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Destrict o Peć

The Destrict o Peć or Destrict o Peja is ane the seiven destricts o Kosovo; it haes its seat in the ceety o Peć.

Destrict o Gjilan

The Destrict o Gnjilane or Destrict o Gjilan (Albanie: Qarku i Gjilanit ; is ane the seiven destricts o Kosovo, wi seat in the toun o Gjilan. The region corresponds the same aurie as locally kent as Anamorava which is seen as pairt o the region a ...

Star Dojran

Star Dojran is a veelage in the sootheastren pairt o North Macedonie. It is the seat o the municipality o Dojran. Star Dojran means "Auld Dojran" in Macedonie.

Genzo Kurita

Kurita murthered twa girlfriends in Februar 1948. On August 8, 1951, he raped an murthert a 24-year-auld woman beside her baby. He then haed sex wi her corpse. On October 11, 1951, he rapit an murthert a 29-year-auld wumman. He threw her three ch ...

Saeed Hanaei

Hanaei targetit female prostitutes in the eastren ceety o Mashhad. He aften targetit drog addicts. The killins wur referred tae as the spider killins bi the Iranian press acause Hanaei lured the weemen tae his hame an strangled them an dumpit the ...

Mohammed Bijeh

Mohammed Bijeh wis an Iranian serial killer. He confessed in court tae rapin an killin 16 young boys atween Mairch an September 2004, an wis sentencit tae 100 lashes follaeed bi execution. Aw the boys wur atween 8 an 15 year auld. In addition, he ...

Khartoum North

Khartoum North is a ceety close tae, but distinct frae, Khartoum in central Sudan. The ceety is close tae the confluence o the White an Blue Niles on the eastren bank o the Blue Nile. The ceety, which haed in 1993 a rapidly growin population o 90 ...

Abyan Govrenorate

Abyan is a govrenorate o Yemen. The Abyan region wis historically pairt o the Fadhli Sultanate. It wis a base tae the Aden-Abyan Islamic Airmy terrorist group. Its caipital is the ceety o Zinjibar.

Heriberto Lazcano

Heriberto Lazcano wis a Mexican drog laird an tap leader o the creeminal organisation kent as Los Zetas. He wis ane o Mexicos maist-wantit drog lairds. Lazcano joined the Mexican Airmy at the age o 17 an later ascendit tae the Grupo Aeromóvil de ...

Castellammare del Golfo

Castellammare del Golfo is a toun an comune in the Sicilian Province o Trapani. The name is roughly translatit "Sea- Fortress sea) o the Gulf", derivin frae the medieval fortress in the harbor. The body o watter it sits upon an aw takes its name ...

Ponts, Lleida

Ponts is a municipality an toun in the comarca o the Noguera in the province o Lleida, Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit on the left bank o the Segre river near its confluence wi the Llobregós river an at the point whaur the routes frae Calaf an C ...

Calamuchita Depairtment

The Calamuchita Depairtment is a subdiveesion o the province o Córdoba, Argentinae. The depairtment is locatit in the centre-wast o the province an includes important tourist destinations, especially alang the Calamuchita Valley. The centre o thi ...

Province o Cáceres

The province of Cáceres is a province o wastren Spain, in the northren pairt o the autonomous commonty o Extremadura. It is bordered bi the provinces o Salamanca, Ávila, Toledo, an Badajoz in the sooth, an bi Portugal in the wast. It was formed a ...

Salto, Uruguay

Salto is the caipital ceety o the Salto Depairtment in northwastren Uruguay. It is locatit on Route 3, aboot 496 kilometre northwast o Montevideo, an on the east bank o Río Uruguay, athort the ceety Concordia o Argentinae. Aboot 12 kilometre nort ...

Rivadavia, Mendoza

Rivadavia is a ceety in the centre-north o the province o Mendoza, Argentinae. It haes 52.567 inhabitants as per the 2001 census, an is the heid toun o the Rivadavia Depairtment. The ceety lees on the north bank o the Tunuyán River, dounstream fr ...

Lisy Nos

Lisy Nos is a municipal dounset in Primorsky Destrict o the federal ceety o St. Petersburg, Roushie, locatit on the cape o the same name in the northren pairt o the Kronstadt Bay. Population: 4.737 ; 2.563. The Saunt Petersburg Dam runs sooth fra ...

