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colonialization in Namibia can also be seen in the Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia), which is the largest religious denomination in the country. Amyr Klink was the first person to row across the South Atlantic, leaving from Lüderitz, Namibia (Lüderitz) on 10 June 1984 and arriving 100 days later in Salvador, Brazil (Salvador,_Bahia) on 18 September 1984. commons:Lüderitz


for 15,031 people (55.5%), followed by the Albanians with 7,641 people (28.2%), the Turks (Turkish people) with about 2,406 (8.9%) and Roma (Romani people) with 4.9%. Macedonian census, language and religion Orthodox Christians made up 15,139 (55.9%) of the city's population according to the 2002 census, while Muslims were the second-largest religious group in the city, numbering 11,759 (43.4%). The most common native languages are Macedonian (Macedonian language) (62.5%), Albanian (Albanian language) (28.2%), Turkish (Turkish language) (8.0%) and Romani (Romani language) 0.4%. class "wikitable" + '''City of Kičevo population according to ethnic group 1948-2002 Censuses of population 1948 - 2002 ''' -bgcolor "#e0e0e0" ! rowspan "2" Ethnic group ! colspan "2" census 1948 ! colspan "2" census 1953 ! colspan "2" census 1961 ! colspan "2" census 1971 ! colspan "2" census 1981 ! colspan "2" census 1994 ! colspan "2" census 2002 -bgcolor "#e0e0e0" ! Number ! % ! Number ! % ! Number ! % ! Number ! % ! Number ! % ! Number ! % ! Number ! % - Macedonians (Macedonians (ethnic group)) align "right" .. align "right" .. align "right" 3,747 align "right" 39.2 align "right" 6,809 align "right" 66.0 align "right" 9,900 align "right" 64.3 align "right" 13,236 align "right" 58.9 align "right" 15,255 align "right" 60.7 align "right" 15,031 align "right" 55.5 - Albanians (Albanians in the Republic of Macedonia) align "right" .. align "right" .. align "right" 232 align "right" 2.4 align "right" 681 align "right" 6.6 align "right" 2,284 align "right" 14.9 align "right" 4,516 align "right" 20.1 align "right" 5,902 align "right" 23.5 align "right" 7,641 align "right" 28.2 - Turks (Turks in the Republic of Macedonia) align "right" .. align "right" .. align "right" 4,749 align "right" 49.7 align "right" 2,079 align "right" 20.2 align "right" 2,041 align "right" 13.3 align "right" 2,175 align "right" 9.7 align "right" 2,175 align "right" 8.7 align "right" 2,406 align "right" 8.9 - Romani (Romani in the Republic of Macedonia) align "right" .. align "right" .. align "right" 54 align "right" 0.6 align "right" 0 align "right" 0.0 align "right" 17 align "right" 0.1 align "right" 304 align "right" 1.3 align "right" 1,235 align "right" 4.9 align "right" 1,329 align "right" 4.9 - Serbs (Serbs in the Republic of Macedonia) align "right" .. align "right" .. align "right" 484 align "right" 5.1 align "right" 394 align "right" 3.8 align "right" 305 align "right" 2.0 align "right" 203 align "right" 0.9 align "right" 96 align "right" 0.4 align "right" 82 align "right" 0.3 - Vlachs (Vlachs in the Republic of Macedonia) align "right" .. align "right" .. align "right" 4 align "right" 0.1 align "right" 0 align "right" 0.0 align "right" 0 align "right" 0.0 align "right" 5 align "right" 0.0 align "right" 15 align "right" 0.1 align "right" 75 align "right" 0.3 - Bosniaks (Bosniaks in the Republic of Macedonia) align "right" .. align "right" .. align "right" 0 align "right" 0.0 align "right" 0 align "right" 0.0 align "right" 0 align "right" 0.0 align "right" 0 align "right" 0.0 align "right" 0 align "right" 0.0 align "right" 7 align "right" 0.0 - Others align "right" .. align "right" .. align "right" 297 align "right" 3.1 align "right" 394 align "right" 3.5 align "right" 846 align "right" 5.5 align "right" 2,040 align "right" 9.1 align "right" 451 align "right" 1.8 align "right" 496 align "right" 1.8 -bgcolor "#e0e0e0" ! align "left" Total ! colspan "2" 7,280 ! colspan "2" 9,567 ! colspan "2" 10,324 ! colspan "2" 15,393 ! colspan "2" 22,479 ! colspan "2" 25,129 ! colspan "2" 27,076 - colspan "15" Name

Mission, British Columbia

locales. The community has a young population, with a median age of 36.4, according to the 2001 Canadian census, '''Coquitlam Central Station''' is a station on the West Coast Express commuter rail line connecting Vancouver to Mission, British Columbia, Canada. The station is located on the north side of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) tracks in Coquitlam, just west of the Lougheed Highway (British Columbia Highway 7) rail overpass, near the Coquitlam Centre shopping mall. The adjacent bus loop opened in the early 1990s, while the train station opened in 1995, when the West Coast Express began operating. 614 parking spaces are available on site. All services are operated by TransLink (TransLink (British Columbia)). Canadian Idol's official top 3 competitors, including top three's eliminated Carly Rae Jepson (w:Carly Rae Jepson) from Mission, British Columbia (w:Mission, British Columbia), are set to have an "Idol Winner's" tour across 15 Canadian cities this fall. The tour will start November 18, 2007 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (w:Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). They are expected to tour cities in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. It finishes with a final show in Edmonton, Alberta (w:Edmonton, Alberta) on December 12, 2007.


units in Iceland * In addition, there were American Boy Scouts in Keflavík, linked to the Direct Service (American Scouting overseas) branch of the Boy Scouts of America, which supports units around the world. Pentecostals The Pentecostals are the third largest religious group in Iceland. There are Pentecostal churches in Keflavík, Akureyri and the capital. A website, Gospel Iceland a site in Icelandic, also exists for the movement in Iceland. The American base staff had their own names for various places in Iceland, e.g. "Kef" for Keflavík and "Hurdygurdy" for Hveragerði. Commons:Category:Keflavík




are prominent in business, farming, and tourism or as governmental officials. For example, the first post-independence mayor of Windhoek was a German Namibian. The interests of the community are usually voiced through Africa's only German-speaking daily, ''Die Allgemeine Zeitung''. The legacy of German colonialization in Namibia can also be seen in the Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia), which is the largest religious denomination in the country. Production Director John Moore scouted locations in Morocco and Australia before looking at, and quickly choosing, Namibia as the crash site. "Where most of the film takes place, was only a 20 minute-drive from the coastal town of Swakopmund." Lovgren, Stefan. "Africa Desert Is Bad Guy in "Flight of the Phoenix." ''National Geographic (National Geographic (magazine)),'' December 17, 2004. Retrieved: October 3, 2010. The Namib Desert location caused problems: cameras and other equipment had to be constantly cleaned of sand, and a "couple of hundred people were employed as 'dune groomers'" so that visual continuity (Continuity (fiction)) could be maintained. '''Henties Bay''' (English (English language), literally: ''Henty's Bay''. Afrikaans: ''Hentiesbaai'', German (German language): ''Hentiesbucht'') is a coastal town in Erongo Region, Namibia. It is located 70 km north of Swakopmund and is an important holiday settlement. 70 kilometres to the north of the town is the seal (pinniped) colony of Cape Cross. The town has 3,300 inhabitants and owns WikiPedia:Swakopmund Dmoz:Regional Africa Namibia Localities Swakopmund commons:Swakopmund


thumb Urmia University's hall (File:Talare chamran.jpg) Higher education Urmia was an important center for higher education approximately a century ago, indeed, medical faculty of Urmia which was built by Joseph Cochran and a team of American medical associates in 1878, is the first University

Saint-Louis, Senegal

’s (the founder of Mouridism) two prayers in the Governor's Palace in 1895, is the city's largest religious gathering. thumb left Girls gather on a street in Saint-Louis, 2007. (Image:SaintLouisGirls.jpg) The city was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000 and cultural tourism has become an engine of growth. As a result, a process of gentrification has set in, with many historic buildings on the island being turned into restaurants and hotels


on the Phoenician coast since 15 BC. Work on the religious complex there lasted over a century and a half and was never completed. The dedication of the present temple ruins, the largest religious building in the entire Roman empire, dates from the reign of Septimius Severus (193-211 AD), whose coins first show the two temples. In commemoration, no doubt, of the dedication of the new sanctuaries, Severus conferred the rights of the ''ius Italicum'' on the city. thumb Temple of Venus, Baalbeck, 1891 (File:Temple of Venus, Baalbek, 1891.jpg) Today, only six Corinthian columns (Corinthian order) remain standing. Eight more were disassembled and shipped to Constantinople under Justinian's orders circa 532-537 CE, for his basilica of Hagia Sophia. The greatest of the three temples was sacred to Jupiter Baal, ("Heliopolitan Zeus"), identified here with the sun, and was constructed during the first century AD (completed circa 60 AD) on top of a podium and foundations presumably from a previous temple of undetermined origin or date. Rowland Jr, Benjamin "The Vine-Scroll in Gandhāra", ''Artibus Asaie'' Vol. 19, No. 3 4 (1956), pp. 353–361 "It is apparent from a graffito on one of the columns of the Temple of Jupiter that that building was nearing completion in 60 A.D." Lohmann, Daniel., Giant Strides towards Monumentality - The architecture of the Jupiter Sanctuary in Baalbek Heliopolis, Bolletino di Archaologia, Volume Speciale, 2010, pp. 29-30 "Due to the lack of remains of temple architecture, it can be assumed that the temple this terrace was built for was never completed or entirely destroyed before any new construction started." With it were associated a temple to Venus (Venus (goddess)) and a lesser temple in honor of Bacchus (Dionysus) (though it was traditionally referred to as the "Temple of the Sun" by Neoclassical visitors, who saw it as the best-preserved Roman temple in the world – it is surrounded by forty-two columns nearly 20 meters in height). Thus three Eastern deities were worshipped in Roman guise: thundering Jove, the god of storms, stood in for Baal-Hadad, Venus for ‘Ashtart (`Ashtart) and Bacchus for Anatolian Dionysus. The original number of Jupiter columns was 54 columns. The architrave and frieze blocks weigh up to 60 tons each, and one corner block over 100 tons, all of them raised to a height of Wikipedia:Baalbek Commons:Baalbek

Davao City

Hiligaynon is spoken by residents who came from Iloilo (Iloilo City) and Bacolod (Bacolod City) cities and Hiligaynon-speaking areas of North (North Cotabato) and South (South Cotabato) Cotabato provinces. Religion thumb 250px The city's San Pedro Cathedral (File:San Pedro Cathedral Davao front.jpg) The largest religious group is Roman Catholic, comprising about 80 percent of the population. Other Christian groups, such as the Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ

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