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Comala

and dolls representing traditional dances. The museum also contains documents related to the establishment of the Suchitlán ejido. Local religious festivals include the feast of the Virgin of Candelaria in Suchitlán on 2 February, Saint James on 25 January and Isidor the Laborer on 15 May in Zacualpan. Suchitlán is known for its traditional dances, such as “morenos,” “gallitas,” “negros,” “sonjaeros” and “del rebozo.” Zacualpan’s noted dance is the Danza de Conquista


Yecapixtla

by the new clergy. The development and growth of local religious festivals would continue through the rest of the colonial period and into the 19th century, through the establishment of brotherhoods (cofradías) dedicated to a particular saint or other religious element. Because of its strategic position between the Mexico City area and points south, armies associated with the Mexican War of Independence, Reform War and Mexican Revolution all passed


Birobidzhan

Jews around the world. Education The Birobidzhan Jewish National University works in cooperation with the local religious community. The university is unique in the Russian Far East. The basis of the training course is study of the Hebrew language, history and classic Jewish texts. Religion The town now boasts several state-run schools that teach Yiddish, as well as an Anglo-Yiddish faculty at its higher education college, a Yiddish school for religious instruction and a kindergarten. The five- to seven-year-olds spend two lessons a week learning to speak Yiddish, as well as being taught Jewish songs, dance and traditions. Kulanu: Birobidzhan: Soviety-era Jewish homeland struggles on The school menorah (Menorah (Hanukkah)) was created in 1991. It is a public school that offers a half-day Yiddish and Jewish curriculum for those parents who choose it. About half the school’s 120 pupils are enrolled in the Yiddish course. Many of them continue on to Public School No. 2, which offers the same half-day Yiddish Jewish curriculum from first through 12th grade. Yiddish is also offered at Birobidzhan’s Pedagogical Institute, one of the only university-level Yiddish courses in the country. NCSJ - Profiles: Birobidzhan Jewish Community Today, the town's fourteen public schools must teach Yiddish and Jewish tradition. Climate Birobidzhan experiences a monsoonal humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification ''Dwb'') with very cold, dry winters and warm, very wet summers. Wikipedia:Birobidzhan


Yeniseysk

to the embezzlement of public funds. He also mandated the study of the Russian language in schools for native Siberian and Far Eastern peoples. He pursued the exploration and settlement of the territories north of the Amur River, often utilizing help of political exiles. Many of his actions were aimed to expand commerce in the Far Eastern region. Seeing religion as a powerful form of control over local population, he favored building of new Christian (Christianity) churches and promoted local

religious beliefs such as shamanism and Buddhism. The Second Kamchatka Expedition Krasheninnikov was to study plants, animals and minerals, but in addition he developed a strong interest in Siberian history and geography . During the early part of the expedition, he accompanied professor Gmelin (Johann Georg Gmelin) on the travel through the Urals (Ural mountains) and western Siberia to Yeniseysk. He made numerous observations of natural history, ethnology and linguistics, e.g. records of Evenki (Evenki language) (tungus) and Buryat (Buryat language) vocabulary. From Bering (Vitus Bering)’s headquarters at Yakutsk, the expedition professors Gmelin (Johann Georg Gmelin) and Gerhard Friedrich Müller sent Krasheninnikov ahead to Okhotsk and Kamchatka (Kamchatka Peninsula) to build house and make preliminary observations. Thus, he became the member of the expedition with the most extensive knowledge of the peninsula. He published his observations in 1755 ("Описание земли Камчатки" wikipedia:Yeniseysk


Chita, Zabaykalsky Krai

of the Amur River, often utilizing help of political exiles. Many of his actions were aimed to expand commerce in the Far Eastern region. Seeing religion as a powerful form of control over local population, he favored building of new Christian (Christianity) churches and promoted local religious beliefs such as shamanism and Buddhism. In Imperial Russia, Dauria was itself an oblast with its capital at Nerchinsk, then at Chita (Chita, Zabaykalsky Krai) and became part of the Far Eastern Republic in 1920. It is currently divided into Buryatia (Republic of Buryatia) and Zabaykalsky Krai and makes up nearly all of the territory of these two federal subjects (federal subjects of Russia). 2.31 In this area of plateaus, mountains, and river basins, the major cities—Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, and Chita (Chita, Zabaykalsky Krai)—are located along the Trans-Siberian Railroad. A branch line links Ulan-Ude with Mongolia and Beijing, China (People's Republic of China). There are hydroelectric stations at Bratsk, Krasnoyarsk, and Irkutsk. Coal, gold, graphite, iron ore, aluminum ore, zinc, and lead are mined in the area, and livestock is raised. Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-07


