In the process of preparing for IELTS, I was practicing Writing Task 1.
In the task it is said:
Below is a map of the city of Brandfield. ...
Commonly, the first sentence of an essay should rephrase the task, so I came up with:
The map presents a sketchy scheme of
and here I stopped in doubts because I wanted to rephrase the city or Brandfield as the Brandfield city, but I didn't know if it's correct or not.
Research conducted before asking:
In British National Corpus of SkELL, there is only 1 entry of the city of Moscow, but more than 25 of the Moscow city. 2 of the city of Tokyo , but 0 of the Tokyo city.
After this research, there is a small probability that not any city can be rephrased in this fashion. This is why I'm asking you.
Is this allowed to rephrase any the city of %Name% to the %Name% city?
Or at least the city of Brandfield in particular?