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Kassala

: www.webcitation.org 5MUee2AgM archivedate 2007-02-08 title GeoHive Built on the banks of the Gash River (Mareb River), it is a market town and is famous for its fruit gardens. Many of its inhabitants are from the Hadendoa group, with others being of Rashaida origin. It was formerly a railroad hub, however, as of 2006 there was no operational railway station in Kassala and much of the track leading to and from the town has been salvaged or fallen into disrepair. Kassala's location along the main Khartoum-Port Sudan highway makes it an important trade center. History The city was originally created as a military camp for the Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) soldiers of Egyptian viceroy Muhammad Ali (Muhammad Ali of Egypt) in 1840 during his military offensive into Sudan. In 1885, Kassala was subsequently captured by the Mahdist (Mahdist War)s. In 1894, after the Battle of Kassala the Italians (Kingdom of Italy (1861–1946)) captured the city. In 1897, the Kingdom of Italy returned Kassala to the Kingdom of Egypt. In 1899, Kassala fell under the purview of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan until Sudanese independence in 1956. thumb left Swissair (File:Mittelholzer-fokker.jpg) Fokker F.VIIb-3 m (CH-192) piloted by Walter Mittelholzer in Kassala, February 1934. In July 1940, during the East African Campaign (East African Campaign (World War II)), Italian forces advancing from Italian East Africa forced a small British garrison to withdraw from Kassala. The Italians then occupied the city with a brigade-sized unit. In mid-January 1941, the Italians withdrew from the city and a British garrison returned. thumb left 200px Mukram suburb (File:Kassala,Mukram suburb.jpg) In 1956, the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan became the Republic of the Sudan (Sudan). Since the 1960s, the city has been the destination of large numbers of Ethiopian and Eritrean refugees fleeing conflict and war. Since the beginning of the Second Sudanese Civil War in the 1980s, it has also been refuge of internally displaced (internally displaced person) Sudanese fleeing conflicts in the Nuba Mountains, and south and west of the country. About 160,000 of these IDPs settled on the outskirts of the town. Commons:Category:Kassala fr:Kassala


Bayt Jibrin

Exploration Fund title Quarterly Statement for 1875 place London year 1822 page 152 On January 10, 1938, during the Arab National revolt of 1936-1939 (1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine) J. L. Starkey (James Leslie Starkey), a well-known archaeologist, was killed by a group of armed Arabs on the track leading from Bayt Jibrin to Hebron. UN Archives


Shaunavon, Saskatchewan

intentions to sell the track leading to the southwest to WestCan Rail, a railway salvage operation. Action was swift. Grain Producers formed a coalition to lobby WestCan Rail. A deal was made that formed the Great Western Railway to run the line as a shortline with the eventual plans to purchase the railway back from WestCan Rail. Meanwhile producers purchased the remaining standing wooden grain elevators in Shaunavon, Admiral (Admiral, Saskatchewan), Eastend (Eastend, Saskatchewan), Ponteix (Ponteix, Saskatchewan) and Neville (Neville, Saskatchewan). Today the Great Western Railway (Great Western Railway (Saskatchewan)) is owned by the coalition and continues to operate the shortline to southwest Saskatchewan. The Great Western Railway headquarters are located in Shaunavon. Name origin The name Shaunavon is believed to be a combination of the names of Lord Shaughnessy and William Cornelius Van Horne, two of the four founders of the Canadian Pacific Railway, although there is inconclusive evidence that suggests otherwise. The most damaging of this evidence is from Mr. F.G. Horsey, the CPR townsite representative in 1913, who said "he was personally in the Calgary office when a wire came through from Lord Shaughnessy declining the honour of having the town named after him, but suggesting that they name it Shaunavon after an area about his home in the old country . . .". , is located adjacent to Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan, Canada. - 22 F Hayley Wickenheiser - A R 178 77 08 12 78 Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Calgary Oval X-Treme '''Dollard''' is a small village situated on the historic Red Coat Trail in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is 13 km west of the town of Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan) and 21 km east of the town of Eastend (Eastend, Saskatchewan). It is approximately 100 km from the Montana USA border and 130 km to the Alberta border.


