A sister city has a long-term relationship and partnership with another city. These relationships usually form with the purpose of cultural exchange. Sister cities are officially approved by the legislature of each city,... More »

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"The City of Ember" is a book about an underground city, Ember, that was created by "the Builders" to withstand an impending apocalypse. Ember was meant to provide enough supplies to survive for 200 years, and the story ... More »

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Madame Defarge is the antagonist in the story of "A Tale of Two Cities" who detests the French aristocracy. Her hatred is focused particularly on the Evremonde family, and she seeks revenge for the rape and murder of her... More »

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The elevation varies a bit from place to place in Spokane, Wash., but the elevation of the city is approximately 2,000 feet above sea level. The elevation at the center of the city is 1,898 feet, while the elevation at t... More »

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Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado, is the city at the highest altitude in the United States at 10,565 feet, followed by Leadville, Colorado, at 10,152 feet, and Eagle-Vail, Colorado, at 10,078 feet. The top 18 highest-altitud... More »

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Topix provides a list of every city in the United States in alphabetical order. Together We Teach also provides a list of cities by state and county. More »

Since 1959 the Samoan capital has been the port city of Apia, located in the political district of Tuamasaga. Apia is the largest and the only "city" in Samoa. It is located on the central north coast of Upolu, Samoa's s... More »

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