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Ambon, Maluku

as its major cities were built during the colonial period. Page, Melvin and Sonnenburg, Penny ''Colonialism: an international social, cultural, and political encyclopedia.'' (publisher: ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, ca, usa, 2003) P.716 images see the website of the 'Royal Institute of language, geography and ethnology' (KITLV):

-indie_in_fotos,_1860-1940 kitlv Many of Indonesia’s main cities were mere rural townships before colonial industrialization and urban development. Page, Melvin and Sonnenburg, Penny ''Colonialism: an international social, cultural, and political encyclopedia.'' (publisher: ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, ca, usa, 2003) P.215, 716 Examples on Java include the capital Jakarta and Bandung, outside Java


Široki Brijeg

on stećak written with Bosnian Cyrillic, known as Kočerinska ploča („Kočerin tablet“). The residues of middle-age fort can be found in the Bork, close to the source of river Lištica (Lištica (river)). Ottoman rule After the Turkish conquest in the middle of 15th century the population was mainly rural and in the mountains. Until the middle of 19th century, Herzegovina was cut off from social, cultural and political events in other European countries. Austro-Hungary


Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro

Cruz Carnival is celebrated with traditional carnival, fancy dances, and the contest bandstands promoted by the city. Yet you can see the figure on the streets folk ''clóvis'' (clown), so common in the region. Tourist attractions, historical and cultural Are recognized by law as for tourist, social, cultural city of Rio de Janeiro, the elected seven wonders of Santa Cruz: the ''Hangar do Zeppelin'' located at Air Base, the headquarters of Battalion School of Engineering (Villagran Cabrita), the ''Ruínas do Matadouro'', ''Ponte dos Jesuítas'' in the sub-district of the Jesuitas, ''Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceição'', the ''Cidade das Crianças'' and ''Catedral das assembleias de Deus''. Sports Practicing sports is very common in Santa Cruz, especially in schools in the region, which are renowned for achievements in diverse forms of intercollegiate competition. One of the major acquisitions of the neighborhood in recent years was the Olympic Village Oscar Schmidt, a complex sports that offers free sports activities especially for children and youth in need. In 2007 he founded the Santa Cruz Soccer Club, affiliated with FFERJ, who participates in state and interstate tournaments and has several categories. Among the sporting events happening in the neighborhood is the traditional bike ride involving more than two hundred cyclists traveling the main historical sights of Santa Cruz. Partnership between businesses and NGOs active in the district comprise hundreds of children and adolescents around socioesportivos programs emphasizing the importance of values like self-esteem, teamwork, quality of life and citizenship. Leisure As one of the neighborhoods with few recreational options in the west, Santa Cruz has received special attention to the city hall facilities the theme park Children's Town, which offers visitors sports courts, water park, library, digital planetarium, as well as activities outdoors. They are among the main leisure areas of the district court trials of the GRES Acadêmicos de Santa Cruz, the Santa Cruz Shopping, the Olympic Village Oscar Schmidt, the ''Lona Cultural Sandra de Sá'' and the ''Cidade das Crianças Leonel Brizola''. Santacruzenses Born and lived in the neighborhood some personalities of the country at different times as the actor André Villon, Senator Júlio Cesário de Melo, Senator Otacílio Câmara de Carvalho, the football player Thiago Silva (Thiago Silva (footballer)), MMA fighter's Marcos Oliveira. Gallery '''Sepetiba''' is a neighborhood in the western zone of Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro) and Guaratiba, and by the Sepetiba Bay. It occupies an area of 1,162.13 ha, and has a population of 35,892 (according to Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, IBGE, 2000 demographic census).


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Elk River, Minnesota

owners, and public entities interested in downtown beautification and continuing to recognize the arts community of Elk River. This project enhanced the social, cultural, and leisure of downtown Elk River. The desire was to draw attention to the Mississippi River for its beauty and solace as well as its historical significance to Elk River. Local artist Frank Gosiak created and painted the mural. UFO Activity Elk River has a notable history of unidentified-flying-object activity. ref>


Kingdom of Northumbria

the resulting Anglo-Saxon style had reached maturity. The '''Bishop of Lindisfarne''' was the ordinary of several early medieval episcopal sees (and dioceses) in Northumbria (Kingdom of Northumbria) and pre-Conquest (Norman Conquest) England (Kingdom of England). The first such see was founded at Lindisfarne in 635 by Saint Aidan (Aidan of Lindisfarne). Whickham is a middle class living town, with many social, cultural and business activities. This has always been


Little Havana

) is a neighborhood (Neighborhoods in Miami) of Miami, Florida, United States. Home to many Cuban immigrant (Immigration to the United States) residents, as well as many residents from Central and South America, Little Havana is named after Havana, the capital (Capital (political)) and largest city in Cuba. Little Havana is noted as a center of social, cultural, and political activity in Miami. Its festivals, including the Calle Ocho Festival, Viernes


Rustavi

factories in his paintings and installations, such as the exhibition "Nonpasts" in 2010. Lindquist has also worked with Georgian collaborators, such as artist Gio Sumbadze (b. 1976), in projects that address the current social, cultural and political significance of these architectures. In 2010, the Laura Palmer Foundation staged an exhibition at the Ministry of Transportation building (Tbilisi Roads Ministry Building) in which Lindquist and Sumbadze installed paintings addressing


