) Society and culture Lying in the heart of the North China Plain, Shangqiu benefits from a deep cultural tradition. The first star observatory in China, Ebo Tai, was established in Shangqiu. Yingtian Shuyuan, one of the largest four official education agencies in north Song Dynasty, is located in the Suiyang district of Shangqiu. The Suiyang traditional city, which was built in 1511 during the Ming Dynasty, is one of the best protected traditional cities in China, and was enlisted as one of the famous historical cities in China by the central government in 1986. The rich culture also raised many famous cultural figures. Cangjie (Cāng Jíe 仓颉), the legendary inventor of Chinese characters, was living in Shangqiu in the far-ancient periods. Zhuangzi (Zhuang Zhou) (Zhuāng Zǐ 庄子), the great ancient philosopher of China, was born here around the 4th century BC. Another great philosopher, Mozi (Mò Zǐ 墨子), living in the same period as Zhuangzi, was also a Shangqiu native. The famous woman warrior, Hua Mulan (Huā Mùlán 花木兰), was also among the great figures of Shangqiu. Tourist attractions * The ancient city of Suiyang (睢阳古城) * Temple of Hua Mulan (木兰祠） * Former residence of Zhuangzi (庄周故里) * Ebo Tai, the first star observatory of China (阏伯台) * Mangdang mountain tourism site (芒砀山文物旅游区) Famous people of Shangqiu * Cangjie (仓颉) * Zhuangzi (Zhuang Zhou) (庄子) * Mozi (墨子) * Hua Mulan (花木兰) * Jiang Yan (江淹) * Hou Fangyu (侯方域) * Xiaolan Huangpu * Xu Zhiyong (许志永) Miscellaneous *Shangqiu is also a Roman Catholic diocese. *Dazhouzhuang village, the hometown of the heroine Hua Mulan, lies about ; born March 7, 1967, in Zhecheng (Zhecheng County), Shangqiu, Henan) is a Chinese retired professional women's basketball player for the China women's national basketball team and the Women's National Basketball Association.
Ghanaian forces are frequently posted across the world as elements of United Nations peacekeeping forces. The United Nations has often relied on Ghanaian forces to conduct peacekeeping operations, in countries as diverse as Rwanda, Kosovo, and Lebanon. Currently, Ghanaian forces are posted to United Nations peacekeeping missions as follows: Due to the strong historical friendship and the deep cultural and religious ties between the two nations, Greece and Russia enjoy
, a large sugar cane farm in northern Peru. His father was a Japanese immigrant and his mother was a Peruvian of Andean origin. In a very intimate way, Watanabe fused his two deep cultural backgrounds in brief but intense poetic work. - Peru RJ11 - Spanish (Spanish language) Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica*, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea*, Guatemala*, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, Venezuela ''Siempre Listo (para servir*)!'' Aymara has approximately 2.2 million speakers; 1.7 million in Bolivia, 350,000 in Peru, and the rest in Chile and Argentina. Jaqaru has approximately 725 speakers in central Peru, while Cauqui had 9 surviving speakers as of 2005. Cauqui is little documented, though its relationship with Jaqaru is extremely close. Initially they were considered by Dr Martha Hardman (on very limited data at the time) to be different languages, but all subsequent fieldwork and research has contradicted this and demonstrated that they are mutually intelligible but divergent dialects of a single language. As of 2008, there were Premonstratensian abbeys or priories throughout the world: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and USA. In 1883, an expedition of American astronomers traveled from Peru to Caroline Island aboard the ''USS Hartford'' to observe a total solar eclipse on May 6. A French expedition also observed the eclipse from Caroline, and the United States Navy mapped the atoll. Johann Palisa, a member of the expedition, discovered an asteroid later that year which he named Carolina (235 Carolina) "in remembrance of his visit to the island." Commons:Category:Peru
soba+Japan#v onepage&q soba%20Japan author P. S. Belton coauthors John Reginald Nuttall Taylor title Pseudocereals and Less Common Cereals : grain properties and utilization potential publisher Springer year 2002 page 138 isbn 3-540-42939-5 Korea (''naengmyeon'', ''makguksu'' and ''memil guksu'') and the Valtellina region of Northern Italy (''pizzoccheri''). ''Soba'' noodles are the subject of deep cultural importance in Japan. In Korea, ''guksu'' (guksu (dish)) (noodles) were widely made from buckwheat before it was replaced by wheat. zh:日本 Commons:Category:Japan Wikipedia:Japan Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan
page 138 isbn 3-540-42939-5 Korea (''naengmyeon'', ''makguksu'' and ''memil guksu'') and the Valtellina region of Northern Italy (''pizzoccheri''). ''Soba'' noodles are the subject of deep cultural importance in Japan. In Korea, ''guksu'' (guksu (dish)) (noodles) were widely made from buckwheat before it was replaced by wheat.