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1. This city gradually superseded Bruges (Brugge) as a center for cloth trade with England in 15th Century.
2. This city is the capital of Vaucluse dept., France. It was seat of Papacy 1309-77 and of Avignonese popes during Western Schism 1378-1417.
3. This Swiss city became the capital of Napoleon´s Helvetic Republic in 1798.
4. This city in Romania used to be known in Roman times as Apulum. The Germans called it Karlsburg. While under Austria it was residence of the princes of Transylvania.
5. This city in Spain was one of the chief Roman harbors under the name Unci or Portus Magnus.
6. This Italian city was ruled by Florence from 16th century. It was the birth place of poet Petrarch (1304).
7. This city in North Holland is noted for its cheese market, It was the first Dutch city to successfully resist the Spanish in 1573.
8. This city is Denmark´s second largest.
9. This city is the capital of Grampian region, Scotland.
10. This city is the capital of Cephalonia Island, Greece.
11. This Portuguese city was known to the Romans as Talabriga and is well known through Joao Afonso´s exploitation of Newfoundland dried codfish trade in the 16th century. It is the capital of a province with the same name.
12. This German city was known as Augusta Vindelicorum under the Romans. It became center for trade between North and South Europe in 15th and 16th centuries.
13. This English city is historically noted for its lace industry.
14. This Welsh city is site of the Welsh National Library.
15. This city in Northern Ireland is a seat of Roman Catholic and Protestant archbishops. It was the seat of a famous medieval school of theology, a metropolis of Ireland and a leading intellectual center of the Western world from 5th to 9th centuries.
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