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This is a sample from DataMarket's data aggregation project portfolio.
Assignment: Identify 250 major cities around the world with name, country and geographical coordinates.
Customer: Internal project
Project description: Compiled a list of the world's capitals and cities with the high populations for a mix of well-known, important, and geographically distributed cities. Coordinates were acquired from the respective Wikipedia entries using customized scraping. This data was then used to write a simple data application - How far... - that calculates distances and bearing from any coordinates on Earth to these cities.
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