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the Hellenic (Hellenic civilization) period; being on the main road of Via Egnatia that led from the Danube to the Aegean Sea meant it became an important military, economic and cultural hub. The establishment of a mint (mint (coin)) during the Roman (Ancient Rome) period aided in its prosperity and achieving the status of municipium, denars and coins reading “Municipium Stobensium” were also produced in this area. Numerous buildings and monuments of this era such as a theatre have been discovered. A Jewish community is said to have existed in Stobi during the 3rd century, however, its synagogue was torn down in the 4th century and a Christian basilica was built in its place. In the late 5th and early 6th century, the town was devastated in the great Avaro-Slavonic invasions. Stobi which was previously the centre of this region was replaced by the new village of Dukena. Ottoman Empire thumb left Kavadarci - early 20th century (File:Kavadarci - early 20th century.jpg) Much change took place during the occupation of the Ottoman Empire in the 14th century; the occupying ottomans destroyed all existing villages replacing them with oriental architecture. Villagers from Rashtani and Dukena fleeing from the ottomans settled in a new area, bringing with them many families that exist in Kavadarci today. From this settlement a new village emerged. During the 17th century this growing village attracted much attention and spurred a large migration of people from the surrounding hills and villages, establishing the new town called Kavadarci. Kavadarci was under the jurisdiction of Bitola's (Bitola) area Pashaluk (Ottoman military territorial unit controlled by a Pasha). With the Turkish majority, many beys residences and several mosques were built throughout the town. By this time Kavadarci had been firmly established as the new centre of the Tikveš region. After the forming of the TMORO committee by Dame Gruev in 1894 and the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising many revolutionary troops operated in the Tikveš area, working with the aim of liberating Macedonia (Macedonia (region)) from the Ottoman Empire. 20th century thumb right 170px Monument in memory of victims of the '''Tikveš Uprising''', 19-26 June 1913 (File:Monument - Tikveš Uprising.jpg) During this period Kavadarci flourished, becoming a large economic, administrative and political centre in the Tikveš area. In June 1913, the Tikveš Uprising Тиквешко востание ВО KАВАДАРЦИ ОДБЕЛЕЖАНИ 99 ГОДИНИ ОД ТИKВЕШKОTО ВОCТАНИЕ took place against the Serbian occupational forces. The resistance fighters freed the majority of the Tikveš region, including the towns of Kavadarci, Negotino, Vataša and several small villages. Serbian military forces killed approximately 1,200 people and burnt more than 1,000 homes. Most of Turks fled to Turkey. Recep Vardarlı moved to Turkey and founded Tikveşli ("Came from Tikveş" in Turkish) company, which produces yogurt and ayran, in 1943. The firm was sold to Danone in 1998. From 1929 to 1941, Kavadarci was part of the Vardar Banovina of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. During the Second World War the town fell under German and Bulgarian occupation for four years and suffered great losses with over 300 people being killed until their withdrawal. In the village of Vataša ( Commons:Category:Kavadarci


to Muhyiddin Ibn Sharaf al-Din Kharroub), all collected for the army. The total value of these taxes in 1538 for the three villages was 3,800 Akjh (one silver coin). This rose to 5,100 Akjh in 1596. Maan State - Prince Fakhr-al-Din II Sakib witnessed important military campaigns, including the campaign of Prince Ali Fakhr-al-Din II in 1612, when he led a military campaign on the orders of his father to pursue Farroukh Sandzak Ajloun to Karak and Nablus. Prince Ali


175 km sp us west at a location called Krasnogor, or "Red Hill," in 1741, but this settlement failed. A third Orenburg was successfully established by Ivan Neplyuyev at its present location approximately 4.47 '''Komarov'''. Kamanin, as the state commissioner for Soyuz 1 launch, was present at Baikonur throughout launch preparation that began 6 April 1967. Once the rocket lifted off on 23 April Kamanin took the charge of the first mission control shift. Vladimir Komarov (Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov), on his second orbit, reported failure in solar panels - one of them failed to deploy. So far, the situation was manageable, and Kamanin dispatched Gagarin to the second mission control station in Yevpatoria. On the 13th orbit, state commission realized imminent danger and decided to land Komarov and cancel Soyuz 2. 6:45 AM, 24 April while Komarov was still alive, Kamanin boarded the plane departing to the landing area. In the air, Kamanin received the first, incorrect, news of Soyuz descending with a fully deployed parachute. He was not aware of disaster until meeting General Artamonov on the Orsk airfield. Kamanin lost an hour and half travelling to the crash site, only to see the capsule still on fire. Later, Soyuz 1 parachute failure was linked to an insufficient pilot chute that failed to drag the main parachute from its container. Russian: В.Е.Гудилин, Л.И.Слабкий. (:ru:Слабкий Леонид Ильич) "Ракетно-космические системы", М, 1996, глава 4.2


