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Sainte-Thècle, Quebec

is one of the finest religious heritage of La Mauricie and Quebec. * Cemetery of upper village, located behind the church. It features the "Stations of the Cross" carved in stone, a beautiful "calvaire" and many old monuments remembering our ancestors. * Public landing site on the shore of Lac-du-Jésuite (Lake Jesuit), in the southern part of the lake near the mouth. * Public landing site on the shore of Lac-aux-Chicots (located in rang St-Pierre-Sud, near the village


Luang Namtha

gallery (Category:Luang Namtha) Category:Populated places in Luang Namtha Province Laos has become popular with tourists for its relaxed style of living and for retaining elements of the "original Asia" lost elsewhere. The official tourism slogan is "Simply Beautiful". The main attractions for tourists include Buddhist culture and colonial architecture in Luang Prabang; gastronomy and ancient temples


Olathe, Kansas

described his ride to friends: "...the prairie was covered with verbena and other wild flowers. I kept thinking the land was beautiful and that I should name the town Beautiful." Purportedly, Barton asked a Shawnee interpreter how to say "Beautiful" in his native language. The interpreter responded, "Olathe."


Suzdal

manuscript of the Russian Primary Chronicle, the ''Laurentian Codex'', was written for him by the local monk Laurentius in 1377. The name ''Red Square'' derives neither from the colour of the bricks around it (which, in fact, were whitewashed at certain points in history) nor from the link between the colour red and communism. Rather, the name came about because the Russian word ''красная (wiktionary:красный)'' (''krasnaya'') can mean either "red" or "beautiful&quot

; (the latter being rather archaic (Archaism); cf. ''прекрасная (wiktionary:прекрасный)'', ''prekrasnaya''). This word, with the meaning "beautiful", was originally applied to Saint Basil's Cathedral and was subsequently transferred to the nearby square. It is believed that the square acquired its current name (replacing the older '''Pozhar''', or "burnt-out place") in the 17th century. Several ancient Russian towns, such as Suzdal, Yelets, and Pereslavl-Zalessky


Enid, Oklahoma

title City Beautiful Movement publisher Digital.library.okstate.edu date accessdate 2011-03-24 Frank Iddings wrote the city song, "Enid, The City Beautiful". "You're right in the center where the best wheat grows and you've got your share of the oil that flows," his lyrics read. Iddings, Frank, "Enid, The City Beautiful", 1928, reprinted in ''Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1907-1982,'' Vol. II, Garfield Historical Society, Josten's Publishing


Phonsavan

;references left 260px left 260px (File:4.1.75.PhonAnsicht.jpg) Category:Populated places in Xiangkhouang Province Laos has become popular with tourists for its relaxed style of living and for retaining elements of the "original Asia" lost elsewhere. The official tourism slogan is "Simply Beautiful". The main attractions for tourists include Buddhist culture and colonial architecture in Luang Prabang; gastronomy and ancient


Vang Vieng

popular with tourists for its relaxed style of living and for retaining elements of the "original Asia" lost elsewhere. The official tourism slogan is "Simply Beautiful". The main attractions for tourists include Buddhist culture and colonial architecture in Luang Prabang; gastronomy and ancient temples in the capital of Vientiane; backpacking in Muang Ngoi Neua and Vang Vieng; ancient and modern culture and history in The Plain of Jars region (main article


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

; demonym Vincentian Vincy (disambiguation) Vincy

Vincent and the Grenadines is "Saint Vincent, Land so beautiful", adopted upon independence in 1979. Languages English is used in education, government, religion, and other formal domains, while


