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Gongju

;BBC News: S Korea chooses new capital site thumb Tourist's map in Gongju national museum (Image:P7110009.JPG) Famous people Famous people associated with Gongju include member of popular boy band JYJ, YoungWoong JaeJoong (also known as Hero (Hero (singer))), professional baseball player Chan-ho Park, and 2009 new singer Taegoon who were born there. Also, *Chung Un-chan (1948– ) – South Korea's Prime Minister (2009–2010) *Park, Seri (1977– ) – Golf player (LPGA Hall of Fame) *Park, Dong Jin (1916–2003) - Singer; Pansori *Ko, Sunny (1986– ) Popular Korean Model See also * List of cities in South Korea * Geography of South Korea * Chungcheong References


Shawinigan

-Marie , a private institution that provides the secondary curriculum and of the Collège Shawinigan: a CEGEP whose main campus is located at 2263 Avenue du Collège; Transportation Many of the oldest streets of Shawinigan were numbered, like the streets of Manhattan, New York. Similarly, Avenue Broadway (Broadway (Manhattan)) was named after the famous Manhattan thoroughfare. Several other streets and avenues were named to honor famous people, including:

l'Énergie * the Shawinigan Cataractes: the only QMJHL franchise to have stayed in the same city since the league's inception in 1969. They play at the Centre Bionest * the Shawinigan-Sud Tax Centre (Income taxes in Canada) Famous people The city is home to: * Peter Blaikie, a prominent lawyer * Phil Casabon, freestyle skier * Aline Chrétien, wife of former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien * Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada from 1993 to 2003, and former


Chifeng

University Famous people *Bao Xishun, recognized as world's tallest man from 2005 until 2007, is from Chifeng, as is his wife. *Siqingaowa, actress. References ;Notes ;Sources *Chifeng (China) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia *Chifeng Introduction—Chifeng Economic Commission Literature *''Jinri Nei Menggu: Chifeng'' 今日内蒙古: 赤峰 (Inner Mongolia Today


Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville

, ''Parc National du Mont-Saint-Bruno'', as well as a ski hill, Ski Mont Saint-Bruno. Famous people The following are notable residents or past residents of Saint-Bruno: * Joël Bouchard, retired professional NHL hockey player * Claude Crépeau, computer scientist * L. Denis Desautels, former Auditor General of Canada * Guy Laliberté, owner and founder of Cirque du Soleil * Marie-Mai, pop singer * Serge Savard, retired professional NHL hockey player * Sword


Matagalpa

highway during the dry season image:Independencedayparade1.jpg 2007 Independence Day parade image:Nicaraguaindependencedayparade2.JPG 2007 Independence Day parade File:Matagalpahome2.jpg Home in Matagalpa File:Mataghome1.JPG Home in Matagalpa File:Matagalpahome3.JPG Home in Matagalpa File:Policestation.jpg Main Police Station in Matagalpa Famous People *Byron Rojas, boxer International relations


Kaposvár

) * Ruins of Benedictine Monastery of Kaposszentjakab (Zselicszentjakab) (Romanesque (Romanesque architecture) and Gothic (Gothic architecture)) * Arany Oroszlán Pharmacy (Gold Lion) * Former Convent - now it is the ''Roman Catholic High School, Elementary School and Primary Art School'' and the ''headquarters of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaposvár'' * Stadion Kaposvár Rákóczi * University of Kaposvár * Lake Deseda * Virágfürdő (Flower Spa and Waterpark) Famous people


Khanaqin

Daura refinery in Baghdad. A oil refinery has been approved for construction in Khanaqin and oil from Naft Khana will be sent there when it is complete. During the seventies of the last century the intensive Arabization- and Deportation-policy of the Iraqi regime Arabs were settled in this oil-rich city and all Kurdish refinery Workers and their only Kurdish Engineer (Mr. Sheik Kader Sheik Rahem Talabani) were deported to West of Iraq. Famous people from


Yevpatoria

* Eupatorian Kenassas * St. Nicholas' the Miracle Worker Cathedral * Tekie Dervishes Famous people from Yevpatoria *Vitya Vronsky — Pianist *Lyudmila Alexeyeva — Soviet (Soviet Union) and Russian human rights activist *Sergei Sokolov (Sergey Leonidovich Sokolov) — Soviet Marshal *Simeon Ezravic Douvan — City Mayor and Duma Deputy 1905-1919 (State Duma of the Russian Empire) :fr:Sémion Ezrovitch Douvan * Maria Gorokhovskaya


Meizhou


Tozeur

Western money is accepted directly (albeit not legal, one needs to exchange his money first). Most credit cards, like VISA, MasterCard, Diners Club International, are also honored in hotels, restaurants, and artisans shops. Sport Tozeur has a football club who plays in the First Professional Federation Of Football in Tunisia, the team is called LPST Tozeur. In 2010 2011 season the club almost made it to the First Professional Federation of Football. Famous people Image:Tozeur


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