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site and situation

study the site and situation of cities
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London, England
site = where a river narrows
Quebec, Canada
site = where a river narrows
Damascus, Syria
site = oasis
Rome, Italy
site = hilltop
Athens, Greece
site = hilltop
Jerusalem, Israel
site = hilltop
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
site = confluence
Khartoum, Egypt
site = confluence
Paris, France
site = island in a river
Singapore, Singapore
site = island
Hong Kong, China
site = island
Alexandria, Egypt
site = harbor
New York City
site = harbor
Istanbul, Turkey
site = harbor
Richmond, Virginia
site = fall line
Baghdad, Iraq
situation = command of land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Istanbul, Turkey
situation = command of straits and land bridge to Europe
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
situation = focal point of religious pilgrimages
Varanasi (Benares), India
situation = focal point of religious pilgrimages
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
situation = a city on the Silk Road
Xi'an, China
situation = a city on the Silk Road
Timbuktu, Mali
situation = city on the Trans-Sahara trade route
Singapore, Singapore
situation = city on an important maritime trade route
Cape Town, South Africa
situation = city that is a supply station for ships
Omaha, Nebraska
situation = city that grew up along the U.S. transcontinental railroad
Sacramento, California
situation = city that grew up along the U.S. transcontinental railroad
Novosibirsk, Russia
situation = city that grew up along the Trans-Siberian railroad
Vladivostok, Russia
situation = city that grew up along the Trans-Siberian railroad