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in the city. Sport thumb 100x100px (File:El Gawafel Sportives de Gafsa.png) El Kawafel Sportives de Gafsa (Arabic: القوافل الرياضية بقفصة, often referred to as EGSG) is the main football club of Gafsa. Media Radio Stations : Radio Gafsa (Governmental) Frequencies : 87.8 FM, 93.5 FM and 91.8 FM, Mines FM or Sawt Elmanajem (Private) Frequencies : 90.9 FM and other Government and Private Tunisian Radios Broadcast in Gafsa as Shems FM, RTCI, Youth Radio, Culture Radio, Zitouna, and the National Radio. International relations

Pereira, Colombia

;"Harvest Festivals." Colombia Festiva website, in English, 2011. Accessed 30 December 2013. Sports Pereira's main football team is the Deportivo Pereira, which plays in the Categoría Primera B. The city hosts the Hernán Ramírez Villegas stadium (Estadio Hernán Ramírez Villegas), a velodrome, a skating area, an Olympic swimming pool and a motocross track. Pereira is also home to the "coffee marathon". Pereira is the birthplace of the Colombian tennis player, Santiago Giraldo. Religion The predominant religion is Catholicism. There are also Protestant churches. Twin towns – Sister cities Pereira is twinned (Twin towns and sister cities) with: * Suolahti (consolidated in 2007 with Sumiainen to make Äänekoski), Finland (status unknown) image 300 px (Image:266368 10150687251515634 868425633 19614070 4645723 o.jpg) location Pereira (Pereira, Colombia), Colombia broke_ground '''Estadio Hernán Ramírez Villegas''' is a multi-purpose stadium in Pereira (Pereira, Colombia), Colombia. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches. It is also the home of Deportivo Pereira. The stadium holds 30,313 people. The stadium was built in 1971. The stadium is now under reconstruction for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2011. The stadium is going to host some games and is going to hold 40.000 people. Nuevo Estadio, Así quedaría el estadio de Pereira, July 6, 2009. An upper tier is being added to the stadium to match with the existing west upper tier. Main urban centers *Pereira (Pereira, Colombia), Risaralda Department *Armenia (Armenia, Colombia), Quindío Department *Juan Valdez (International gourmet coffee brand) *Pereira (Pereira, Colombia), Risaralda (Risaralda Department) (Colombian City) *Armenia (Armenia, Colombia), Quindío (Quindío Department) (Colombian City)


along the southern edge of the excavation. Sports The city's basketball club, Hapoel Afula (Hapoel Afula B.C.), currently play in the Liga Leumit (Liga Leumit (basketball)). The main football club, Hapoel Afula (Hapoel Afula F.C.), won Liga Alef in the 2012-13 season and is currently playing at Liga Leumit. Twin towns thumb 250px Afula water tower (File:Water tower used by Jezreel Valley railway, Afula.JPG) class "

Três Pontas

. Among these are: karate classes, football and volleyball for children and teenagers. There are also many championships among teams of schools and neighborhoods. The main football matches are played at Ítalo Tomagnini Municipal Stadium, but there are other football fields in other neighborhoods. Other sports, like futsal and volleyball are played at the Gymnasium Aureliano Chaves. ;Tourism In Três Pontas the preferred tourist destination is the Pontalete District, Category:Populated places in Minas Gerais (Category:Três Pontas) Nascimento's mother was the maid Maria Nascimento. As a baby, Milton Nascimento was adopted by his mother's former employers: the couple Josino Brito Campos, a banker employee, mathematics teacher and electronic technician; and Lília Silva Campos, a music teacher and choir singer. When he was 18 months old, Nascimento's biological mother died, and he moved with his adopted parents to the city of Três Pontas, in the state of Minas Gerais. Born in Três Pontas, state of Minas Gerais, he was a Representative of this state in the Chamber of Deputies in 1967 from the ARENA (National Renewall Alliance Party) party. He was selected as the governor of Minas Gerais state from 1975 to 1978 and was elected vice-president in 1979 under João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo. He acted as president during Figueiredo's health crisis in 1981 and 1983. In 1963 Milton Nascimento moved from Três Pontas, in the midlands of the state of Minas Gerais, to the capital Belo Horizonte, looking for work. He settled at the Levy building, where the Borges Family, including Márcio Borges, already lived. One day, after watching François Truffaut's movie ''Jules et Jim'' three times in a row, Milton and Márcio started composing (Milton had already played in some bars of Belo Horizonte): Márcio wrote the lyrics, and Milton wrote the music. Ever since, Márcio has played an important role in the history of Clube de Esquina as a lyricist, mainly together with, at a later stage, Fernando Brant. Neighboring municipalities are Campos Gerais, Três Pontas, Eloi Mendes, Cordislândia, Machado, Alfenas and Fama. SI * '''SIAB''' – Leda Mello Resende Airport – Três Pontas, Minas Gerais * '''SIMK''' (FRC) – Franca Airport (was SBFC) – Franca, São Paulo (São Paulo (state))


