2003 Top Ten of Polemic for Geography

New York City
New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State, or NYC for short, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300.46 square miles (778.2 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the State of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban area. With over 20.1 million people
Midtown San Jose
Midtown San Jose is a mixed commercial and residential district of San Jose, California, to the southwest of Downtown San Jose and east of West San Carlos
McDonald, Ohio
McDonald is a village in Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. The population was 3,263 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area
Economy of Iran
The economy of Iran is a mixed economy with a large state-owned sector. It is the world's 23rd largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). Some 60% of Iran's economy is centrally planned. It is dominated by oil and gas production, although over 40 industries are directly involved in the Tehran Stock Exchange. The stock exchange has been one of the best performing exchanges in the world over the past decade. With 10% of the world's proven oil reserves and 15% of its gas reserves, Iran is considered an "energy
Clover Hill, Maryland
Clover Hill is an unincorporated community and former census-designated place (CDP) in Frederick County, Maryland, United States. The population was 3,260 at the 2000 census. The area was not listed as a CDP for the 2010 census, and no population total was published
Gulf of Oman
The Gulf of Oman or Sea of Oman, also known as Gulf of Makran or Sea of Makran, is a gulf that connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz, which then runs to the Persian Gulf. It borders Iran and Pakistan on the north, Oman on the south, and the United Arab Emirates on the west
Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Paradise Township is a township in east-central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,131 at the 2010 census
Chillicothe, Iowa
Chillicothe is a city in Wapello County, Iowa, United States. The population was 76 at the 2020 census
Falkenberg Municipality
Falkenberg Municipality is a municipality in Halland County on the Swedish west coast. The town Falkenberg is the municipal seat
Palmdale, California
Palmdale is a city in northern Los Angeles County in the U.S. state of California. The city lies in the Antelope Valley region of Southern California. The San Gabriel Mountains separate Palmdale from the Los Angeles Basin to the south