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Whakatane

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Greater Tokyo Area

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Querétaro, Querétaro

of large cities, Querétaro was ranked sixth. Until the 1970s, agriculture had been the overwhelming basis of the economy of the municipality outside the city and commerce within it. Since then, the expansion of industry and the growth of the city, which started in the 1950s, have diminished the importance of agriculture and the land available for it. It now only employs .01% of the municipality's population. Major employers now are the industrial


Surakarta

after the Treaty of Salatiga (March 17, 1757). The three biggest regencies in terms of population are: Brebes (Brebes Regency), Banyumas (Banyumas Regency) and Cilacap (Cilacap Regency). Together these regencies make up approximately 16% of the Central Javanese population. Major urban population centres are Greater Semarang, Greater Surakarta and the Brebes-Tegal-Slawi area in the north-west of the province. Central Java is famous and well known for its exquisite ''batik'', a generic wax-resist (Resist dyeing) dyeing technique used on textile. There are different styles of batik motives. A centre of batik production is Pekalongan. Other centres are Surakarta and Yogyakarta. ''Batik'' in Pekalongan style which represent ''gaya pesisir'' (or coastal style) is different than the one in Surakarta and Yogyakarta, which represent ''batik'' from the heartland of Java (''gaya kejawèn''). Ron Hatley, ''Mapping the Javanese cultures (1984:10-11) Central Java is connected to the interprovincial national way on the northern coast (''Jalur Pantai Utara'' or ''Jalur Pantura'') which runs from Anyer in Banten to Banyuwangi, East Java on the opposite of Bali. Losari, the Central Javanese gate at the western border on the northern coast, could be reached from Jakarta in 4 hours drive. On the southern coast, there is also a national way which run from Kroya at the Sundanese-Javanese border, through Yogyakarta to Surakarta and then to Surabaya via Kertosono in East Java. There is furthermore a direct connection from Tegal to Purwokerto and from Semarang to Yogyakarta and Surakarta. In addition to that there is a toll road in Semarang and from Semarang to Ungaran which runs for 14 kilometer. Trans-Java Toll Road also would serves Central Java with highway. Some parts has been opened and the others are under construction. Central Java is home to such notable state universities, as Diponegoro University, Semarang State University, and Walisongo Islamic University (''Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo'') in Semarang; Sebelas Maret State University in Surakarta; and Jenderal Soedirman University in Purwokerto. Two interesting palaces, the Palace of the Sunan (''Keraton Kasunanan'') and Pura Mangkunegaran, are located in Surakarta, which is considered one of the centers of Javanese culture. The Grojogan Sewu waterfall is located in Karanganyar Regency, which has a beautiful scenery. Several Majapahit temples and Sangiran museum (Sangiran) are also located in Central Java. A minority of Javanese also follow Christianity (Protestantism and Catholicism), which are rather concentrated in Central Java (particularly Surakarta, Magelang and Yogyakarta for Catholicism). In a much smaller scale, Buddhism (Buddhism in Indonesia) and Hinduism (Hinduism in Indonesia) are also found in the Javanese community. The Javanese Tengger tribe (Tenggerese) is still practicing Hinduism till today. Abu Bakar Bashir (w:Abu Bakar Bashir), the alleged spiritual leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah (w:Jemaah Islamiyah) militant islamic (w:Militant Islamic) organisation gave an address on return to his school in Surakarta (w:Surakarta) in Central Java (w:Central Java) where he urged Australian (w:Australia) Prime Minister (w:Prime Minister of Australia) John Howard (w:John Howard) to convert to Islam (w:Islam). The president is to oversee a state funeral after Suharto's body is taken to his family mausoleum in Surakarta (w:Surakarta), Central Java (w:Central Java) by a fleet of seven Air Force (w:Air Force) planes. The president is to oversee a state funeral after Suharto's body is taken to his family mausoleum in Surakarta (w:Surakarta), Central Java (w:Central Java) by a fleet of seven Air Force (w:Air Force) planes.


Semarang

- The three biggest regencies in terms of population are: Brebes (Brebes Regency), Banyumas (Banyumas Regency) and Cilacap (Cilacap Regency). Together these regencies make up approximately 16% of the Central Javanese population. Major urban population centres are Greater Semarang, Greater Surakarta and the Brebes-Tegal-Slawi area in the north-west of the province


Kharkiv

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Montevideo

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Brittany

accessdate 8 February 2011 publisher Parliament of the United Kingdom year 25 January 2011 quote Cornwall sees itself as the fourth Celtic nation of the United Kingdom; Lord Teverson (Robin Teverson, Baron Teverson) work Hansard


Slovakia

Slovakia are partially descended from Romance-speaking Vlachs who migrated into the region from the 14th to 17th centuries and were absorbed into the local population. The population of Moravian Wallachia also descend of this population. Major ski resorts are located mostly in the various European countries (e.g. Andorra, Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Norway, List of ski areas


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