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Samarkand

also became an inspiration to Mughal architects. During the 14th and 15th century, Timur and his successors adorned Samarkand and other Central-Asian cities with spectacular and stately edifices. The Sanctuary of Ahmed Yasawi (Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi), situated in southern Kazakhstan was never finished, but has got the largest existing brick dome in Central Asia (List of largest domes in the world#Famous large domes), measuring 18.2 m in diameter. The dome exterior


Kazakhstan

of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Sanctuary of Ahmed Yasawi , situated in southern Kazakhstan was never finished, but has got the largest existing brick dome in Central Asia (List of largest domes in the world#Famous large domes), measuring 18.2 m in diameter. The dome exterior is covered with hexagonal green glazed tiles with gold patterns.


Gibraltar

. Singapore (Singapore_in_the_Straits_Settlements#Naval_base) was defended by its famous large-caliber coastal guns, which included one battery of three guns. Prime Minister Winston Churchill (BL 15 inch Mk I naval gun) nicknamed the garrison as "The Gibraltar of the East" and the "Lion of the Sea".The coastal guns were supplied mostly with armour-piercing (AP) shells and few High explosive#High


Prague

France, then in the Aero Vodochody aircraft factory in Prague, occupied Czechoslovakia. Total production was 864 aircraft of all variants. Smith and Kay 1972, p. 172. Coronelli died at the age of 68 in Venice, having created hundreds of maps in his lifetime. Original globes by Coronelli are today located in several collections. Pairs of his most famous large (c. 110 cm diameter) globes are e.g. in the Biblioteca Marciana


Netherlands

in large quantities in the south, and the manufacture of willow baskets was carried on in the fen-districts. Saffron was extensively cultivated in the 18th century, and paper was manufactured near Sturbridge. Sturbridge fair (Stourbridge Fair) was at this period reckoned the largest in Europe, the chief articles of merchandise being wool, hops and leather; and the Newmarket (Newmarket, Suffolk) races and horse trade were already famous. Large waste areas were brought under


Soviet Union

--Cambridge University Press Since the Axis powers Axis lost World War II (aftermath of World War II), this plan was never implemented. See A-A line for more information. Industry The most famous large-scale industry in Irkutsk is Irkut (company). Irkut Home page (English) ( ) refers to the Irkutsk Aviation


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