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Trenton, Ontario

by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). Three individual highways were renumbered "Highway 401" by the end of 1952: the Toronto Bypass between Weston Road and Highway 11 (Ontario Highway 11) (Yonge Street); Highway 2A (Ontario Highway 2A) between West Hill (West Hill, Ontario) and Newcastle (Newcastle, Ontario); and the Scenic Highway between Gananoque (Gananoque, Ontario) and Brockville, Ontario

Granada, Nicaragua

. This was part of a series of fortifications built along the San Juan River in order to defend against pirate (Piracy) attacks upon the city of Granada (Granada, Nicaragua) (which can be reached by navigating upstream from the Caribbean Sea along the San Juan River into Lake Nicaragua).

Latin Union

Telecommunication Union , International Telecommunications Satellite Organization, International Trade Union Confederation, Latin American Economic System, Latin American Integration Association, Latin Union, Non-Aligned Movement, Organization of American States (OAS), Permanent Court of Arbitration, Rio Group, United Nations (UN), UN Conference on Trade and Development, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UN Industrial Development


and is still in use. It got its name from Christopher Polhem ("The Swedish da Vinci", a famous scientist with several inventions still in use). The city has kept its street structure since its foundation. Since the streets all follow a grid pattern the winds can blow freely from the sea right into the heart of the city. Parts of the city (mainly the Naval Port) have been declared a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Site.<


Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO in 1988. West Africa Between AD 700 to 1600, cities in the West African savanna emerged from the trans-Saharan trade. Some of the more prominent were Kumbi Saleh, Timbuktu, Djenné and Gao. Arabic scholars like Ibn Khaldun have been a very important source of historical accounts from this area and period. Gold mining, iron technology, pottery making and textile production were the important technologies

with the entire city of Djenné it was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1988. ('''more... (Great Mosque of Djenné)''') Aspects of Bozo culture took shape under the 10th century Ghana Empire, when the Bozo took possession of the banks of the Niger. The Bozo were the founders of the Malian cities of Djenné and Mopti. A competing theory, first forwarded by Leo Africanus in 1526, claims that 'Guinea

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission

example of benefit of the atomic-age (Atomic Era) technologies for the advancement of agriculture, engineering, biology, and medicine.

Deir al-Balah

: governarate%20Factsheet%20pdfs deir%20elbalah.pdf title Deir al-Balah Governorate Fact Sheet publisher Applied Research Institute-Jerusalem (ARIJ) year 2011 accessdate 2012-06-04 The Palestine Technical College, a vocational and technical college founded in 1992, is located in Deir al-Balah.

, Scientific, and Cultural Organization -Global Network for Technical and Vocational Education and Training accessdate 2012-06-04 A library was added to the campus in 1998. Sareen, 2004, p. 252

Lévis, Quebec

narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities (List of North American cities by year of foundation) in North America. The ramparts (Ramparts of Quebec City) surrounding Old Quebec (''Vieux-Québec'') are the only remaining fortified city walls that still exist in the Americas north of Mexico, and were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1985

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

and certain threat to Mi'kmaw hegenomy over their traditional territory. Considering that British conditions for peace required surrender of Mi'kmaw sovereignty to the Crown, the Wabanaki Confederacy raided Lunenburg nine times in the early years of the settlement in an attempt to reclaim their loss. The historic town was designated a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site in 1995. This designation ensures protection for much


; ref Even though the mine remained in use for the next 300 years, the production gradually diminished, until it closed down in 1992. The mining area of the Great Copper Mountain has been declared a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Site, which also was the name of the mining company of Falun, is today a part of Stora Enso. During World War II (Sweden in World War II), Falun was the place where the authorities of "

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