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Al Karak

Pagan (Pagan the Butler), Fulk of Jerusalem's butler. The Crusaders called it ''Crac des Moabites'' or "Karak in Moab", as it is frequently referred to in history books. Kerak should not be confused with Krak des Chevaliers. thumb left 250px The Upper court (File:Karak Castle 01.jpg)


Hazelton, British Columbia

, British Columbia Fort Fraser . Little did anyone know that an equally historic event was about to happen right there in New Hazelton, one that would be remembered in hundreds of Canadian history books. Luckily, someone was there with a camera. Those pictures would become among the most famous of that era in British Columbia. Home of legendary characters Hazelton was home to several famous and infamous


Los Banos, California

the railroad arrived, Los Banos relocated to its present day site. Merced County, California Archives HistoryBooks ... ''Early Days On The West Side'' (1925) Chapter XII thumb right The Bank of Los Banos Building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Merced County, California National Register of Historic Places (File:Bank of Los Banos Building.jpg) The first post office opened in 1873. Land


Shaki, Azerbaijan

-site.jsp?site_id 11261 publisher Archnet.org accessdate 6 December 2010 Many years Shaki fortress safeguarded approaches to the city, the acts of bravery by its defendants of fight with foreign oppressors had been written in many history books. In Leo Tolstoy's well-known Hadji Murat (Hadji Murat (novel)) novel, Sheki fortress had selected as place of events. Cuisine thumb Piti (food) Piti (File:Shaki piti.jpg) is type of food specific


South of Market, San Francisco

forgotten, and today is found mainly in history books, legal documents, title deeds, and civil engineering reports.


Qatif

''' (الأحساء) under Ottoman rule, and the entire region was mostly known as '''Bahrain (Bahrain (historical region))''' (البحرين) from pre-Islamic times until 1521. Many Saudi history books articles call the Eastern Province '''Hasa and Qatif''' (الأحساء و القطيف) because the most famous ancient cities in it are Qatif and Al-Hasa. Most other cities—notably Dammam and Khobar—were built in the 20th century. * Dhahran: Oil industry center, site of Saudi Aramco


Gävle

). The oldest settlement was called ''Gävle-ägarna'', which means "Gavel-owners". This name was shortened to ''Gävle'', then ''Gefle'', and finally ''Gävle''. Gävle is first mentioned as a town in official history books in the year 1413 but only received its official town charters in the year 1446. WikiPedia:Gävle Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Gävleborg County Localities Gävle commons:Gävle


Dammam

Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud. The Saudis gained control of the area after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. The inhabited areas had been known as '''Al-Ahsa (Al-Hasa)''' (الأحساء) under Ottoman rule, and the entire region was mostly known as '''Bahrain (Bahrain (historical region))''' (البحرين) from pre-Islamic times until 1521. Many Saudi history books articles call the Eastern Province '''Hasa and Qatif''' (الأحساء و القطيف) because the most famous ancient cities


Fes

in North Africa and Spain", on MuslimHeritage.com (retrieved 23-09-2011) The book was written in a lighthearted spirit with many anecdotes; Abdelwahid explained that his intention was to inform and entertain the students in a summarized way since academic history books tend to be overly lengthy which can sometimes bore the reader. The book contains valuable information about Ibn Rushd (a contemporary of Abdelwahid


Vaasa

* 35px link European route E14 (File:Tabliczka E14.svg) – : Trondheim – Östersund – Sundsvall Heritage Gustav's heritage has been disputed. In 19th century Swedish history a folklore developed wherein Gustav was supposed to have had all kinds of adventures when he liberated Sweden from the Danes. The memory of Gustav has been honored greatly, resulting in embroidered history books, commemorative coins, and the annual ski event Vasaloppet


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