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Lower Navarre

current main settlement) In Navarre, the civil wars between the Agramontese and the Beaumontese paved the way for the Spanish conquest of the bulk of Navarre (Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre) from 1512 to 1521. The Navarrese territory north of the Pyrenees (Lower Navarre) remaining out of Spanish rule was formally absorbed by France in 1620. In the decades after the Spanish annexation, the Basque Country suffered attempts at religious, ideological and national homogenization, coming to a head in the 1609-1611 Basque witch trials at either side of the border of the kingdoms. Demographics The Basque Country has a population of approximately 3 million as of early 2006. The population density, at about 140 km² (360 sq. mile) is above average for both Spain and France, but the distribution of the population is fairly unequal, concentrated around the main cities. A third of the population is concentrated in the Greater Bilbao metropolitan area, while most of the interior of the French Basque Country and some areas of Navarre remain sparsely populated: density culminates at about 500 km² for Biscay but falls to 20 km² in the northern inner provinces of Lower Navarre and Soule. A readable map of population density for each municipality can be consulted online on the website '''' Up to this point the area of the river Adour was referred to as the County of Vasconia after the early 9th century. At the turn of the century, after so much unrest and a progressive period of feudalization, the viscounty of Labourd is first mentioned, at this first stage comprising a larger extent than the current one. In 1020 Duke Sancho VI (Sancho VI William of Gascony) ceded the jurisdiction over Labourd and what came to be known as Lower Navarre, to King Sancho III ''the Great'' (Sancho III of Navarre) of Pamplona. This monarch made it officially a Viscounty in 1023, naming as Viscount certain Lupo Sancho, a relative of the Duke of Gascony. This territory included all modern Labourd and possibly some parts of modern Navarre north of the Bidasoa river. A small portion of Navarre north of the Pyrenees, Lower Navarre, along with the neighbouring Principality of Béarn survived as an independent kingdom which passed by inheritance. Navarre received from Henry II of Navarre, the son of Jean d'Albret, a representative assembly, the clergy being represented by the bishops of Bayonne and Dax, their vicars-general, the parish priest of St-Jean-Pied-de-Port, and the priors of Saint-Palais, d'Utziat and Haramples. The area north of the Pyrenees (Lower Navarre) remained an independent kingdom with large additional French estates until 1620. Henry III of Navarre became King Henry IV of France in 1589. In 1607, he united to the French crown his personal fiefs that were under French sovereignty (i.e. County of Foix, Bigorre, Quatre-Vallées, and Nébouzan, but not Béarn and Lower Navarre, which were sovereign countries outside of the kingdom of France), and so the county of Foix became part of the royal domain (Crown lands of France). '''Béarn''' ( agitated for irredentism, claiming for Spain the French Navarre (Lower Navarre), French Basque Country and Roussillon (French Catalonia) as well. ''Serrano Suñer, tragedia personal y fascismo político'', Javier Tusell, ''El País'', 2 September 2003: "Serrano ante él Hitler llegó a sugerir que el Rosellón debia ser español, por catalán, y que Portugal no tenía sentido como unidad política independiente." ''El último de los de Franco'', Santiago Pérez Díaz, ''El País'' 7 September 2003 thumb Basque Country (Image:Euskal Herriko herrialdeen mapa.svg) '''Lower Navarrese''' (or Low Navarrese) is a dialect of the Basque language spoken in the Lower Navarre (Basque: ''Nafarroa Beherea'') region of France. It differs somewhat from Upper Navarrese, which is more generally spoken in the Spanish (Spain) Basque Country (Basque Country (greater region)).


