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San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. It is the fourth-most populous city in California, and the 13th-most populous in the United States. In a 2016 census, the estimated population was 870,887. The metropolitan area had a population of more than 4.6 million.

Sabadell is the second largest city in the comarca of the Vallès Occidental in Catalonia, 20 km (12 mi) north of Barcelona, Spain. It had a total population of 207,444 in 2014.

During the 19th and 20th century it was the pioneer in the industrial revolution of the textile sector in Catalonia, converting itself in the most important wool city of the Spanish state and gaining the nickname “the Catalan Manchester”.

Sabadell is an important communications point. Two motorways run beside the city and some roads link it with nearby cities and towns.


Sagar (Saugor), is a city in the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India. Situated on a spur of the Vindhya Range and 1,758 feet (536 m) above sea-level. The city is around 180 kilometres (110 mi) northeast of state capital, Bhopal. The city was established as the capital of Maratha people in 1735 and later was an important site during British rule. Many relics remain from these periods, such a number of forts.

Salem is a city in Salem district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Salem is a major textile centre in Tamil Nadu, with more than 125 spinning mills, weaving units and garment units. Until the 1960s, it had less few spinning mills. Private handloom weaving began to increase in the region after the 1960s and during the 1980s, the textile industry expanded with major spinning mills and dying units established supporting the industry. The area also houses a number of sago factories for the production starch.

Salerno is a city and commune in Campania (southwestern Italy) and is the capital of the province of Salerno. It is located on the Gulf of Salerno on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It has a population of 133,199 (2014).

The city is divided into three distinct zones: the medieval sector, the 19th century sector and the more densely populated post-war area, with its several apartment blocks.

Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California. The city's population was 116,468 according to the 2010 Census. It is located 45 miles (72 km) southeast of San Francisco.

Santa Clara is located in the center of Silicon Valley and is home to the headquarters of several high-tech companies such as Intel. It is also home to Santa Clara University.

Santa Clara owns and operates an electric utility called Silicon Valley Power.


The port city of Santander is the capital of the autonomous community and historical region of Cantabria situated on the north coast of Spain. The city has a population of 178,465 (2013).

As a service centre at the regional level, Santander contains important public institutions and private organisations with a large number of employees, including Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital, the University of Cantabria and Grupo Santander.

Satna is a city in the Satna District of Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is home for district's administrative headquarters.

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border.

With an estimated 713,700 residents as of 2017, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The larger metropolitan area around Seattle had a population of 3,733,580 in 2010.

Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, is the world’s second largest metropolitan area by population. As a rising global city, it is home to more than half of South Koreans and 632,000 international residents. Seoul boasts five UNESCO World Heritage Sites as well as numerous shopping centers and cultural attractions which draw a lot of international tourists.

Shangha is located in the Yangtze River Delta, it sits on the south edge of the estuary of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the East China coast. It is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city in the world, with a population of more than 24 million as of 2017. 

Shenzhen is a major coastal city in Guangdong Province, China. It forms part of the Pearl River Delta megalopolis. The city is located immediately north of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and holds sub-provincial administrative status, with powers slightly less than a province.

Shimla is a beautiful city among Himalayas and capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh. The city was spotted as a tiny agglomeration of hamlets inhabited by 16000 persons more than 130 years back. As the time passed by, it grew in importance on account of its salubrious climate and surrounding beautiful natural landscape till it became the capital city of Himachal Pradesh.

Shimoga, officially renamed as Shivamogga, is a city and the district headquarters of Shimoga District in the central part of the state of Karnataka, India. The city lies on the banks of the Tunga River. Being the gateway for the hilly region of the Western Ghats, the city is popularly nicknamed as "Gateway of Malnad".

The city is 569 m above sea level and is surrounded by lush green paddy fields, arecanut and coconut groves.

Singapore is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23% (130 square kilometres or 50 square miles). The population of Singapore is diverse, the result of considerable past immigration. Chinese predominate, making up some three-fourths of the total. Malays are the next largest ethnic group, and Indians the third.

SOLAPUR is one of the important district of Maharashtra State of India. It is located in the southern part of Maharshtra.

Songdo International Business District (Songdo IBD) is a new smart city or "ubiquitous city" built from scratch on 600 hectares (1,500 acres) of reclaimed land along Incheon's waterfront, 65 kilometres (40 mi) southwest of Seoul, South Korea and connected to Incheon International Airport by a 12.3-kilometre (7.6 mi) reinforced concrete highway bridge, called Incheon Bridge. Along with Yeongjong and Cheongna, it is part of the Incheon Free Economic Zone.

Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus, and Dal and Anchar lakes. The city is famous for its natural beauty, gardens, waterfronts and houseboats. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dried fruits. It is the northernmost city of India with over 1 million people.

Stavanger is a city and municipality in Norway. It is the third largest city (population 132,729 in 2017) and metropolitan area[3] in Norway (through conurbation with neighbouring Sandnes) and the administrative centre of Rogaland County.

Stavanger is a University City and home to a number of institutions of higher education and research.

Stellenbosch is a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, situated about 50 kilometres (31 miles) east of Cape Town, along the banks of the Eerste River at the foot of the Stellenbosch Mountain. It has a population of 155,733.

Stellenbosch has its own municipality (incorporating the neighbouring towns of Pniel and Franschhoek), adjoining the metropolitan area of the City of Cape Town.

Stellenbosch is known for it's restored Cape Dutch architecture dating from the 18th and 19th centuries and for its streets lined with majestic oaks.

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries 949,761 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

Stockholm is the cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden. The Stockholm region alone accounts for over a third of the country's GDP.

Suceava is the largest city and the seat of Suceava County, in the historical region of Bukovina, situated in north-eastern Romania. It is a significant economic urban centre of the Romanian Nord-Est development region. The city has an estimated population of 116,404 people (2016) and a larger metropolitan population of 176,016.

Surat is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat. A port city, Surat is one of the most important places in the state of Gujarat. It used to be a large seaport and is now a center for diamond cutting and polishing. The city has a very vibrant economy. It is hub to the diamond and textile industry. According to an estimate, Surat accounts for 90% of the world’s total rough diamond cutting and polishing.

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. It is located on Australia's east coast. By June 2016 Sydney's estimated population was 5,029,768.

University of Sydney is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading universities. More than 50,000 international students study at the city's universities and a further 50,000 study at its vocational and English language schools.