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Jilin City

in Northeast China. As of the 2010 census, 4,413,517 people resided within its administrative area of and 1,975,121 in its built-up (''or metro'') area consisting of 4 urban districts. A prefecture-level city, it is the only major city nationally that shares its name with its province. Jilin City is also known as the ''River City'' because of the Songhua River surrounding much of the city. In 2007, it co-hosted the Asian Winter Games. History Jilin City


Gaithersburg, Maryland

in the 2000 Olympic Games. He is only the second American (United States) to have won the Badminton Horse Trials. O'Connor sits as the President of the US Equestrian Federation (USEF). His wife, Karen O'Connor, was a member of the 2008 US Olympic Equestrian team. He is now the coach of the Canadian eventing team, which won silver at the 2010 World Equestrian Games. History Northwest is part of the Montgomery County Public Schools. As of 2006, its enrollment was over 2,000 students. It is one of two high schools in Germantown, the other being Seneca Valley High School, with which Northwest shares an athletic rivalry. The school also serves small sections of the city of Gaithersburg (Gaithersburg, Maryland). The school underwent an expansion project that was completed during the summer of 2006. Its school mascot is the jaguar and its colors are black, silver and white. Areas served Students attending Northwest come from parts of Germantown (Germantown, Montgomery County, Maryland), parts of Boyds (Boyds, Maryland), portions of Gaithersburg (Gaithersburg, Maryland), Darnestown (Darnestown, Maryland) and very small portions of Poolesville (Poolesville, Maryland) and Potomac (Potomac, Maryland). and the road narrowing to four lanes before it reaches an intersection with Maryland Route 118 (Germantown Road). From here, the road passes more homes and a shopping center prior to crossing Maryland Route 27 (Ridge Road). According to the United States Geological Survey (w:United States Geological Survey), the tremor occurred 05:04 a.m. local time, at a depth of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles). The epicenter was located 2 kilometers at the southeast of Germantown (w:Germantown, Maryland), Maryland (w:Maryland); 4 kilometers at the northwest of Gaithersburg (w:Gaithersburg, Maryland), Maryland; 5 kilometers at the southwest of Montgomery Village (w:Montgomery Village, Maryland), Maryland; 34 kilometers at the northwest of Arlington (w:Arlington, Virginia), Virginia (w:Virginia); and 35 kilometers at the northwest of Washington, D.C.


Incheon

sports and 14 non-Olympic sports), making it the largest event in the history of the Games (Asian Games). It was also the last edition of the Games to have featured such a large amount of events, as the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have enforced new hosting rules for future Games, beginning with the 2014 Games (2014 Asian Games), scheduled to take place in Incheon, South Korea with 36 sports and disciplines set to feature. The ceremony also included an eight-minute segment from Incheon with singer and actor Rain (Rain (entertainer)) performing the segment. commons:인천광역시


Hanoi


Guadalajara


Ho Chi Minh City

Asian Games next 2003 (2003 Southeast Asian Games) Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam The '''22nd Southeast Asian Games''' were held in Hanoi, Vietnam from 5 December - 13 December 2003. The games were opened by Vietnamese prime minister Phan Van Khai in the newly constructed My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi. The games torch was lit by Nguyen Thuy Hien of Wushu (Wushu (sport)). It was the first time in SEA Games history that the game venues were assigned into two cities namely Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.Timor-Leste (used name United Nations East Timor) have the first time played in Southeast Asian Games. * October 10, 2001: The new “Terminal One” began operation. * April 7, 2005: Tiger Airways started thrice-weekly flights between Hanoi and Singapore after launching direct flights between Hồ Chí Minh City (Ho Chi Minh City) and Singapore on April 1, 2005. Tiger Airways became the first budget airline to operate in Vietnam. * October 17, 2005: Low-cost carrier AirAsia launched direct flights between Hanoi and Bangkok. It is the second budget airline serving Vietnam after Tiger Airways. resides billed Ho Chi Minh City, North Vietnam (as Viet Cong Express #1) trainer Riki Chōshū Stu Hart Mr. Hito - December 7, 2004 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Commons:Category:Ho Chi Minh City WikiPedia:Ho Chi Minh City Dmoz:Regional Asia Vietnam Provinces Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh City


East Timor

Phan Van Khai in the newly constructed My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi. The games torch was lit by Nguyen Thuy Hien of Wushu (Wushu (sport)). It was the first time in SEA Games history that the game venues were assigned into two cities namely Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.Timor-Leste (used name United Nations East Timor) have the first time played in Southeast Asian Games. Although commissioned into Australian service in that year, the vessel was heavily modified from her original design, and did not begin operations until the end of the decade. During her Australian career, ''Manoora'' saw wartime service during the War in Afghanistan (War in Afghanistan (2001–present)), and non-combat service in the Solomon Islands and East Timor. In 2001, the ship was involved in the ''Tampa'' affair (Tampa affair), a diplomatic incident involving a Norwegian cargo ship and a group of asylum seekers. The five southern NWFZs cover Southern Hemisphere lands except East Timor which is in the process of joining ASEAN (Accession of East Timor to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations), and islands north of the 60th parallel south, east of the 20th meridian west, and west of the 115th meridian east, but outside of African, Australian or Indonesian territorial waters, which combined have less than 8000 km² of land area, mostly in Kerguelen: These actions, along with increasing concerns over human rights violations in Indonesian-occupied East Timor, began to unsettle Suharto's normally friendly relations with Western nations Australia, Great Britain, and the United States. These further worsened when the Asian financial crisis of 1997 reached Indonesia, highlighting the corruption (political corruption) of the New Order. In a move that surprised many, and angered some, Habibie called for a referendum on the future of East Timor. Subsequently, on August 30, the inhabitants of East Timor voted to break away from Indonesian rule (1999 East Timorese crisis) and become an independent nation. The territorial loss to Indonesia harmed Habibie's popularity and political alliances. Since 1975 until 2000s, the original design of TMII consist of a model of the houses from the 27 provinces of Indonesia, including East Timor. But after the secession of East Timor from Indonesia in 2002, the East Timor pavilion changed its status to become the Museum of East Timor. Also since Indonesia now consist of 33 provinces (Provinces of Indonesia), currently the new province pavilions of Bangka Belitung, Banten, West Sulawesi, North Maluku, Gorontalo (Gorontalo (province)), and West Papua (West Papua (province)) is being built in northeast part of the park. thumb The two parts of Timor island would be united in a Great Timor (Image:Timor-map.png) '''Great Timor''' ( Commons:Category:East Timor WikiPedia:East Timor Dmoz:Regional Asia East Timor


Guangzhou

Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Games re-emerges as the 2010 Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, China. The 2010 Asian Para Games will debut shortly after the conclusion of the 16th Asian Games (2010 Asian Games), using the same facilities and venue made disability-accessible (Disability access rights). The inaugural Asian Para Games, the parallel event for athletes with physical disabilities, is a multi-sport event held every four years after every Asian Games. History Canton was founded in 1825 by settler Isaac Swan, who mistakenly believed his new town and Canton, China (Guangzhou) were antipodes. WikiPedia:Guangzhou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Guangdong Guangzhou


Calgary

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Helsinki

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