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Emirate of Abu Dhabi

mud huts (Mudbrick). The growth of the cultured pearl industry in the first half of the twentieth century created hardship for residents of Abu Dhabi as pearls represented the largest export and main source of cash earnings. In 1939, Sheikh Shakhbut Bin-Sultan Al Nahyan granted petroleum concessions, and oil was first found in 1958. At first, oil money had a marginal impact. A few lowrise concrete buildings were erected, and the first paved road was completed in 1961, but Sheikh Shakbut, uncertain whether the new oil royalties would last, took a cautious approach, preferring to save the revenue rather than investing it in development. thumb Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (File:Stamp Abu 1967 40f-170px.jpg), emir of Abu Dhabi and founder of the federation (stamp from 1967) His brother, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, saw that oil wealth had the potential to transform Abu Dhabi. The ruling Al Nahyan family decided that Sheikh Zayed should replace his brother as ruler and carry out his vision of developing the country. On August 6, 1966, with the assistance of the British, Sheikh Zayed became the new ruler. See Al-Fahim, M, ''From Rags to Riches: A Story of Abu Dhabi'', Chapter Six (London Centre of Arab Studies, 1995), ISBN 1-900404-00-1. With the announcement by the UK in 1968 that it would withdraw from the Persian Gulf area by 1971, Sheikh Zayed became the main driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates. After the Emirates gained independence in 1971, oil wealth continued to flow to the area and traditional mud-brick huts were rapidly replaced with banks, boutiques and modern highrises. At present, Abu Dhabi boasts what is estimated to be the world's highest absolute and per-capita ) (variously translated Jabal, Jabel and Jebal) is a mountain primarily in the United Arab Emirates on the outskirts of Al Ain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Brian McMorrow, Jebel Hafeet. The mountain actually straddles part of the border with Oman. The mountain rises 1249 meters and offers an impressive view over the city. Jebel Hafeet was a well-known landmark throughout the area's history and is a contemporary tourist attraction. An extensive natural cave system winds through Jebel Hafeet.


Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl

"eponia" Until the 20th century, the land on which Ciudad Neza sits was under Lake Texcoco and uninhabited. Successful draining of the lake in the early 20th century created new land, which the government


Kinshasa

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Málaga

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Lima

in the Americas in the 17th century, created a constant demand for wine which was supplied mainly from Peru. La vid y el vino en América del Sur: el desplazamiento de los polos vitivinícolas (siglos XVI al XX) In Potosí part of salaries were paid with wine. Furthermore Peruvian wine growers supplied the city of Lima, the most important political


Cameroon

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Slovakia

can be found. The Slavic tribes, that invaded the area in the 5th century created a succession of influential kingdoms here. During this era, lasting until the 10th century when the Great Moravian Empire disintegrated, Slavs adopted Christianity and many medieval fort castles have been built, ruins of some of which remain to this day. Since 10th century, Slovakia became a part of the Kingdom of Hungary, which, after 1867, formed an union with the Austrian Empire and became the Austro-Hungarian


Boston

House State House sits atop this lowered Beacon Hill. Reclamation projects in the middle of the century created significant parts of the South End (South End, Boston), the West End (West End, Boston), the Financial District (Financial District, Boston), and Chinatown (Chinatown, Boston). After The Great Boston Fire of 1872 (Great Boston Fire of 1872), workers used building rubble as landfill along the downtown waterfront. During the mid-to-late 19th century, workers filled almost 600


Poland

Greektown neighborhood in the early 20th century and the southern U.S. migrants who came to Detroit in the years before the Great Depression. Detroit's industrial boom in the later 19th century created yet another stream of immigrants into Detroit. Significant contingents during this period included German (Germany) and Polish (Poland) immigrants who settled in Detroit in the 1860-1890s. A wave of Italian (Italy) immigrants arrived in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ref


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