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Vilnius

), the birthplace of Reverend Ludwik Dembski, who was a prominent community spiritual leader and town founder, who would not have wanted the town named after himself. Therefore, the townsfolk, grateful for his contributions to their town, may have suggested the name of Wilno. thumb 150px right Kaszub Griffin (File:KaszebeGrifon.jpg) blank_name Sister cities (Town twinning) blank_info Vilnius, Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario Durham


Russian Empire

the Tsar. He joined the Red Army in February 1918. Wilno's namesake was the city of Wilno, then in a Russian (Russian Empire)-occupied (Partitions of Poland) area of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, (now Vilnius, capital of Lithuania), the birthplace of Reverend Ludwik Dembski, who was a prominent community spiritual leader and town founder, who would not have wanted the town named after himself. Therefore, the townsfolk, grateful for his contributions to their town, may


Syria

speakers are found in diaspora, with a particularly prominent community in Sweden. In 1986, Abu Talb arrived in Sweden from Syria with his wife and child on a false Moroccan (Morocco) passport, under the name of Belaid Massoud Ben Hadi, and was granted political asylum there. He settled in Uppsala and ran a store specializing in Arab foods and videotapes.


Singapore

designer . He is currently based in London. In the 1880s, Raffles Institution in Singapore flourished as an outstanding school. Some prominent community leaders, including the Kapitan Cina (Chinese Captain) of Kuala Lumpur, Yap Kwan Seng, towkay (:wikt:towkay) Loke Yew, and Thamboosamy Pillay (K. Thamboosamy), saw the need for a good English school in Kuala Lumpur. With the support of the British Resident (Resident (title)) of Selangor, the foundation


Russia

to the vast majority ethnic Turks (Turkish people), the province is home to communities of Laz people. In particular, there is a prominent community of Chveneburi Georgians (Georgian people) many of them descendants of Muslim families from Georgia who migrated during the struggles between the Ottoman Turks and Russia during the 19th century. With such diverse peoples, Artvin has a rich variety of folk song and dance (see Arifana and Kochari for examples of folk culture


India

''' or '''Agarwal''' (Devanagari:अग्रवाल) is a prominent community in India. Agrawals are ''Kshatriya'' by birth of the Solar Dynasty (Suryavanshi) but after the adoption of ''Vanika'' dharma by king Agrasena, Agrawals started dealing in business. History of Ancient India – By J.P. Mittal Agrawals are found


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