14 places around the world with some of the weirdest names

To the people living there these might seem normal, but to others, the names of these towns is funny or weird or both. In some cases, the towns have even become famous because of their names, attracting in thousands of tourists every year and making otherwise forgotten places become flourishing touristic centres.

#1 Westward Ho!

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This town, Westward Ho!, was named by a novel written in 1855 by Charles Kingsley bearing the same name. It is the only town in the United Kingdom to have an exclamation point in its name. City planners actually chose the name to help tourism in the area, and it worked.

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