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Lalibela

, 1961), p. 226. Beckingham and Huntingford add an appendix which discuss Alvarez's description of these churches, pp. 526-42. thumbnail Priest of rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, a high place of Ethiopian Christianity, still today a place of pilmigrage and devotion. Lalibela, Ethiopia (File:Priest of rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, a high place of Ethiopian Christianity, still today a place of pilmigrage and devotion..jpg) Although Ramuso included plans


Rabwah

in East Punjab and later settled the area. In 1998, following the passage of a resolution in the Punjab Assembly, the Government of Punjab changed the name of town to Chenab Nagar against the wishes of extremist Khatam-e-Nabuwat community. 2 More than 97% of its residents belong to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community community. It is located at 31°45′N, 72°52′E. In Arabic it means a high place. It is a small city surrounded by Hill and the Chenab River near Chiniot. This city is about 24² miles in size. The landscape is composed of bare sedimentary mountains.The city is connected to the rest of the country by a large train service which goes from the city all the way south to Karachi. This deserted area was first called Chak Digiyaan. It was then given a name Rabwah in 1948 when it took the shape of a town, a year after the country (Pakistan) was divided from India. The town was primarily established by the Ahmadiyya community. The area used to be a desert and the first residents lived in tents. Over the years offices, schools and colleges have been built. Also various departments have been re-established and re-organised. The office buildings include banks and Press & Publications office which prints numerous books and newspapers such as Daily Al-Fazl which is an international newspaper produced daily. A children magazine called Tashheeez-ul-Azhan is one of the many other informative magazines published in Rabwah. Alfazal and Tasheez can be viewd at Periodicals. Rabwah has produced some great international players of Basketball, Swimming, Hockey and Football. Get in There are two ways to get to Rabwah: '''1. By Road''' You can get here by road from two sides, as the Faisalabad-Sargodha road which is newly built passes from the city, so the city can be reached from faislabad as well as sargodha. Rabwah connects via chiniot with M2 national motorway from PindiBhatian interchange, Faisalabad interchange, Sial Mor Interchange. Daewoo buses which are a bit expensive but right on schedule with onboard service can be booked from neighbouring city of Chiniot. You can easily reach Chiniot by auto rikshaws. Faislabad is the nearest travel hub, which is connected to whole of the country through road, rail, and air travel. Faislabad International Airport is the nearest international airport.The city also has transporters which run buses and vans from Rabwah to Faislabad, Lahore, Sargodha, Multan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi daily in morning and evening. Baloch transporters and Rabwah goods transporters are the two main ones. '''2. By Rail''' Rabwah has a small railway station near Darul Rehmat, Up and Down trains for different cities of the country pass from here, connecting Rabwah to almost whole of the country. But trains are seldom on sechdule, so road travel is the fastest way. Get around Rabwah is a small city which can be covered on foot but bicycles are the common mode of transport. You can get around by Auto-Rickshaws which run on set routes, so if you want to go somewhere without waiting for the rickshaw to fill, you have to pay extra. Fix rates first because they are unmetered. You can also rent motorbikes, cars and Luxury Van. See Rabwah was the headquarters of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community until 1983 when the ordinance issued by General Zia forced the then-head of the community, Mirza Tahir Ahmad, to move to London, where the present headquarters are. Rabwah is known for this association, so many places worth visiting are associated with the community and are of much significance for the followers of the community. Following places are worth visiting: 1. Aqsa mosque (one of the largest mosques in the world). 2. Mubarak mosque (third and fourth caliphs were elected here). 3. Masjid Yadgar (Fazal e Umar Hospital)- First mosque in Rabwah after the centre was established in 1948 when the community migrated from Qadian (present day India) to Pakistan. 4. Bahishti Maqbra (where the graves of second and third caliphs are located) 5. Tomb of Nobel Laureate Dr. Abdul Salaam and Ch. Zafarullah Khan (ex president UN General Assembly). Both are in bihishti maqbra 6. Tehreek e Jadeed offices. 7. Sadar Anjuman offices. 8. Khilafat Library. 9. River Chanab Bank. 10. Byoot ul Hamd Park. 11. Nasir Sports complex. 12. Tahir Heart Institute. (world renowned heart institute) 13. Huzoor's Farms (ahmad nagar). 14. Gol Bazaar. 15. Yaku wali Nehr. (in the suburbs) 16. Gumbad Wali Mosque (Bait ul Hammad, Dar ul Yaman). Do 1. Offer prayers in Masjid Mubarak and Masjid Aqsa. 2. Visit shrines of second and third caliphs. 3. Visit the library and offices. 4. Play different sports in Nasir sports complex. 5. Horse Riding. 6. Rowing in River Chenab. 7. Swimming in Yakku wali nehr. 8. Rock climbing. 9. Meet research scholars in Jamia Ahmadiyya. 10. Fishing Buy 1. Caps, Silver Rings(of Alaisallah..) from Gol Bazaar. 2. Ladies cloth. 3. Souveniers from Tahir Heart. 4. Jamaat Literature books from Nazrat Ishaat or Shakoor Bhai. 5. Gold Jewelry Eat 1. Darul Ziafat Daal & Alu gosht (free for everyone). 2. Mannan icecream and kababs. 3. Fast food from MFC, D' Cafe, Pizza House. 4. Chapli Kabab from Ahmadnagar. 5. Fish from river Chenab on the bridge. 6. Traditional food from MFC, Chargha House, Faraan Restaurant. * WikiPedia:Rabwah


