replaced the former administrative region of Lijiang Prefecture. It was under the rule of the Mu family (木氏) local commanders (:en:Tusi) (土司) during the Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty. 丽江木氏土司与滇川藏交角区域历史文化研讨会综述 The Baisha Old Town was the political, commercial and cultural center for the local Naxi (Nakhi people) people and other ethnic groups for 400 years from the year
Petrovich Gelʹmersen. "Beiträge zur Kenntniss des russischen Reiches und der angränzenden Länder Asiens". Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1839. p. 91. On Google Books R.M. Martin in 1847 mentions "Tungani" merchants in Yarkand (Yarkent County). Robert Montgomery Martin, "China; political, commercial, and social; an official report". 1847. p.19.
, the city resumed its original designation. Santo Domingo is the cultural, financial, political, commercial and industrial center of the Dominican Republic, with the country’s most important industries being located within the city. Santo Domingo also serves as the chief seaport of the country. The city's harbor at the mouth of the Ozama River accommodates the largest vessels, and the port handles both heavy passenger and freight traffic. History
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, Massachusetts . * Channel 149 on the Dish Network (List of Dish Network channels) is the Fox Soccer Channel * Channel 149 on Sirius Satellite Radio (List of Sirius Satellite Radio stations) is for Boston and Philadelphia weather The '''history of Boston''' plays a central role in the American history (history of the United States). In 1630, Puritan colonists from England founded the city, which quickly became the political, commercial, financial, religious
, approx. 20 km north-east of Sittard and 30 km south-west of Mönchengladbach. In the Netherlands, the '''Council of State''' (''Raad van State'') is a constitutionally established advisory body to the government which consists of members of the royal family and Crown-appointed members generally having political, commercial, diplomatic, or military experience. The Council of State must be consulted by the cabinet on proposed legislation before a law is submitted to the parliament. The Council of State Administrative Law section also serves as a court of appeal for citizens against executive branch decisions. The Queen is President of the Council of State but she seldom chairs meetings. The Vice-President of the Council of State chairs meetings in the Queens' absence. Under Dutch Constitutional Law the Vice-President of the Council is acting Head of State when there is no Monarch; e.g. if the Royal Family were to become extinct. thumb upright Ras around 1976 (Image:Hans Ras c.1976.jpg) '''Johannes Jacobus (Hans) Ras''' (1 April 1926 – 22 October 2003) was emeritus professor of Javanese language and literature at Leiden University, the Netherlands. In 1961 he was lecturer at the University of Malaya, and in 1969 first representative in Jakarta of the KITLV (the Leiden-based Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology). Until his retirement he was several times a member of the board of the KITLV. From 1985 to 1992, he was professor of Javanese language and literature at the University of Leiden. thumb left Hans in 1935 (Image:Hans Ras in 1935.jpg) Hans Ras was born in 1926 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, as the third son of a family of four children. His father had a wholesale business in confectionery, and all the children had to help in the business. They were all supposed to go to junior high school for their secondary education, as was usual at the time. However, when the eldest was expelled from such a school for precociousness and sent to a higher-grade high school, the others followed in his footsteps. '''Wieringerwerf''' is a town in the Dutch (Netherlands) province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Wieringermeer, and lies about 21 km southeast of Den Helder. With about 6000 inhabitants, Wieringerwerf is the largest town of the municipality. It is situated in a polder. The altitude of the village is 4 metres below sea level. Dikes and pumping engines keep the land dry. '''TNT N.V.''', more commonly known as '''TNT''' ( Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands