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Jerash

of Jerash has hosted the Jerash Festival, Jerash Festival Of Culture & Arts مهرجان جرش للثقافة والفنون a three-week-long summer program of dance, music, and theatrical performances. The festival is frequently attended by members of the royal family of Jordan and is hailed as one of the largest cultural activities in the region. In addition performances of the Roman Army and Chariot Experience (RACE) were started at the hippodrome in Jerash. The show runs twice daily, at 11am and at 2pm, and at 10am on Fridays, except Tuesdays. It features forty-five legionaries in full armour in a display of Roman Army drill and battle tactics, ten gladiators fighting “to the death” and several Roman chariots competing in a classical seven lap race around the ancient hippodrome. Demographics According to the Jordan national census of 2004, the population of Jerash City was 31,650 and was ranked as the 14th largest municipality in Jordan. The estimated population in 2010 is about 42,000. The National census of 2004 showed that the population of the province of Jerash Governorate was 153,650. Jordan National Census, Arabic WikiPedia:Jerash Dmoz:Regional Middle_East Jordan Localities Jerash Commons:Category:Jerash


Kemerovo Oblast

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Maple Ridge, British Columbia

School offers the International Baccalaureate program and DigiPen Technology Academy. Westview Secondary School and Maple Ridge Secondary School are the other two public high schools in Maple Ridge. Several of the elementary schools also offer non-traditional systems. These include: Kanaka Creek Elementary, which operates a year-round schooling system, exchanging a long summer break for shorter breaks throughout the year; and Yennadon Elementary School, which operates a cyberschool program, enabling some students to work from home on a computer on certain days. Several private schools are located in Maple Ridge. These include: Meadowridge School, a K-12 independent Christian school; and St. Patrick's, a Catholic school. These are not operated by the school district, but must still meet British Columbia Ministry of Education standards. Post-secondary education in Maple Ridge is available through: *BCIT, which offers courses as part of the BCIT School of Business Entrepreneurship Associate Certificate Program; '''Garibaldi Secondary School''' is a grade 8-12 school located in Maple Ridge (Maple Ridge, British Columbia), British Columbia, Canada. The school presently has about 1040 students, and 62 teachers. Garibaldi Secondary School, own site History The '''Chilliwack Chiefs''' were founded in 1990 when they bought the franchise rights of the Richmond Sockeyes. The Sockeyes were in the process of returning to Jr. B. Prior to this, Chilliwack had entertained previous teams like the ''Chilliwack Bruins'' from 1970 until 1976 who moved to Maple Ridge, British Columbia and then Revelstoke, British Columbia before merging with the Kamloops Rockets franchise, the ''Chilliwack Colts'' from 1978 until 1981 who seem to have become the Langley Eagles and later the ''Chilliwack Eagles'' from 1987 until 1989 - who became the ''Ladner Penguins'', later the ''Bellingham Blazers'', and then were bought out by the Trail Smoke Eaters.


Grande Prairie

are generally very cold with some mild spells. Summers are often fairly cool to pleasantly warm in the daytime, but nights can be cool despite the long summer days typical for its latitude. Hot days over are rare, occurring on average, only two to three days a year, which is not unexpected this far north. Winter conditions can vary tremendously from year to year. Winters have been known to be mild enough to produce "brown Christmas" conditions, where little or no snow may fall


