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Martello tower, part of pre-1812 defenses  
   

Martello tower, part of pre-1812 defenses

Quebec City - Introduction to Upper Town

October 30th 2014
Founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, Quebec City is located on the north shore of the St Lawrence River east of Montreal. It is one of the oldest cities north of Mexico, and the only one surrounded by defensive walls ... nearly 3 miles (5 km) of them. From a tiny settlement four centuries ago, it has grown to a city of about 500,000 within a metropolitan area of about 770,000, and is one of Nor ... read more
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Canadian Flag A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
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