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Tuesday, 5 March 2024
20 facts about Stuttgart
20 facts about Stuttgart
A German city with the highest standard of wealth
Stuttgart is one of the largest agglomerations in Germany, the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg. It is a city with a rich wine tradition, the ...

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Shanghai
It is the world’s third largest city.
Its current population exceeds 28 million inhabitants. Only Tokyo, Japan, and Delhi, India, precede Shanghai in terms of population, with 37 million and 32 million, respectively.
Dubai
The world's largest shopping mall in terms of area is Dubai Mall – 548.000 square meters, it has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.
It features Dubai's famous aquarium, where eager shoppers can swim with sharks, as well as the world's largest (also in the Guinness Book of World Records) acrylic panel.
Saint Petersburg
According to a 19th-century Russian proverb, St. Petersburg was the brain of Russia, Moscow, its heart, and Nizhny Novgorod, the wallet.
During the French offensive in 1812, St. Petersburg was not Napoleon's target. He attacked the "heart" of Russia - Moscow, thanks to which St. Petersburg was not destroyed.
Vienna
After the end of World War I, Vienna became the capital of the Austrian Republic.
In the 1920s and 1930s, Vienna also became a bastion of socialism and was nicknamed “Red Vienna.” At ...
Rome
Rome has 2 airports (Ciampino, Fiumicino). There is also a large seaport (Port Civitavecchia, also known as Port of Rome) near the city.
The most popular airport in Rome is Leonardo da Vinci Rome-Fiumicino.Before the outbreak of the COV ...
Potsdam
In August 1945, the Big Three conference ending World War II was held in Potsdam.
It was a conference of three heads of government: the Soviet Union (Joseph Stalin), the United State ...
Ghent
Legends are associated with the figure of Amand, telling of his efforts to convert the people of Ghent and the surrounding area to Christianity.
Amand arrived in Ghent by boat, but when he wanted to go ashore from it, the residents threw him int ...
Tallinn
After the collapse of the Soviet Union, on August 20, 1991, Estonia declared independence, and Tallinn became its capital again.
Tallinn gradually regained its western face. In addition to Danish and German influences, traces of ...
Bremen
On the Bremen market square, between the town hall and the merchants' building (Schütting), there is a medieval statue of the knight Roland, made famous by the French chivalric epic "The Song of Roland".
It is considered one of the oldest Roland statues in Germany. It symbolizes the independence of the ...
Saint Petersburg
The city's name has changed several times.
The first name was St. Petersburg; after the outbreak of World War I, the German-sounding name was c ...