Eastern Railway in 1903 and later other lines made the city a transportation hub. During 1931-1945 it was an important military base for the Japanese occupation, which helped the city grow in size and importance. The population of the city is 1.5 million and of the prefecture 6.1 million. The city consists of Longsha District (龙沙区), Tiefeng District (铁锋区) and Jianhua District (建华区), whereas the prefecture further includes 4 districts, 8 counties and 1 city. Get in By plane Flights are available from Beijing, Qingdao and Shanghai (Pudong). By train Wikipedia:Qiqihar Commons:Category:Qiqihar

Rumelia Eyalet

The '''Sanjak of Smederevo''' (Serbian (Serbian language): Смедеревски санџак, ''Smederevski sandžak''; Turkish (Turkish language): ''Semendire Sancağı''), also known as the '''Pashaluk of Belgrade''' (''Turkish'': '''Belgrad Paşalığı'''), was an Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) administrative unit (sanjak), that existed between the 15th and the outset of the 19th centuries. It was located in the territory of present day Central Serbia, Serbia. It belonged to Rumelia Eyalet between 1459 and 1541, and again between 1716 and 1717 and again 1739 and 1817 (nominally to 1830), to Budin Eyalet between 1541 and 1686, and to Temeşvar Eyalet between 1686 and 1688 and again between 1690 and 1716.

Gori, Georgia

and the centre of the homonymous administrative district (Gori district, Georgia). The name is from Georgian ''gora'' (გორა), that is, "heap", or "hill". E.M. Pospelov, ''Geograficheskie nazvaniya mira'' (Moscow, 1998), p. 121. As of 2002, it had a population of 49,500. Gori was an important military stronghold in the Middle Ages and maintains a strategic importance due to its location on the principal highway connecting eastern and western parts of Georgia. In the course of its history, Gori has been invaded by the armies of regional powers several times. The city was occupied by Russian troops (Occupation of Gori) during the 2008 Russia–Georgia war. Gori is also known as the birthplace of the Soviet (Soviet Union) leader Joseph Stalin, ballistic missile designer Alexander Nadiradze and philosopher Merab Mamardashvili. Geography and climate Gori is located Hartwig was born into a noble family of German origin in Gori (Gori, Georgia), Georgia (Georgia (country)), noted also for being the birthplace of Joseph Stalin. His intelligence and ambition brought him to the notice of the Foreign Ministry, and he began his diplomatic career in 1875, when he was attached to the Asiatic Department.


it a direct outlet to the sea. During the French war in Indochina (First Indochina War) (1946–54), Nanning was the chief support base in China for the Vietnamese forces, and during the Vietnam War in the 1960s and early 1970s it again became a staging post for the sending of supplies southward to North Vietnam. It was also an important military supply center during the Sino-Vietnam confrontation (Sino-Vietnamese War) in 1979. Gambling in Macau - Gan dialect - Gan Ning

greatly accelerated railway construction in China. Major railroads were built between Nanchang, Zhejiang, and Guizhou. These fast developments were made possible because Germany needed efficient transportation to export raw materials, and because the railway lines served the Chinese government's need to build an industrial center south of the Yangtze, in the south-central provinces. In addition, these railways served important military functions. For example, the Hangzhou-Guiyang rail was built to facilitate military transport in the Yangtze delta valley, even after Shanghai and Nanking were lost. Another similar railway was the Guangzhou-Hankou network, which provided transportation between the eastern coast and the Wuhan area. This railway would later prove its worth in the early stages of the Second Sino-Japanese War. Air Located in Gezanba, Dêqên Shangri-La Airport is one of the biggest airports in the northwest of the Yunnan Province. There are flights to Lhasa, Chengdu, Beijing(via Kunming), Shanghai Pudong, Shenzhen (via Guiyang), Guangzhou, Kunming and Xishuangbanna. founded Feb, 1995 city Guiyang, Guizhou, China (People's republic of china) ground Guiyang Olympic Centre '''Guizhou Renhe F.C.''' (


