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Forgotten towns

Wikipedia: List of lost cities and towns  |  Ghost towns

Angola
Nova Cidade de Kilamba

Argentina
Epecuen (also here)

Australia
Cook, SA  |  Wittenoom, WA (also here)

Azerbaijan
Agdam   |  Neft Daşları (wiki)

Bahamas
Norman's Cay Island (Wiki)

Belgium
Doel

Belorussia
Klomino

Brazil
Kuhikugu

Canada
Cody, BC  |  Kitsault, BC

Chile
Humberstone  |  Sewell

China
Beichuan  |  Kowloon Walled City, HK  |  Ordos (also here)  |  Qingshuihe  |  (also a Google Map photo-essay)

Cyprus
Varosha, Famagusta

Egypt
Alexandria

Ethiopia
Dallol (Wiki)

Faroe Islands
Múli

France
Gousainville-Vieux Pays  |  Oradour-sur-Glane

Guyana
Jonestown

India
Mandu, Madhya Pradesh

Ireland
  • Other: Ireland's ghost estates

    Italy
    Balestrino, Tuscany  |  Casltenuovo, Tuscany  |  Craco  |  unnamed mountain town in Sardinia

    Japan
    Fukushima Exclusion Zone  |  Hashima Island (Wiki)  |  Yashima (also here)

    Mauritania
    Chinguetti

    Namibia
    Elizabeth Bay  |  Kolmanskop (Wiki)

    Norway
    Smeerenberg

    Pacific
    Johnston Atoll  |  Lost airfields of the North Pacific

    Russia
    Dead towns of the Kola Peninsula  |  Fort Alexander  |  Kadykchan  |  Promyshlennyi  |  Pyramiden  |  Swine City Grande
  • Other: the melting fortress  |  the polar nuclear lighthouses  |  unknown town invaded by alien life forms  |  the collapsed water house

    Siberia
    Bechyovinka, the secret submariners' town in Kamchatka.  | the Siberian Gulags
  • Other: Stalin's Lost Railway (also here)

    South Atlantic
    Grytviken, South Georgia  |  Deception Island

    Syria
    Quneitra

    Taiwan
    San Zhi (also here)

    Turkey
    Kayakoy

    UK
    Burlington  |  Clicket  |  Imber (audio slideshow)  |  St. Kilda  |  Tyneham  |  (an overview of lost villages in Great Britain)
    Other: Argleton

    Ukraine
    Balaklava  |  Prypiat (also here and here)

    USA
    Ballarat, CA  |  Berlin, NV  |  Bodie, CA  |  Brio Toxic Neighborhood, TX  |  Cairo, IL  |  Centralia, OK  |  Centralia, PA (also here)  |  Elgin, KS  |  Fort Carroll, MD  |  Gary, IN  |  Love Canal, Niagara Falls  |  New Idria, CA  |  North Brother Island, NY  |  Picher, OK (also here)  |  Quabbin, MA  |  River Country Amusement Park, FL  |  Ruby, AZ  |  Times Beach, MO (also here)  |  Tombstone, AZ

    Uzbekistan
    Kantubek
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