Tokyo (Japan)

Tokyo, once in the past (until 1868) Edo, city and capital of Tokyo to (city) and of Japan. It is situated at the head of Tokyo Bay on the Pacific bank of focal Honshu. It is the focal point of the huge metropolitan zone regularly called Greater Tokyo, the biggest urban and modern agglomeration in […]

Moscow (Russia)

Moscow, Russian Moskva, city, capital of Russia, situated in the far western piece of the nation. Since it was first referenced in the accounts of 1147, Moscow has assumed a fundamental job in Russian history. It turned into the capital of Muscovy (the Grand Principality of Moscow) in the late thirteenth century; subsequently, the general […]

Shanghai (China)

Shanghai, likewise spelled Shang-hai, city and region level shi (region), east-focal China. It is one of the world’s biggest seaports and a noteworthy modern and business focus of China. The city is situated on the shoreline of the East China Sea between the mouth of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) toward the north and the […]

Istanbul (Turkey)

Istanbul, Turkish Istanbul, in the past Constantinople, old Byzantium, biggest city and seaport of Turkey. It was the capital of both the Byzantine Empire and the Ottoman Empire. The old walled city of Istanbul remains on a triangular promontory among Europe and Asia. Now and again as a scaffold, once in a while as a […]

Antalya (Turkey)

Antalya, Ancient Greek Attalia, city and Mediterranean Sea port, southwestern Turkey. It is arranged on the Gulf of Antalya. Attalia was established as a seaport in the second century BCE by Attalus II Philadelphus, a lord of Pergamum. It was handed down to the Romans by his successor, Attalus III Philometor Euergetes. St. Paul, the […]

Seoul (South Korea)

Seoul, Korean Sŏul, officially Sŏul-t’ŭkpyŏlsi (“Special City of Seoul”), city and capital of South Korea (the Republic of Korea). It is situated on the Han River (Han-pack) in the northwestern piece of the nation, with the downtown area around 37 miles (60 km) inland from the Yellow Sea (west). Seoul is the social, monetary, and […]

Shenzhen (China)

Shenzhen, Wade-Giles romanization Shen-chen, city, south-focal Guangdong sheng (area), southeastern China. It lies along the bank of the South China Sea and quickly north of Hong Kong. In 1979 Shenzhen was a little outskirt city of around 30,000 occupants that filled in as a traditions prevent into territory China from Hong Kong. That year, it […]

Taipei (Taiwan)

Taipei, Chinese (Wade-Giles romanization) T’ai-pei, Pinyin Taibei, uncommon (area level) district (chih-hsia shih, or zhizia shi) and seat of administration of Taiwan (Republic of China). It is arranged on the Tan-shui (Danshui, or Tamsui) River, nearly at the northern tip of the island of Taiwan, around 15 miles (25 km) southwest of Chi-lung (Jilong, or […]