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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 OriginalsPaddington, London, United Kingdom - Paddington, New South Wales, Australia

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The London district of Paddington and the city of Paddington on the other side of the world in Australia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2016

last visited: 9/27/2016

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Old World OriginalsKensington, United Kingdom - Kensington, New South Wales, Australia

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Kensington London and its Australian namesake Kensington, New South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2016

last visited: 9/27/2016

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Old World OriginalsGreenwich, London, United Kingdom - Greenwich, New South Wales, Australia

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The historic maritime city of Greenwich, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in London gave its nane to the Australian City of Greenwich

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2016

last visited: 9/27/2016

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Old World OriginalsCamden, London, United Kingdom - Camden, New South Wales, Australia

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The city of Camden in London lent its name to the City of Camden on the other side of the world in New South Wales Australia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2016

last visited: 9/27/2016

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Old World OriginalsCanterbury, Kent, United Kingdom - Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia

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The city of Canterbury in New South Wales took its name from the historic Kent city of Canterbury in the UK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2016

last visited: 7/22/2016

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Old World OriginalsWestminster, United Kingdom - New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

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HM Queen Victoria named the Canadian city of New Westminster after the British city of Westminster, home of Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and the UK houses of Parliament

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2016

last visited: 7/17/2016

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Old World OriginalsLondon, United Kingdom - London, Ontario, Canada

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The historic city of London, once capital of the vast British Empire, inspired the name London, Ontario in Canada, itself once part of the British Empire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 8/27/2016

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Old World OriginalsUlm, BW, Germany - New-Ulm, MN, USA

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New-Ulm in Minnesota USA is a City with a population of 13.594 people and was named after the German town Ulm with a population of 120.714 people. Ulm is located in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 3/3/2016

last visited: 7/20/2016

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Old World OriginalsFlushing (Vlissingen), NL - Flushing, NY, USA

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Flushing (Vlissingen) give his name to Flushing, Queens, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Zeeland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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Old World OriginalsBelleville France - Belleville USA Illinois

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Bellevile is a common Deux Sevres in Poitou Charentes it is also a US city ILLINOIS. Bellevile est une commune des Deux Sevres en Poitou Charentes c'est aussi une ville des USA ILLINOIS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: 2/8/2015

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Old World OriginalsOrléans - France / New Orleans - USA

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(fr) Orléans is Une ville de France de 114 185 habitants La Nouvelle Orleans is Une ville des Etats Unis de 378 715 habitants. (eng) Orleans is a city of 114,185 people of France New Orleans is a city in the US to 378,715 people

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragon Ball

location: Centre, France

date approved: 12/17/2014

last visited: 5/8/2013

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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: 9/8/2016

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Old World OriginalsGuimarães . Portugal

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

posted by: Groundspeak Regular 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 Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 5/2/2016

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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: 7/7/2016

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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 Regular 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: 6/27/2009

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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: 4/7/2008

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Old World OriginalsMelgaço - Portugal

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

posted by: Groundspeak Regular 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: 12/5/2014

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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 Premium Member h_raky

location: Santarém, Portugal

date approved: 12/18/2010

last visited: 3/24/2015

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