; (machari) in Georgia (Georgia (country)). In Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, a settlement is, often proudly, called a city when it was granted (or collected) a complete package of city rights at one time of its history. As the current number of inhabitants has no relevance on this, there are very small cities. The smallest one is Staverden in the Netherlands, with 40 inhabitants. In Belgium, Durbuy is the smallest city, whilst the smallest in Luxembourg is Vianden
in the dicument. Benelux The Dutch (Dutch people) and Flemish call this day ''Driekoningen'', while German speakers call it ''Dreikönigstag'' (Three Kings' Day). In the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and neighboring Germany, children in groups of three (symbolising the three kings) proceed in costume from house to house while singing songs typical for the occasion, and receiving a coin or some sweets at each door. They may each carry a paper lantern symbolizing the star. Commons:Category:Luxembourg Dmoz:Regional Europe Luxembourg Wikipedia:Luxembourg
mounts and to draw artillery, and are used today mainly for heavy draft and farm work, meat production and competitive driving (driving (horse)) events. They have also been used to influence or create several other horse breeds throughout Europe and Asia. Woon was a Nominated Member of Parliament between 1992 and 1996. He became the first Member of Parliament (List of Singapore MPs) since 1965 to have a private member's bill (Private Member's Bill) become a public bill public law
Space Shuttle mission and the Cupola (Cupola (ISS module)) observatory module that was completed in July 2005 by Alenia Spazio (Alenia Aeronautica) for ESA. The current estimates for the ISS are approaching €100 billion in total (development, construction and 10 years of maintaining the station) of which ESA has committed to paying €8 billion.
where he made radio commentaries for the German language division of the American Broadcasting Station. For the last months of World War II he worked in same function for a military propaganda station in Luxembourg. Then he helped organise the foundation of Radio Frankfurt. During this period he worked with Robert Lochner, who thought very highly of him. During his journeys across Germany he was shocked at the extent of destruction, especially that caused by Allied bombing. As a sports club, Benfica currently has departments for futsal, roller hockey, basketball, handball (Team handball), volleyball, athletics (Athletics (sport)), triathlon (Triathlon), rugby (Rugby football), table tennis (Table_tennis), judo (Judo), among others. Due to the success and popularity of its football (Association football), Benfica has built the biggest fan base among the ''Três Grandes'' in Portugal. Benfica also has one of the biggest fan bases in the world, with many supporters outside of Portugal in countries like Andorra, Angola, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cape Verde, Croatia, France, Germany, Guinea-Bissau, United Kingdom, Japan, Luxembourg, Macau, Mexico, Switzerland, Netherlands and United States. Since 1868, Swedish princes who have lost their succession rights have received noble titles conferred by other reigning monarchs. The Grand Duke or Grand Duchess of Luxembourg has conferred the title of Count of Wisborg (Bernadotte af Wisborg), and in one case, the King of Belgium has conferred the title Prince Bernadotte (Carl, Prince Bernadotte). Thus, on ennoblement by the Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg, on 2 July 1951 he became Lennart Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (Bernadotte af Wisborg). The relutance of many young men to embrace the hardships of the Portuguese Colonial War resulted in hundreds of thousands of Portuguese citizens each year leaving to seek economic opportunities abroad in order to escape conscription. In over 15 years, nearly one million emigrated to France, another million to the United States, many hundreds of thousands to Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Venezuela, or Brazil. Political parties, such as the Socialist Party (Socialist Party (Portugal)), persecuted at home, were established in exile. The only party which managed to continue (illegally) operating in Portugal during all the dictatorship was the Portuguese Communist Party. * '''Lithuania''': see Rail transport in Lithuania (Lithuanian Railways) * '''Luxembourg''': see Rail transport in Luxembourg (Chemins de fer luxembourgeois) * '''Malta''': see Malta Railway From mid-January 1942, SS and police authorities deported Jews in crowded freight trains from the Łódź ghetto (Lodz ghetto) to Chełmno. These transports included Jews deported to Łódź from Germany, Austria, Bohemia and Moravia, and Luxembourg. Throughout 1942, the SS and police continued to deport Jews from Wartheland district region to Chełmno and killed them there. Other victims murdered at the Chełmno killing center included several hundred Poles and Soviet prisoners of war. Many of the 5,000 Roma (Romani people) (Gypsies) who had been deported from Austria to the Łódź ghetto in 1941 were also among the first victims of Chełmno. caption order Australian Ambassador to (List of High Commissioners and Ambassadors from Australia) Belgium, Luxembourg, European Union and NATO Commons:Category:Luxembourg Dmoz:Regional Europe Luxembourg Wikipedia:Luxembourg
, was no longer available to her, as females were not allowed to succeed the throne of Luxembourg due to the Salic Law within its constitution in 1890. Yé-yé music was a mostly European phenomenon and usually featured young female singers. France Gall, for example, was only 16 when she released her first album, 17 when she won the Eurovision song contest (for Luxembourg). The yé-yé songs had innocent themes such as Françoise Hardy's " Tous les garcons et les filles (song