and IT, Foreign Languages; and a music school Boro Dzoni. Politics The new local council and mayor was elected in 2009. The current and re-elected mayor of Strumica is Zoran Zaev of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia party. Sport There are three main football (football (soccer)) clubs. FK Horizont Turnovo (FK Turnovo) plays in the Macedonian first division (First Macedonian Football League), while FK Belasica play in the Second Macedonian Football League second


leagues. '''Sporting clubs''' *Joinville Esporte Clube (abbreviation: JEC). On December 8th, 2013, Joinville made headlines in the sport world when the game between Atletico-PR and Vasco da Gama-RJ at Arena Joinville, the main football stadium in town was interrupted by violent fights between fans. The game was part of the last qualifying games of the Premier league "Serie A" in Brazil - Atletico-PR was fighting for a position in the Libertadores Cup and Vasco da Gama was fighting not to be downgraded to the lower league "Serie B". Atletico-PR was hosting a game in Joinville after already being penalized for violence in its own arena in Curitiba-PR (120km away from Joinville). The violence that took place at Arena Joinville had nothing to do with the hometown fans of Joinville, but rather violent fans that came from Curitiba and Rio de Janeiro do root for their home teams. Nevertheless, because of Brazil hosting the 2014 World Cup, the event made headlines all over the world it somehow showed the incompetence of Brazilian authorities in handling the security of sport events, a major concern of foreign travelers going to the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Joinville will not host any games during the event, but had hopes of hosting teams for the training events before the World Cup, most likely Switzertland and Russia. Famous people right thumb 150px Ana Cláudia Michels (Image:AnaClaudiaMichels.jpg), Brazilian fashion model. * Fritz Alt, sculptor. * Mário Avancini, sculptor. * Juarez Machado, artist. * Ana Cláudia Michels, Brazilian fashion model. * Antônio Mir, artist. * Vitor Miranda, Thaiboxer and martial artist. * Márcia Narloch gold medal winner in the women's marathon at the 2003 Pan American Games. * Fausto Rocha Junior, actor. * Luiz Henrique Schwanke, artist. * Tiago Splitter, Brazilian basketball player. * Guilherme Luiz Weiler, writer. * Eduardo Fischer, swimmer. * Maurício Gugelmin, former Formula One and ChampCar driver. References wikipedia:Joinville commons:Joinville

