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List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities

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Updated November 21, 2019 86.5k views 38 items

Here is a complete list of world expos and world's fair locations and dates. World's fairs and expos give the host city an opportunity to share their culture and traditions with the rest of the world. As a result, host cities are often remembered for a long time after and see a boost in international tourism and interest from other countries. It's always an honor to hold a world expo in your city and many cities around the world vie for this honor every year. 

Where did the World's Fair take place? Do you know all of the World's Fair locations? If so, then congratulations, you're a walking encylopedia. If not, then this list will be of tremendous use for you. 
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Sydney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
New South Wales, Australia
Sydney International
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Montreal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Québec, Canada
Expo 67
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Dublin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Ireland
Dublin International
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Hampton Roads is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Hampton Roads Virginia
Jamestown Exposition
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Turin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Turin Province of Turin, Italy
Turin International
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Lisbon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Lisbon District, Portugal
Expo '98
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Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
China
Expo 2010
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Yeosu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Yeosu South Jeolla Province, South Korea
Expo 2012
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Melbourne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Oceania
Melbourne International
Melbourne Centennial
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Brisbane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Oceania
World Expo 88
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Vienna is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Austria
Austrian International
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Brussels is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Belgium
Brussels International(1897, 1910, 1935)
Brussels World's Fair
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Ghent is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
New York, USA
Ghent International
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Liège is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Liège, Belgium
Liège International
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Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
British Columbia, Canada
Expo 86
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Paris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Île-de-France, France
Paris International(1855, 1867, 1878, 1889, 1900, 1937)
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Hanover is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Lower Saxony, Germany
Expo 2000
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Port-au-Prince is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Hispaniola
Port-au-Prince International
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Milan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Lombardy, Italy
Milan International
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Kitanagoya, Aichi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Kitanagoya, Aichi Chūbu region, Japan
Expo 2005
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Tsukuba is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Tsukuba Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
Expo '85
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Osaka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Expo '70
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Daejeon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Daejeon Chungcheong
Expo '93
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Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Catalonia, Spain
Barcelona International(1888 & 1929)
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Seville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of World's Fair Locations and World Expo Host Cities
Andalusia, Spain
Seville Expo '92