Showing posts with label Cities. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cities. Show all posts

Monday, December 5, 2022

Tianjin - China


We just learned about the city of Kinshasa - Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Let's learn a little about the city of Tianjin, China!

This city is in China.
It is about 12,000 square kilometers, and over 13 million people live there.
The people in this city speak Tianjin Mandarin.


(from: wikipedia - tianjin)
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For sports in Tianjin there is a soccer team the Jinmen Tiger FC, baseball team the Lions, and basketball team the Pioneers.
(from: wikipedia - tianjin - sports)

To eat in this city you might have Goubuli, which is a type of stuffed buns.

(from: wikipedia - goubuli)

Visiting this city you might go see the Tianjin Eye, a giant ferris wheel.

(from: wikipedia - tianjin eye)

St. Joseph Cathedral was built in 1913, and is the biggest Roman Catholic church in the city.

(from: wikipedia - st. joseph cathedral (tianjin))


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Monday, November 28, 2022

Kinshasa - Democratic Republic of the Congo


We just learned about the city of Istanbul Turkey.


Let's learn a little about the city of Kinshasa!

This city is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
It is about 10,000 square kilometers, and about 17 million people live there.
The people in this city speak French or Lingala.


(from: wikipedia - Kinshasa)

The Amicale Sportive Dragons is a soccer team in Kinshasa.

(from: wikipedia - as dragons (kinshasa))

To eat in this city you might have Dabo Kolo which is small pieces of fried spiced dough.

(from: wikipedia - dabo kolo)

Visiting this city you might go see Nsele Valley Park, which is a 77 square mile place where animals can be free.

(from: wikipedia - nsele valley park)

There was a famous boxing match with Muhammed Ali and George Foreman called the rumble in the jungle.

(from: wikipedia - the rumble in the jungle)


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Monday, November 21, 2022

Istanbul Turkey


We just learned about the city of Shenzhen China.


Let's learn a little about the city of Istanbul, Turkey!

This city is in Turkey.
It is about 2,500 square kilometers, and about 15 million people live there.
The people in this city mostly speak Turkish.


(from: wikipedia - istanbul)

In Istanbul there is a sports club calls Beşiktaş J.K, that owns a bunch of different sports teams like soccer, basketball, and volleyball.

(from: wikipedia - beşiktaş j.k.)

To eat in this city you might have Dolma which is a vegetable leaf filled up with rice, meat or fruit.

(from: wikipedia - dolma)

Visiting this city you might go see dalia beach in the town of Kilyos.

(from: wikipedia - kilyos)

Under the ground in Istanbul are some cisterns that are big open areas for storing water.
The basilica cistern is over 100,000 square feet and can old over 2 million cubic feet of water.


(from: wikipedia - basilica cistern)


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Monday, November 14, 2022

Shenzhen China


We just learned about the city of Delhi India.

Let's learn a little about the city of Shenzhen China!

This city is in China.
It is about 2,000 square kilometers, and about 17 million people live there.
The people in this city speak Cantonese, Hakka or Mandarin.


(from: wikipedia - shenzhen)

There are many sports teams in this city, but two of the biggest are the Shenzhen Leopards basketball team, and the Shenzhen FC soccer team.


(from: wikipedia - shenzhen leopards)

To eat in this city you might have black sesame soup, which is like a pudding made from sesame seeds, rice, and water.


(from: wikipedia - black sesame soup)

Visiting this city you might go see the Splendid China theme park, that has a bunch of mini versions of famous places in the world.

(from: wikipedia - splendid china folk village)

The Shenzen Sea World park in the middle of the city has a large boat that is actually also a hotel.

(from: wikipedia - sea world (shenzhen))


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Monday, November 7, 2022

Delhi India


We just learned about the city of Guangzhou China.

Let's learn a little about the city of Delhi India!

This city is in India.
It is about 1,400 square kilometers, and about 16 million people live there.
The people in this city speak Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali or other languages.


(from: wikipedia - delhi)

Cricket and Soccer are the two biggest sports in Delhi, where there are the teams the Delhi Capitals and Delhi F.C.


(from: wikipedia - delhi capitals)

To eat in this city you might have Kebab, which is cut up meat on a skewer.

(from: wikipedia - kebab)

Visiting this city you might go see the red fort, built in 1639 for the emperors.