San Miguel Soyaltepec

San Miguel Soyaltepec is a municipality in the state o Oaxaca. It is pairt o the Tuxtepec Destrict o the Papaloapan Region. Its municipal seat is Temascal. The name Soyaltepec means" hill o palm trees” in Nahuatl but the aurie carries the Mazatec ...

Alto Paraná Depairtment

For the film, see Alto Paraná film. Alto Paraná is a depairtment in Paraguay. The caipital is Ciudad del Este. The Alto Paraná depairtment haes experiencit tremendous economic an population growthe in the past 50 years. Maist o this growthe haes ...

Volkhov

Volkhov is an industrial toun in Leningrad Oblast, Roushie, situatit 122 kilometre east o St. Petersburg, on the Volkhov River. Population: 46.596 ; 50.325.

Monte Porzio Catone

Monte Porzio Catone is a comune in the Province o Roum in the Italian region Lazio, locatit aboot 20 km sootheast o Roum, on the Alban Hills. Monte Porzio Catone borders the follaein municipalities: Frascati, Grottaferrata, Monte Compatri, Roum.

Rocha Depairtment

Rocha is a depairtment in the east o Uruguay. Its caipital is the ceety o Rocha. It border Maldonado Depairtment tae its wast, Lavalleja Depairtment tae its northwast, Treinta y Tres Depairtment tae its north, while tae its northeast Laguna Merín ...

Pape Benedict XIV

Pape Benedict XIV, born Prospero Lorenzo Lambertini, wis pape frae 17 August 1740 tae his daith in 1758.

Sancti Spíritus Province

Sancti Spíritus is ane o the provinces o Cuba. Its caipital is the identically namit Sancti Spíritus. Anither major ceety is Trinidad. The soothren coast o the province is flat, but the wastren portion o Sancti Spíritus province is muntainous. Th ...

The Football Association

The Football Association, kent simply as the FA an aw, is the govrenin bouk o fitbaw in Ingland, an the Croun dependencies o Jersey, Guernsey an the Isle o Man. Shapit in 1863, it is the auldest fitbaw association in the warld an is responsible f ...

Riddare av Koden

Riddare av Koden is a Sooth African melodic daith metal baund frae Secunda, formed in October 2006 bi Nathan an Daniel Wilson. Umwhile kent as Elegy, the baund haed tae chynge its name in November 2009 due tae breach o copyright law an wur threat ...

In Dread Response

In Dread Response is a New Zealand melodic daith metal baund frae Auckland formit in 2005 commonly referred to as "In Dread" or "IDR". In Dread haes released ane full-length studio album an twa EPs wi a new album in the wirks set for a 2011 relea ...

Kalajoki

Kalajoki is a toun an municipality o Finland. It is locatit in the Northren Ostrobothnie region. The toun haes a population o 12.393 31 Januar 2019 an covers an aurie o 2.391.30 square kilometre 923.29 sq mi o which 1.469.15 km 2 567.24 sq mi is ...

Guadiana

The Guadiana River, or Odiana, is an internaitional river defining a long stretch o the Portugal-Spain border, separatin Extremadura an Andalucia frae Alentejo an Algarve. The rivers basin extends frae the eastren portion o Extremadura tae the so ...

Chinatown, Los Angeles

Chinatown is a neebourheid in Downtown Los Angeles, Californie that became a commercial center for Cheenese an ither Asian businesses in Central Los Angeles in 1938. The aurie includes restaurants, shops an airt galleries but haes a residential n ...

Hebron Govrenorate

The Hebron Governorate is an admeenistrative destrict o Palestine in the soothren Wast Bank. It goes doun tae an includes the Dead Sea except that bit which is pairt o Israel. The govrenorates land aurie is 1.060 square kilometers an its populati ...

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19t-century Romanesque Revival pailace on a rugged hill abuin the veelage o Hohenschwangau near Füssen in soothwast Bavarie, Germany. The palace wis commissioned bi Ludwig II o Bavarie as a retreat an as an homage tae R ...

Alcázar o Segovia

The Alcázar o Segovia is a stane fortification, locatit in the auld ceety o Segovia, Spain. Risin oot on a rocky crag abuin the confluence o the rivers Eresma an Clamores near the Guadarrama muntains, it is ane o the maist distinctive castle-pail ...

Olèrdola

Olèrdola is a municipality in the comarca o the Alt Penedès in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit on the northren side o the Garraf massif, an the heichest point o the municipality is the Puig de lÀliga at 468 m. Olèrdola castle controlled the auri ...

