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Tôlanaro

thumb 230px right alt a dozen black wooden canoes on the sand of a vast bay Fishing is a traditional part of the coastal lifestyle. (File:MADAGASCAR02.tif) Since the early 1970s, Fort Dauphin suffered an economic decline due to lack of good road connections to the rest of the country, rendering its port of local importance only. This in spite of significant foreign exchange earned from the export of live lobster (250 to over 350 tonnes per year from 1990 to 2005), Sabatini, Gino et al. (2008). A review of the Spiny Lobster fishery in the Tolagnaro (Fort-Dauphin) region. sapphires Darbellay, Alain. (2009). The story of the first Madagascar sapphire – Andranondambo. and, up until the hotels in town were all filled by those working on QMM's mining project in 2007, tourism. Tourists have not yet returned in any significant numbers. The Anosy area around Tolagnaro is currently undergoing a massive transformation associated with the development of a new ilmenite mine by the QIT Madagascar Minerals company (a subsidiary of the Rio Tinto Group) in the area. Also as very large crystals from Tôlanaro (Fort Dauphin) (Tôlanaro); at Andranondambo and other localities. *Russia - In black sands of a gold placer on Boshogoch River, Transbaikalia, Siberia; in the Kovdor massif, Kola Peninsula; in the Yenisei Range, Siberia. * '''FMSC''' (WMD) – Mandabe Airport – Mandabe, Madagascar * '''FMSD''' (FTU) – Tôlanaro Airport – Tôlanaro, Madagascar * '''FMSF''' (WFI) – Fianarantsoa Airport – Fianarantsoa, Madagascar


Toledo, Spain

treat with either peanuts, pistachios or pine nuts. In the Netherlands and Belgium, Marzipan figures are given as presents to children during Saint Nicholas' Eve (Sinterklaas). In Germany, it is common to give marzipan in the shape of a pig as new year presents, known as a "''Glücksschwein''" (lucky pig). In Geneva, a traditional part of the celebration of L'Escalade is the ritual smashing of a chocolate cauldron filled with marzipan vegetables, a reference to a Savoyarde siege of the city which was supposedly foiled by a housewife with a cauldron of boiling soup. In India, a similar traditional sweet Kaju Barfi is made of cashew nuts and sugar. thumb left Fruit-shaped marzipan in baskets at a shop in Barcelona (File:Marzipan fruits at the market.jpg) Another possible geographic origin is in Spain, then known as Al-Andalus. In Toledo (Toledo, Spain) (850-900, though more probably 1150 during the reign of Alfonso VII) this specialty was known as ''Postre Regio'' instead of ''Mazapán'') and there are also mentions in The Book of One Thousand and One Nights of an almond paste eaten during Ramadan and as an aphrodisiac. Islamyal.andalus.org. Mazapán is Toledo's most famous dessert, often created for Christmas, and has PGI status. EU Profile — Marzipan Toledo (accessed 07 06 2009). Almonds have to be at least 50% of the total weight, following the directives of ''Mazapán de Toledo'' regulator counseil. Mazapan Some say Jacob succeeded his father as the rabbi of the Jewish community of Toledo (Toledo, Spain) (Zacuto), while others say his brother Judah ben Asher did. His brothers were also rabbis of different communities in Spain. He lived in abject poverty most of his life, and according to The Sephardic Community of Chios, is said to have fallen ill and died with his 10 companions on the island of Chios, in Greece, whilst travelling. The Sephardic Community of Chios * Ariel Sharon states that he is ordering a halt to all construction and development in Gaza Strip settlements (Israeli settlement). (Jerusalem Post) * The Spanish government discloses that a powerful bomb has been discovered on the high-speed AVE railway line between Madrid and Seville. (BBC) The bomb, found near Toledo (Toledo, Spain), is revealed the next day to be the same type as those used in the 11 March 2004 Madrid train bombings, which killed 191 people. (CBC) * A United States federal judge in Providence, Rhode Island, finds Hamas guilty in a civil lawsuit resulting from the 1996 murder of Yaron and Efrat Ungar in Israel. Hamas is ordered to pay the family of Yaron and Efrat Ungar $116 million. The court has not yet ruled regarding the liability of the Palestinian Authority and the PLO. (BostonGlobe) The construction of a ) is a stone fortification located in the highest part of Toledo, Spain. Once used as a Roman palace in the 3rd century, it was restored under Charles I (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor) and Philip II of Spain in the 1540's. Henry Kamen, ''Philip of Spain'', (Yale University Press, 1999), 184-185. In 1521, Hernán Cortés was received by Charles I (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor) at the Alcázar, following Cortes' conquest of the Aztecs. ''Toledo and the New World in the Sixteenth Century'', Javier Malagón-Barceló, '''The Americas''', Vol. 20, No. 2 (Oct., 1963), 124. Guillaume's nephew and namesake, Guillaume III de Croÿ (William de Croÿ (archbishop)) (1498-1521), was educated in Louvain (Leuven) with Juan Luís Vives, a great philosopher of the time. As it appeared unlikely that he would succeed to the lands of his grandfather, Philippe I, he was destined to the church. Family interests ensured his rapid promotion: he was elected Bishop of Cambrai at the age of 17. Within a year, Charles V (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor) bestowed upon his young Burgundian friend the archbishopric of Toledo (Toledo, Spain), making him a cardinal and Primate of Spain. This unprecedented move brought Spain to the brink of a civil war. Guillaume accompanied his uncle and Charles to Worms, where on January 6 he died aged 22, following a fall from his horse. His tomb is in the Celestin monastery of Louvain, founded by his father.