Turpan

and 16th centuries Wikipedia:Turpan Commons:Turpan


Shkodër

s around Shkodër and Tirana; the major groupings are the Ghegs of the north and southern Labs and Tosks. The northern and southern traditions are contrasted by the "rugged and heroic" tone of the north and the "relaxed, gentle and exceptionally beautiful" form of the south. These disparate styles are unified by "the intensity that both performers and listeners give to their music as a medium for patriotic expression and as a vehicle carrying the narrative of oral history", Burton, Kim. "The Eagle Has Landed". 2000. In Broughton, Simon and Ellingham, Mark with McConnachie, James and Duane, Orla (Ed.), ''World Music, Vol. 1: Africa, Europe and the Middle East'', pp 1-6. Rough Guides Ltd, Penguin Books. ISBN 1-85828-636-0. Burton notes that even ''lullabies contained the wish that the infant would grow up to be a strong worker for Enver and the Party.'' as well as certain characteristics like the use of obscure rhythms such as 3 8, 5 8 and 10 8. Arbatsky, Yuri, cited in Koco with the footnote ''Translated and published by Filip Fishta in Shkolla Kombëtare (The National School; No.1, May 1939), 19, and quoted from his Preface to Pjetër Dungu's Lyra Shqiptare (see note 2).'' The first compilation of Albanian folk music was made by Pjetër Dungu in 1940. The city of Shkodër has long been one of the most important cultural centers of Albania, and its early 20th century music is considered as one of the most sophisticated in the country. Bosnia (Bosnia (region))n sevdalinka is an important influence on music from the area, which is complex, with shifts through major and minor scales with a Turkish sound and a romantic and sophisticated tone. Traditional musicians from Shkodër include Bujar Qamili, Luçie Miloti, Xhevdet Hafizi and Bik Ndoja. Albanians also play the Armenian Duduk (Duduk). 16:17, 10 Nov 2003 Swagatk (User:Swagatk) uploaded "Lure.png (:Image:Lure.png)" (Lure problem) 16:01, Nov 10, 2003 Dori (User:Dori) uploaded "Migjeni_theatre.jpg (:Image:Migjeni_theatre.jpg)" (Migjeni theater in Shkodër, Albania (image under GFDL from Bernard Cloutier used with permission (User:Dori Bernard Cloutier permission))) 15:37, 10 Nov 2003 Donarreiskoffer (User:Donarreiskoffer) uploaded "Kornati.jpg (:Image:Kornati.jpg)" (The kornati, picture taken by myself) In the 2011 local elections the party lost all of its municipal councillors in Gjirokastër and Delvinë, the capitals of two of its main electoral areas as well as one its two municipal seats in Sarandë. Municipal seats 2011 Municipal seats 2007 In Shkodër it maintained its seat and also gained one of the seats in Korçë as well as the mayorship in nine communes. PBNJ received a 2,59% of the vote countrywide. http: www.cec.org.al images stories Legjislacioni_2011 Vendime_2011 VENDIM%201229 Lidhja%202.pdf birth_date The '''Bushati family''' was a prominent family in Albanian history for part of the Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) rule of the region. The family ruled the Pashalik of Scutari from 1757 to 1831. Their dominance of the Scutari region was gained through a network of alliances with various highland tribes. Even after the fall of the pashaluk in 1831, the Bushatis continued to play an important role in the Albanian society. During the 19th century, Scutari (Shkodër) was also known as a cultural centre and in the 1840s the Bushati Library was built. In 1469, Giosafat Barbaro was made Provveditore of Scutari (Shkodër), in Albania. ''Mehmed the Conqueror & His Time'', Franz Babinger, Trans. Ralph Manheim, Princeton University Press; 1992, p.261 ISBN 978-0-691-01078-6 He was in command of 1200 cavalry, which he used to support Lekë Dukagjini . In 1472, Barbaro was back in Venice, where he was one of the 41 senators chosen to act as electors, who selected Nicolo Tron as Doge. Role in the Uprising In 1804, the year of the First Serbian Uprising, he was a Buljubaša (the commander of a četa), under Milenko Stojković. In 1805 he took part in the Battle of Ivankovac against Hafiz-paša, after which the Правитељствујушчи совјет awarded him the rank of Bimbaša (a commander of 1000 men) and Vojvoda (Voivode). After the Battle of Deligrad in 1806 against Ibrahim-Paša of Shkodër, he became one of the most important men in Serbia. image location Shkodër, Albania opened 1947 as "Vojo Kushi Stadium" '''Loro Boriçi Stadium''' is a multi-purpose stadium in Shkodër, Albania. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and is the home ground of Vllaznia Shkodër. The stadium holds 16,000 spectators and was reconstructed in 2001. It is named in honour of Loro Boriçi, famous player in 1940s and 1950s. It is also the second largest stadium in Albania behind the Qemal Stafa stadium (Qemal Stafa (stadium)) in Tirana which seats 19,600. HSH's infrastructure runs east to Pogradec, south to Vlorë and north to Shkodër. There is also a branch line to capital city Tirana. The network was extended beyond Shkodër in the 1980s into what is now Montenegro, via the Albanian border town of Han i Hotit. But that section of the system is for freight only. There is also no physical rail connection between Albania and neighbouring Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia) as well as Greece. * 1910 Soufli, Drama (Drama, Greece) (closed in 1921), Serres (closed in 1921), Ioannina (closed in 1921), Kayseri, Inebolu, Ordu, Geyve, Bolvadin, Mansureh * 1911 Manchester, Scutari of Albania (Shkodër) (closed in 1914), Rhodes (closed in 1921), Diyarbekir, Elazig, Bitlis, Van (Van, Turkey), Ceyhan, Saida (Sidon) (closed in 1921), Hodeida (closed in 1921), Benghazi (closed in 1912). * 1912 Bolu, Urfa, Sandıklı, Söke, Djeddah (closed in 1916)


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