Aguilar de Segarra

Aguilar de Segarra is a municipality in the comarca o Bages, on the eastren edge o the comarca, in the province o Barcelona, Catalonie, Spain. Aguilar de Segarra haes several notable biggins: the Castle o Castellar, the Castle o Aguilar, an the k ...

Rocca Pia

Rocca Pia is a comune an toun in the Province o LAquila in the Abruzzo region o Italy. Its territory extendit up tae the level o Cinquemiglia. Rocca Pia is the name o a castle in Tivoli an aw, near Roum.

Ryal Pailace o Queluz

The Ryal Pailace o Queluz is a former ryal pailace in the Sintra area o Lisbon Destrict. Ane o the last great Rococo buildings tae be designed in Europe, the pailace wis conceived tae be a summer retreat for Dom Pedro o Portugal, later tae become ...

Pailace o la Zarzuela

The Pailace o la Zarzuela is the residence o Keeng Felipe VI an Queen Letizia o Spain an their faimily. The pailace is on the ootskirts o Madrid, near the Ryal Pailace o El Pardo. The complex an aa hooses the official residence o King Felipe VI a ...

Moika Pailace

The Moika Pailace also cried the Yusopov Pailace or the Pailace o the Yusupovs on the Moika, was once the primary residence in Saunt Petersburg, Roushie o the Hoose o Yusupov. The building wis the site o Grigori Rasputins murder in the early morn ...

Pailace o Buen Retiro

The Pailace o Buen Retiro an biggit on the orders o Keng Felipe IV o Spain as a secondary residence an place o recreation. It wis biggit in what wis then the eastern limits o the ceety o Madrid. Today, what little remains o its biggins an gairden ...

Beloselsky-Belozersky Pailace

The Beloselsky-Belozersky Pailace is a pailace in saunt Petersburg in Roushie. It wis constructed 1747 for Prince Mikhail Andreevitch Belosselsky during the reign o Elizabeth o Roushie; the building, far smaller than it is today, was designed in ...

Hailar Destrict

Hailar Destrict is an urban district that serves as the seat o the prefectur-level ceety Hulunbuir in northeastren Inner Mongolie, Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. Hulunbuir, due tae its massive size, is a ceety in admeenistrative terms anerlie, being mai ...

Kokhma

Kokhma is a toun in Ivanovo Oblast, Roushie, locatit on the Uvod River 6 kilometer sootheast o Ivanovo. Population: 29.411 ; 28.761 ; 26.962.

Agios Ioannis Rentis

Agios Ioannis Rentis is a suburb in the northren pairt o Piraeus, Greece. Syne the 2011 local govrenment reform it is pairt o the municipality Nikaia-Agios Ioannis Rentis, o which it is a municipal unit.

Vichuga

Vichuga is a toun in Ivanovo Oblast, Roushie, locatit 65 kilometer northeast o Ivanovo. Population: 37.583 ; 40.870 ; 49.745 ; 53.000.

Yuzhno-Sukhokumsk

Yuzhno-Sukhokumsk is a toun in the Republic o Dagestan, Roushie, locatit on the Sukhaya Kuma River, 295 kilometer northwast o Makhachkala. Population: 10.035 ; 9.777 ; 12.246.

Zavolzhsk

Zavolzhsk is a toun an the admeenistrative centre o Zavolzhsky Destrict o Ivanovo Oblast, Roushie. It is ane o the touns o the Gowden Ring an is situatit on the left bank o the Volga River, opposite Kineshma. The toun is locatit aboot 200 kilomet ...

Privolzhsk

Privolzhsk is a toun an the admeenistrative centre o Privolzhsky Destrict o Ivanovo Oblast, Roushie, locatit on the Shacha River 51 kilometer northeast o Ivanovo. Population: 16.747 ; 18.385 ; 20.680.

Navoloki

Navoloki is a toun in Kineshemsky Destrict o Ivanovo Oblast, Roushie, locatit on the richt bank o the Volga River, 120 kilometer northeast of Ivanovo. Population: 10.206 ; 11.248 ; 12.434.

Yuzha

Yuzha is a toun an the admeenistrative centre o Yuzhsky Destrict o Ivanovo Oblast, Roushie, locatit on Vazal Lake, 95 kilometer sootheast o Ivanovo. Population: 14.170 ; 15.636 ; 20.892.

Teykovo

Teykovo is a toun in Ivanovo Oblast, Roushie, locatit on the Vyazma River 35 kilometer soothwast o Ivanovo. Population: 34.976 ; 36.686 ; 38.126 ; 42.800.