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Santiago de Cuba

under Christopher Myngs in 1662. The city experienced an influx of French and British immigrants in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, many coming from Haiti after the Haitian slave revolt of 1791 (Haitian Revolution). This added to the city's eclectic cultural mix, already rich with Spanish and African culture. It was also the location where Spanish troops faced their main defeat at San Juan Hill (San Juan Hill (Cuba)) on July 1, 1898, during the Spanish-American War. After


Mombasa

heterogeneous cultural mix, families associated with the Twelve Nations are still considered the original inhabitants of the city. Most of the early information on Mombasa comes from Portuguese chroniclers (Portuguese people) writing in the 16th century. In 1331, the famous Moroccan (Morocco) scholar and traveller Ibn Battuta also visited the area during his travels to the Swahili Coast and made some mention of the city, although he only stayed one night. He noted that the people


The Bronx

(particularly Ireland (Irish American), Germany (German American) and Italy (Italian American)) and later from the Caribbean region (particularly Puerto Rico (Puerto Ricans in the United States), Jamaica (Jamaican American) and the Dominican Republic (Dominican American)), as well as African American migrants from the American South Braver (1998) This cultural mix has made the Bronx a wellspring of both Latin music and hip hop (Hip hop music). The Bronx


Mecca

in 1902, they made their capital further south in Riyadh, which has remained their capital ever since. Tunisian music is the result of a cultural mix strongly influenced by Egypt. According to Mohammed Abdel


Auckland

population of any city in the world. For some Polynesian island nations there are more expatriates living in Auckland than in their homeland. There is also a large population of New Zealand's native Maori people, and populations of immigrants and expats from Asia, the UK and around the world. Auckland's rich cultural mix is celebrated with a wide variety of festivals and events throughout the city. Climate Auckland has a temperate climate with distinct seasons. Summers are generally warm


Haiti

, "A Look at Haitian History 1803–2003 200 Years of Independence", Heritage Konpa Magazine, Special Independence Edition, 2001 The city experienced an influx of French immigrants in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, many coming from Haiti after the Haitian slave revolt of 1791 (Haitian Revolution). This added to the city's eclectic cultural mix, already rich with Spanish and African culture. A relatively high number of residents of the city adhere to Afro-Cuban


Ukraine

that was fashionable into the 18th century, and which designated qualities associated with the literate citizenry of the vast Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Sarmatism greatly affected the culture, lifestyle and ideology of the Polish nobility. It was unique for its cultural mix of Eastern, Western and native traditions. Sarmatism considerably influenced the noble cultures of other contemporary states — Ukraine, Moldavia, Transylvania, Habsburg Hungary (Royal Hungary) and Kingdom


Egypt

that potters from Greece were employed to produce objects in Carthage. thumb left Panorama of Dougga (Image:Panorama Dougga.jpg) Tunisian music is the result of a cultural mix strongly influenced by Egypt. According to Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Tunisian music has also been influenced by old Andalusian songs injected with Turkish, Persian and Greek influences. He believes that the Tunisian music has undergone three phases


Poland

in Nowogródek Voivodship. ''Sarmatia'' (in Polish, ''Sarmacja'') was a semi-legendary, poetic name for Poland that was fashionable into the 18th century, and which designated qualities associated with the literate citizenry of the vast Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Sarmatism greatly affected the culture, lifestyle and ideology of the Polish nobility. It was unique for its cultural mix of Eastern, Western and native traditions. Sarmatism considerably influenced the noble cultures


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