Khanaqin

Daura refinery in Baghdad. A oil refinery has been approved for construction in Khanaqin and oil from Naft Khana will be sent there when it is complete. During the seventies of the last century the intensive Arabization- and Deportation-policy of the Iraqi regime Arabs were settled in this oil-rich city and all Kurdish refinery Workers and their only Kurdish Engineer (Mr. Sheik Kader Sheik Rahem Talabani) were deported to West of Iraq. Famous people

this, the Iraqi government embarked on an Arabization program in the oil rich regions of Kirkuk and Khanaqin in the same period. In the following years, Baghdad government overcame its internal divisions and concluded a treaty of friendship

by Mustafa Barzani were engaged in heavy fighting against successive Iraqi regimes from 1960 to 1975. In March 1970, Iraq announced a peace plan providing for Kurdish autonomy. The plan was to be implemented in four years. G.S. Harris, ''Ethnic Conflict and the Kurds'' in the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, pp. 118–120, 1977 However, at the same time, the Iraqi regime started an Arabization program in the oil-rich regions of Kirkuk


Grosuplje

-east of Ljubljana. As one travels from Ljubljana to Grosuplje, Ljubljana Marshes blend into the characteristic hilly landscape of the Dolenjska. Grosuplje's surrounding area is well known for its rich cultural heritage and natural beauties. The most interesting places to see include the Magdalenska gora archaeological site, a fortified church on the Tabor hill above the village of Cerovo, the Županova jama cave and a karst polje known as Radensko polje. The area of Grosuplje has been settled

attacks. Being one of the few fortifications of the kind in Slovenia, it is one of the country's most important historical monuments of the period. Magdalenska gora archaeological site Its exceedingly well preserved prehistoric settlement with man-made terraces and defensive rampart, its great number of family mounds, its lively history of archaeological research and rich archaeological finds put Magdalene mountain among the best known archaeological sites in Slovenia. Most of the finds date

– The Turenček or Little Tower in English. The two-storey tower has a rich history – it was home to the first school as early as 1504 and in more recent times it hosted a library on the first floor and a small hall for theatre productions on the second. The inhabitants of Šmarje defended themselves from the Turks by building strong defensive walls around the church of Mary's birth. The original wall had four towers, of which only one remains standing and is now beautifully renovated


Coolgardie, Western Australia

20 October, the party discovered a rich reef in the Yilgarn Ranges, near the present day site of the town of Southern Cross (Southern Cross, Western Australia). The discovery prompted the gold rush that established Southern Cross and the Yilgarn Goldfield, and led to the subsequent rich finds at Coolgardie (Coolgardie, Western Australia) and Kalgoorlie (Kalgoorlie, Western Australia) that established the Eastern Goldfields. Many years later, Dick Greaves published ''The Golden West

, Western Australia with the rich goldfields at Coolgardie (Coolgardie, Western Australia) and Kalgoorlie (Kalgoorlie, Western Australia). Taxonomy It was first published by Joseph Maiden in 1920, based

opened in 1899 in response to the discovery of rich gold deposits in Coolgardie (Coolgardie, Western Australia) and Kalgoorlie (Kalgoorlie, Western Australia). It was Australia's third branch of Britain's Royal Mint - the others being the Sydney Mint and the Melbourne Mint (both closed). Diggers, who flocked to the then colony of Western Australia in huge numbers from other parts of Australia and from around the world, deposited their raw gold at The Perth Mint where


Mangalia

of the Black Sea, which is chlorided, sulphated, sodic, magnesian, hypotonic (mineralization 15.5g), the sulphurous, chlorided, bicarbonated, sodic, calcic, mesothermal (21-28°C) mineral waters of the springs (spring (hydrosphere)) in the northern part of the city, in the area of the beach between Saturn and Venus, the sulphurous peat mud, rich in minerals, which is extracted from the peat bog north of the city (expected to last another 250 years) and the marine climate, rich in saline aerosols

archaeologists unearthed fragments of a papyrus in Greek (Greek language), the first document of this kind in Romania; the incineration tombs (the necropolis of the Callatis citadel, dating back to the 4th-2nd centuries BC); the ruins of the Callatis citadel (6th century BC); the Turkish Mangalia Mosque (16th century); the Archaeology Museum which shelters a rich collection of amphorae and sculptures from the Hellenistic epoch, fragments of stone sarcophagi; Mangalia Marina

that features the resorts Olimp, Neptun, Jupiter, Cap Aurora, Venus, Saturn and Mangalia South that features the commercial harbor as well as the shipyard. Mangalia is also a balneoclimateric resort. Annual average temperature stand at 11.2 degrees Celsius. Lake Mangalia (who's surface stands at 261 ha) is supplied by rich sulfuric mezothermal water springs. They are employed in treating degenerative rheumatic diseases. ''Mangalia is the only maritime resort to have mineral water springs!'' Get


Pailin

; in order to become rich and prosperous." " But if you become the rich, build a pagoda at this mountain site and then play music with peacock dance every holyday, " said the spirit.The spirit disappeared soon after telling, Grandpa Yart and grandma Yart took the message and went to inform all residents. The residents obeyed the spirit's advice.

