level 82
Jan 8, 2019
Dunno if it was. I had 1m49s left over and got them all right. First try. We are different.
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Level ∞
Jan 8, 2019
Added an extra minute.
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Level 88
Jan 8, 2019
Was dissappointed Saigon wasn't accepted for HCMC. After all, the name Sài Gòn is still widely used.
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Level 58
Mar 4, 2019
That would have been too easy.
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Level 72
Jan 8, 2019
Freud also lived in London
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Level 74
Jan 8, 2019
Yep, but I just checked the Wikipedia entry for London and no mention of him (yet - some Jetpunker will no doubt update the page shortly).
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Level 72
Jan 9, 2019
And London was just as much of a centre of the Enlightenment as Paris, and Vienna was also divided into four sectors by the victorious Allies...
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Level 63
Feb 19, 2019
Yes, it's tricky if more than one answer matches. But it shouldn't take too long to try the different possibilities as not all of them have that sentence in their Wikipedia entries. It's my understanding that Vienna had five sectors. One for each of the four powers and a central one where the powers alternated control on a monthly basis.
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Level 61
Aug 26, 2020
^ Carry, agreed, well, 4 sectors and an International Zone
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Level 70
Mar 4, 2019
Vienna was also divided into 4 sectors after WW2.
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Level 80
Mar 4, 2019
Never heard of the River Liffey before but got the answer on my first guess because it sounds like a place where you'd find a river so named.
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Level 61
Aug 26, 2020
^ k - one of the biggest urban myths (lies) ever is that the world-famous Irish beverage Guinness is made from Liffey water.
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Level 55
Mar 5, 2019
Neither Lima nor Kathmandu worked for me???
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Level 80
Mar 6, 2019
yellow box
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Level 57
Feb 8, 2020
Dubrovnik works for Venice as well
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Level 72
Feb 21, 2020
The one thing people are worse at than reading Amharic is apparently Canadian history.
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Level 61
Aug 26, 2020
Amharic is quite a big clue.