Balatonfüred

'''Balatonfüred''' is a popular resort town in Veszprém county, in Hungary, with a population of 13,000, situated on the northern shore of Lake Balaton. It is considered to be the capital of the Northern lake shore and is a popular yachting destination. It is also a favorite location for fishing, carp being the most common catch, although the introduction of eels and other non-indigenous species has caused ecological damage in recent years. Description The town has two marinas, a string of carbonated mineral water springs, listed buildings from the middle of the 18th and the 19th centuries and fine restaurants. It has modern hotels and guest-houses to accommodate about fifty thousand visitors in the summer. The nearest villages around Balatonfüred are Tihany, Aszófő, Balatonszőlős and Csopak, all renowned for their wine, land and beaches. Highway No 71 crosses the town as well as a single track railway line between Budapest and Tapolca. Former large employer in town included the Ship-yard, whereas today the larges employer is the State Heart Hospital. The largest industry is catering and providing boarding and other accommodations. The town has a pier, a harbour, a large camping site and several private marinas. 200px left thumb Full moon at the shore of the Lake (File:Full moon on the shore.jpg) Visitors come to enjoy the mild micro-climate, beautiful scenery, the local wine, made of Olaszrizling (Welschriesling) grapes, and sailing and swimming facilities, as well as to revive the two-century-old tradition of socializing around spas, bathing and vacationing. The main events of the two-month-long summer holiday season include a ball for first-time visitors with a beauty contest and a wine-tasting festival, both in August. Füred (short for Balatonfüred) has six comprehensive schools, three grammar schools, a secondary modern school for viniculture, the Lajos Loczy High School and Janos Ferencsik Music School (conservatory). A number of choirs, bands and sporting clubs are also present. The town has a local TV studio and a monthly newspaper. Füred has a newly built conference and sport centre as well. 300px thumb Swans on the lake. Notice the red sandstone rocks on the shore (File:Swans on the lake.JPG) There are three churches in town: a typical red-sandstone Catholic church, a white Protestant church and a modern Evangelist church. A Pentecostal, American type of Christian denomination Faith Church (Faith Church, Hungary) is also active in the former Communist party headquarters. Balatonfüred has a number of conference halls, and a large clinic for heart patients. It also has a number of wine cellars that sell white house wine in the vineyards on the hillside overlooking the town and the lake. In winter, the lake may freeze over for weeks so that skaters (Ice skating) and ice boaters take over. 200px thumb Anglers on the shore (File:Anglers.JPG) State Hospital for Cardiology With its 429 beds the State Hospital for Cardiology in Balatonfüred boasts the largest cardiac-rehabilitation center in Hungary. The hospital is built on the lake shore and is flanked by the Tagore promenade (see picture at right), named after the Nobel-laureate Indian


Arkhangelsk Oblast

also ensures very long summer days, as the sun stays above the horizon nearly 20 hours each day, with only around 6 hours of daylight occurring in the dark winters, depending on latitude. The areas of the taiga inside the Arctic circle have midnight sun in mid-summer and polar night in mid-winter. thumb right Lakes and other water bodies are very common. The Helvetinjärvi National Park (File:Helvetinjärvi.JPG), Finland, situated in the closed canopy taiga (mid-boreal to south-boreal) http: 131.95.113.139 courses Finland vegetation zone and freshwater biome with mean annual temperature of 4 °C. commons:category:Arkhangelsk Oblast wikipedia:Arkhangelsk Oblast


Arkhangelsk

;nbsp;99, she commenced operations with the British Home Fleet. Based at Scapa Flow into August, she alternated patrols from Scotland and Iceland to protect the southern legs of the PQ QP convoy lanes between those two countries and the north Russian ports of Murmansk and Archangel (Arkhangelsk). With the long summer days, however, the U-boats and Norwegian based Luftwaffe units continued to exact a heavy toll. In early July, they destroyed Convoy PQ-17


Accra

. Based at Scapa Flow into August, she alternated patrols from Scotland and Iceland to protect the southern legs of the PQ QP convoy lanes between those two countries and the north Russian ports of Murmansk and Archangel (Arkhangelsk). With the long summer days, however, the U-boats and Norwegian based Luftwaffe units continued to exact a heavy toll. In early July, they destroyed Convoy PQ-17. Further convoys were postponed until the relative cover


Murmansk

, then continued on to Orkney where, as a unit of TF 99, she commenced operations with the British Home Fleet. Based at Scapa Flow into August, she alternated patrols from Scotland and Iceland to protect the southern legs of the PQ QP convoy lanes between those two countries and the north Russian ports of Murmansk and Archangel (Arkhangelsk). With the long summer days, however, the U-boats and Norwegian based Luftwaffe units continued to exact a heavy toll


Akron, Ohio

, Crawford, Clurman and Strasberg announced the formation of The Group Theatre (Group Theatre (New York)) and invited 28 young actors who had been attending Clurman's talks to join them for a twelve-week long summer of training and rehearsal at Pine Brook Country Club in Nichols, Connecticut. Smith, Wendy, Real Life Drama: The Group Theatre and America, 1931-1940, Grove-Weidenfeld, New York, 1990 2001–03: Continued success and second WGC win The 2001 season


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