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Topics: Saint Petersburg, Russia, Moscow Pages: 3 (834 words) Published: April 19, 2014
There are many interesting places in the world to visit. Many places are interesting because of their popularity, some are interesting because of the climate and some are interesting because they are always on the news. Chicago, St Petersburg and Armenia are three places in the world that have an interesting history.

Chicago is part of Illinois which is one of states of the U.S.. Chicago is not English word. It’s the word form one of languages used by Indians. It means the strong smell. This city has been called by this name because when the Indians lived in this area onions used to be grown in wide land at this area.

Chicago is located on the banks of Michigan lake, also called windy city because the different pressures over the Michigan lake cause the strong air currents. The Indians lived in Chicago at the old days until 1631 when the traveller and map maker Louis Joulie had reached it After his exploration thousands of people come to Chicago, during 100 years after this exploration the white people fire the war and killed between 5 - 12 millions of Indians. At 1837 the war was finished and during 10 years Chicago expanded 16 Times and grow with economical and industrial development. But during the life of this city there are some things happened lead to effect on Chicago at 1871 on the west of city there was small and old house owned by Mrs. Olay, Mrs. Olay’s was used to rear cows at the backyard and at the evening of one day a cow kicked the main fire place caused the fire, at that days all houses in Chicago were made of straw so the result of this was that most of Chicago was burned within hours. Day by day Chicago stod up again and continued growing and developing. Today Chicago is the third biggest city in America with 2.7 million of population after New York and Los Angeles, Chicago is a major hub of transportation and has the second busiest airport on the world which is O’horne International Airport. Chicago at 2012 hosted 46 million people...

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Alaa al Aswani, 2008, Chicago, Mtaba Al-sharq, Cairo.
Raffi Kojian, 2012, armeniapedia, viewed March 2014, http://www.armeniapedia.org/wiki/Armenian_History
Saint_Petersburg article, 2014, wikipedia, viewed March 2014, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Petersburg
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