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Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein

Schleswig is a toun in the northeastren pairt o Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is the caipital o the Kreis Schleswig-Flensburg. It haes a population o aboot 27.000, the main industries bein leather an fuid processin. It taks its name frae the Sc ...

Aarhus

Aarhus), is the seicont-lairgest ceety in Denmark. The principal port o Denmark, Aarhus is on the east side o the peninsula o Jutland in the geographical centre o Denmark. Aarhus is the seat o the cooncil o Aarhus municipality wi 310.956 indwalle ...

Dashkasan Rayon

Dashkasan is a rayon o Azerbaijan. The destrict wis cried Dastafur till 1956. The destrict is locatit in northwastren Azerbaijan, 33–41 km awa frae Ganja ceety an on northeastren edge o Lesser Caucasus risin 1.600-1.800 meter abuin sea level. The ...

Artsvashen

For the veelage in Tartar Rayon, Azerbaijan, see Seysulan. Artsvashen, Romanisit as Artzvashen an aw, is an exclave o Armenies Gegharkunik province which haes been controlled bi the Azerbaijani airmy syne 1992. The offeecial Azerbaijani name for ...

Agdam Rayon

Agdam is a rayon in soothwastren Azerbaijan. Its caipital is the ceety o Agdam, which is currently a ghost toun. It is a disputit region, wi the wastren hauf controlled bi the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. The aurie is currently being uised as a buf ...

Lankaran

Lankaran is a ceety in Azerbaijan, on the coast o the Caspian Sea, near the soothren mairch wi Iran. It haes a population o 83.300. It is next tae, but independent o the Lankaran Rayon. The ceety forms a destinct first-order diveesion o Azerbaijan.

San Juan Lachao

San Juan Lachao is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Juquila Destrict in the centre o the Costa Region. The municipality covers 190.1 km² o hilly laund. The toun is at a elevation o 60 metre abuin sea lev ...

Pompeu Fabra

Pompeu Fabra i Poch wis a Spainish ingineer an grammarian. He wis the main author o the normative reform o contemporar Catalan leid.

Baix Empordà

Baix Empordà is a comarca in Catalonie, Spainie, ane o the twa intae which Empordà wis dividit in the comarcal diveesion o 1936. It is popularly kent as LEmpordanet.

Spainie

Spainie), offeecially the Kinrick o Spainie, is a kintra maistly locatit on the Iberie Peninsula in Europe. The kintras mainland is mairchit tae the sooth an east bi the Mediterranean Sea except for a smaw laund boondar wi Gibraltar; tae the nort ...

Catalan unthirldom referendum, 2017

The regional Govrenment o Catalonie organised a referendum on Catalan unthirldom for 1 October 2017. The results wis 91.96% fur unthirldom on a participation rate o 42.34%. The Spainish polis raidit pollin stations, maistly in Barcelona, fangin p ...

Spainish Ceevil War

The Spaingie Ceevil War, widely kent in Spain simply as The Ceevil War or The War, teuk place frae 1936 tae 1939 an wis focht atween the Republicans, wha war leal tae the democratic, left-leanin Seicont Spanish Republic, an the Naitionalists, a f ...

German Brazilians

German Brazilians are a Brazilians o ethnic German ancestry or oreegin. German Brazilians live in the entire kintra, awtho the owerwhelmin percentage is foond in the kintras Sooth Region, mainly in the states o Rio Grande do Sul an Santa Catarina ...

Canton o Uri

The canton o Uri is ane o the 26 cantons o Swisserland an a foondin member o the Swiss Confederation. It is locatit in Central Swisserland. The cantons territory covers the valley o the Reuss atween the St. Gotthard Pass an Loch Lucerne. The offe ...

Gressoney-La-Trinité

The aurie wis settled bi the Walser fowk frae the Valais. They left ahint characteristic "Walser hooses", or Stadel, biggins made o firth an stane sittin on short mushroom-shapit pillars.

Maan

Maan is a ceety in soothren Jordan 218 km away frae the caipital Amman. It is the caipital o Maan Govrenorate. Maan haes a population o aroond 50.000. The ceety haed a population o 22.989 in the 1992 census an is estimatit as bein aboot 50.000 as ...

Sharjah (ceety)

Sharjah is the third lairgest an maist populous ceety in the Unitit Arab Emirates. It is locatit alang the soothren coast o the Persie Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula. Sharjah is the seat o govrenment o the emirate o Sharjah. Sharjah shares legal, ...

