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Zeila

route between Tadjoura and Shewa cut further into Zeila's historic position as the main regional port. Abir, ''Era of the Princes'', p. 16 Ottoman period Wikipedia:Zeila Commons:Category:Zeila


Kyrgyzstan

and Pakistan are sometimes included. The predominant religion in Central Asia is Islam. Central Asia has a long rich history mainly based on its historic position on the famous Silk Road. It has been conquered by Mongols, Persians (Persian people), Tatars, Russians, Sarmatian and thus has a very distinct, vibrant culture. The culture is influenced by Chinese (Chinese people), South Asian, Persian (Persian people), Arabian, Turkish (Turkish people), Russian (Russian people), Sarmatian and Mongolian cultures. The people of the steppes of Central Asia have historically been nomadic people but a unifying state was established in Central Asia in the 16th century: The Kazakh Khanate. He is a substitute for the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, a member of the Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council and a substitute for the Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia. Education * Kazakhstan, 30 August * Kyrgyzstan, May 5 (1993). See Constitution of Kyrgyzstan. * Lithuania, October 25 (1992). See Constitution of Lithuania. He is also a former member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs), a former substitute for the Committee on Transport and Tourism (European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism), a former member of the delegation to the EU (European Union)–Armenia, EU–Azerbaijan and EU–Georgia (Georgia (country)) Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, a former member of the delegation to the EU–Kazakhstan, EU–Kyrgyzstan and EU–Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia, and a former substitute for the delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China. European Parliament (2004-2006) In 2004 (European Parliament Election, 2004) he was elected to the European Parliament representing the North-West (European Parliament Election, 2004 (Italy)#Seats) region for the Democrats of the Left, part of the Socialist Group (Party of European Socialists), and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. He was a substitute for the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, a member of the Delegation to the European Union-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia, and a substitute for the Delegation for relations with Belarus. He left the European Parliament on his re-election to the Chamber of Deputies in 2006, and he was appointed as Minister of Economic Development in the government of Prime Minister Romano Prodi on May 17, 2006. She is a substitute for the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality and the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. She is also a member of the Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia. Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, a member of the Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia and a substitute for the Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee. He is a substitute for the Committee on Budgets and a member of the Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia. Wojciechowski was a Member of the Bureau of the European People's Party (EPP) from 2004-2006 and is vice-chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Wojciechowski was dismissed from his PSL party following his decision to leave the EPP for the Union for Europe of the Nations EU parliamentary grouping. Wojciechowski is a substitute for the Committee on Budgetary Control and a member of the Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia. Jo‘rayev's lyrics are often quoted and his music enjoyed by numerous fans. He is often invited to other countries, such as Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Russia. While Jo'rayev usually writes both the music and lyrics to his songs, he also uses the works of classical poets such as Ali-Shir Nava'i, Rumi, Babur, and Jami in his songs. In 2008, Jo'rayev organized gateherings at his home to celebrate the works of Rumi. Commons:Category:Kyrgyzstan WikiPedia:Kyrgyzstan Dmoz:Regional Asia Kyrgyzstan


Turkmenistan

. '''Qashqadaryo Province''' (


Uzbekistan

' 60N longitude 60° 37' 60E, at an altitude of 91 meters. Central Asia Central Asia is deemed to consist of the five former Soviet Socialist Republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. However, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan are sometimes included. The predominant religion in Central Asia is Islam. Central Asia has a long rich history mainly based on its historic position on the famous Silk Road. It has been conquered by Mongols, Persians (Persian people), Tatars, Russians, Sarmatian and thus has a very distinct, vibrant culture. The culture is influenced by Chinese (Chinese people), South Asian, Persian (Persian people), Arabian, Turkish (Turkish people), Russian (Russian people), Sarmatian and Mongolian cultures. The people of the steppes of Central Asia have historically been nomadic people but a unifying state was established in Central Asia in the 16th century: The Kazakh Khanate. transmission 5-speed manual (Manual transmission) 4-speed automatic (Automatic transmission) 3-speed automatic (Automatic transmission) assembly Bupyeong (Bupyeong-gu), South Korea Cairo, Egypt (Daewoo Motors Egypt (Speranza Motors)) Asaka (Asaka, Uzbekistan), Uzbekistan (UzDaewoo (UzDaewooAuto)) Commons:Category:Uzbekistan WikiPedia:Uzbekistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Uzbekistan


