Apr 24, 2017
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QUESTION OF THE DAY:

[Geography]: Which U.S. city was named after its counterpart on an Egyptian river?
ANSWER:

Memphis, Tennessee was named after the ancient city of Memphis, Egypt because of its location on the Mississippi river. Like Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis Egypt is located upstream (in that case, south) of the Nile delta, on the west bank of the river.



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