Peñamiller

Economy About 21% of the total population is economically active. About thirty four percent of the working population is dedicated to agriculture, livestock, forestry, fishing and hunting. 1,045 hectares of land are dedicated to irrigated farming, with 916 farmed only during the rainy season. The rest, about 70,000 is left wild due to its dryness. Irrigated land is limited to those closest to the Extoráz River and orchards that produce avocados, guavas, cherimoya, peaches, pomegranates, fig (Common fig)s, limes, lemons, mangos, oranges, nuts, papayas and more. The most profitable crop is nuts, including pecans and pine nuts, although the amount produced each year can vary. However, there is a total of fifty three products grown with significant harvest. Pine nuts, avocado and Mexican plums are grown at the Maguey Verde, La Higuera, Camargo, Los Encinos, Río Blanco, Agua Fría and Molinitos ejidos. There is relatively little livestock raised due to the harshness of the land, but most of the livestock is pigs followed by goats. There are 54,895 hectares used as natural pasture with 79 hectares are seeded. There are about 20,000 hectares of forest which can be cut and include species such as pine, oyamel, juniper, white cedar (Cupressus lusitanica) and red cedar (cedrus), oak, poplar, strawberry tree (Muntingia calabura)s, mesquite and more. In areas without logging, there are a number of species of plants with medicinal properties, including wild oregano, cat´s claws and more, which produce a harvest of about 500 tons per year. Wild foodstuffs include maguey, nopal cactus, pitayo fruit, yuccas and more, which usually give a more abundant harvest once every four years. Wild herbs area generally harvested between August and November. Another product is the production of willow branches, which is supplied as raw material to communities such as Tequisquiapan for crafts. Mining, construction, and industry employ about twenty three percent of the population. Industry is mostly limited to the production of clothes in small workshops in Camargo, Los Encinos, San Lorenzo, Las Enramadas, La Vega, Peñamiller and La Misión de Palmas, employing just over two hundred people. There is also a workshop in La Misión de Palmas that makes sandals with tire tread soles that employs twenty five people. Soccer balls stitched by hand are made by about 350 people working at home in about twenty communities, mostly by women and school-aged children to allow them to earn money without leaving home to supplement family income. Local handcrafts include belts decorated with a type of embroidery. Various articles are made with willow branches such as baskets and hats, mostly made in San Lorenzo and Villa Emiliano Zapata and sold in Tequisquiapan. Rope is made in Las Mesas, El Cobre, Agua de Pedro, Puerto de Ojo de Agua and Aposentos, with items such as baskets and brooms made from reeds in the municipal seat. There are various mineral deposits in the municipality with mercury having been the most extracted. There were 128 mines during the 1960s and early 1970s, but the demand for mercury steeply declined after the Vietnam War. There are still small deposits of gold, silver, copper, zinc antimony and bauxite. There are stone quarries which produce marble, onyx, and sandstone in various colors. About sixteen percent of the population is dedicated to commerce and services. Commerce is mostly limited to basic needs for the local population, including tianguis held in seven communities during the week. There is no municipal market. There are also eight businesses dedicated to buying forest products. The Sierra Gorda region has been promoted for tourism, especially ecotourism in recent decades. Peñamiller is promoted as the gateway to this region. ref name


Irkutsk

and settlement of the territories north of the Amur River, often utilizing help of political exiles. Many of his actions were aimed to expand commerce in the Far Eastern region. Seeing religion as a powerful form of control over local population, he favored building of new Christian (Christianity) churches and promoted local religious beliefs such as shamanism and Buddhism. thumb The Sino-Russian border in the Amur Basin 1689–1858, shown on a 1851 map. Irkutsk (File:John-Tallis-1851-Tibet-Mongolia-and-Manchuria-NE.jpg) (''Irkoutsk'') was the main Russian city in Eastern Siberia, and Nerchinsk, in Muravyov's Transbaikalia, was the major Russian town on the Amur system. (Muravyov's base, Chita (Chita, Zabaykalsky Krai), is not shown, because it was too new and too small at the time). Aigun (''Saghalian Oula''), was the main Qing town on the Amur. On September 5, 1847, Muravyov was appointed the Governor General of Irkutsk and Yeniseysk (Eastern Siberia). His appointment was a subject of much controversy, as it was unusual for a person of his age (only 38 at the time) to be put in charge of such a vast territory. Contrary to the views of Karl Nesselrode, the Russian Foreign Minister (Foreign Minister of Russia), Muravyov was personally instructed by Tsar Nicholas I (Nicholas I of Russia) to press for an advantage against China. Edgar Franz, ''Philipp Franz von Siebold and Russian Policy and Action on Opening Japan to the West in the Middle of the Nineteent Century'', Munich: Iudicum 2005 Muravyov's first actions as a Governor General were to put end to the embezzlement of public funds. He also mandated the study of the Russian language in schools for native Siberian and Far Eastern peoples. He pursued the exploration and settlement of the territories north of the Amur River, often utilizing help of political exiles. Many of his actions were aimed to expand commerce in the Far Eastern region. Seeing religion as a powerful form of control over local population, he favored building of new Christian (Christianity) churches and promoted local religious beliefs such as shamanism and Buddhism. * 1933 (1933 in aviation) - July 14-22 (July 22), Wiley Post, flying a Lockheed Vega, makes the first around the world solo flight. His flight begins and ends at Floyd Bennett Field in New York, with stops at Berlin, Moscow, Irkutsk and Alaska - a total distance of 25,099 km (15,596 miles). In addition to Sweden, Brava has continued performing internationally as well. Some of the special appearances include performances for the NATO troops (Kosovo Force) in Kosovo, Official Website of the NATO Kosovo Force, nato.int KFOR, ''And the blonde played on'', 2 January 2003. the ''Rhapsody in Rock'' show at the Royal Albert Hall in London ''Evening Standard'', 30 October 2003. and violin concerts in Astana, Kazakhstan (Astana), ''Viihdeuutiset'' on MTV3, 9 October 2006. Irkutsk, Siberia (Irkutsk), ''Komsomolskaya Pravda - Irkutsk'', 22 September 2006. and the Cannes Film Festival. ''Aamulehti'', 25 May 2007. Brava also performs in corporate events on a regular basis, both in the Nordic countries and elsewhere. He was born in Święciany, near Wilno (Vilnius) currently in Lithuania (at that time part of the Russian Empire) and attended school in Wilno. During World War I, he volunteered for the Russian Army (Imperial Russian Army), graduated from an officer school in Irkutsk, and served in infantry, fighting against the Germans. He was awarded with the Order of St. Anna, 4th class. In 1917 he joined the Polish corps of Gen. Józef Dowbor-Muśnicki, formed in Russia. After the corps was disbanded in 1918, he enlisted in Gen. Anton Denikin's Volunteer Army and fought against the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War. He completed an air observer course then. After the Bolsheviks' victory in the war in 1921, Żwirko fought his way to Poland across the Soviet-Polish border. ; July 22 :* WikiPedia:Irkutsk commons:Category:Irkutsk


