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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 New York City, New YorkJames of York and Albany 65788
2 PhilippinesPhilip II of Spain 41530
3 IsraelJacob (alternative name) 39588
4 Los Angeles, CaliforniaOur Lady the Queen of the Angels 37825
5 Washington, D.C.George Washington 32416
6 ColombiaChristopher Columbus (after the Italian version of his name) 24873
7 San MarinoSaint Marinus 24266
8 RomeRomulus 23150
9 Saudi ArabiaMuhammad bin Saud 22844
10 San Francisco, CaliforniaSaint Francis 22382
11 SydneyThomas Townshend, Lord Sydney 18662
12 Dominican RepublicSaint Dominic 18330
13 BoliviaSimón Bolívar 16347
14 Seattle, WashingtonChief Seattle 16231
15 MumbaiMumbadevi 15743
16 Barcelona (Carthaginian: Barcino) – Hamilcar Barca (etymology disputed) 15291
17 Houston, TexasSam Houston 14685
18 MelbourneWilliam Lamb, Lord Melbourne 14162
19 Baltimore, MarylandLord Baltimore 13932
20 CambodiaKambu Svayambhuva 13549
21 El Salvador – "The Saviour", Jesus 12911
22 Saint PetersburgSt. Peter, as the patron saint of Peter the Great (Saint Petersburg, Florida in the United States was in turn named after the Russian city) 12484
23 Istanbul, formerly Konstantinoupolis/Constantinople – Constantine I 12425
24 Vancouver, British Columbia – Captain George Vancouver, English explorer of Dutch descent ( [link]) 12164
25 MauritiusMaurice of Nassau 11620
26 AthensAthena 11457
27 Dallas, TexasGeorge M. Dallas 11378
28 Brisbane – Sir Thomas Brisbane 11240
29 Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaWilliam Pitt the Elder 11185
30 San Diego, CaliforniaDidacus of Alcalá, better known as San Diego 10751
31 Austin, TexasStephen F. Austin 9964
32 GibraltarTariq ibn Ziyad (British overseas territory) 9840
33 LiechtensteinAnton Florian of Liechtenstein 9100
34 BermudaJuan de Bermúdez (British overseas territory) 9014
35 Americas (North America and South America) – Amerigo Vespucci or Richard Amerike 8821
36 Charlotte, North CarolinaCharlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz 7618
37 SeychellesJean Moreau de Sechelles 7617
38 San Antonio, TexasSaint Anthony of Padua 7168
39 Cologne (state of North Rhine-Westphalia; , , CCAA) – Roman Emperor Claudius and Agrippina the Younger, empress consort (lit. in ) 6590
40 Ho Chi Minh CityHo Chi Minh 6310
41 San Jose, CaliforniaSaint Joseph 6165
42 Falkland IslandsAnthony Cary, 5th Viscount Falkland (British overseas territory) 6049
43 Saint LuciaLucy of Syracuse (?) 5969
44 Lisbon (Latin, Olisipo, Olisipo Felicitas Iulia, Felicitas Julia Olissipo, Ulyssipolis, Ulisseia) – Ulysses 5822
45 Jacksonville, FloridaAndrew Jackson 5806
46 JohannesburgJohannes Rissk; Johannes Meyer 5700
47 AucklandGeorge Eden, Earl of Auckland 5693
48 HiroshimaŌe no Hiromoto + Fukushima Motonaga (disputed) 5251
49 AdelaideAdelaide of Saxe-Meiningen 5051
50 Solomon IslandsSolomon 5044
51 BucharestBucur, legendary shepherd 4909
52 SantiagoJames, son of Zebedee (Saint James) 4849
53 KiribatiThomas Gilbert 4441
54 Marshall IslandsJohn Marshall 4109
55 Cook IslandsCaptain James Cook 4015
56 Saint Kitts and NevisSaint Christopher 3740
57 Thessaloniki – Thessalonica, sister of Alexander the Great 3676
58 Victoria, British ColumbiaVictoria of the United Kingdom 3381
59 SantoriniSaint Irene 3350
60 Santo DomingoSaint Dominic 3277
61 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent 3238
62 South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsGeorge III of the United Kingdom, and John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich respectively (British overseas territory) 3022
63 ChristchurchJesus Christ (indirectly via Christ Church, a college of the University of Oxford in England) 2850
64 Hamilton, OntarioGeorge Hamilton 2845
65 DarwinCharles Darwin 2600
66 Cork - Corc 2594
67 Kingston, Jamaica – King William III of England 2562
68 Quezon CityManuel L. Quezon 2551
69 AmmanAmmon 2486
70 Antioch was the name of an antique city near today's AntakyaAntiochus 2252
71 Kingston upon HullEdward I of England 2218
72 Regina, SaskatchewanVictoria of the United Kingdom 2189
73 PretoriaAndries Pretorius 2176
74 LvivLeo I of Halych 2167
75 Durban – Sir Benjamin d'Urban 2095
76 San Salvador, El Salvador – Jesus (the Christian Savior) 1954
77 CairnsWilliam Wellington Cairns 1937
78 Zaragoza (; in ) – Emperor Augustus 1866
79 HobartLord Hobart 1833
80 Santiago de CompostelaSaint James the Great 1820
81 Grenoble () – Roman Emperor Gratian 1781