;Bangladesh2003" In a major peasant gathering, the police fired at Hasnabad of Laksham Upazila in 1932. Two people were killed and many were wounded. Comilla Cantonment is one of most important military bases and is the oldest in East Bengal. It was widely used by the British Indian Army during World War II. It was the headquarters of the British 14th Army (Fourteenth Army (United Kingdom)). There is a war cemetery, Maynamati War Cemetery, ) (born February 27, 1966, in Comilla, Chittagong) is a former Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 10 Tests (Test cricket) and 29 ODI (One Day International)s from 1990 to 2003. After retiring from competitive cricket he became an umpire made his first appearance in an ODI (One Day International) between Bangladesh (Bangladesh cricket team) and Zimbabwe (Zimbabwean cricket team) on December 3, 2006. He is the first Bangladeshi Test-match cricketer to umpire in international cricket. DATE OF BIRTH February 27, 1966 PLACE OF BIRTH Comilla, Chittagong, Bangladesh DATE OF DEATH Tripuris entered their present country through its north-eastern corner , settled there and gradually expanded their settlement and suzerainty over the whole of Tripura. They were able to expand their influence as far south as Chittagong, as far west as Comilla and Noakhali (known during the British period as 'plains Tipperah') and as far north as Sylhet (all in present Bangladesh). Hardly their forefathers could imagine that their descendants were destined to build a strong monarchy and resist the advance of the Mughals. The ruling dynasty passed through several vicissitudes of history and ruled Tripura for several centuries till up to 14 October 1949, the day Tripura was annexed by India. Feverish attempt to rescue victims of communal riots in Kolkata and of the partition of India led him to be elected as an M.P. in Pakistan, before serving as an M.L.A. Among several reports of his action, it was learnt that on 7 March 1949 when Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan, while claiming support from Quaid-i-Azam declared before the Constituent Assembly that Pakistan was founded with the Muslims’ wish to live the teachings and the tradition of Islam, one of the members, Birat Chandra Mondal reminded that Jinnah had "unequivocally said that Pakistan will be a secular State." Bhupendra Kumar Datta went a step further by commenting the PM’s statement : "...were this resolution to come before this house within the life-time of (...) the Quaid-i-Azam, it would not have come in its present shape.". The First Islamic Republic According to Dr M. Waheeduzzaman Manik, after Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah’s protest against imposing of Urdu as the lingua franca of Pakistan (published in daily ''Azad'' on 29 July 1947), on 25 February 1948, member Dhirendranath Datta demanded Bengali instead (spoken by 55% of the citizens), Members Bhupendra Kumar Datta, Prem Hari Barma and Srish Chandra Chattopadhyay "wholeheartedly supported Dhiren Datta’s historic amendment and vehemently defended the rightful place of Bengali." On 28 March 1971, at the onset of Bangladesh Liberation War, Pakistani military junta tortured Dhirendranath Datta to death in Comilla. Rash B. Ghosh, History of Language Day Even in the opposition, Bhupen enjoyed the admiration of the ruling party. Khawaja Nazimuddin, Prime Minister (1951–53), speaking of Bhupen, once exclaimed : "He knows how to plan, organise and execute.". Samyukta, p157 His articles in the ''Ittefaq'' drew the attention of the intelligentsia in the then East Pakistan. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was particularly proud to have known ''Bhupenda''. '''Daulot Ahmed''' was a contemporary of Radhamohan Thakur and was a pioneer of writing Kokborok Grammar jointly with Mohammad Omar. The ''Amar jantra, Comilla'' published his Kokborok grammar book "KOKBOKMA" in 1897 AD. The Education Gazette a renowned newspaper of that time made commendatory review on this book. first academic year 1984 location 8 km southwest of Comilla Union:Koatbari Upazila (Upazilas of Bangladesh):Mayanamoti District:Comilla (Comilla District) Bangladesh color Sky blue




, and the promontory on which an important military settlement had been since the time of the Phoenicians. In 1087 the town was attacked (Mahdia campaign) by raiding ships from Genoa and Pisa who burned the Muslim fleet in the harbor. The attack played a critical role in Christians' seizure of control

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