Pushkin, Saint Petersburg

- Moscow gate Gostiny Dvor Sadovaya Street Church of St. Sergius History Establishment of a settlement thumb Three-ruble (File:RR5111-0086R.gif) memorial coin of the Bank of Russia In 1609–1702, on the place of Catherine Palace stood a Swedish estate Sarskaya Manor ( meaning "high place"). Maps of St. Petersburg


Sousse

Irving, Texas


Sucre

of the Viceroy of Lima. Local government came from the Audiencia de Charcas (Real Audiencia of Charcas) located in Chuquisaca (La Plata—modern Sucre). Founded in 1545 as a mining town, Potosí soon produced fabulous wealth, becoming the largest city in the New World with a population exceeding 150,000 people. The High Place: Potosi. John Demos. Independence and subsequent wars The Bolivian War of Independence


Kufa

, circling the Kaaba before finally traveling to Mount Judi (in Arabic also referred to as "high place, hill), which surah 11:44 states was its final resting place. This mountain is identified by tradition with a hill near the town of Jazirat ibn Umar on the east bank of the Tigris in the province of Mosul in northern Iraq, and Masudi says that the spot where it came to rest could be seen in his time. Hajjaj's success led Abd al-Malik to assign him the role of governor


Ramallah

, but today Muslims form the majority of the population, with Christians still making up a significant minority. Etymology "Ramallah" is composed of "Ram", an Aramaic (Aramaic language) word that means "high place or mountain", and "Allah", the Arabic word for God, or "


Niagara Falls, New York

of industrial pollution, CERCLA taxed and fined companies to recover clean-up costs and established containment procedures for such intensively polluted sites. right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Akron.png) '''Akron, New York''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was listed as 2,868 in the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). The name means ''a high place''. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Angola.png) '''Angola''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 2,127 at the 2010 census. The name is reportedly derived from the South-central African country of Angola. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Angola on the Lake''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and a census-designated place) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 1,675 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Billington Heights''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Elma (Elma, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 1,685 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Blasdell.png) '''Blasdell''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 2,553 according to the year 2010 census. The name is derived from Herman Blasdell, the first station master of the Erie and Pennsylvania railroad depot. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Clarence Center''' is a hamlet (Political subdivisions of New York State#Hamlet) (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Clarence (Clarence, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 2,257 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Depew.png) '''Depew''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 15,303 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). The name is derived from Chauncey Mitchell Depew, the President of the New York Central Railroad and former US Senator. The village was incorporated in 1894. The population was 6,236 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Elma Center''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Elma (Elma, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, this community population was 2,571. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Farnham.png) '''Farnham''' is a village located in the Town of Brant (Brant, New York), Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 382 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). The village is named after Leroy Farnham, a local landowner and merchant. The town lies adjacent to the international border between Ontario and the United States. As there is no direct bridge or ferry connection from the island to Canada, there are no customs or immigration services available. Paired bridges connect the south end of the island to the Town of Tonawanda (Tonawanda (town), New York), and another pair of bridges connects the northern end to the City of Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) in Niagara County (Niagara County, New York). The two sets of bridges are connected by Interstate 190 (Interstate 190 (New York)), a branch of the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90). In addition, New York State Route 324 (Grand Island Boulevard) is conjoined with I-190 at the southern bridges and reaches its western terminus in the northern part of Grand Island. *'''Sour Springs Grove''' – A location by the shore in the southeast part of the town. *North Grand Island Bridge – Bridge closest to Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York), New York. *South Grand Island Bridge – Bridge closest to Tonawanda (City of Tonawanda), a suburb of Buffalo (Buffalo, New York), New York '''Harris Hill''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Clarence (Clarence, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 5,508 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). The region is named after Asa Harris, a former officer in the American Colonial Army, who established a tavern near the top of a low hill northeast of Buffalo. '''Lake Erie Beach''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Evans (Evans, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 3,872 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''North Boston''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Boston (Boston, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, this hamlet population was 2,521. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Sloan.png) '''Sloan''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 3,661 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Springville''' is a village (Administrative divisions of New York#Village) in the southeast part of the town (Administrative divisions of New York#Town) of Concord (Concord, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. Springville is the principal community in the town and a major business location in south Erie County. The population was 4,596 at the 2010 census. '''New York State Route 182''' ('''NY 182''') is a state highway in Niagara County, New York, in the United States. It serves as a signed connection between the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge over the Niagara River and the Niagara Falls International Airport east of the city of Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York). The western terminus of the route is at the roadway leading to the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge in Niagara Falls and its eastern terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Route 62 (U.S. Route 62 in New York) (US 62) in Wheatfield (Wheatfield, New York). In between, NY 182 runs across the city of Niagara Falls, following several local streets as it makes its way from the Niagara River gorge to the suburbs of Niagara Falls.


Lima

in 1545 as a mining town, Potosí soon produced fabulous wealth, becoming the largest city in the New World with a population exceeding 150,000 people. The High Place: Potosi. John Demos. The airport is located about from the central area of Brasília, outside the metro system. There are many taxis outside the main gate, and some bus lines which connect the airport to the central area of Brasília


Mecca

commanded the Earth to absorb the water, and certain portions which were slow in obeying received salt water (Seawater) in punishment and so became dry and arid (desert). The water which was not absorbed formed the seas, so that the waters of the flood still exist. Masudi says that the ark began its voyage at Kufa in central Iraq and sailed to Mecca, circling the Kaaba before finally traveling to Mount Judi (in Arabic also referred to as "high place, hill), which surah 11:44


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