West Island

educational, social, cultural, economic, and medical institutions. right thumb Offices of '' The Gazette (Montreal) The Gazette (File:Gazette Montreal.png)'' on Saint Catherine Street in Montreal Quebec has two English-language daily newspapers: the large ''Montreal Gazette (The Gazette (Montreal))'', and the small ''Sherbrooke Record (The Record (Sherbrooke))'', a local newspaper for the Eastern Townships. Many smaller communities in Quebec also have English-language weekly papers, including ''The Equity'' in Shawville (Shawville, Quebec), ''The Pontiac Journal'', a bilingual and bimonthly paper, the ''Stanstead Journal'' in Stanstead (Stanstead, Quebec), ''The First Informer'' in the Magdalen Islands, ''The Gleaner (The Gleaner (Quebec))'' in Huntingdon (Huntingdon, Quebec), the ''Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph'' in Quebec City, ''SPEC (SPEC (newspaper))'' in the Gaspé (Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine) region, the ''West Quebec Post'' in Buckingham (Buckingham, Quebec), the ''Aylmer Bulletin'' in Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec), the ''Townships Sun'' in Lennoxville, the ''Suburban, Montreal Island's Largest English Weekly'', the ''Chronicle'' and the ''West End Times'' in the West Island of Montreal (West Island) and ''The LowDown to Hull and Back News'' in La Pêche. Montreal also has two English alternative weeklies, ''Hour (Hour Community)'' and ''Mirror (Montreal Mirror)''. '''Senneville''' is a village on the western tip of the Island of Montreal. It is the wealthiest town on the West Island, closely followed by Dollard-des-Ormeaux and Baie D'Urfé (Baie-D'Urfé, Quebec). http: grandquebec.com vie-communautaire senneville The town was merged into the city of Montreal on January 1, 2002, but voted overwhelmingly to demerge on June 20, 2004, and regained its status as an independent town on January 1, 2006. We use English unofficial names for neighbourhoods and regions where these are the most common, such as the Old Port, the Gay Village (Gay Village, Montreal), Chinatown (Chinatown (Montreal)), the McGill Ghetto, the West Island, Little Burgundy, and so forth. Use redirects from French-language names if they exist. Furthermore, the merger was met with so much resistance from residents and politicians of Montreal’s predominantly English-speaking West Island that by 2005 fifteen municipalities had demerged from the city center. After it had reached 1.8 million people, the population of Montreal was reduced to 1.6 million residents. '''Pierrefonds-Roxboro''' is a borough (Boroughs of Montreal) (''arrondissement'') of the city of Montreal. It is composed of the former municipalities of Pierrefonds (Pierrefonds, Quebec) and Roxboro (Roxboro, Quebec), spanning the northern part of the West Island. Besides its land borders with the borough of L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève, as well as the boroughs of Saint-Laurent (Saint-Laurent, Quebec) and Ahuntsic-Cartierville to the east, it borders the municipalities of Senneville (Senneville, Quebec), Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec), Kirkland (Kirkland, Quebec), and Dollard-des-Ormeaux. Although now merged with the former city of Roxboro, the old Ville de Pierrefonds logo from 1999 is still in use for Pierrefonds-Roxboro, despite now being part of the city of Montreal. - 1987 West Island Andaman & Nicobar Islands style "text-align:right;" 6.4 - After a 1995 Quebec referendum on sovereignty for the province of Quebec, Galganov founded the Quebec Political Action Committee (QPAC), serving as its president (and only member) until 2000. One of Galganov’s first prominent QPAC activities was to organize a protest at Fairview Pointe-Claire, a shopping mall, in 1996 in the predominantly anglophone West Island of Montreal to protest that retail stores were not placing the maximum amount of English on their commercial signs as allowed under the Charter of the French Language. Montreal Gazette (18 April 1996) Estimated attendance at the protest varied from 500 to 5,000. World Paper (USA) (1 October 1999) Galganov followed up this protest with threatened boycotts of prominent retail stores. He also protested the actions of the Office québécois de la langue française on numerous issues including when language inspectors ordered stores to remove kosher products from their shelves just before Passover because they weren't labelled in the French language. B'Nai Brith Canada (1996) These activities caused a reaction among fringe Quebec nationalist groups, garnering publicity for Galganov. See David Layton-Brown, ''Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs'' (1996), p.137 - Cocos Island Contingency Reception Centre Operational ? ? Sept. 2001 March 2002 ? West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands - The '''North Shore Lions''' football (Canadian football) organization is currently a member of the QBFL (Quebec Bantam Football League) operating in the West Island of Montreal, Canada. This storied park was founded by Bill Allan in 1967 when the local teams were struggling to find talented kids to play football. Since 1967 this park has taken part in 35+ provincial title games and won 30 of those provincial games. World War II prosperity kept unemployment low. Machine politics, fiscal conservatism and a program of rural electrification consolidated the dominance of the Union Nationale over the province. The government of Maurice Duplessis adopted the current flag of Quebec to replace the Union Jack. It won a landslide victory in the 1948 election (Quebec general election, 1948), leaving the Liberals with only a handful of seats. Until the 1952 election (Quebec general election, 1952), the Liberal delegation to the Legislative Assembly (Legislative Assembly of Quebec) consisted of only a handful of members who came almost entirely from Montreal's West Island. It was not until 1953 that their leader could win a seat in the institution. Conrad Black, Duplessis, ISBN 0-7710-1530-5, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1977.


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