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1. The name of this town comes from a phrase meaning, 'place of the east wind'. The Spanish explorer Mendana claimed this town in 1568. It is the capital city of its country.
2. Giuseppe Garibaldi donated to help the construction of this monument. Building of the monument was completed in 1869. It is best described as a Gothic tower. It commemorates Scotland's most famous national hero.
3. This country gained independence in 1929. This nation has no military but has its military defence provided by a neighbouring nation. It is home to many of the world's most famous works of art.
4. This world heritage site is located near Krakow in Poland. It was once the most notorious death camp of World War II. The sign at the entrance reads 'Arbeit Macht Frei.'
5. This city was once a thriving shipbuilding port. Its name comes from a Gaelic word meaning 'dear green place.' It is home to 1967 UEFA European Cup winners Celtic F.C.
6. This country gained independence from the UK in the 20th century. It became a full UN member in 1999. The entire nation's police force has only one boat. Its people speak English and Gilbertese.
7. King David and Jesus Christ are believed to have been born here. Its population centers include Hebron and Jericho.
8. This city is home to its country's Navy SEALS. The city is believed to have been established between 8,800BC and 7,000BC. It is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
9. Located off the east coast of Canada, _____ is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark.
10. This city was built to be the jewel in the crown of the Macedonian Empire. It was famous throughout the ancient world for its library. The bishop of this city was once second only to the Pope of Rome in the Christian world. What modern day nation is this city located in?
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