Air view of Ortigia, Siracusa, Italy

Ortigia is a small island which is the historical center of Syracuse, Sicily. It is also known as Città Vecchia (Old City). Thanks to Lisa.

Air view of Ortigia, Siracusa, Italy

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Aerial view of Halifax, Nova Scotia

Aerial view of Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

Halifax is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia. It has a population of 390 000 and it is the largest population center in Atlantic Canada. The first permanent European settlement in the area was the establishment of the Town of Halifax, named after the British Earl of Halifax, in 1749.