Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Cities for Kids
Boston. The United States is made up of 50 different states and each state has its own state capital. Massachusetts has the nickname the 'Bay State' because it is very close to several large bays. Of the 285 million people that live in the United States, 6,400,00 people live in Massachusetts.
Buenos Aires. Nearly 3,000,000 people live in Buenos Aires. The currency used there is the Argentine Pesos. The main language people speak here is Spanish. The most famous places in Buenos Aires are the Cabildo which is a government building and was built in 1748, the Casa Rosada (Pink House) which people such as Maradona and Evita have given speaches from.
Washington, D.C.. Washington, D.C. has about 572,000 people living there. The Potomac River runs through Washington, D.C. and has many attractions for tourists such as the Mall and The White House. George Washington chose this place to be the United States capital city in 1791. Another name for Washington, D.C. is the District of Columbia.
Ottawa. Just over 1,000,000 people live in Ottawa. Many of the people who live in Ottawa can speak both English and French. The Rideau Canal runs through Ottawa and is a very popular attraction for tourists, during winter, a huge section of the canal is made into the world's longest skating rink.
Canberra. About 370,000 people live in Canberra. Most of the people who live here speak English. The biggest feature of Canberra is the Lake Burley Griffin and on its banks stand many of Canberra's attractions such as the Parliament House and National Gallery.
Jerusalem. About 633,000 people live in Jerusalem. Two-thirds of the people that live their are Jewish. Jerusalem is a very sacred place for three different religions, they are Islam, Christianity and Judaism. Jewish people always say their prayers facing towards Jerusalem.
Beijing. About 13,8000,000 people live in Beijing. Most people who live in Beijing speak Mandarin and the currency used is Renminbi or RMB. The Great Wall of China runs through Beijing.
Cairo. About 18,000,000 people live in Cairo, that's a lot of people! Most people who live in Cairo speak Arabic. The River Nile runs through Cairo and Cairo is also home to the famous pyramids of Giza, the sphinx and museums which contain artifacts from the Tomb of Tutankhamun.
London. Nearly 8,000,000 people live in London, that's more than 3 times as many people that live in Paris. Most people who live in London speak English and the currency is the pound sterling. The River Thames runs through London and along its banks are many famous buildings, one of which is the Tower of London which houses the Crown Jewels.
Paris. About 2,100,000 people live in Paris and the currency is the Euro. Most people who live in Paris speak French. Paris is also home to the famous building the Eiffel Tower, which sits on the banks of the River Seine which runs through Paris, the Eiffel Tower has 1,792 steps to the top!