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Buenos Aires Attractions

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List of Popular Attractions in Buenos Aires Teatro Colón The Teatro Colón is the main opera house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, acoustically considered to be amongst the five best concert venues in the world. The present Colón replaced an original theatre which opened in 1857. Plaza de Mayo The Plaza de Mayo is the main [...]

Curitiba

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Curitiba is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. The city’s population numbers approximately 1,760,500 people as of 2010, making it the eighth most populous city in the country, and the largest in Brazil’s South Region. Its metropolitan area, called Curitiba Metropolitan Area (Região Metropolitana de Curitiba, in Portuguese), comprises 26 [...]

Barrio

Barrio is a Spanish word meaning neighborhood. In several Latin American countries, the term is also used officially to denote a division of a municipality.

Guadalajara

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Guadalajara is the capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara. The city is located in the central region of Jalisco in the western-pacific area of Mexico. With a population of 1,564,514 it is Mexico’s second most populous municipality. The Guadalajara Metropolitan Area includes seven adjacent municipalities with [...]

Top Fifty Fashion Capitals 2012

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Global Language Monitor’s annual ranking of the Top Fifty Fashion Capitals are as follows: 1.   London Competitors stymied by Kate Middleton and now the hugely successful Summer Olympics. 2.   New York That toddling town is waiting in the wings for London to stumble. 3.   Barcelona (7) — Iberia rules with two fashion capitals [...]

Brasilia

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Brasilia is the federal capital of Brazil and the seat of government of the Federal District. The name is commonly spelled Brasilia in English. The city is located in the Federal District, and is in the Central-West region of the country, along a plateau known as Planalto Central. It has a population of about 2,562,963 [...]

Barrio

Barrio is a Spanish word meaning neighborhood. In several Latin American countries, the term is also used officially to denote a division of a municipality.

Madrid Population

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The population of Madrid generally increased from when the city became the national capital in the mid-16th century and stabilised at about 3 million from the 1970s. From around 1970 until the mid 1990s, the city’s population dropped. This phenomenon, which also affected other European cities, was caused in part by the growth of satellite suburbs [...]