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The goal of this category is to look for the original Old World (eg Europe) places which gave rise to major New World (eg Canadian) locations.

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Old World OriginalsBreukelen - The Netherlands

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The New York borough of Brooklyn was named after this Dutch town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eikenboom

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 8/14/2014

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Old World OriginalsGuimarães . Portugal

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Guimarães (Portugal) Give his name to Guimarães (Brasil).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

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Old World OriginalsFlorence - Italy

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Florence, Italy Give his name to Florence, Alabama, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 7/1/2014

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Old World OriginalsPerth, Scotland, UK

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Perth: the capital city of Western Australia was named after the city in Scotland, by influence of Sir George Murray.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member R0gue

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2013

last visited: 5/12/2010

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Old World OriginalsPraha, Czech Republic

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Prague (Czech: Praha) is the capital city of the Czech Republic and also an community located in Fayette County, Texas, United States and also...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/19/2013

last visited: 4/27/2014

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Old World OriginalsMontréal - Yonne, France

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Montréal Yonne, France gave its name to Montréal, Québec, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Bourgogne, France

date approved: 9/7/2012

last visited: 11/14/2009

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Old World OriginalsNazaré-Portugal

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Nazaré-Portugal Nazaré-Brasil Nazaré-Israel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member viperunderground

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 11/1/2011

last visited: 7/16/2012

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Old World OriginalsAthens - Greece

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Athens, in Greece, gave it's name to Athens, in the state of Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Greece

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: 9/16/2014

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Old World OriginalsSudbury, Suffolk, England, UK

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This is on the outskirts of Sudbury, Suffolk, in England, which gave its name to Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluelamb03

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/26/2011

last visited: never

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Old World OriginalsPisek, CZ, EU

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Pisek - a town in southern Bohemia, and a small village in North Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arogant

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Old World OriginalsMelgaço - Portugal

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Melgaço (Portugal) Give his name to Melgaço (Pará, Brasil).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Viana do Castelo, Portugal

date approved: 4/7/2011

last visited: never

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Old World OriginalsCalifornia - Portugal

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This waymark is in California Hill, in Sesimbra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Setúbal, Portugal

date approved: 2/15/2011

last visited: 4/30/2013

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Old World OriginalsAlenquer - Portugal

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Alenquer, Portugal, gave its name to Alenquer in Brazil

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member god_herodes

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 12/20/2010

last visited: 9/21/2011

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Old World OriginalsSantarém-Portugal

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Santarém, Portugal, gave its name to Santarem in Brasil. this is the image of the train station of Santarem, in Portugal

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Santarém, Portugal

date approved: 12/18/2010

last visited: 10/27/2013

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Old World OriginalsBristol, England

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Bristol, England shares its name with several cities in the United States and Canada, the largest of which is Bristol, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/29/2010

last visited: 7/1/2013

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Old World OriginalsLisbon, Portugal

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Lisbon, Portugal, gave its name to at least three cities in the United States: Lisbon, Connecticut; Lisbon, Iowa; and Lisbon, North Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 9/22/2010

last visited: 7/19/2013

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Old World OriginalsChristchurch - Dorset, UK

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Christchurch in Dorset gives its name to Christchurch in New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/29/2008

last visited: 1/29/2013

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Old World OriginalsBoston, Lincolnshire, England, UK

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Boston,Lincolnshire, from whence the Pilgrim Fathers sailed in the Mayflower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoRams

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/7/2008

last visited: never

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Old World OriginalsStratford-upon-Avon, England, UK

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Stratford-upon-Avon may be the birthplace of Shakespeare, but it has also created many Stratford's throughout the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2008

last visited: 12/17/2010

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Old World OriginalsSt Petersburg, Russia

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St Petersburg, Russia lends its name to St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Russia

date approved: 4/12/2008

last visited: 6/20/2014

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Old World OriginalsCity of Lancaster, UK

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Lancaster is in NW England near the coast of Morecambe Bay and astride the River Lune. It gave its name to Lancaster in Pennsylvania, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martlakes

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 5/17/2012

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Old World OriginalsMoscow, Russian Federation

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Moscow, Russia lends its name to a number of towns and cities in the USA, of which Moscow, Idaho is the best known.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Russia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 6/19/2012

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Old World OriginalsBerlin

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Berlin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 7/31/2013

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Old World OriginalsSyracuse - Siracusa

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Siracusa, Eastern Sicily.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member doofie

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 9/13/2005

last visited: 9/22/2013

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Old World OriginalsWarminster

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Warminster in Wiltshire in England, with Warminster in Pennsylvania USA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Warminster Wanderers

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2005

last visited: 9/12/2009

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