Kazakhstan

former Soviet Socialist Republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. However, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan are sometimes included. The predominant religion in Central Asia is Islam. Central Asia has a long rich history mainly based on its historic position on the famous Silk Road. It has been conquered by Mongols, Persians (Persian people), Tatars, Russians, Sarmatian and thus has a very distinct, vibrant culture. The culture is influenced by Chinese (Chinese people), South Asian, Persian (Persian people), Arabian, Turkish (Turkish people), Russian (Russian people), Sarmatian and Mongolian cultures. The people of the steppes of Central Asia have historically been nomadic people but a unifying state was established in Central Asia in the 16th century: The Kazakh Khanate. The consensus among scholars had long been and still is that the Khazars spoke an Oghuric Turkic language similar to Chuvash (Chuvash language), Hunnish (Hunnic language), Commons:Category:Kazakhstan WikiPedia:Kazakhstan Dmoz:Regional Asia Kazakhstan


Mongolia

, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. However, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan are sometimes included. The predominant religion in Central Asia is Islam. Central Asia has a long rich history mainly based on its historic position on the famous Silk Road. It has been conquered by Mongols, Persians (Persian people), Tatars, Russians, Sarmatian and thus has a very distinct, vibrant culture. The culture is influenced by Chinese (Chinese people), South Asian, Persian (Persian people), Arabian, Turkish (Turkish people), Russian (Russian people), Sarmatian and Mongolian cultures. The people of the steppes of Central Asia have historically been nomadic people but a unifying state was established in Central Asia in the 16th century: The Kazakh Khanate. *Bahá'í Faith: slightly more than half of all adherents are in Asia *Buddhism: Cambodia, Nepal, China, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Burma, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, parts of northern, eastern, and western India, and parts of central and eastern Russia (Siberia). **Mahayana Buddhism: China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam. **Theravada Buddhism: Cambodia, parts of China, Laos, mainly northern parts of Malaysia, Burma, Sri Lanka, Thailand, as well as parts of Vietnam. **Vajrayana Buddhism: Parts of China, Mongolia, parts of northern and eastern India, parts of central and eastern Russia and Siberia. *Hinduism: India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Malaysia, Singapore, Bali. Imperial Grunts Kaplan's book ''Imperial Grunts: The American Military On The Ground'', was published in October 2005. In it, Kaplan tells of US Special Forces on the ground across the globe in Colombia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Afghanistan and Iraq. Kaplan predicts that the age of mass infantry warfare is probably over and has said that the conflict in Iraq caught the US Army in between being a "dinosaur" and a "light and lethal force of the future." Kaplan sees large parts of the world where the US military is operating in "injun country" which must be civilized by the same methods used to subdue the American Frontier in the 1800s. thumb left 250px A map showing the Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe. Archdeaconries are colour-coded. (File:Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe.PNG) *'''Eastern Archdeaconry,''' consisting of: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia (Republic of Georgia), Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. The current archdeacon is the Venerable Patrick Curran (2008), who is based in Vienna, Austria and has served since 2002. He is assisted by two area dean (Dean (Christianity))s, one in Athens, Greece and one in Moscow, Russia. *'''Archdeaconry of France''' (including Monaco). The current (2008) archdeacon is the Venerable Kenneth Letts, who is based in Nice and has served since 2007. After the British expedition to Tibet by Sir Francis Younghusband (Francis Younghusband) in early 1904, Dorzhiev convinced the Dalai Lama to flee to Urga (Ulan Bator#Names) in Mongolia, almost Commons:Category:Mongolia WikiPedia:Mongolia Dmoz:Regional Asia Mongolia