Oakham

Oakham is the coonty toun o Rutland, Ingland. It lies 17.4 mile east frae Leicester, an haes a tot resident population o 9.975. Oakham, which haes ceevil parish status, lees tae the wast o Rutland Water, ane o the lairgest man-made lakes in Europ ...

Leetit biggin

A leetit biggin, in the Unitit Kinrick, is a biggin that haes been placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.

Ghazni Province

Ghazni is ane o the thirty-fower provinces o Afghanistan. Babur records in his Babur-Nama that Ghazni is kent as Zabulistan an aw. It is in the east o the kintra. Its caipital is Ghazni Ceety. The province lees on the important Kabul tae Kandahar ...

Salkhad

Salkhad a Sirian ceety that is locatit in the As-Suwayda Govrenorate. It is the caipital o the Salkhad Destrict, ane o the govrenorates three destricts. It haes a population o 15.000 inhabitants. It is locatit at 1350 metres abuin sea level in th ...

Mevaseret Zion

Mevaseret Zion is a suburb o Jerusalem, Israel. Mevaseret Zion is composed o twa distinct tounships, Maoz Zion an Mevaseret Yerushalayim - unner the jurisdiction o ane local cooncil. The newer neighborhuids o Mevaseret Zion wur no pairt o either ...

Guilden Morden boar

The Guilden Morden boar is a saxt- or seivent-century Anglo-Saxon capper alloy figure o a boar that mey haev ance served as the creest o a helm. It wis fund aroond 1864 or 1865 in a graff in Guilden Morden, a veelage in the eastlin Inglis coonty ...

Municipality o Krško

The Municipality o Krško is a municipality in eastren Slovenie. Its seat is the toun o Krško. The aurie is tradeetionally dividit atween Lawer Styrie an Lawer Carniola. The entire municipality is nou includit in the Lawer Sava Statistical Region.

Struan, Skye

Struan is a smaw veelage situatit on the wast coast o the island o Skye, on the shores o Loch Beag, itself an inlet o Loch Harport. "Struan" is the anglicisit fuirm o the Scots Gaelic wird sruthan, meanin "smaw stream", or the flow at the point w ...

Volochysk Raion

Volochysk Raion is a raion o the Khmelnytskyi Oblast. As o 2004, its population is 58.900, its aurie is 1.103 square kilometres, an the admeenistrative centre is Volochysk. The population o the Volochysky Raion wis 58.900.

Catenanuova

Catenanuova is a toun an comune in the province o Enna, in the region o Sicily in soothren Italy. It belangs tae the Diocese o Nicosia.

Busturialdea

Busturialdea, namit Busturialde - Urdaibai an aw is a comarca o the province o Biscay, in the Basque Kintra, Spain. It is the heir o "Busturia", ane o the oreeginal merindades that uised tae compone the province o Biscay, which shoud no be ramfee ...

Castellar del Vallès

Castellar del Vallès is a municipality o Catalonie in the comarca o Vallès Occidental. It is locatit 7 km frae Sabadell an 11 km frae Terrassa, the twa comarcas caipitals. Ither veelages near Castellar del Vallès are Sant Llorenç Savall, Matadepe ...

Civita Castellana

Civita Castellana is a toun an comune in the province o Viterbo, 65 kilometre north o Roum. Munt Soracte lees aboot 10 kilometre 6 mi tae the sooth-east.

Chronological summary o the 2016 Simmer Olympics

The 2016 Simmer Olympics runs frae Friday 5 August tae Sunday 21 August, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is a chronological summary o the major events that teuk place during the coorse o the Gemmes.

Comarca de Alcalá

Comarca de Alcalá is a historical comarca o Castile, locatit in wha is nou the east o the Commonty o Madrid, in Spain. Its heid or caipital ceety is Alcalá de Henares. Offeecially the Commonty o Madrid is no subdividit intae formal comarcas ; hou ...

Alcalá

Alcalá, Alcalà, Alcala an the derivative Arcala are aw transliterations o the Arabic wird al-qala, meanin "the citadel" or "fortification". Alcalá, Alcalà or Alcala mey refer tae an aw:

Fuenlabrada

Fuenlabrada is a ceety an municipality locatit in the Madrid metropolitan aurie in the autonomous commonty o Madrid in central Spain. It is locatit tae the soothwast o the commonty, 22.5 km frae the caipital, Madrid, an haed a population o 197.83 ...

