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Acapulco <<AH kah POOL koh>> is a Mexican port and resort city. Its official name is Acapulco de Juárez <<day HWAH rehz>>. Acapulco lies on a large, deep-water bay on the Pacific coast. It is in the state of Guerrero. Beautiful scenery, warm weather, an active night life, and water activities attract many visitors to Acapulco.... Read More


Basseterre <<bahs TAIR>> is the capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis. St. Kitts and Nevis is a Caribbean nation made up of two islands. Basseterre is the country’s largest city and chief port. It lies on the southern coast of the island of St. Kitts.... Read More


Boston is the capital of Massachusetts and the largest city in New England, a region in the northeast United States. It lies on the Atlantic Ocean.... Read More


Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. It lies on Carlisle Bay in southwestern Barbados. Bridgetown is the country’s chief port.... Read More


Cancún <<kan KOON>> is one of Mexico’s most popular vacation spots. The area’s warm climate and beaches attract millions of tourists. Cancún is in southeastern Mexico. It lies on the Yucatán Peninsula next to the Caribbean Sea.... Read More


Castries <<ka STREE or KAHS trees>> is the capital and largest city of Saint Lucia. St. Lucia is an island country in the Caribbean Sea. Castries borders a well protected harbor in northwestern St. Lucia. It has a busy port. The port handles most of St. Lucia’s trade. It also serves cruise ships.... Read More


Chicago is a city in northeastern Illinois on Lake Michigan. It is the third largest city in the United States. Nearly 3 million people live there. Public parks line most of the lakefront.... Read More


Chihuahua <<chih WAH wah>> is a chief city in northern Mexico. It is the capital of Chihuahua state. Chihuahua is about 780 miles (1,260 kilometers) northwest of Mexico City. It lies in the center of a rich cattle and silver-mining region. Chihuahua was founded in 1709.... Read More


Dallas is the third largest city in Texas. Houston and San Antonio are the only Texas cities that have more people.Dallas is a major center of U.S. business.... Read More


Detroit is the largest city in Michigan and one of the largest cities in the United States. It lies on the Detroit River, along the southeastern edge of the state.... Read More