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Pingdingshan

that business, but as for now, it's rather a vacant skeleton of apartment buildings and the newest government plaza. This "new city" is built right alongside the BaiGuishan reservoir. For historical culture, the '''Xiangshan Buddhist Temple''' (香山寺)might be the best around. Interestingly enough, it's the site of the first thousand-hand buddha sculpture, or Sakyamuni, to be created in China. The site itself is over a thousand years old, despite the structures being rebuilt


Faroe Islands

, Sami (Sami languages): ''Skadesi-suolu Skađsuâl''. is a historical (history) cultural-linguistic (culture) region in northern Europe that includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, characterized by their common ethno-cultural heritage and related languages. Modern Norway and Sweden proper The Kingdom of Norway includes some islands that are not part of Norway proper, such as Svalbard and Jan Mayen are situated


Montevideo

other types of museums in the city. The Museo del Gaucho y de la Moneda, located in the Centro, has distinctive displays of the historical culture of Uruguay's gauchos, their horse gear, silver work and ''mate (yerba mate)'' (tea), gourds, and ''bombillas'' (drinking straws) in odd designs. The Museo Naval, is located on the eastern waterfront in Buceo and offers exhibits depicting the maritime history of Uruguay. The Museo del Automóvil


Omaha, Nebraska

and restaurants as well. The Omaha Botanical Gardens features with a variety of landscaping, and the new Kenefick Park recognizes Union Pacific Railroad's long history in Omaha. "Union Pacific Announces Location of New Kenefick Park". Union Pacific Railroad. Retrieved 9 24 07. North Omaha has several historical Culture in North Omaha, Nebraska cultural


Beijing

historical culture, and the first cultivation (Plant cultivation) of rice is of continuing sociopolitical as well as anthropological interest in Chinese archaeology and that of other Asian regions. An Zhimin, Research Fellow, Department of Archaeology, Chinese Institute of Social Science, "Origin of Chinese Rice Cultivation (Plant cultivation) and Its Spread East," Beijing Cultural Relics, No. 2, p. 63-70, 1999, http: http-server.carleton.ca ~bgordon Rice papers zhimin99.htm Sarah Milledge Nelson, Origins of Food Production In China - Rice, Millet Cultivation, Other Domesticated Plants, Domesticated Animals, Oryza sativa, Children of the Yellow Earth, mian. With bibliography. http: www.jrank.org history pages 5913 Origins-Food-Production-In-China.html China AusAID project In February 2006, a joint project between the AFL, Melbourne Football Club, Melbourne City Council, and AusAID to post an Australian Youth Ambassador in Tianjin, a city of 10 million, about Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京


Mexico

"trucklist" Part of the historical culture of both the vaquero (cowboy)s of Mexico and the cowboys of the Western United States is a related skill now called "trick roping", a performance of assorted lasso spinning tricks. Will Rogers was a well-known practitioner of trick roping and the natural horsemanship practitioner Buck Brannaman also got his start as a trick roper when he was a child. The question of Spain forced the Belgian LCI


Norway

similar dialects, ''Old West Norse'' (Norway and Iceland) and ''Old East Norse'' (Denmark and Sweden). , Sami (Sami languages): ''Skadesi-suolu Skađsuâl''. is a history historical

cultural-linguistic (culture) region in northern Europe that includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, characterized by their common ethno-cultural heritage and related languages. Modern Norway and Sweden proper The Kingdom of Norway includes some islands that are not part of Norway proper, such as Svalbard and Jan Mayen are situated on the Scandinavian Peninsula, whereas modern Denmark is situated on the Danish islands


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