Cholula, Puebla

These people kept the pyramid as their primary religious center, but the newly dominant Toltec-Chichimecas founded a new temple to Quetzacoatl where the San Gabriel monastery is now.The Toltec-Chichimec people who settled in the area around the 12th century CE named Cholula as ''Tlachihualtepetl'', meaning "artificial hill". Brand name The hot sauce is named after the 2,500-year-old city of Cholula, Puebla, the oldest still-inhabited city in Mexico. The name "Cholula" is derived from the Nahuatl toponym ''Chollollan'', meaning "the place of the retreat." In 1999, the Borregos Salvajes obtained a second championship when defeating again the Aztecs of the UDLA by score of 38-25, this time the game was celebrated in the field nicknamed the Temple of the Pain in Cholula, Puebla. In the 2000, the squad arrives at the final game but this time in front of its brothers of the Campus Estado de Mexico, and falling by a score of 38-28, in a game that was celebrated at the "Plastic Corral" Stadium in the State of Mexico. During the last days of her life, she lived in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, and died at her home in San Andres Cholula (San_Andrés_Cholula_(municipality)), accompanied by her daughters and grandchildren, where her surviving family still live. Mendoza had been given his choice of the Viceroyalty of Mexico or of Peru, with Velasco to fill the other office. Velasco arrived at San Juan de Ulúa, New Spain on August 23, 1550. He spent the month of September in Puebla, while Mendoza was making his choice. Finally the two men decided to meet in Cholula (Cholula, Puebla), and there Mendoza chose Peru. On November 25, 1550, Velasco made his official entry into Mexico City, thus becoming Viceroy of New Spain. He served until his death there on July 31, 1564. '''Estadio Templo del Dolor''' is a stadium in Cholula (Cholula, Puebla), Puebla, Mexico. It is primarily used for American football and is the home field of the Aztecas de la UDLA. It holds 13,000 people. Sometimes more.


Carpathian Ruthenia

, and these cultural and political orientation impacted the local religious communities. Even before the first world war already quite a lot of distant mountain communities were de facto Orthodox, where priests simply ceased to follow the Uniate canons. However, much more significant changes took place in the interwar period. The number of parishes statistics seems to be more reliable and consistent even though it may not necessarily directly translate into the numbers of adherents. By number


Qazvin

toward Coban. The latter marched west; on his way, he convinced the local religious leader of Simnan, Shaikh 'Ala' al-Daula, to try to negotiate a truce, and then camped near Qazvin. When the shaikh failed, he continued west, with his troops pillaging on the way. Upon reaching Quha, he was a day's journey away from Abu Sa'id's camp, but as night fell, most of his amir deserted him for the Ilkhan. Instead of facing the Ilkhanid army, he withdrew. Upon reaching Saveh, he sent his wife Sati Beg back to Abu Sa'id. He then traveled in the direction of Tabas, with the intention of finding refuge in Transoxiana. Abhar is located between Qazvin and Zanjan (Zanjan (city)), near the Abhar River. It is the second-largest city in the province after Zanjan. WikiPedia:Qazvin Commons:Category:Qazvin fa:قزوین


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