Klaipėda

a northward railway track leading to Ventspils, but in recent decades it has fallen into disuse for economic reasons. The railway provides the main means of delivering cargo to the port. Two main highways, the A9 and A11 (List of National Roads in Latvia), connect the city and its port to the rest of the country. The A9 leads north-west towards Riga and central Latvia and the A11 leads south to the border with Lithuania and its only port Klaipėda and to Palanga International


Khartoum

GeoHive It is a market town and is famous for its fruit gardens. It was formerly a railroad hub, however, as of 2006 there was no operational railway station in Kassala and much of the track leading to and from the town has been salvaged or fallen into disrepair. Kassala's location along the main Khartoum-Port Sudan highway makes it an important trade center. thumb right The Egyptian Campaign Memorial (Image:Egyptian Campaign Memorial, Old Steine, Brighton (IoE Code 481000).jpg) in Brighton, East Sussex, England. The column was too late to save Khartoum; it was taken by the Mahdists just a few days later leading to the death of General Gordon. The Dervishes (Dervish (disambiguation)) of the Mahdi ruled over Sudan for the next thirteen years as the British pulled out of the area. The official public blame for this failure was left with Prime Minister (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom) Gladstone (William Ewart Gladstone) for delaying several months, to the considerable anger expressed in public of Queen Victoria, to authorize a rescue. Gladstone lost public confidence and much authority and within two months he resigned. When the group arrive to Khartoum, the Arabs are disappointed by the fact that Mahdi - busy with leading the revolt - ingored their "mission" and turned down their offers. They take their anger and frustration on the children. Staś and Nel, exhausted by heat, thirst, hunger and poor treatment, live for some time in the city ruined by war, poverty and diseases. After a while the children and Arabs in another journey further south, to Fashoda. Besides their traditional areas of inhabitation in Greater Somalia, a Somali community mainly consisting of entrepreneurs, academics and students also exists in Egypt. Somalia's Missing Million: The Somali Diaspora and its Role in Development Somalia: How is the fate of the Somalis in Egypt? In addition, there is an historical Somali community in the general Sudan area. Primarily concentrated in the north and Khartoum, a geographical region where the local population exhibits strong cultural, physical and religious similarities with ethnic Somalis, the expatriate community mainly consists of students as well as some businesspeople. The History of Somali Communities in the Sudan since the First World War More recently, Somali entrepreneurs have established themselves in Kenya, investing over $1.5 billion in the Somali enclave of Eastleigh (Eastleigh, Nairobi) alone. Help Locals Rebuild Their Country By Ensuring World Attention And Peace In South Africa, Somali businesspeople also provide most of the retail trade in informal settlements around the Western Cape province. Local xenophobes still plague foreigners Marriage to Henry Wellcome In 1901, on a visit to Khartoum with her father, she met Henry Wellcome, an American-born British industrialist who had made his fortune in pharmaceuticals (his firm became Burroughs Wellcome). She was 22 and he was 48, and they married soon after. In 1903 they had a son, Henry Mounteney Wellcome, who apparently had a learning disability that kept him apart from his family for most of his childhood and youth. *International scheduled destinations: Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Poland), Tel Aviv, Yerevan, Khartoum, Tunis and Egypt. founded 2002 headquarters Khartoum, Sudan key_people '''Mid Airlines''' is an airline based in Khartoum, Sudan. It operates domestic passenger services. Its main base is Khartoum International Airport. WikiPedia:Khartoum Commons:Category:Khartoum Dmoz:Regional Africa Sudan Localities Khartoum


Coventry

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Bavaria

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Warsaw

of Poland Augustus III The Saxon had ordered construction of Postal Palace town's prestige increased significantly. As a result Saxon Palace was built. It was constructed between 1750 and 1753 after royal track leading from Dresden to Warsaw had been built. Palace was decorated with rich interiors according to project made by John M Walter. In the year 1753 Kutno was completely burned. In that fire town records burned along with settlement grant. After the fire King's Lord Councillor


Poland

Hieronim Zamoyski Zamoyski family became the owner of Kutno. During that time Kutno was a town of prosperity and development. When king Augustus III The Saxon (Augustus III of Poland) had ordered construction of Postal Palace town's prestige increased significantly. As a result Saxon Palace was built. It was constructed between 1750 and 1753 after royal track leading from Dresden to Warsaw had been built. Palace was decorated with rich interiors according to project made by John M


France

), at Coney Island, one of the first oval-looping coasters The first inversion in roller coaster history was part of the ''Centrifugal Railway'' of Paris, France, built in 1848. It consisted of a 43-foot (13-meter) sloping track leading into a nearly circular (circle) vertical loop (Loop (roller coaster)) 13 feet (3.9 m) in diameter. Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France


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