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Fredericton

;Geo1 CMA&Code1 320__&Geo2 PR&Code2 13&Data Count&SearchText Fredericton&SearchType Begins&SearchPR 13&B1 All&Custom 2006 Community Profiles - Census Metropolitan Area Census Agglomeration It is the third-largest city in the province after Saint John (Saint John, New Brunswick) and Moncton. An important cultural, artistic, and educational centre for the province, Fredericton is home to two universities

''' is the capital of New Brunswick, Canada. It is located along the St. John River. Fredericton is the cultural, artistic and educational centre of the province. Fredericton boasts two universities - the University of New Brunswick and the liberal arts focused St. Thomas University. Fredericton is also home to cultural institutions such as the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the York-Sunbury Museum and the Playhouse, the latter which serves as a venue for local talent writers. As well, adding to the city's


Pula

; Pula Airport # 2007 present align center - thumb KUD Idijoti in Belgrade, February 2009 (File:KUD Idijoti in Belgrade.jpg) '''KUD Idijoti''' (translation: ''Cultural Artistic Society "Idiots"'' - note that the word ''Idijoti'' is deliberately spelled wrong, the correct Croatian form of the word is ''idioti''. Also note that 'KUD' means 'Kulturno umjetničko društvo') is a punk-rock band from Pula, Croatia


Yerevan

Armenia became part of the Soviet Union. In a few decades, Yerevan was transformed from a provincial town within the Russian Empire, to Armenia's principal cultural, artistic, and industrial center, as well as becoming the seat of national government. With the growth of the economy of the country (Economy of Armenia), Yerevan has been undergoing major transformation as many parts of the city have been the recipient of new construction since the early 2000s, and retail outlets


Zagreb

. WikiPedia:Zagreb Commons:Category:Zagreb Dmoz:Regional Europe Croatia Localities Zagreb


Florence

'') is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy, with a population of about 366,500. The city is a cultural, artistic and architectural gem. The birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence was the home to powerful families, creative geniuses and scientific masterminds who left their legacies in the city's many museums and art galleries. Understand 350px thumb The Duomo (File:Duomo from Palazzo Vecchio n01.jpg) Politically, economically, and culturally Florence was the most important


Croatia

2009 '''KUD Idijoti''' (translation: ''Cultural Artistic Society "Idiots"'' - note that the word ''Idijoti'' is deliberately spelled wrong, the correct Croatian form of the word is ''idioti''. Also note that 'KUD' means 'Kulturno umjetničko društvo') is a punk-rock band from Pula, Croatia. The band was formed on February 2, 1981 and released their first album in 1986. In 1987 they won at the Youth Festival in Subotica and are one of the most popular bands on the Punk


Republic of Ireland

businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. Many other small historical displays are located in the country's stately homes, including those run by the National Trust (An Taisce). ''The Scottish Countryside Alliance'' covers Scotland and the ''Countryside Alliance Ireland'' both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. '''County Laois''' ( The bomb was found on the side of a road near the village of Forkhill (w:Forkhill) in County Armagh (w:County Armagh), Northern Ireland (w:Northern Ireland), close to the border with the Republic of Ireland (w:Republic of Ireland). It was defused by an expert bomb disposal team from the Irish Army (w:Irish Army). The explosives were home-made and weighed 600 lb (270 kg). It is believed that the bomb was planted there by dissident republicans. On Saturday, 67% of Irish (w:Republic of Ireland) voters favored the European Union's (w:European Union) (EU) Lisbon Treaty (w:Treaty of Lisbon) which now requires approval from the presidents of the Czech Republic (w:Czech Republic) and Poland (w:Poland) for ratification (w:ratification). A car, thought to have been used for the get-away, has been found burnt out just over the border in the Republic of Ireland (w:Republic of Ireland). Mr Kee and the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin (w:Micheál Martin) have asked for any witnesses to contact the Gardai (w:Gardai) or the PSNI immediately.


Northern Ireland

, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. Many other small historical displays are located in the country's stately homes, including those run by the National Trust (National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty). Six of the nine Ulster counties form modern-day Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is sometimes called a ''province'' of the United Kingdom. These two inconsistent usages of the word "province" (along with the use of the term "Ulster" to describe Northern Ireland) can cause confusion. Northern Ireland In Northern Ireland, building of Craigavon in County Armagh commenced in 1966 between Lurgan and Portadown, although entire blocks of flats and shops lay empty, and later derelict, before eventually being bulldozed. The area, which now has a population exceeding 80,000 is mostly a dormitory town for Belfast. Marathons On 27 July 2009, with only 5 weeks' training and no significant prior history of running, Izzard began seven weeks of back-to-back marathon runs (with Sundays off) across the UK to raise money for Sport Relief. He ran from London to Cardiff, to Belfast, to Edinburgh, and back to London carrying flags of England, Scotland or Wales depending on which country he was in, and carried a self-designed green flag bearing a white dove when in Northern Ireland. The blog Eddie Iz Running was a document of his road running marathon, in which he ran 43 marathons in 51 days. He completed the run on 15 September 2009, after having run at least 27 miles each day, 6 days a week for 7 weeks straight, covering more than 1,100 miles across the UK. Izzard received a special award at BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2009 for his achievements. * In Northern Ireland, Irish Republicans (Irish republicanism) and Nationalists (Irish nationalism) in general, have long called for the secession of Northern Ireland from the United Kingdom in order to join the Republic of Ireland. This is opposed by Unionists (Unionism in Ireland). * In Scotland the Scottish National Party (SNP) campaigns for Scottish independence and direct Scottish membership of the European Union. It has representation at all levels of Scottish politics (politics in Scotland) and now forms the devolved Scottish Government. A number of nascent pro-independence parties have enjoyed only limited electoral success. The Scottish Green Party, the Scottish Socialist Party and the Scottish Enterprise Party are most widely publicised, however all independence movements parties are opposed by Unionists (Unionism in Scotland). In Northern Ireland, bonfires are lit on Halloween, October 31. Halloween fire calls 'every 90 seconds' ''UTV News'' Each 11 July in Northern Ireland, bonfires are lit by many Protestant communities to celebrate the victory of Williamite forces at the Battle of the Boyne, WikiPedia:Northern Ireland Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Northern Ireland commons:Northern Ireland


Boston

rivalry as cities. For more than a century afterward, Boston was arguably the educational, cultural, artistic, and economic power in the United States. Boston's location as the closest American port to Europe and its concentration of elite schools and manufacturing hubs helped maintain this image for several decades. During this time period, New York was often


Wales

, on the eastern side of Carmarthen Bay, and part of the Burry Inlet estuary which is an SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest), an SPA (Special Protection Area), and a Ramsar Site. WikiPedia:Wales Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Wales commons:Wales - Cymru


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