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Lishui

website http: www.lishui.gov.cn footnotes ''' ) is a prefecture-level city in the southwest of Zhejiang province, People's Republic of China. It borders Quzhou, Jinhua and Taizhou (Taizhou, Zhejiang) to the north, Wenzhou to the southeast, and the province of Fujian to the southwest. The name of the city literally means "Beautiful Water"


Quzhou

, and the province of Fujian to the southwest. The name of the city literally means "Beautiful Water", and the pronunciation of its first character is "lí", not the usual "lì". Geography and climate Lishui is situated in the southwest of Zhejiang province, with its administrative area covering latitude 27° 25' to 28° 57' N and longitude 118° 41' to 120° 26' E. It borders the cities of Ningde and Nanping (Fujian province) to the southwest as well


Barrhead, Alberta


Yevpatoria

settlement; its name in Khazar language was probably ''Güzliev'' (literally "beautiful house"). Brutzkus, Julius (1944). "The Khazar Origin of Ancient Kiev", Slavonic and East European Review, p. 118 It was later subject to the Cumans (Kipchaks), the Mongols and the Crimean Khanate. During this period the city was called ''Kezlev'' by Crimean Tatars and ''Gözleve'' by Ottomans. The Russian medieval name ''Kozlov


Huanchaco

. History Pre-Columbian era Huanchaco's original population were indigenous fishermen, who worshipped the moon and a golden fish called Huaca Taska Some accounts suggest the name "Huanchaco" may originate from "Gua-Kocha, a Quechua word meaning "beautiful lake". It was the main port Moche (Moche (culture)), Chimú and Inca eras, and was described by Inca Garcilaso de la Vega as the preferred port of the Incas. In the Chimú culture 800 A.C. to 1400 A.C


Beloeil, Quebec

-Baptiste Hertel. As a result, Lambert argues for "beautiful view" as the probable origin of the name. Geography 240px left thumb Part of southwestern Quebec, seen from the International Space Station (Image:Monteregian Hills from space.jpg). Beloeil and its neighboring towns are visible to the upper left, near the white mass of Mont Saint-Hilaire. Beloeil lies in the central Saint Lawrence Lowlands, a plains


Jinhua

, and the province of Fujian to the southwest. The name of the city literally means "Beautiful Water", and the pronunciation of its first character is "lí", not the usual "lì". Geography and climate Lishui is situated in the southwest of Zhejiang province, with its administrative area covering latitude 27° 25' to 28° 57' N and longitude 118° 41' to 120° 26' E. It borders the cities of Ningde and Nanping (Fujian province) to the southwest as well


Taizhou, Zhejiang

to the southeast, and the province of Fujian to the southwest. The name of the city literally means "Beautiful Water", and the pronunciation of its first character is "lí", not the usual "lì". Geography and climate Lishui is situated in the southwest of Zhejiang province, with its administrative area covering latitude 27° 25' to 28° 57' N and longitude 118° 41' to 120° 26' E. It borders the cities of Ningde and Nanping (Fujian province


Grand Duchy of Hesse

of continuing on to Havana. After he emigrated to the United States, he changed his surname, Schönberg (German for "beautiful mountain"), to Belmont (French for "beautiful mountain"). During the Prussian invasion of Hesse in June 1866 (Austro-Prussian War), she was sent to England, along with her sister Ella, to live with her grandmother until hostilities were ended by the absorption of Hesse-Kassel (Electorate of Hessen) and parts of Hesse-Darmstadt (Grand Duchy of Hesse) into Prussia. Hough, p. 29 During the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, military hospitals were set up in the palace grounds, and she helped in the soup kitchens with her mother. She remembered the intense cold of the winter, and being burned on the arm by hot soup. Hough, p. 34 In 1872, Victoria's eighteen-month-old brother, 'Frittie' (Prince Friedrich of Hesse and by Rhine) was diagnosed with haemophilia. The diagnosis came as a shock to the royal families of Europe; it had been twenty years since Queen Victoria had given birth to her haemophiliac son, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, and it was the first indication that the bleeding disorder in the royal family was hereditary. Hough, p. 36 The following year, 'Frittie' fell from a window onto stone steps and died. It was the first of many tragedies to beset the Hesse family. A reigning Grand Duke, his heir apparent, and their spouses would use the style of ''Royal Highness''. The male line descendants of a reigning Grand Duke, other than the heir, would use the style ''Grand Ducal Highness''. This practice was followed by the ruling families of Luxembourg, Hesse and by Rhine (Grand Duchy of Hesse), and Baden. Other grand ducal families either existed before this system developed or were controlled by different rules. At present, the style is used only by the former ruling family of Baden, as the Hessian grand ducal family has become extinct. birth_date He set a motorcycle record in 1951 on the Munich - Ingolstadt motorway and repeated it at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah in 1956. In this instance, he was the first person to ride a motorbike over 200 mph (320 km h).


Ürümqi

uipa , literally "beautiful pasture", from Mongolian (Mongolian language)), is the capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China

; During the Kumul Rebellion the Battle of Urumqi (1933) and the Battle of Urumqi (1933–34) took place between the forces of Ma Zhongying's 36th Division (National Revolutionary Army) and Jin Shuren and Sheng Shicai's provincial forces. At the second battle Ma was assisted by the Han Chinese General Zhang Peiyuan. Following the founding of the People's Republic of China, on 1 February 1954, the city was renamed '''Ürümqi''', meaning "beautiful pasture

language Chinese . In 1954, renamed to Ürümqi, which means "beautiful pasture" in Dzungar (Dzungar people) Mongolian (Mongolian language). *Varanasi, India – formerly known as Benares (or Banaras) and Kashi. The '''Lanzhou−Xinjiang Railway''' or '''Lanxin Railway''' ( from Lanzhou, Gansu, through the Hexi Corridor


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