The city of Cairo had a population somewhere around half a million, which made it the largest city west of China.
Between 1348 and 1517, the Black Death struck the city, killing approximately 200,000.
Cairo is sometimes called the 'city of a thousand minarets' because of some of its Islamic architecture.
The capital and largest city in Peru.
The capital and second largest city of Syria.
A city-state and a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.
The capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city.
The capital and largest city of Argentina.
The capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala.
The capital and largest city of Chile.
The capital and the largest city of the Ukraine.
The capital and second largest city of the Philippines.