Liverpool

Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool


Afghanistan

literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. Central Asia Central Asia is deemed to consist of the five former Soviet Socialist Republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. However, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan are sometimes included. The predominant religion in Central Asia is Islam. Central Asia has a long rich history mainly based on its historic position on the famous Silk Road. It has been conquered by Mongols, Persians (Persian people), Tatars, Russians, Sarmatian and thus has a very distinct, vibrant culture. The culture is influenced by Chinese (Chinese people), South Asian, Persian (Persian people), Arabian, Turkish (Turkish people), Russian (Russian people), Sarmatian and Mongolian cultures. The people of the steppes of Central Asia have historically been nomadic people but a unifying state was established in Central Asia in the 16th century: The Kazakh Khanate. **Ahmadiyya Islam: Pakistan, Bangladesh, India. **Shia Islam: largely to specific Iran, Azerbaijan, parts of Iraq, Bahrain, parts of Afghanistan, parts of India, parts of Pakistan. **Sunni Islam: dominant in the rest of the regions mentioned above. thumb 220px The lower house (File:Parliament delays summer recess.jpg), Wolesi Jirga (House of the People (Afghanistan)), of the Afghan National Assembly in May 2011. It was built with Indian assistance. The '''House of the People''' or '''Wolesi Jirga''' ( Commons:Category:Afghanistan WikiPedia:Afghanistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Afghanistan


Pakistan

, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. However, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan are sometimes included. The predominant religion in Central Asia is Islam. Central Asia has a long rich history mainly based on its historic position on the famous Silk Road. It has been conquered by Mongols, Persians (Persian people), Tatars, Russians, Sarmatian and thus has a very distinct, vibrant culture. The culture is influenced by Chinese (Chinese people), South Asian, Persian (Persian people), Arabian, Turkish (Turkish people), Russian (Russian people), Sarmatian and Mongolian cultures. The people of the steppes of Central Asia have historically been nomadic people but a unifying state was established in Central Asia in the 16th century: The Kazakh Khanate. The music of Central Asia (Central Asian music) is rich and varied and is appreciated worldwide. Meanwhile, Central Asian cuisine is one of the most prominent cuisines of Asia, with cuisines from Pakistan, India, China and Azerbaijan especially showing significant influence from the foods of Central Asia. One of the most famous Central Asian foods are manti (Manti (dumpling)) and pilaf. Today 30% of Muslims live in the South Asian region, mainly in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and the Maldives. The world's largest single Muslim community (within the bounds of one nation) is in Indonesia. There are also significant Muslim populations in the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, China, Russia, Iran, Central Asia and West Asia. **Vajrayana Buddhism: Parts of China, Mongolia, parts of northern and eastern India, parts of central and eastern Russia and Siberia. *Hinduism: India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Malaysia, Singapore, Bali. *Islam: Central (Central Asia), South (South Asia) and Southwest Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Brunei. *Islam: Central (Central Asia), South (South Asia) and Southwest Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Brunei. **Ahmadiyya Islam: Pakistan, Bangladesh, India. **Shia Islam: largely to specific Iran, Azerbaijan, parts of Iraq, Bahrain, parts of Afghanistan, parts of India, parts of Pakistan. *Christianity (Lebanon, Syria, Palestine (Palestinian territories), Armenia, Georgia (Georgia (country)), South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, East Timor, Pakistan, India. Vietnam and the Philippines) *Judaism (slightly fewer than half of its adherents reside in Asia; Israel, Iran, India, Syria.) (see Mizrahi Jews) Before the 1947 Partition of India and the independence of India and Pakistan, Subedars were known as Viceroy's Commissioned Officers. After 1947 this term was changed to 'Junior Commissioned Officers (Junior Commissioned Officer)'. After independence, which came in 1947 with the Partition of India, the former Indian Army was divided between India and Pakistan. In the Pakistan Army, the rank has been retained, but the ribbon is now red-green-red. After Bangladesh separated from Pakistan, the Bangladesh Army also retained the rank, changing the ribbon colours to red-purple-red, but in Bangladesh the title of Subedar was changed in 1999 to Senior Warrant Officer. Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan


Netherlands

(''Stadtschloß''), a royal palace built in 1662. Under Frederick the Great (Frederick II of Prussia), the palace became the winter residence of the Prussian kings. The palace was severely damaged by bombing in 1945 and demolished in 1961 by the Communist authorities. In 2002 the Gate of Fortune (''Fortunaportal'') was rebuilt in its original historic position, which marks the first step in the reconstruction of the palace. The Old Market Square is dominated today by the dome of St. Nicolas


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