of St. Francis , on June 1, 1863. There were three medleys, consisting of performances of past Eurovision songs. The first consisted of : Dana International, singing ''Parlez-vous Francais'' (originally performed by Baccara for Luxembourg in Eurovision Song Contest 1978); Carola Haggkvist, singing ''Främling'' (1983 (Eurovision Song Contest 1983), 3rd place); Alsou, singing ''Solo'' (2000 (Eurovision Song Contest 2000), 2nd); Fabrizio Faniello, singing ''Another Summer
by Birthe Kjær for Denmark in 1989 (Eurovision Song Contest 1989)). There were three medleys, consisting of performances of past Eurovision songs. The first consisted of : Dana International, singing ''Parlez-vous Francais'' (originally performed by Baccara for Luxembourg in Eurovision Song Contest 1978); Carola Haggkvist, singing ''Främling'' (1983 (Eurovision Song Contest 1983), 3rd place); Alsou, singing ''Solo'' (2000 (Eurovision Song Contest 2000), 2nd); Fabrizio
'', ''Rock Sound'', ''Classic rock'', ''Kerrang!'', ''Metal Hammer Germany (Metal Hammer (Germany))'' and ''Aardshock''. In August 2004 the band did a six week tour through Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, the Netherlands and the UK (United Kingdom). From September to November The Butterfly Effect played 32 shows in 40 days. Album sales have exceeded 10,000 units in the UK and Europe, and the band has also had some success
''' ('''DGT'''), located in Brussels and Luxembourg, provides translation of written text into and out of the European Union's twenty-three official languages (Languages of the European Union). With an annual output of about 1.5 million pages, it is the largest translation service in the world, employing some 1,750 linguists. Furthermore the so-called "Bucher-Plan" was introduced which contains an immediate payment stop for bankrupt EU countries an exclusion of Greece from the EU and a whole new safe and independent Monetary Zone of strong countries consisting of Austria, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. BZÖ Website "Retten wir unser Geld! Mit dem Bucher-Plan", Retrieved 18 September 2011. - valign "top" Luxembourg 30px Flag of Luxembourg (File:Flag of Luxembourg.svg) HRH Grand Duke Henri (Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg) HRH Grand Duchess Maria Teresa (Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg) Jean-Claude Juncker Grand Duke of Luxembourg Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (consort) Prime Minister of Luxembourg In 1987, plagued by financial troubles and labour strikes, Spantax was sold to the Aviation Finance Group, based in Luxembourg. The new owners had committed capital of 3 billion pesetas, and an investment of 4 billion pesetas. Debts to the Spanish authorities totallying 13 billion pesetas were reorganised for payment over a twenty five year period, and a fleet renewal program would have seen the airline operating fifteen aircraft by 1993. Attempts to revamp and refinance the airline, renew its fleet with McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (McDonnell Douglas MD-80)s, and negotiate with China Airlines for acquisition of Boeing 767s were all unsuccessful. After the Kuwait Investment Authority withdrew from a planned offer to purchase the airline, Spantax ceased all operations on 29 March 1988, leaving some 7,000 passengers around Europe stranded. Commons:Category:Luxembourg Dmoz:Regional Europe Luxembourg Wikipedia:Luxembourg
;a vital though undramatic" role as Brigade liaison officer, overseeing internal communications within the Brigade. Transferred to the I Corps (US I Corps), First Army (US First Army), in July 1918, he served as assistant operations officer in charge of liaison during the Aisne-Marne (Aisne-Marne Offensive), Oisne-Aisne Offensive, St. Mihiel (Battle of Saint-Mihiel) and Meuse-Argonne offensives. After the Armistice he participated in the March to the Rhine through
As a representative democracy with a constitutional monarch (constitutional monarchy), it is headed by a grand duke, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and is the world's only remaining grand duchy. Luxembourg is a developed country, with an advanced economy and the world's second highest GDP (PPP) per capita (List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita) (after Qatar), according to the World Bank. Its central location has historically made it of great strategic importance to numerous powers, dating back to its founding as a Roman (Roman Empire) fortress (Fortification), its hosting of a vital Frankish (Kingdom of the Franks) castle during the Early Middle Ages, and its role as a bastion for the Spanish Road between 16th and 17th centuries.
Luxembourg is a member of the European Union, NATO, OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), the United Nations, and Benelux, reflecting its political consensus in favour of economic (economic integration), political, and military integration. The city of Luxembourg (Luxembourg (city)), which is the capital (capital city) and largest city, is the seat of several institutions and agencies of the EU. On 18 October 2012, Luxembourg was elected to a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council for the first time in its history. The country served on the Security Council from 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2014. http: www.wort.lu en politics un-asselborn-s-final-security-council-meeting-54943bcb0c88b46a8ce49a8d Reflecting its geographic position, Luxembourg's culture is a fusion of Romanic (Romance language) and Germanic (Germanic languages) Europe, integrating customs of each. Accordingly, Luxembourg is a trilingual (multilingualism) country: Luxembourgish (Luxembourgish language), French (French language) and German (German language) are official languages. Although a secular state, Luxembourg is predominantly Roman Catholic.