ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 256

Fushë-Krujë

Fushe-Kruje is a ceety in the Kruje Destrict in Albanie. The ceety haes gained a braider fame due tae U.S. Preses George W. Bushs veesit on Sunday, 10 Juin 2007. Fushe-Kruje wis an aa the steid o ane o Skanderbegs faur-kent battles. The touns nam ...

Colonna, Lazio

Colonna is a comune in the Province o Roum in the Italian region Lazio, locatit aboot 20 km sootheast o Roum, on the Alban Hills. Wi a population o some 3.900, it is the smawest o the Castelli Romani.

Frankfurter Rundschau

The Frankfurter Rundschau is a German daily wittins blad foondit in Frankfurt. Its published ilka day but Sunday as a ceety, twa regional an ae kintrawide blads an haes a online edeetion an a e-paper an aw. Local major competitors is the Frankfur ...

Mazkeret Batya

Mazkeret Batya is a toun in the centre o Israel locatit sootheast o Rehovot an 25 kilometres frae Tel-Aviv. Mazkeret Batya spans an aurie o 7.440 dunams. In December 2008, it haed a population o 9.900. The mayor o Mazkeret Batya is Meir Dahan.

John Smeaton

John Smeaton is a baggage haundler at Glesgae Internaitional Airport. He became inrowed in coonterin a failt terrorist bellum on the airport. Altho regairdit as a Glaswegian, Smeaton actually bides in Erskine, a wee toun ootwi the ceety nae faur ...

Uthai Thani Province

Uthai Thani is ane o the provinces o Thailand. Neighborin provinces are Nakhon Sawan, Chai Nat, Suphan Buri, Kanchanaburi an Tak.

Voghji, Shirak

Voghji is a toun in the Shirak Province o Armenie. Till 1991 the touns name wis Okhchogly or Okhchoglu.

Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish haliday commemoratin the rededication o the Haly Temple in Jerusalem at the time o the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire. Hanukkah is observed for aicht nichts an days, stairtin on the 25t day o Kislev accordin tae ...

Leet o 10 langest-ringin papes

The list o 10 Papes that rang the langest: St. Sylvester I 314 - 335: 21 year an 11 month. Servand o God John Paul II 1978 - 2005: 26 year, 5 month an 17 days 9.665 days. Bl. Pius IX 1846 - 1878: 31 year, 7 month an 23 days 11.560 days. St. Leo I ...

Guerrero, Coahuila

Guerrero is a ceety an seat o the municipality o Guerrero, in the north-eastren Mexican state o Coahuila. The 2010 census population wis reportit as 959 inhabitants.

Santa María del Tule

Santa María del Tule is a toun an a municipality in the Mexican state o Oaxaca. It is pairt o the Centro Destrict in the Valles Centrales region. It is locatit 11 kilometer SE o the ceety o Oaxaca on Heich-gate 190, passin the ceety an ruins o Mi ...

Ben Gardane

Ben Gardane is a coastal toun in sootheastren Tunisie, close tae the mairch wi Libie. It is locatit at aroond 33°8′20″N 11°13′0″E. The toun is pairt o the Medenine Govrenorate. Locatit 423 km - 559 km bi road - frae Tunis, it is the ceety faurest ...

Frontera Comalapa

Frontera Comalapa is a toun an ane o the 119 municipalities o Chiapas, in soothren Mexico. As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 52.168. It covers an aurie o 717.90 km².

Queens Park Rangers F.C.

Queens Park Rangers Football Club are an Inglis professional fitbaw club, based in Shepherds Bush, Hammersmith and Fulham, wast Lunnon. They currently play in the Premier League, an their honours include winnin the League Cup in 1967, an being ru ...

Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C.

Hapoel Tel Aviv Football Club is a Israeli fitbaw club based in Tel Aviv. The club currently competes in the Israeli Premier League an plays its hame matches at the Bloomfield Stadium. Tae date, the club haes wan thirteen championships an saxteen ...

Leet o Inglis fitbaw champions

Inglis fitbaa champions mean those that wan the heichest league in Inglis fitbaa, which syne 1992-1993 is the Premier League. Follaein the legalisation o profeesional fitbaa bi the Football Association in 1885, the English Football League wis est ...

Chess i Azerbaijan

Chess is ane o the most popular sports i Azerbaijan, where it is organizit bi the Azerbaijan Chess Federation. On 5 Mey 2009 Azerbaijani preses Ilham Aliyev, wha is also the chairman o the Naitional Olympic Committee, signit an executive order st ...

Pas-de-Calais

Pas-de-Calais kalɛ") is a depairtment in northren Fraunce. Its name is the French equivalent o the Strait o Dover, which it borders.

