An Irish city got its name on the new world Monopoly board

Ah, good old fight gameMonopoly - having just turned 80 years old, the creator of more family arguments than any other form of recreation is releasing a special round-the-world edition.

An Irish city got its name on the new world Monopoly board

And an Irish city made it to its very own square.

It's Belfast.

And, in an even better turn of events, it's not even the lowest-tanked brown square (which I'll always remember was Kimmage and Crumlin on the Dublin edition).

No, instead, Belfast takes its spot on the red stretch, just after free parking - the perfect spot for an ambush. It joins other titans of world tourism like Hong Kong, Istanbul, Athens, and London.

Cities were chosen by a massive international vote in partnership with Buzzfeed, with the Belfast campaign fronted by local Inga Norvilyte

"A big thanks to everyone who voted and shared my love for this great city," she said after the announcement. "Millions of people around the world will now be playing a Monopoly board with the city of Belfast on it."

Here's the full list, from most expensive to least:

Dark Blue:Lima, Peru; Hong Kong, China

Green: Riga, Latvia; Lisbon, Portugal; Istanbul, Turkey

Yellow: Warsaw, Poland; Mexico City, Mexico; Santiago, Chile

Red:Belfast, Ireland; Athens, Greece; Belgrade, Serbia

Orange:London, England; Moscow, Russia; Tokyo, Japan

Magenta:New York, NY, U.S.A; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Sydney, Australia

Light Blue:Queenstown, New Zealand; Cape Town, South Africa; Taipei, Taiwan

Brown: Giethoorn, Netherlands; Madrid, Spain

HT: breakingnews.ie

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