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1200 -- small state capitals -- Named for a French city, this smallest state capital commands the main pass through the Green Mountains

Montpelier (Vermont)

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4000 -- small state capitals -- This capital lies about halfway between the North Dakota & Nebraska borders

Pierre (South Dakota)

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2000 -- small state capitals -- The Missouri River lies about 10 miles to the east of this capital, the continental divide about 10 miles west

Helena (Montana)

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200 -- STATE CAPITALS -- This Nevada capital was founded by Abraham Curry, who named it for a famous frontier scout

Carson City

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400 -- STATE CAPITALS -- More than half of all U.S. coins are made at the mint in this "Mile High City"

Denver

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600 -- STATE CAPITALS -- This state capital was founded by John Sutter, Jr. a year after gold was discovered on his father's sawmill

Sacramento

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1000 -- STATE CAPITALS -- The 20-foot tall statue that stands in this capital's City Hall Plaza was a gift from the citizens of Genoa, Italy

Columbus (Ohio)

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1000 -- STATE CAPITALS -- Peter Stuyvesant gave it the name Beverwyck in 1652; 12 years later it was given its present name

Albany (New York)

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0 -- WESTERN HEMISPHERE GEOGRAPHY -- The 2nd-smallest independent country in area in the Western Hemisphere; in the '80s it was invaded by the 2nd largest

Grenada

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200 -- U.S. GEOGRAPHY -- Louisiana's lowest point is 8 feet below sea level in this city

New Orleans

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400 -- U.S. GEOGRAPHY -- The Wrigley family owns much of this resort island 22 miles off the coast of Los Angeles

Catalina

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600 -- U.S. GEOGRAPHY -- This island, a NYC Borough, is separated from New Jersey by 2 narrow channels: the Kill Van Kull and the Arthur Kill

Staten Island

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1115.700546 -- STATE CAPITALS -- This Nevada capital was founded by Abraham Curry, who named it for a famous frontier scout

Carson City

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1116.670788 -- STATE CAPITALS -- More than half of all U.S. coins are made at the mint in this "Mile High City"

Denver

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1117.363818 -- STATE CAPITALS -- This state capital was founded by John Sutter, Jr. a year after gold was discovered on his father's sawmill

Sacramento

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1118.056848 -- STATE CAPITALS -- The 20-foot tall statue that stands in this capital's City Hall Plaza was a gift from the citizens of Genoa, Italy

Columbus (Ohio)

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1118.33406 -- STATE CAPITALS -- Peter Stuyvesant gave it the name Beverwyck in 1652; 12 years later it was given its present name

Albany (New York)

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1120.066635 -- WESTERN HEMISPHERE GEOGRAPHY -- The 2nd-smallest independent country in area in the Western Hemisphere; in the '80s it was invaded by the 2nd largest

Grenada

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1126.511814 -- U.S. GEOGRAPHY -- Louisiana's lowest point is 8 feet below sea level in this city

New Orleans

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1127.135541 -- U.S. GEOGRAPHY -- The Wrigley family owns much of this resort island 22 miles off the coast of Los Angeles

Catalina

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1127.482056 -- U.S. GEOGRAPHY -- This island, a NYC Borough, is separated from New Jersey by 2 narrow channels: the Kill Van Kull and the Arthur Kill

Staten Island

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1023.943367 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- Among its numerous city squares are Ledise, known for its cafes, & Rembrandt, known for its cabarets

Amsterdam

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1024.844306 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In Russian this Lithuanian capital is called Vilna

Vilnius

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1025.537336 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This city's best-known thoroughfare is Trakt Krolewski, or Royal Way

Warsaw

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1026.022457 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This capital lies on the Attica Plain surrounded by mountains including Parnes & Hymettus

Athens

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1026.368972 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In the 15th century, Henry the Navigator founded St. Mary's Chapel in Belem, now a part of this European capital

Lisbon

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1130.115571 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- Among its numerous city squares are Ledise, known for its cafes, & Rembrandt, known for its cabarets

Amsterdam

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1131.01651 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- In Russian this Lithuanian capital is called Vilna

Vilnius

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1131.70954 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This city's best-known thoroughfare is Trakt Krolewski, or Royal Way

Warsaw

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1132.194661 -- EUROPEAN CAPITALS -- This capital lies on the Attica Plain surrounded by mountains including Parnes & Hymettus

Athens