Troina

Excavations hae pruivit that the aurie o Troina wis settled as early as the 7t millennium BC a ferm datin frae that period, an a later necropolis. O the Greek toun maist likely kent as Engyon pairts o the 4t century BC waws remain, while frae the ...

Municipality o Cerkno

The Municipality o Cerkno is a municipality in the Littoral region o Slovenie. The seat o the municipality is the toun o Cerkno. The municipality haes aroond 5.000 fowk.

Anzio

Anzio is a ceety an comune on the coast o the Lazio region o Italy, aboot 56 km sooth o Roum. Weel kent for its seaside harbour settin, it is a fishin port an a depairtur point for ferries an hydroplanes tae the Pontine Islands of Ponza, Palmarol ...

Doberdò del Lago

Doberdò del Lago is a comune in the Province o Gorizia in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, locatit aboot 30 km northwast o Trieste an aboot 11 km soothwast o Gorizia, an borders the follaein municipalities: Duino-Aurisina, Fogliano Redip ...

Kakhovka

Kakhovka is a port ceety on the Dnieper River in the Kherson Oblast o soothren Ukraine. Servin as the admeenistrative centre o the Kakhovka Raion, the ceety itsel is designatit as a separate raion athin the oblast an aw, an is locatit at aroond 4 ...

Nevada City, Nevada

Nevada City is a ghaist toun in Churchill Coonty, Nevada, Unitit States, locatit juist east o Fallon, Nevada near the current intersection o State Route 116 an U.S. Highway 50. It wis foondit in 1916 as a socialist commonty kent as the Nevada Coo ...

Chiyoda

Chiyoda, Saga, Japan Chiyoda, Tokyo, a special waird in central as admeenistrative unit: umwhilr Tokyo Ceety, eastren Tokyo, Japan Chiyoda, Chiyoda, Tokyo, a deestrict in Chiyoda waird coverin the Imperial Palace an the Higashi Gyoen, the publicl ...

Santo Tomas, Batangas

Santo Tomas is a first cless municipality in the province o Batangas, Philippines. Accordin tae the 2010 census, it haes a population o 124.740 fowk. The toun is a gatewey tae the province frae Laguna. Wi the conteenous expansion o Metro Manila, ...

Overdose

Overdose ane o the auldest baunds in the Brazilian hivy music scene. The baund wis foondit in 1983 wi the lineup bassist Fernando Pazzini, guitarist Cláudio David, sangster Pedro "Bozó" Amorim, drummer Helio Ricardo an guitarist Eduardo Souza. Th ...

Prince Frederik Adolf, Duke o Östergötland

Prince Frederik Adolf o Swaden, Duke o Östergötland wis a Swadish Prince, an son o King Adolf Frederick o Swaden an Louisa Ulrika o Proushie, a sister o Frederick the Great, Keeng o Proushie. In the ring o his brither Gustav III he wis gien the t ...

Caroline Matilda o Great Breetain

Princess Caroline Matilda o Great Breetain wis bi birth a Princess o Great Britain an member o the Hoose o Hanover an bi mairiage Queen consort o Denmark an Norawa frae 1766 tae 1772. On 29 Januar 1771, in honour o the Keengs birthday, the Queen ...

Friedrich II, Landgrave o Hesse-Kassel

Friedrich II, Landgrave o Hesse-Kassel was Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel frae 1760 tae 1785. He ruled as an enlightened despot, and raised money by renting soldiers tae Great Breetain tae help fight the American Revolutionary War. He combined Enlight ...

Louise o Great Breetain

Princess Louise o Great Breetain 18 December 1724 – 19 December 1751) wis Queen o Denmark an Norawa frae 1746 until her daith, as the first wife of King Frederick V. She wis the youngest dochter o Keeng George II o an Caroline o Ansbach.

Juliane Marie o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

Princess Juliane Marie o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel wis queen o Denmark an Norawa atween 1752 an 1766, seicont consort o king Frederick V o Denmark an Norawa, mither o the prince-regent Hereditary Prince Frederick o Denmark an Norawa an hersel de fac ...

Princess Luise Dorothea o Proushie

Princess Luise Dorothea o Proushie wis Hereditary Princess o Hesse-Kassel bi mairiage tae Frederick, Hereditary Prince o Hesse-Kassel. She wis the dochter o Frederick I, First Keeng in Proushie bi his first wife Elisabeth Henriette o Hesse-Kassel ...

Raphael

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, better kent simply as Raphael, wis an Italian painter an airchitect o the Heich Renaissance. His wirk is admired for its clarity o form, ease o composeetion, an veesual achievement o the Neoplatonic ideal o human grand ...

