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South Hams

Hams district of Devon and is bounded by Modbury, Bigbury, Thurlestone, Churchstow and Loddiswell. *Revelstoke Mountain Resort, a ski resort near the city of Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada *Revelstoke, Devon, a village in the South Hams district of Devon '''Heart South Devon''' (formerly '''South Hams Radio''') was an Independent Local Radio station serving the South Hams area of Devon, England. The station began broadcasting on 1 December 1999


Seinäjoki

to be called Seinäjoki again. The very same year, the Östermyra steel mill was founded on the shore of the Seinäjoki river. In the 1850s, actions were taken to separate Seinäjoki from the church parish of Nurmo. Ilmajoki wanted to connect Seinäjoki back to its own parish. In spite of strong objections from the inhabitants of Nurmo, the Senate of Finland accepted the petition from the inhabitants of Seinäjoki in 1863, to form a chapel congregation of their own. Seinäjoki got an independent local government in 1868. In 1900, Seinäjoki became an independent municipality. Seinäjoki has grown around a few important railroad crossings. The Tampere – Vaasa railway, which passes through Seinäjoki, was inaugurated in 1883. The track, along with the Kokkola track that was opened for rail service in 1885, and the Kristiinankaupunki track which had been completed in 1913, raised Seinäjoki as an important railway crossing section in Finland. In the early 1970s, a direct railway between Tampere and Seinäjoki was opened, and the services of Seinäjoki improved further. After the Winter War and Continuation War, some refugees from Jaakkima and Lumivaara were resettled to Seinäjoki. Culture thumb 260px Club Rytmikorjaamo as seen from Vaasantie. Entrance is on the other side of the building (File:Frontage club Rytmikorjaamo April 2010 Seinajoki Finland.jpg) thumb 150px Lakeuden Risti Church (Image:Alvar Aalto-centrum i Östermyra, sommaren 2003.jpg) There are many kinds of cultural events in Seinäjoki nowadays. For example, Seinäjoki is known for hosting three large summer events: ''Tangomarkkinat'', which is a tango (tango (dance)) festival attracting more than 100,000 visitors annually, ''Vauhtiajot'', which is a motor racing event music festival, and ''Provinssirock'', which is one of the largest and oldest rock festivals in Finland. Rytmikorjaamo is a popular rock club, wherein almost every weekend play some Finnish or international artists. In Seinäjoki there are also several other bars and clubs offering live music and other entertainment. The city theatre of Seinäjoki has a wide quality program throughout the year, offering plays for everyone. The city orchestra of Seinäjoki is performing many concerts in the area and has been making many tours in Finland and abroad. Sights *Lakeuden Risti Church ("The Cross of the Plains") *Alvar Aalto's cultural and administrative centre (Aalto Center) *the Southern Ostrobothnia District Museum *the Civil Guard and Lotta Svärd museum *Törnävä church *the railway exhibition *Mallaskoski brewery Other points of interest *Törnävä Museum Area *the Suviyö trotting-race *Törnävä summer theatre - Seinäjoki *Jouppi mountain winter sports centre *Seinäjoki City Theatre *Provinssirock *Tangomarkkinat *Vauhtiajot Notable people *Softengine, rock pop band *Arto Saari, skateboarder *Paula Koivuniemi, singer *Jorma Ollila, former Chairman and CEO of the Nokia Corporation *The Dudesons, stunt group that consist of four childhood friends. Also known as Extreme Duudsonit. *Pekka Koskela, speed skater *Veli Lampi, soccer player *Mari Kiviniemi, politician (Prime Minister of Finland 2010—2011) *Petri Kontiola, hockey player *Hanna-Kaisa Lehtiniemi, accordion player *Katja Kankaanpää, mixed martial artist Statistics *Population: 31,696 (2003), 35,918 (2005 after consolidation with Peräseinäjoki) and 56,229 (2009 after consolidation with Nurmo and Ylistaro). *Annual growth: 624 Economy Finncomm Airlines has its head office on the grounds of Seinäjoki Airport in nearby Ilmajoki. "Contact Information." Finncomm Airlines. Retrieved on 25 February 2010. Also Seinäjoki has a nationally and internationally significant food production and R&D industry. Headquartered in Seinäjoki food company Atria Corporation's net sales in 2009 were EUR 1316 million and it employed an average of 6,214 persons in several countries. Seinäjoki also is well known for having a large number of SME's and a big number of shops for its size. International relations WikiPedia:Seinäjoki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Western Finland Localities Seinäjoki Commons:Category:Seinäjoki