Acapulco

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Seoul

, Hanja: 韓石圭) (born November 3, 1964 in Seoul) is a South Korean actor. Shamanism According to most sources, the ''taepyeongso'' is not a central instrument in shaman ritual music (Korean shamanism). Maria Seo reports that the ''taepyeongso'' is not a traditional part of ''Hanyang Gut'' (ritual) of Seoul and is used only in specific situations: “The instrument is often played when several gut are in progress simultaneously. The ''piri'' player often switches


Cyprus

, a traditional part of the celebration of L'Escalade is the ritual smashing of a chocolate cauldron filled with marzipan vegetables, a reference to a Savoyarde siege of the city which was supposedly foiled by a housewife with a cauldron of boiling soup. In India, a similar traditional sweet Kaju Barfi is made of cashew nuts and sugar. In Israel During his years in British Palestine, Marcel Janco became a noted participant in the development of local Jewish art (Visual arts in Israel). He was one of the four Romanian Jewish artists who marked the development of Zionist arts and crafts before 1950—the others were Jean David, Reuven Rubin, Jacob Eisenscher; WikiPedia:Cyprus Dmoz:Regional Middle East Cyprus Commons:Category:Cyprus


Portugal

2012 . In Mexico, it is often hand made as an artisan treat with either peanuts, pistachios or pine nuts. In the Netherlands and Belgium, Marzipan figures are given as presents to children during Saint Nicholas' Eve (Sinterklaas). In Germany, it is common to give marzipan in the shape of a pig as new year presents, known as a "''Glücksschwein''" (lucky pig). In Geneva, a traditional part of the celebration of L'Escalade is the ritual smashing of a chocolate cauldron filled with marzipan vegetables, a reference to a Savoyarde siege of the city which was supposedly foiled by a housewife with a cauldron of boiling soup. In India, a similar traditional sweet Kaju Barfi is made of cashew nuts and sugar. thumb right 200px APCOR logo (Image:APCOR logo.jpg) '''Associação Portuguesa da Cortiça''' is the Portuguese (Portugal) Cork (Cork (material)) Association, a consortium of cork growers and manufacturers. It was founded in 1956 and is based in the town of Santa Maria de Lamas in northern Portugal. The current president of APCOR is António Rios de Amorim. http: www.realcork.org The '''Flag of Portugal''' (


Puerto Rico

into oblivion'' Puerto Rican cuisine In Puerto Rico, dumplings are made of grated tubers such as yucca and malanga with added calabaza, unripe bananas and plantains mixed with flour. This dumplings are a traditional part in Puerto Rican style pigeon pea soup. Olive oil and annatto are usually added and help the mix from turning brown. The dumplings are formed in to small balls and are first cooked in olive oil before boiling. Once the dumplings


Greece

, a traditional part of the celebration of L'Escalade is the ritual smashing of a chocolate cauldron filled with marzipan vegetables, a reference to a Savoyarde siege of the city which was supposedly foiled by a housewife with a cauldron of boiling soup. In India, a similar traditional sweet Kaju Barfi is made of cashew nuts and sugar. '''Servia''' (Greek (Greek language): Σέρβια) is a town and was a former municipality (Communities and Municipalities of Greece) in Kozani regional unit (Kozani (regional unit)), West Macedonia, Greece. Since the local government reform of 2011, it is now part of the larger municipality of Servia-Velventos. Servia today forms a municipal unit and is seat of the municipality. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior Commons:Category:Greece Wikipedia:Greece Dmoz:Regional Europe Greece


Mexico

year presents, known as a "''Glücksschwein''" (lucky pig). In Geneva, a traditional part of the celebration of L'Escalade is the ritual smashing of a chocolate cauldron filled with marzipan vegetables, a reference to a Savoyarde siege of the city which was supposedly foiled by a housewife with a cauldron of boiling soup. In India, a similar traditional sweet Kaju Barfi is made of cashew nuts and sugar. A limited tour edition of ''Mechanical Animals'' was released in the UK (including other locations like Australia and Mexico, where only 100 copies of this edition arrived) with an illustrated hardcover sleeve by Marcus Wild. Though limited edition, the album is easily attainable in certain regions. The packaging is identical to the original version except for the bonus eight-page comic book by Wild, illustrating scenes from the "I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)" music video. * Arnulf Jaeger-Walden of the European commission's Institute for Energy believes that solar power from North Africa can provide 100 GW (Gigawatt) to the entire continent of Europe.


Poland

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