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Pitești

an important connection for passengers and freight between several significant Wallachian and Moldavian cities. In September 1866, the Romanian Parliament voted for the construction of a 915 km railway, from Vârciorova in the south to Roman (Roman, Romania) in the north, via Pitești, Bucharest, Buzău, Brăila, Galați and Tecuci, all important population centres. The price for the construction was at that time 270,000 gold francs per kilometre

and was contracted to the German Strousberg consortium. The line was opened in various stages, the first stage (Pitești–Bucharest–Galați–Roman) being opened to traffic on 13 September 1872, while the Vârciorova–Pitești segment was opened some time later, on 9 May 1878. The Vârciorova-Roman line was an important part of Romania's rail infrastructure because it spanned the entire Kingdom and provided an important connection for passengers and freight between several significant Wallachian and Moldavia


Ziguinchor

important connection between the two parts of Senegal. As the N4, it runs from Kaolack and Nioro (Nioro du Rip), across Gambia and then into Bignona and Ziguinchor in the Casamance. The actual Gambian section is only 25 km long. It runs through Farafenni and Soma (Soma, Gambia) but the 800 metre width of the Gambia River can only be crossed by a connecting ferry. WikiPedia:Ziguinchor Commons:Category:Ziguinchor


Roman, Romania

Petre Iancu, "«Drept între Popoare»", in ''Dilema Veche'', October 7, 2005; retrieved October 4, 2007


Ptuj

is industrialized and best known for the Talum aluminium-smelting factory (aluminium smelter). The town developed due to the industry in the area and is an example of urban planning in the late 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 22209 The main international road going through the centre of Nedelišće is an important connection between Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia


Varaždin

2001 in Varaždin, where he came on as a substitute for Boris Živković in the 88th minute. '''NK Varaždin''' is a Croatian football (football (soccer)) club based in the city of Varaždin in the north of the country. They play their home matches at the Stadion Anđelko Herjavec, which has an all-seating capacity of 10,000. Organised supporters of the team are known as the ''White Stones''. The main international road going through the centre of Nedelišće is an important

connection between Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia. There are also two railroads going through the municipality, one connecting Čakovec with the Slovenian city of Ptuj and the other one connecting the city with other Croatian cities like Varaždin and Zagreb. thumb 230px left Exhibition hall at the annual MESAP 2011 trade fair (File:MESAP 2011. - štandovi (južni niz).jpg) In the new year the tour continued with shows in Rijeka, Krapina, and Čakovec before


Juiz de Fora

Road System, between Três Rios (app. 150 km from Rio de Janeiro City, already connected to the State Capital by a dual carriageway road) and Feira de Santana (app. 200 km from Salvador (Salvador, Bahia), also connected by a dual carriageway road), and the important connection between Palmares and Salvador. In 1861 the road was paved from Petrópolis to Juiz de Fora, being the first road paved in Latin America until the 1920s. In 1928, Petrópolis


Kerman

, Ghastili and Dilmaghani, Nemati "Rugs as an Investment" 1980, p. 94 the latter still in operation & considered an important connection of 19th and 20th century production of carpets in Kerman. Hali Magazine 1993, p.74 Cotton textiles and goats-wool shawls are also manufactured.


São José dos Campos

by the highways SP-099, SP-155, and BR-101. The transportation of cargo to the domestic and foreign markets is made through both ports. thumb right São José dos Campos Airport (File:Aeroporto de são josé dos campos.jpg) The São José dos Campos Airport (IATA: SJK, ICAO: SBSJ) has a heavy passenger flow, mainly business trips during weekdays, and it is an important connection between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. With a runaway, the airport also serves


Curitiba

, where the Serra da Cantareira Range boasts higher elevations and a sizable remnant of the Atlantic Rain Forest (Atlantic Forest). The entire region is very stable tectonically, and no significant seismic activity (earthquake) has ever been recorded. *Rodovia Presidente Dutra BR-116 ('''President Dutra highway''') – Connects São Paulo to the east and north-east (Ordinal direction) of the country. ''Most important connection: Rio de Janeiro.'' * Rodovia Régis Bittencourt BR-116

('''Régis Bittencourt highway''') – Connects São Paulo to the south of the country. ''Most important connections: Curitiba and Porto Alegre.'' *Rodovia Fernão Dias BR-381 ('''Fernão Dias highway''') – Connects São Paulo to the north of the country. ''Most important connection: Belo Horizonte.'' Image:Liveoak,savannah.png Savannah (Savannah, Georgia), Georgia: Live oak with spanish moss. This is a typical scene in the subtropical region of the eastern and southern United States


Scranton, Pennsylvania

Carbon . Its most important connection would be with the Mahanoy and Broad Mountain Railway via Mahanoy Tunnel and East Mahanoy Railroad. Commuter rail service is available from Netcong, New Jersey on the Morris & Essex Lines of New Jersey Transit. New Jersey Transit also is in the process of re-opening the Lackawanna Cutoff, which passes through Andover and Green Townships, to commuter rail service, connecting Scranton, Pennsylvania with Hoboken, New Jersey and New York City. Service from Andover, NJ via the Cut-Off is slated to open in 2014. Early life Karen Ann Quinlan was born on March 29, 1954, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to a young unmarried mother (single parent) of Irish American ancestry. A few weeks later, she was adopted by Joseph and Julia Quinlan, devout Roman Catholics who lived in Landing, New Jersey. Julia and Joseph produced a daughter, Mary Ellen, in 1956, and a son, John, in 1957. Quinlan, J and Quinlan, J. D. (1977). ''Karen Ann: The Quinlans Tell Their Story''. New York: Bantam Books. ISBN 0-385-12666-2 In 1900, the Disciples of Christ held a nationwide contest to name the proposed community, the winner to receive an oceanside lot there. A committee of three men from Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania, was responsible for choosing a name from among the entries; although it considered the names "Wellington" and "Gladmere", it chose the name "Bethany Beach" suggested by H. L. Atkinson of the University of Chicago. Powers supposedly also suggested the name "Bethany Beach," but the committee received Powers' entry two weeks after Atkinson's and thus Atkinson was deemed the winner. Meehan, p. 19. Image:Bethany Beach Tabernacle.jpg 300px right thumb The original Tabernacle in its early years. It stood from 1903 to 1961, and served as Bethany Beach


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