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London, England

I INTRODUCTION London (England), city, capital of the United Kingdom. London is situated in southeastern England along the Thames River. With a population of about 7 million, this vast metropolis is by far the largest city in Europe, a distinction it has maintained since the 17th century. In the 19th century it was the largest and most influential city … Continue reading »

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Modern Venice

Venice. The mere name summons associations from its astonishing 1,500 years, an incomparable legacy of art, politics, and commerce. Ten million visitors a year arrive to marvel at the remains of its glory, the architecture and paintings, and to be seduced by the dreamlike allure of a place that seems to exist somehow apart from … Continue reading »

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