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Old World OriginalsMadrid, Spain - Madrid, Iowa

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Madrid, Iowa is named after Madrid, Spain. The above coordinates are for Puera del Sol, the center of Madrid.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 1/15/2022

last visited: 2/28/2022

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Old World OriginalsArnhem, the Netherlands - Arnhemland, Australia

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Arnhemland in Australia was named after the Dutch ship Arnhem, which was in turn named after the city Arnhem

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 12/22/2021

last visited: 2/17/2022

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Old World OriginalsBreda, The Netherlands - Breda, Iowa, USA

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The city Breda in Iowa is named after the city Breda in Noord Brabant, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 12/22/2021

last visited: 4/24/2022

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Old World OriginalsKoln, Deutschland - Cologne, Minnesota

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The city Cologne in Minnesota is named after Cologne in Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/31/2021

last visited: 11/2/2021

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Old World OriginalsDelphi, Greece - Delphi, Indiana, USA

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Delphi in Indiana was named after the ancient Greek city of Delphi

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Greece

date approved: 10/20/2021

last visited: 10/25/2021

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Old World OriginalsTrento, Italy - Nova Trento, Brazil

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Italian and Austrian migration from Trento formed Nova Trento in Brazil

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Trentino–Alto Adige, Italy

date approved: 10/20/2021

last visited: 10/25/2021

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Old World OriginalsTrier - New Trier, Minnesota, USA

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The 'city' of New Trier in Minnesota was named after Trier in Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/18/2021

last visited: 10/25/2021

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Old World OriginalsLuxembourg City - Luxemburg, Wisconsin

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Luxemburg is a village in Wisconsin, named after Luxembourg city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Luxembourg

date approved: 10/18/2021

last visited: 10/25/2021

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Old World OriginalsLe Petit-Mont - Arzon, Bretagne, France

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[FR] Le Petit Mont est un cairn situé en Bretagne [EN] The "Petit Mont" is a cairn located in Britany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/29/2021

last visited: 12/18/2021

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Old World OriginalsNazareth, Israel - Nazareth, Pennsylvania, US

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Nazareth in Israel and Nazareth in Pennsylvania, US

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ashberry

location: Israel

date approved: 7/14/2021

last visited: never

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Old World OriginalsRingsted Denmark - Ringsted Iowa , US

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Ringsted er en by på Sjælland og en by i Iowa, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 2/22/2021

last visited: never

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Old World OriginalsCarthage - Tunis, Tunisia

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Numerous places in the USA (and Europe) are named after the Carthage of the ancient era

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Tunisia

date approved: 1/9/2021

last visited: 2/19/2010

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Old World OriginalsMâcon (Bourgogne, France) - Macon (Georgia, United States)

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[FR] Ville de Mâcon, située en France & aux Etats-Unis. [EN] City of Mâcon, located in France & the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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Old World OriginalsLaval - France - Laval - Québec - Canada

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Laval en Mayenne a donné le nom à la ville Laval du Québec francophone. Les deux villes sont jumelées depuis 1984 Laval in Mayenne, which gave the name to the Laval city in French-speaking Quebec. The two cities have been twinned since 1984

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 1/20/2020

last visited: never

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Old World OriginalsPrincetown

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Princetown, The village has its origins in 1785, when Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt, Secretary to the Prince of Wales, leased a large area of moorland from the Duchy of Cornwall estate, hoping to convert it into good farmland. He encouraged people to live in the area and suggested that a prison be built there. He called the settlement Princetown after the Prince of Wales.Dartmoor the highest town/village in England The moorland town boast the notorious Dartmoor Prison with which now has a museum. A Brewe

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MoreOutdoor

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/26/2019

last visited: 5/23/2015

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Old World OriginalsToledo - Spain --- Toledo - Ohio - USA

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Toledo in Spain and Toledo in Ohio USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

date approved: 3/15/2019

last visited: 2/15/2020

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Old World OriginalsViborg Denmark - Viborg South Dakota

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Viborg South Dakota was named after the old Danish city Viborg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 10/26/2018

last visited: 7/28/2013

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Old World OriginalsParis / France - Paris, Texas, USA

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Paris is the capital of France and at the same time a place with about 25,000 inhabitants in Texas, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 7/13/2018

last visited: 3/8/2022

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Old World OriginalsHoorn, NL - Namesake for Cape Horn

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Hoorn in the Netherlands is the namesake for Cape Horn, the southernmost tip of America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/2/2018

last visited: 10/31/2021

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Old World OriginalsVenice, Italy

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Venice is a city in northeastern Italy known for it's canals and is the capital of the Veneto region. Venice, California is also known for its canals and was originally called "Venice of America".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 9/6/2017

last visited: 4/29/2022

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Old World OriginalsHamburg, Deutschland - Hamburg, PA, USA

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Hamburg, ein Stadtstaat in Deutschland - Hamburg, eine Gemeinde in Pennsylvania, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 8/11/2017

last visited: 11/19/2021

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Old World OriginalsRichelieu, France, Richelieu, Quebec

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FR] Richelieu(Fr) est située au sud de Tours, Centre. Richelieu(Qc) est une ville dans la province du Québec au Canada. [EN] Vincennes (Fr) is located on the south of Tours. Vincennes (US) is a city in the province of Québec in Canadian State.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 4/12/2017

last visited: 12/30/2021

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Old World OriginalsCity of York, UK - New York City, USA.

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New York City, USA. Was named by the Duke of York in 1664 after the City of York in the United Kingdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2017

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Old World OriginalsValencia, Spain - Valencia, Venezuela

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Valencia is located in the Comunidad Valenciana region of Spain. Valencia, Venezuela is a large industrial city west of the capital of Caracas.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Comunidad Valenciana, Spain

date approved: 3/22/2017

last visited: 10/28/2019

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Old World OriginalsVincennes, France - Vincennes, Indiana

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[FR] Vincennes (Fr) est située à l'est de Paris, En IdF. Vincennes(US) est une ville dans l'État de l'Indiana aux États-Unis. [EN] Vincennes (Fr) is located on the east of Paris. Vincennes (US) is a city in the State of the State of the Indiana (US)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: 6/18/2016

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