'' that attacked Charlemagne. Devic and Vaissette, Historie Genérale du Languedoc, 1872 (quoted by Narbaitz, op.cit.) * Lower Navarre, historical capitals Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and Saint-Palais (Saint-Palais, Pyrénées-Atlantiques), main settlement today Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port * Soule, historical capital Mauléon (Mauléon-Licharre) (also current main settlement) In the Early Middle Ages (up to the 9-10th centuries) the territory between the Ebro and Garonne rivers was known as Vasconia, a blurred ethnic area and polity struggling to fend off the pressure of the Iberian Visigothic kingdom and Muslim rule from the south and the Frankish (Franks) push from the north. By the turn of the millennium, after Muslim invasions and Frankish expansion under Charlemagne, the territory of Vasconia (to become Gascony) fragmented into different feudal regions, e.g. the viscountcies of Soule and Labourd out of former tribal systems and minor realms (County of Vasconia), while south of the Pyrenees, besides the above Kingdom of Pamplona, Gipuzkoa, Álava and Biscay arose in the current lands of the Southern Basque Country from the 9th century onward. Historians and authorities compete to apply allegorical (allegory) meaning to the ancient symbol. Some say it signifies the "four heads or regions" (laurak Bat) of the Basque Country (Basque Country (historical territory)). The lauburu does not appear in any of the seven coats-of-arms that have been combined in the arms of the Basque Country: Higher and Lower Navarre, Guipuzcoa, Biscay, Alava, Labourd, Soule ; The Basque (Basque people) intellectual Imanol Mujica liked to say that the heads signify spirit, life, consciousness, and form – but it is generally used as a symbol of prosperity. Influence His life was the subject of a Soule folk play (''pastoral (pastoral (Soule))''), ''Aguirre presidenta'' ("The president Aguirre"). '''Béarn''' ( ), is the Basque dialect (Basque dialects) spoken in Soule, France.

Chinatown, Oakland

*Shoong Family Chinese Cultural Center: Chinatown, Oakland Further reading * Ah-Tye, Howard (1999). ''Resourceful Chinese''. Matai Group. * Chann, Ernest (1976). "Brief History of Oakland Chinatown." Unpublished monograph. At Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. * Chow, Willard T. (June 1, 1977). The Reemergence of an Inner City: The Pivot of Chinese Settlement in the East Bay Region of the San Francisco Bay Area. R & E Pub. ISBN 0-88247-457-X * Ma, L. Eva Armentrout


" thumb left Main nave of the church, decorated for Christmas (File:MainNaveYecaXmas.JPG) The main nave is enormous and very tall. At the front is an apse, which like the area under the choir has a vault with Gothic nerves which form a star pattern. The current main altar found here is not the original. The original altar was Baroque (Baroque architecture) which contained twelve paintings with each


in Norrköping, Egges Theatre, hosted the first Scandinavian performance of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in 1776, and the city has a long theatre and revue tradition. Current main theatres are Östgötateatern (Östgötateatern (Norrköping)) (Sweden's biggest regional theatre) from 1947 and Arbisteatern from 1865. References


today comprises over 70 independently owned terminals and port facilities, directly employing over 30,000 people. These are mainly concentrated at Purfleet (with the world's largest margarine works), Thurrock, Tilbury (the Port's current main container facility), Coryton Refinery

North Bay, Ontario

, CJQM (CJQM-FM) In 2005, Haliburton won a license for a new FM station at 106.3 in North Bay (North Bay, Ontario), for which they proposed a format based on that of CHMT. The station launched in 2006 under the call letters CFXN (CFXN-FM). Locations and jurisdictions The current main location for the CFS is 25 Grosvenor St. in Toronto. The laboratory and associated working areas occupy the 2nd through the 7th and the 15th floors. There is a firing range in the upper basement. In addition, there is glassware washing facilities in the lower basement and a secure auto examination area underground. The main laboratory serves Southern Ontario and the parts of Northern Ontario, east of North Bay (North Bay, Ontario) to Moosonee (Moosonee, Ontario). Some exceptions are Ottawa, whom customarily send cases to the RCMP Forensic Laboratory in Ottawa, and certain specialized cases from the NRL jurisdiction have to be performed in the Toronto laboratory. Mid-Canada Television, or MCTV, was created in 1980 when Cambrian Broadcasting, which owned the CTV (CTV television network) affiliates in Sudbury (Greater Sudbury), North Bay (North Bay, Ontario) and Timmins merged with J. Conrad Lavigne's CBC (CBC Television) affiliates in the same cities. * Kapuskasing - CFLK (CHYK-FM), CKAP (CKAP-FM) * North Bay (North Bay, Ontario) - CHUR (CHUR-FM) * Pembroke (Pembroke, Ontario) - CHRO (CHVR-FM) '''CKAT''' is a Canadian (Canada) radio station, broadcasting at 600 AM (AM radio) in North Bay, Ontario. The station, owned by Rogers Media, airs a country music, news (news radio) and sports (sports radio) format. birth_date who in the 1960s started the Heavenly Sunshine Broadcast. He attended high school in North Bay, Ontario, where he met his wife, Lyne Edwards. They married shortly before moving to Toronto, Ontario where they both attended the University of Toronto. Dellandrea received his BA (Bachelor of Arts) (English Literature) from Scarborough College (University of Toronto) and both his MEd and EdD from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. The couple moved to Waterloo, Ontario in 1979 to raise their two sons, Matthew and Brendan (prhizzm), and for Dellandrea to take a position at the University of Waterloo. During this time, Dellandrea took on a central development role, culminating in his appointment to the newly-created position of Vice-President, University Development in 1983.