(from: wikipedia - red fort)

There is a place called the Qutb Minar complex with ancient buildings going back to 1320 AD.

(from: wikipedia - qutb minar complex)


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Monday, October 31, 2022

Guangzhou China


We just learned about the city of Karachi Pakistan.

Let's learn a little about the city of Guangzhou China, also called Canton!

This city is in China.
It is about 7,000 square kilometers, and about 18 million people live there.
The people in this city speak either Cantonese or Mandarin.


(from: wikipedia - guangzhou)

Guangzhou has a soccer team and two basketball teams the Loong Lions and Leopards.




(from: wikipedia - guangzhou)

To eat in this city you might have Chow Mein, which is made of fried noodles with vegetables and meat.


(from: wikipedia - cantonese cuisine)

Visiting this city you might go see the Sacred Heart Cathedral, built in 1863.

(from: wikipedia - sacred heart cathedral (guangzhou))

There is a legend in the city of Canton about five spirits that rode magical goats into town and gave the people wheat stalks that grew and helped the town.

(from: wikipedia - the legend of five goats)


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Monday, October 24, 2022

Karachi Pakistan


We just learned about the city of Chengdu China.


Let's learn a little about the city of Karachi!

This city is in Pakistan.
It is about 3,527 square kilometers, and about 20 million people live there.
The people in this city mostly speak Urdu.


(from: wikipedia - karachi)

Cricket is the most popular sport in Pakistan, with the Karachi Kings the biggest team.

(from: wikipedia - karachi kings)

To eat in this city you might have Kitchen karahi.
This is a spicy chicken and rice dish with chilis, garlic, tomatos and spices.

(from: wikipedia - chicken karahi)

Visiting this city you might go see Mohatta Palace, built in 1927 made of pink jodhpur and yellow stone.

(from: wikipedia - mohatta palace)

There is a beach in Karachi called Hawke's Bay Beach where people go to swim and sometimes ride camels.

(from: wikipedia - hawke's bay beach)


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Monday, October 17, 2022

Chengdu China


We just learned about the city of Beijing China.

Let's learn a little about the city of Chengdu China!

This city is in China.
It is about 14,000 square kilometers, and about 20 million people live there.
The people in this city speak Sichuanese, which is a type of Mandarin Chinese.


(from: wikipedia - chengdu)

The local soccer team in Chengdu is the Chengdu Tiancheng F.C.

(from: wikipedia - chengdu tiancheng f.c.)

To eat in this city you might have Kung Pao chicken. This is spicy chicken with peanuts, vegetables and peppers.

(from: wikipedia - kung pao chicken)

Visiting this city you might go see the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries that has more than 30% of all the world's pandas.

(from: wikipedia - sichuan giant panda sanctuaries)

There are waterfalls, caves and temples at a place called Mount Qingcheng.

(from: wikipedia - mount qingcheng)


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Monday, October 10, 2022

Beijing China


We just learned about the Chinese city of Shanghai.

Let's learn a little about the Chinese city of Beijing!

This city is in China.
It is about 16,000 square kilometers, and about 21 million people live there.
The people in this city speak mostly Mandarin Chinese.


(from: wikipedia - beijing)

There are a lot of sports teams in Beijing, like the Tigers, Ducks and Royal Fighters basketball teams, the Kunlun Red Star hockey team, and the Guon, BIT, Phoenix soccer teams.

(from: wikipedia - beijing sports)

Peking duck is a dish from Beijing[a] that has been prepared since the Imperial era. The meat is characterized by its thin, crispy skin, with authentic versions of the dish serving mostly the skin and little meat, sliced in front of the diners by the cook. Ducks bred especially for the dish are slaughtered after 65 days and seasoned before being roasted in a closed or hung oven. The meat is often eaten with spring onion, cucumber and sweet bean sauce with pancakes rolled around the fillings. Sometimes pickled radish is also inside. Crispy aromatic duck is a similar dish to Peking duck and is popular in the United Kingdom. To eat in this city you might have Peking duck, which is duck baked with vegetables and sauces.

(from: wikipedia - peking duck)

Visiting this city you might go see the world famous Peking Opera.

(from: wikipedia - peking opera)

There is an amusement park called Happy Valley in Beijing with six different themes, like Atlantis, the Ant Kingdom or Shangri-La.

(from: wikipedia - happy valley beijing)


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