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The Port City of Jeddah
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The Port City of Jeddah

This “Gateway to Mecca” stands along the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia.

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Le Havre, France
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Le Havre, France

The second largest container port in France is also a World Heritage Site for its unique concrete buildings.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The city of Jeddah is the second largest city in Saudi Arabia (after Riyadh), and is the country’s most important Red Sea port. This astronaut photograph depicts the downtown district of Al Balad, a residential area historically (and presently) occupied by wealthy merchants.

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Buenos Aires at Night
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Buenos Aires at Night

Buenos Aires is one of the larger cities seen by orbiting crews. Twelve million people, almost one third of all Argentines, live in this city, often called the “Paris of the South”.

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Salalah, Sultanate of Oman
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Salalah, Sultanate of Oman

The city of Salalah is the capital of the Dhofar region of Oman and is known as the “perfume capital of Arabia.” The city is a popular destination for tourism due to the natural attractions of the al Qar mountains (Jabal al Qar, in Arabic) and abundant stands of frankincense trees lining mountain stream courses. These can be seen in this astronaut photograph as green regions in the Jabal al Qar north of the city (located in the center of the image). The beaches and coastline are also major attractions for scuba diving and bird watching.

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National Stadium of Brasília
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National Stadium of Brasília

Astronauts have the best view of the city’s well-known “swept wing” city layout, which takes the form of a flying bird that is expressed in the curves of the boulevards. The stadium sits between the wings.

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Old Europe Meets the New World
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Old Europe Meets the New World

Québec City is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the Americas, and the one that still feels closest to its roots.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Planned at the end of the sixteenth century and built during the seventeenth, Amsterdam has inspired generations of city planners.

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