Philip, Duke o Parma

Infante Philip o Spain, Duke o Parma wis Duke o Parma frae 1748 tae 1765. He foondit the Parma line o the Hoose o Bourbon. He wis a son in law o Louis XV. He is an aa depicted in a 1743 pentin o the faimily o Philip V o Spain His son Ferdinand su ...

Torrejón de Ardoz

Torrejón de Ardoz is a municipality in the autonomous Commonty o Madrid, Spain. It is locatit 20 km east o the ceety o Madrid, on the Autovía A-2 Madrid-Barcelona heich-gate. It is essentially a dormitory toun, maistly consistin o apairtments, a ...

Coontie Dunnygal

Coontie Dunnygal is Irelands northmaist coonty. It ligs in the wast o the Stewartrie o Ulster in the nor-wast o the iland. It is ane o thrie coonties in the Stewartrie o Ulster that isna pairt o Northren Ireland. Maugre o it bein the maist northr ...

Grobiņa

Grobiņa is a toun in wastren Latvie, eleiven kilometres east o Liepāja. It wis foondit bi the Teutonic Knichts in the 13t century. Some ruins o thair Grobina castle are still visible. The toun wis gien its charter in 1695. Durin the Early Middle ...

Arise

Arise mey refer tae: Arise album, an album released in 1991 bi Brazilian hivy metal baund Sepultura "Arise" sang, a sang frae the album Arise baund, a Swadish metal baund Arise!, an album bi crust punk baund Amebix Arise horse, American Thoroughb ...

Orcadian

Orcadian is a byleid o Insular Scots, itsel a byleid o Scots. Orcadian is spake in Orkney, north o mainland Scotland. Auld Norse wis introduced to the Orkneys wi the Vikings at the same speel they took their leid to Shetland, the Faroe Islands an ...

Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great was King o Wessex frae 871 tae 899. He wis the youngest son o King Æthelwulf o Wessex. His faither deed whan he wis young an three o Alfreds brothers, Æthelbald, Æthelberht an Æthelred, ringed in turn. Efter accedin tae the thron ...

Kumlinge

Kumlinge is a municipality consistin o a group o islands in Åland, an autonomous territory o Finland. Kumlinge, which is the name o the lairgest island in the group an aw, means "rocky passage." The municipality haes a population o 315 31 Januar ...

Amon Amarth

The baund wes foundit in 1992 unner the name Scum, oreeginally playin in a goregrind style, but suin chynged tae a mair melodic daith metal style, wi leerics taen frae Norse Meethology. Aboot this time they chynged their name tae Amon Amarth, tae ...

Norman

Norman or Normans mey refer tae: Norman leid, a Romance leid spoken in Normandy The Normans, a fowk descendit frae Norse Vikings who settled in the territory o Normandy in Fraunce efter bein gien a Duchy bi the French Keeng, conquered ither laund ...

Kintyre

Kintyre is a hauf-iland in wastren Scotland, in the soothwast o Argyll an Bute. The hauf-iland stents aboot 30 mile frae Aest Loch Tarbert in the north til the Mull o Kintyre in the sooth. The region til the north o Kintyre is kent as Knapdale. K ...

Swansea

Swansea SWONZ -ee, Welsh: Abertawe, "mooth o the Tawe") is a coastal ceety an coonty in Wales. Swansea is in the historic coonty bundaries o Glamorgan. Situatit on the sandy Sooth Wast Wales coast, the coonty aurie includes the Gower Peninsula an ...

Gothenburg

Gothenburg) is the seicont-lairgest ceety in Swaden an the fift-lairgest in the Nordic kintras. Situatit on the soothwast coast o Swaden, the ceety proper haes a population o 512.754, wi 510.491 in the urban aurie an tot o 926.654 indwallers in t ...

Vinnytsia

Vinnytsia, Vinnica, German: Winniza, and Romanie: Vinnița) an aa, is a ceety in wast-central Ukraine, locatit on the banks o the Soothren Bug.

Mykolaiv

Mykolaiv, cried Nikolaev an aa, is a ceety in soothren Ukraine, the admeenistrative centre o the Mykolaiv Oblast.

Yalova Province

Yalova Province is a province in northwastren Turkey, on the eastren coast o the Sea o Marmara. Its adjacent provinces are Bursa tae the sooth an Kocaeli tae the east. The provincial caipital is the ceety o Yalova. The population o the Yalova Pro ...