This section of Cities 101 providescity factoids and includes pages about: the Athenian Oath, American flag at half mast, city "firsts," city rankings, history's first mayors, miscellaneous factoids, most common U.S. street names, notable cities, patriotic-sounding city names, sister cities, songs about cities, and the 30 most populous cities.
Provides the English version of this millenia-old oath of civic responsibility.
Outlines the legal and customary guidelines for when the flag is flown at half-mast.
Lists notable first happenings around the country.
Superlative cities recognized for a variety of topics
Names several mayors who were the first of their kind.
Other interesting facts about cities.
Lists the most frequently used names for streets.
Lists cities with distinctive nicknames.
Quantifies the number of cities with names such as Liberty and Independence.
Lists some of the popular songs written about cities in the United States.
Lists the rankings and populations of the 30 most populous cities