Princess Luise o Proushie

Princess Luise o Proushie wis the second child and only dochter o German Emperor Wilhelm I and Augusta o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. She wis the younger sister o Frederick III o Germany an aunt o Wilhelm II o Germany. Louise was seven years younger tha ...

Princess Dorothea o Bavarie

Princess Dorothea o Bavarie wis a member o the Hoose o Wittelsbach an a princess o Bavarie bi birth. Through her mairiage tae Airchduke Gottfried o Austrick, Dorothea wis a member of the Tuscan line o the Habsburg-Lorraine. Dorothea wis bi mairr ...

Sophie o Proushie

Princess Sophia o Proushie was Queen consort o Greece during 1913–1917 an 1920–1922. She wis also Regent o Greece several times during her husbands ring.

Princess Auguste o Saxe-Meiningen

Princess Auguste o Saxe-Meiningen wais the daochter o Bernhard II, Duke o Saxe-Meiningen and his wife Princess Marie Frederica o Hesse-Kassel. She wis the mither o Ernst II, Duke o Saxe-Altenburg.

Friedrich II, Grand Duke o Baden

Friedrich II, Grand Duke o Baden wis the last sovereign Grand Duke o Baden, reigning frae 1907 until the abolition o the German monarchies in 1918. The state o Baden originatit frae the aurie o the Grand Duchy. In 1951-1952, it became pairt o the ...

Princess Charlotte o Proushie

Princess Charlotte o Proushie wis Duchess consort o Saxe-Meiningen as the wife of Bernhard III, the duchys last ruler.She wis the seicon bairnan auldest docher o Prince Frederick o Proushie, a member o the Hoose o Hohenzollern wha became Croun Pr ...

Princess Marie o Saxe-Altenburg (1845–1930)

Princess Marie o Saxe-Altenburg wis a dochter o Prince Eduard o Saxe-Altenburg an his wife Princess Luise Caroline Reuss o Greiz. She wis the consort o Karl Gonthier, Prince o Schwarzburg-Sondershausen. Her aunt wis Queen Therese o Bavarie.

Airchduchess Helene o Austrick

Airchduchess Helene o Austrick wis a member o the Tuscan branch o the Hoose o Habsburg-Lorraine an Airchduchess o Austrick an Princess o Bohemie, Hungary, an Tuscany bi birth. Through her mairiage tae Philipp Albrecht, Hereditary Duke o Württembe ...

Narita

Narita is a ceety locatit in Chiba Prefectur, Japan. It is the steid o Narita Internaitional Airport, the main internaitional airport serving the Greater Tokyo Aurie. As o 31 Mairch 2011, the ceety haes a estimatit population o 126.235, wi 54.021 ...

Marcus Claudius Tacitus

Tacitus, wis Roman Emperor frae 275 tae 276. Durin his short reign he campaigned against the Goths an the Heruli, for which he receivit the title Gothicus Maximus.

Tiraspol

Tiraspol forby kent as Tyraspol, is the seicont lairgest ceety in Moldovae an is the caipital an administrative centre o the de facto independent Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic. The ceety is locatit on the eastren bank o the Dniester River. Ti ...

Ladispoli

Ladispoli occupees the aurie existit the auncient Alsium, the port o the Etruscan ceety o Cerveteri an later a Roman colony citit bi Cicero. Alsium wis destroyed in the 6t century AD, durin the Gothic War, bi the Ostrogoths led bi Totila. Later a ...

Acerenza

Wi its strategic position 800 metre 2.600 ft abuin sea-level, Acerenza haes been sackit bi a series o invaders. The toun, then kent as Aceruntia, Acheruntia or Acherontia, wis conquered bi the Romans in 318 BC. Later, it wis taken bi the Ostrogot ...

Aosta

Aosta listen is the principal ceety o the bilingual Valle dAosta in the Italian Alps, 110 km north-northwast o Turin. It is situatit near the Italian entrance o the Mont Blanc Tunnel, at the confluence o the Buthier an the Dora Baltea, an at the ...

Province o Trieste

The Province o Trieste is a province in the autonomous Friuli-Venezia Giulia region o Italy. Its caipital is the ceety o Trieste. It haes a aurie o 212 km², an a total population o 236.520. It haes a coastal lenth o 48.1 km. Thare are 6 communes ...

Cervara di Roma

Cervara di Roma is a comune in the province o Roum in the Italian region Lazio, locatit aboot 50 km east o Roum. Cervara di Roma borders the follaein municipalities: Agosta, Arsoli, Camerata Nuova, Marano Equo, Rocca di Botte, Subiaco. It wis bi ...