align center TGD align center LYPG Podgorica Airport align center - R-J. V. Vesović, 1935, "Pljeme Vasojevići", Državna Štampa u Sarajevu, Sarajevo M. P. Cemović, 1993, "Vasojevići" (IInd edn), Izdavacki cavjet Zavicajnog udruzenja Vasojevicia, Beograd thumb left 300px Komovi Mountains, Kom Vasojevićki on the left (Image:Komovi Mountains.jpg) Thus, they formed the largest tribe (pleme) of all seven highland clans of Montenegro (i.e. Vasojevići, Moračani, Rovčani, Bratonožići, Kuči, Piperi and Bjelopavlići). In modern Montenegro the area of Vasojevići falls into following municipalities: Berane, Podgorica, Kolašin, Plav and Bijelo Polje (around 15% of Montenegro). Pribijanje uz rođake One of the highest mountains of the modern day Montenegro is named after the tribe: Kom Vasojevićki (Komovi Mountains) (2461 meteres) and the whole area inhabited by the clan is frequently called "Vasojevići". ref

Fort Collins, Colorado

College Avenue in downtown. In 1903, the library acquired its first dedicated structure by a donation from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. It was the sixth public library in the state. The Carnegie Library building, located in Library Park (formerly Lincoln Park) was used to house the library collection until 1974, when the current Main Branch was constructed on the east side of Library Park. The former Carnegie Library now houses the Fort Collins Museum (Fort Collins Museum and Discovery Science Center). In the 1990s, a second branch of the library was constructed on Harmony Road in southwest Fort Collins. The library has an extensive collection on the history of Fort Collins and Larimer County (Larimer County, Colorado). * Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) - Norman, OK * Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) - Fort Collins (Fort Collins, Colorado), CO (Colorado) * Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) - Boulder, CO Advocacy groups Various college and high school organizations, such as RamRide at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, CARPOOL at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, or Drive Safe Kalamazoo, at Western Michigan University and BUSY at Gulfport High School in Gulfport, Mississippi offer to give free rides home on weekend (Workweek) nights to fellow students. The HERO Campaign is a non-profit that promotes designated driving through partnerships with bars, restaurants, stadiums and colleges in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. History The tradition began in 1934, three weeks after the selection of ''Buffaloes'' as a nickname for the University in a contest by the school newspaper, the ''Silver & Gold''. A group of students paid $ (United States dollar)25 to rent a bison Falcon Heene, a 6-year-old boy from Fort Collins (w:Fort Collins, Colorado) in the US (United States) state of Colorado, has been found safe and unharmed after earlier reports said he boarded an experimental balloon the family was building and then floated away. The Larimer County (w:Larimer County, Colorado) sheriff announced during a press conference at 6:11 p.m. that Heene was found hiding inside a box in the family's attic above the garage.


"Barking LTSR" A more direct route from Barking to Pitsea via Upminster was constructed between 1885 and 1888, completing the current main route. A single line branch was constructed between Romford and Grays via Upminster during 1892 and 1893. At the start of the Second World War the house was the Green Park Hotel, but during the War the stables were used by EKCO, an electronics company from Southend-on-Sea, Essex

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