82 Yekaterinburg, Russia – Saint Catherine of Alexandria and Catherine I of Russia 1696
83 WolverhamptonWulfrun 1635
84 Trier (state of Rhineland-Palatinate; ) – Augustus (lit. in ) 1522
85 Acre, formerly named Antiochia Ptolemais – Alexander the Great's generals Antiochus and Ptolemy Soter 1398
86 Karlsruhe (state of Baden-Württemberg) – Margrave Charles III WIlliam of Baden-Durlach 1385
87 Augsburg (state of Bavaria) – Roman Caesar Augustus 1383
88 Valletta – for Grandmaster Jean de la Vallette 1337
89 Kitchener, OntarioHoratio Kitchener 1332
90 St AlbansSt Alban 1304
91 TownsvilleRobert Towns 1300
92 Port Moresby – Admiral Sir Fairfax Moresby 1273
93 County Kerry - Ciar 1235
94 Pamplona () – Pompey the Great (founder) 1213
95 St AndrewsSt Andrew 1170
96 Valladolid () – Al-Walid I 1111
97 AurangabadAurangazeb (Mughal emperor) 1086
98 MonroviaJames Monroe 1050
99 Fredericton, New BrunswickPrince Frederick, Duke of York 1018
100 Susa, formerly named Seleucia – Seleucus I Nicator 999
101 Dnipropetrovsk – bolshevik Grigory Petrovsky who was one of the leaders of Communist Ukraine in 20's–30's 982
102 Southern Rhodesia (Now Zimbabwe) – Cecil Rhodes 971
103 GeorgetownKing George III of the United Kingdom 955
104 Bodh GayaBuddha 941
105 Prince George, British ColumbiaGeorge III of England 932
106 Matamoros, TamaulipasMariano Matamoros 905
107 Port ElizabethElizabeth Donkin (wife of governor Sir Rufane Shaw Donkin) 899
108 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, consort of King George III of the United Kingdom 898
109 Connacht - Conn Cétchathach 879
110 Khabarovsk – explorer of Siberia Yerofey Khabarov 877
111 Markham, OntarioWilliam Markham 877
112 Bury St EdmundsEdmund the Martyr, King of East Anglia 873
113 Barrie, Ontario – Sir Robert Barrie 867
114 Jamshedpur, also called Tata Nagar – Jamshetji Tata 861
115 Lethbridge, AlbertaWilliam Lethbridge 842
116 Edirne, formerly Hadrianopolis – Roman emperor Hadrian 840
117 County Tyrone – after Eoghan, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages 830
118 Karlovy VaryCharles IV, Holy Roman Emperor 829
119 KimberleyJohn Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley 827
120 Burnaby, British Columbia – Robert Burnaby (politician and explorer) 810
121 Peterborough, OntarioPeter Robinson 803
122 Adana, formerly Antiochia in Cilicia and Antiochia ad Sarum – one of the Seleucids named Antiochus 793
123 Longyearbyen – world's northernmost town – John Munro Longyear 764
124 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – Apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul 760
125 BendigoWilliam Abednego Thompson -boxer indirectly 759
126 RizalJose Rizal 758
127 NelsonAdmiral Horatio Nelson 757
128 Abbotsford, British Columbia – Harry Abbott (railway superintendent) 752
129 BrazzavillePierre Savorgnan de Brazza 751
130 SucreAntonio José de Sucre 742
131 St. GallenSaint Gall 734
132 TiberiasTiberius Caesar Augustus 734
133 Churchill, ManitobaJohn Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough 728
134 Port LouisLouis XV of France 716
135 General Santos City – General Paulino Santos 708
136 Sherbrooke, Quebec and Sherbrooke, Nova ScotiaJohn Coape Sherbrooke 700
137 San GimignanoSaint Geminianus 677
138 Yaroslavl – prince Yaroslav I the Wise 666
139 HamiltonHenry Hamilton 651
140 TelfordThomas Telford 644
141 SanremoSaint Romulus of Genoa 631
142 InvercargillWilliam Cargill 618
143 Valenzuela CityPio Valenzuela 610
144 Latakia, formerly Laodicea – Laodice of Macedonia, mother of Seleucus I Nicator 608
145 's-Hertogenbosch (lit. The Duke's Forest) – Henry I, Duke of Brabant 608
146 CharleroiCharles II of Spain 584
147 Palmerston NorthHenry Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston 576
148 StanleyEdward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby 571
149 NapierCharles James Napier 561
150 Zhongshan, Guangdong – Dr. Sun Yat-sen 555
151 MackayJohn Mackay 549
152 MariupolSt.Mary or tsarine Maria Fyodorovna of Russia 540
153 Sankt Pauli (state of Hamburg) – (Saul) Paul of Tarsos 531
154 Charlotte AmalieCharlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel) 530
155 Sydney, Nova ScotiaThomas Townshend, Lord Sydney 528
156 Kristiansand – King Christian IV of Denmark 525
157 Pietermaritzburg – Two theories exist. 517
158 Prince Albert, SaskatchewanAlbert, Prince Consort 509
159 Legazpi CityMiguel Lopez de Legazpi 509
160 Northern Rhodesia (Now Zambia) – Cecil Rhodes 502
161 GandhinagarMahatma Gandhi 495

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