It sprawls around
the Bosphorus, a strait that forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia, and connects the Sea of Marmara with the Black Sea to the north.
City residents and activists claim that Iranian Revolutionary Guards man some checkpoints in highly sensitive areas, such as Sit Zeinab, a densely populated Damascus suburb that sprawls around
an important religious shrine with special significance for Shiite Muslims.
Moritz sprawls around
the Western edge of the lake.
Its great appeal for many guests is the private 18-hole golf course that sprawls around
the estate and runs right up to the grand porticoed entrance.
Today I'm in Al Salaam camp, which sprawls around
the edge of El Fasher town.
Everything is bigger in Texas - and nowhere is that more evident than in this city the focus of the Texan oil industry According to one city-dweller, Houston sprawls around
70 miles across.
Cagliari, the island capital, sprawls around
its harbour and the medieval Castello district and is the only place in Sardinia that qualifies as a proper city.
Its latest show Spy Steps is a miniature James Bond movie encoded in a do-ityourself graphic script which sprawls around
the Arts Centre's foyer in a pattern of brightly-coloured vinyl footsteps inspired by the diagrams once used to teach ballroom dancing.
The cityscape is flat and Gothenburg sprawls around
the largest harbour in Scandinavia.The sea is as important to the city's historical development as the Clyde was to Glasgow's, and that's not the only link.
This city of nine million sprawls around
a tropical rainforest that carpets mountains rising from the ocean.
Booth, a Yorkshire businessman of the old school is said to be worth pounds 80million and some of his wealth is tied up in a scrap metal business that sprawls around
two sides of Millmoor.