Burma blog-35587.html title Traditional Costume in Myanmar year 2009 publisher Travel blog accessdate 2009-02-07 The houses in Pailin are built from wood, about 8 cm to 1 meter includes a wide door and in the middle of house, there are the hermitages (Hermitage (religious retreat)) of Buddha and anothers spirit house. The Kola People are fond of planting roses in front of their homes. Economy The surrounding area was rich in a variety of gemstones which were

''' is a city in Pailin Province, in the Cardamom and Elephant Mountains region of Cambodia. Understand thumb 300px Pailin from Phnom Yat (Image:View from Phnom Yat. , Pailin.jpg) Historically a gem town, Pailin attracted immigrants from gem-rich Burma, which gives it a unique culture that is neither strictly traditional Khmer nor Burmese. Its more recent history is particularly dark, with the successful invasion by the Khmer Rouge in the 1980s. For most of the 1990s the area


Cherchell

. Juba and Cleopatra did not just rename their new capital, but rebuilt the town in fine Roman style on a large, lavish and expensive scale. The construction and sculptural projects in Caesarea and throughout the kingdom were built on a rich mixture of ancient Egyptian (Ancient Egyptian architecture), Greek (Greece) and Roman (Ancient Rome) architectural styles. The monarchs are buried in their mausoleum, the Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania which can still be seen. The seaport capital

the strong military abilities of the Vandal nobility and their armies. As a result, Berber raids and settlements, which had been checked by the Vandals returned once more. Additionally, under the stratified and centralized economic practices of the Empire, many of the small freeholding farmers both of Vandal and Roman origin lost economic opportunities which left them prey to more powerful rich landlords, and the whole system decayed. Eventually, powerful armies of Arabs under the banner

of Macrinus' staff. Mauretania When they moved to Mauretania, they renamed their new capital to ''Caesaria'' (modern Cherchell, Algeria). The city was named in honor of Augustus. The construction and sculpture projects at Caesaria and another city Volubilis, display a rich mixture of Egyptian (Ancient Egypt), Greek (Greek language) and Roman (Ancient Rome) architectural styles. birth_date 1 BC birth_place Caesarea (Cherchell), Mauretania Kingdom of Mauretania


Tlalpujahua

for this activity spanning the very late 19th century to the 1930s, although mining had been done in this area since pre-Hispanic times. The major mine of the area was the Dos Estrellas Mine, which was established when a miner by the name of Nacho Ramírez found a rich vein, while employed by Frenchman Francois Joseph Fournier in 1898. This mine was the largest producer of gold, producing of silver until a major landslide

of the 18th century, when mining in the area was good by Felipe Neri Valleza. It originally had rich Baroque (Baroque architecture) ornamentation both inside and out. Today, one can still see the Baroque portal of two levels and a crest that forms a pinnacle. The levels are divided by paths which guard religious figures in its niches.

such as Angangueo and El Oro, State of Mexico, it is an area historically rich in minerals. While not part of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, it is only from the Sierra Chincua, which is the second most important sanctuary in the Reserve. Mining is no longer performed in the municipality, although there are still deposits of gold, silver and copper. The most important economic activity now


Ilorin

. The state has a good network of roads, rail and air transportation facilities linking it with Nigeria's other industrial and commercial centers. Nature has also endowed the state with adequate vast and rich agricultural land for both road and exportable cash crops. Similarly, the limestone and dolomite of Oreke, Idofian Kaolin and clay near Ilorin and other parts of the state, pure gold at Kaiama and Patigi (Pategi) area, and the highly exportable rich tantalite deposit of Iporin

, make Kwara State rich in primary resources. Despite these favourable conditions, Kwara State has only one or two viable industries, notably Global Soap and Detergent Industries Nigeria Limited and the International Tobacco Company. Successive administrations have attempted to attract industrialists to the state. Several meetings were held with Kwarans both in Lagos and Kaduna, among others, but with little response. However, in spite of the paucity of funds, Governor Bukola Saraki has made


Granite, Colorado

midway between Leadville to the north, and Buena Vista (Buena Vista, Colorado) to the south. It is in close proximity to the second and third highest peaks in the contiguous United States, Mount Elbert and Mount Massive. The town has a rich history from its days during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush, when it began as a mining camp and quickly boomed into a city of 3,000, holding the county seat. Early prospectors, such as Horace Tabor, were attracted to the area. Geography

, Colorado Lake County , once one of the two largest of the Colorado Territory’s original 17 counties. As the site of some of the richest placer (placer deposit) gold strikes in Lake County, Granite held the position of county seat, but in 1878 they lost out to booming silver-rich Leadville, 17 miles to the north. However, Granite did manage to remain the county seat, but not of Lake County. They redrew the county lines creating Chaffee County (Chaffee County, Colorado), with Granite

;Leadville’s Last Whorehouse will re-open as a restaurant Colorado Central Magazine Colorado news, stories, essays, history and more! Furthermore, they needed transport for their silver ore to the smelters in Denver or coal-rich southern Colorado, or a way to transport the coal from the southern coal mines to the upper Arkansas to fuel not only smelters


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