Top 10 Cities That Didn’t Exist In 1960


“When you think of maps, you don’t usually think of them as fluid objects. However, since the fall of the Berlin Wall, it seems all kinds of mergers and separations have been cluttering up atlases on a near-yearly basis. And that doesn’t include all of the wars and disputed territories. But this article is specific to cities that literally did not exist a mere 50 years ago. In a mere two or three generations, these cities went from almost nothing, to being huge population centers and important cogs of economic growth.” w/ photos

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