Interesting facts about the cities of the world - photo# 1

The small town of Ciudad Juarez, located in Mexico, is recognized as the real criminal capital of the world. Every day about 200 people are killed here (the population is 100 thousand people).

Interesting facts about the cities of the world - photo# 2

Several hundred years ago in the Czech Republic, a settlement could obtain the official status of a city only if certain conditions were met: the presence of a city court, the customs service and, of course, a beer factory was considered mandatory.

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In Morocco, you can see the cities that have become famous because of the unusual coloring of buildings. For example, in Marrakech all houses are red or red, in Chefchaouen - blue.

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The Australian town of Coober Pedy is known for the production of opals. Few people know that in the caves, which are obtained after the extraction of stones, live local residents. The reason for this is the intense heat characteristic of this region. In the caves there is electricity, running water, sewerage and other communications necessary for comfortable living.

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You can drive from Germany to Austria in just 20 minutes. The German city Petting and the Austrian city of Fuking are located so close to each other that a trip from one country to another will take a minimum of time.

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Another interesting fact about cities is that Ushuaia is the most southern inhabited locality of the Earth. This city is in Argentina, on Tierra del Fuego.

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The city of Budapest was founded in the 18th century as a result of the unification of several settlements: Buda, Obuda and Pest. Local authorities did not deliberate on the official name for a long time, simply combining the names of the villages into one.