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Cities at the Confluences of Rivers
Cities of the World
"Many cities have been built at the point where two or more rivers meet. Test your knowledge about the following cities and their confluences of rivers."
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Des Moines, turned into a city in 1857 , is well known as the capital city of Iowa. It is located at the confluence of the Des Moines river and which other river?
Home of the Petronas Twin Towers, this capital city is located at the confluence of the rivers Gombak and Klang.
This northwestern French town is located at the confluence of the Odet and Steir rivers. Its name stands not only for the town but also for a type of tin-glazed earthenware pottery which is produced there.
Known also as Gorky, for the writer Maxim Gorky, this Russian city stands strategically upon the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers.
Located at the junction of the rivers Sone and Ganges, this capital city of Bihar houses one of the largest planetariums in Asia.
The civilization in Belgrade, the capital city of Serbia and Montenegro, may go back to paleolithic times. Excavations near the city have uncovered remains of Neanderthals that date back to the early Stone Age. Kalemegdan is the city's oldest part. At the confluence of which two rivers is Kalemegdan located?
Sava and Drina
Danube and Drina
Danube and Sava
Sava and Tara
The medieval city of Otrar Tobe was situated at the confluence of the rivers Aryrs and Syr Darya. In which central Asian country would you find the mud-brick remains of this long decayed city?
Comprising of three towns facing each other across the confluence of the Yangtze and Han rivers, this Chinese city is the capital of the Hubei province.
This Czech city (known for its breweries) was founded by King Wencelsas II in 1295. It is situated on three diluvial terraces in an empty basin and has an amazing underground structure that dates back to the 13th century. Perhaps even more amazing is the fact that this city is located at the confluence of four rivers!
One of the oldest cities in Russia, Tver is located upon the banks of the Tmaka river and which other famous Russian river?
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