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Oaxaca, Oaxaca

of Monte Albán, were named a World Heritage Site in 1987. It is also the home of the month-long cultural festival called


Vukovar

of 1,167 (2001), and its municipality also includes the smaller village of Opatovac (pop. 412 in 2001) which is located to the north, at the Danube. '''Vukovar''', '''The Hero Town ''' is a city in Slavonia (eastern Croatia) along the Danube River. Although the city has a long cultural history, today it is most noted for its fate during the war in the early 1990s in the former Yugoslavia and often called "The Hero Town". It has


Kutaisi

the positions of the high nobility whose influence he subsequently tried to limit when he assumed full ruling powers. Simultaneously, the Georgian crown was confronted with two formidable external foes: the Byzantine Empire and the resurgent Seljuq Turks (Seljuq dynasty). Although the Byzantine Empire and Georgia had centuries-long cultural and religious ties, and the Seljuqs posed a substantial threat to the empire itself, Constantinople’s aggressiveness on the Caucasian political scene contributed


Dubrovnik

Extension designation1_free2value 1994 designation1_free3name Endangered designation1_free3value 1991–1998 designation2 Croatia Cultural designation2_offname Stari grad Dubrovnik designation2_date designation2_number designation3 designation3_offname designation3_date designation3_number The annual Dubrovnik Summer Festival is a 45-day-long cultural event with live plays, concerts, and games. It has been awarded a Gold International Trophy for Quality (2007) by the Editorial Office in collaboration with the Trade Leaders Club. The patron saint of the city is Sveti Vlaho (Saint Blaise) (Saint Blaise), whose statues are seen around the city. He has an importance similar to that of St. Mark the Evangelist (Mark the Evangelist) to Venice. One of the larger churches in city is named after Saint Blaise. February 3 is the feast of Sveti Vlaho (Saint Blaise) (Saint Blaise), who is the city's patron saint. Every year the city of Dubrovnik celebrates the holiday with Mass, parades, and festivities that last for several days. Dubrovnik news The Old Town of Dubrovnik is depicted on the reverse (Obverse and reverse) of the Croatian 50 kuna (Croatian kuna) banknote, issued in 1993 and 2002. Croatian National Bank. Features of Kuna Banknotes: 50 kuna (1993 issue) & 50 kuna (2002 issue). – Retrieved on 30 March 2009. The city boasts of many old buildings, such as the Arboretum Trsteno (Trsteno), the oldest arboretum in the world, dating back to before 1492. Also, the third oldest European pharmacy is located in the city, which dates back to 1317 (and is the only one still in operation today). It is located at Little Brothers monastery in Dubrovnik. Commons:Dubrovnik


Somalia

, Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Kazakhstan and other arid regions where alternative forms of protein may be limited or where camel meat has had a long cultural history. In the Middle East, camel meat is the rarest and most prized source of pastırma. Commons:Category:Somalia WikiPedia:Somalia Dmoz:Regional Africa Somalia


Tbilisi

, the loyalty of great nobles to the Georgian crown was far from being stable. During Bagrat’s minority, the regency had advanced the positions of the high nobility whose influence he subsequently tried to limit when he assumed full ruling powers. Simultaneously, the Georgian crown was confronted with two formidable external foes: the Byzantine Empire and the resurgent Seljuq Turks (Seljuq dynasty). Although the Byzantine Empire and Georgia had centuries-long cultural and religious ties


Nanjing

Examination Hall ) for the Jiangnan region, again acting as a hub where different thoughts and opinions converged and thrived. Today, with a long cultural tradition and strong support from local educational institutions, Nanjing is commonly viewed as a “city of culture” and one of the more pleasant cities to live in China. Art WikiPedia:Nanjing commons:南京


Kazakhstan

in ancient Persia at banquets, usually roasted whole. The ancient Roman (Ancient Rome) emperor Heliogabalus (Elagabalus) enjoyed camel's heel. Camel meat is still eaten in certain regions including Somalia (where it is called ''Hilib geel''), Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Kazakhstan and other arid regions where alternative forms of protein may be limited or where camel meat has had a long cultural history. In the Middle East, camel meat is the rarest and most prized source of pastırma. Commons:Category:Kazakhstan WikiPedia:Kazakhstan Dmoz:Regional Asia Kazakhstan


Saudi Arabia

camel meat has had a long cultural history. In the Middle East, camel meat is the rarest and most prized source of pastırma.


Kenya

be limited or where camel meat has had a long cultural history. In the Middle East, camel meat is the rarest and most prized source of pastırma. Not just the meat, but also blood is a consumable item as is the case in northern Kenya, where camel blood is a source of iron, vitamin D, salts and minerals. Camel meat is also occasionally found in Australian cuisine, for example, a camel lasagne is available in Alice Springs and Indian


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