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Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles

in preserving the rich cultural heritage of Filipino Americans in Los Angeles. Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council The Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council leads the effort for cultural, political, and economic development in the district. Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council website ref


Southern England

region , with a distinct identity from the rest of England—but without universal agreement on what the special cultural, political, and economic characteristics of the South are, nor even on its geographical limits. For government purposes, Southern England is divided in South West England, South East England, London (Greater London), and the East of England. Combined, these have a total area of , and a population of 26 million. People People often apply


Porto Alegre

;portoalegre.travel" When the Farrapos War ended, the city continued to develop and underwent strong urban restructuring during the last decades of the 18th century, driven by the accelerated growth of port-related activities and shipyards. Its development continued over time and the city kept abreast with cultural, political and social events that were taking place within Brazil. Porto Alegre is the birthplace of great writers, intellectuals, artists, politicians, and episodes

; Miranda was born in the early 1960s in Porto Alegre, Brazil. As one of the largest cities in Southern Brazil and a cultural, political and economical center, Porto Alegre had significant influence on Miranda's music. DATE OF BIRTH 1963 PLACE OF BIRTH Porto Alegre, Brazil DATE OF DEATH Discovery and modeling career Zimmermann was discovered by a scouting agency in Porto Alegre, Brazil at the age of 14 and made her


Sakha Republic

is a unicameral State Assembly known as the ''Il Tumen''. The government of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic is the executive body of state authority. The republic fosters close cultural, political, economic, and industrial relations with the independent Turkic states through membership in organizations such as the Turkic Council and the Joint Administration of Turkic Arts and Culture. ; (March 2, 1908 - May 28, 1968), was a Soviet (Soviet Union) sniper during World War II, credited with as many as 429 kills. He was born in the village of Krest-Khaldzhay of what is now Tomponsky Ulus of the Sakha Republic, Russian Federation.


Classical Athens

of theatre The '''theatre of Ancient Greece''', or '''ancient Greek drama''', is a theatrical (Theatre) culture that flourished in ancient Greece (Classical Greece) between c. 550 (550 BC) and c. 220 BC. The city-state (Polis) of Athens (Classical Athens), which became a significant cultural, political and military power during this period, was its centre, where it was institutionalized as part of a festival called the Dionysia, which honored the god Dionysus. Tragedy


Puebla, Puebla

of the five most important colonial cities in Mexico. In spite of the many shopping malls that exist in Puebla today, the '''Zocalo''' remains the cultural, political and religious center of the city.


Monrovia

on the Atlantic Coast (Atlantic Ocean) at Cape Mesurado, Monrovia had a population of 970,824 as of the 2008 census. With 29% of the total population of Liberia, Monrovia is the country's most populous city. Monrovia is Liberia's cultural, political and financial hub. The body that administers the government of Greater


Wuhan

. It points to a significant cultural, political and social difference that exist between China, the West, or even different parts within China. While rock has existed in China for decades, the milestone that put the genre on the international map is when Cui Jian played with The Rolling Stones in 2003, at the age of 42. On March 20, 2003, 27-year-old Sun Zhigang died in the medical clinic of a detention center (Chinese:拘留所) in an area of south China that depends on migrant labor (Chinese:農民


Curitiba

and Statistics IBGE estimate in 2010), making it the seventh most populous in the country. Curitiba is an important cultural, political, and economic center in Latin America . http


Ljubljana

Society South Sokol (Slovene: ), established in 1863 and succeeded in 1868 by the Ljubljana Sokol. It was the parent society of all Slovene Sokol societies as well as an encouragement for the establishment of the Croatian Sokol society in Zagreb. Members were also active in culture and politics, striving for greater integration of the Slovenes from different Crown lands of Austria–Hungary and for their cultural, political, and economic


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