Antigonish, Nova Scotia

, Nova Scotia Sydney , Nova Scotia, Gallivan began his broadcast career at a local radio (Independent Local Radio) station in Antigonish, Nova Scotia while attending St. Francis Xavier University. Whiles at St. Francis Xavier, he was once room mates with Hollywood film director, Daniel Petrie. He taught high school algebra and Latin in Antigonish following graduation and took a stint in the Canadian Army before returning to continue his broadcasting career. Nova


Khedivate of Egypt

pay. This led to rioting that drove Husrev Pasha from Cairo. During the ensuing turmoil, the Porte sent Muhammad Ali Pasha to Egypt. However, Muhammad Ali seized control (Muhammad Ali's seizure of power) of Egypt, declaring himself ruler of Egypt and quickly consolidating an independent local powerbase. After repeated failed attempts to remove and kill him, in 1805, the Porte officially recognised Muhammad Ali as Wāli of Egypt. Demonstrating his grander ambitions, Muhammad Ali Pasha


Kiryat Arba

; Building began on an abandoned military base in 1970, and residents moved in 1971. The town is a self-sufficient community, with pre-nursery through post-secondary educational institutions, medical facilities, shopping centers, a bank and a post office. Kiryat Arba attained local council (Local council (Israel)) status in 1979. While Kiryat Arba is located within the territory of the Har Hebron Regional Council, it is an independent local council.


Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

&dq donald-sutherland+scotia&hl en He got his first part time job at age 14 as a news correspondent for local radio (Independent Local Radio) station CKBW in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. He then studied at Victoria College (Victoria University in the University of Toronto), University of Toronto, where he met his first wife Lois Hardwick (not the child star of the same name), and graduated with a double major (Double degree) in engineering and drama. He had


Calderdale

sharing the remaining 20%). '''The Pulse''' is a British (United Kingdom) Independent Local Radio station that serves the Bradford (City of Bradford), Kirklees and Calderdale areas of West Yorkshire. The station was originally known as Pennine Radio (Pennine Radio (radio station)). It is one of three stations that broadcast contemporary music in the UTV Radio brand. '''Clifton''' is a small village, near Brighouse, in the Metropolitan borough


City of Sunderland

newspaper . It also has its own local radio (Independent Local Radio) station Sun FM,a community radio station Spark FM and a hospital radio station - Radio Sunderland for Hospitals, and can receive other north-eastern independent radio stations Metro Radio, Magic 1152


Kirklees

at the Cathedral Church of All Saints (Wakefield Cathedral), a parish church elevated to cathedral status in 1888. share source area City of Bradford Bradford , Kirklees & Calderdale format contemporary (Contemporary hit radio) '''The Pulse''' is a British (United Kingdom) Independent Local Radio station that serves the Bradford (City of Bradford), Kirklees and Calderdale areas of West


Prilep

was punctuated by periods of Bulgarian and Serbian rule. For example, Konstantin Asen - a former nobleman from Skopje - ruled as tsar of Bulgaria from 1257 to 1277. Later, Skopje became a capital of the Serbian Empire under Stefan Dušan. After the dissolution of the empire, the area became a domain of independent local Serbian rulers from the Mrnjavčević and Dragaš houses. The domain of the Mrnjavčević house included western parts of the present-day Republic of Macedonia


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