Nanyang, Henan

; 78–139 CE) was a Chinese astronomer, mathematician, inventor, geographer, cartographer (History of cartography#China), artist, poet, statesman, and literary scholar from Nanyang (Nanyang, Henan), Henan. He lived during the Eastern Han Dynasty (25–220 CE) of China. He was educated in the capital cities of Luoyang and Chang'an, and began his career as a minor civil servant in Nanyang. Eventually, he became Chief Astronomer, Prefect of the Majors for Official Carriages, and then Palace Attendant at the imperial court. His uncompromising stances on certain historical and calendrical issues led to Zhang being considered a controversial figure, which prevented him from becoming an official court historian. His political rivalry with the palace eunuchs during the reign of Emperor Shun (Emperor Shun of Han) (r. 125–144) led to his decision to retire from the central court to serve as an administrator of Hejian, in Hebei. He returned home to Nanyang for a short time, before being recalled to serve in the capital once more in 138. He died there a year later, in 139. thumb right 220px A 2nd-century Lacquerware lacquer-painted (Image:Painted figures on a lacquer basket, Eastern Han Dynasty2.jpg) scene on a basket box showing famous figures from Chinese history who were paragons of filial piety; Zhang Heng became well-versed at an early age in the Chinese classics (Five Classics) and the philosophy of China's earlier sages. Born in the town of Xi'e in Nanyang Commandery (located north of modern Nanyang City (Nanyang, Henan), Henan province), Zhang Heng came from a distinguished but not very affluent family. Xiao and Knechtges (1996), 397. Yan (2007), 127. His grandfather, Zhang Kan, had been governor of a commandery, and one of the leaders who supported the restoration of the Han Dynasty by Emperor Guangwu (Emperor Guangwu of Han) (r. 25–57), following the death of the usurper Wang Mang and his short-lived Xin Dynasty (CE 9–23). Crespigny (2007), 1049. Asiapac (2004), 120. Loewe (1968), 105. At age ten, Zhang's father died, leaving him in the care of his mother and grandmother. An accomplished writer in his youth, Zhang left home in 95 to pursue his studies in the ancient capitals of Chang'an and Luoyang. While traveling to Luoyang, Zhang passed by a hot spring near Mount Li and dedicated one of his earliest fu poems (Fu (poetry)) to it, the ''Wenquan'' (溫泉). Neinhauser et al. (1986), 211. After studying for some years at Luoyang's (Taixue), he became well-versed in the classics (Chinese classic texts), and befriended notable persons, such as the mathematician and calligrapher Cui Yuan (Cui Yuan (Han Dynasty)) (78–143), the official and philosophical commentator Ma Rong (79–166), and the philosopher Wang Fu (Wang Fu (philosopher)) (78–163). Government authorities offered Zhang appointments to several offices, including a position as one of the Three Excellencies, yet he acted modestly and turned down those positions. At age twenty-three, he returned home with the title "Officer of Merit in Nanyang," serving as the master of documents under the administration of Governor Bao De (in office from 103–111). As he was charged with composing inscriptions and dirges for Bao De, he gained experience in writing official documents. As Officer of Merit in the commandery, he was also responsible for local

San Miguel de Tucumán

What today is commonly referred as the '''Independence of Argentina''' was declared on July 9, 1816 by the Congress (Congress of Tucumán) of Tucumán (San Miguel de Tucumán). In reality, the congressmen that were assembled in Tucumán (Tucumán, Argentina) declared the independence of the United Provinces of South America, which is still today one of the legal names of the Argentine Republic. The Federal League (Liga Federal) Provinces, The Argentine ''Littoral'' provinces Santa Fé (Santa Fe Province), Entre Ríos (Entre Ríos Province) and Corrientes (Corrientes Province), along with the Eastern Province (Banda Oriental) (present-dayUruguay) at war (Argentine Civil War) with the United Provinces, were not allowed into the Congress (Congress of Tucumán). At the same time, several provinces from the Upper Peru that would later become part of present-day Bolivia, were represented at the Congress. *LRA14 Santa Fe (Santa Fe, Argentina), Santa Fe Province *LRA15 Tucumán (San Miguel de Tucumán), Tucumán Province *LRA16 La Quiaca, Jujuy Province

Rishon LeZion

In chess, the ''Rishon LeZion Chess Club'', founded in 1939, is one of the leading clubs in Israel, in senior, women and youth leagues. Israeli grandmasters such as Boris Alterman play for Rishon. World champion Garry Kasparov was a former member. Hapoel Rishon LeZion (Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C.) is the major football (Football (soccer)) club, currently playing in the second tier (Liga Leumit), although the club played in the past in the top division (Israeli Premier League), even as recently as 2011–12 (2011–12 Israeli Premier League). The club also appeared in two cup finals, in 1946 (1946 Palestine Cup) and in 1996 (1995–96 Israel State Cup) and won the 2012–13 Toto Cup Leumit. Other active football teams are Moadon Sport Shikun HaMizrah (F.C. Shikun HaMizrah) (playing in Liga Alef), Hapoel Nahalat Yehuda (Hapoel Nahlat Yehuda F.C.) (playing in Liga Bet), and Moadon Sport Rishon LeZion (playing in Liga Gimel). Other football clubs previously played in the city, such as Maccabi Rishon Lezion (Maccabi Rishon LeZion F.C.), which played at the top division during the 1940s and the two seasons after the Israeli Declaration of Independence, as well as smaller clubs which played in the lower tiers, such as Beitar Rishon LeZion, Hapoel Bnei Zion and Hapoel HaMegabesh Rishon LeZion. The main football stadium in Rishon LeZion is the 6,000-seats Haberfeld Stadium, which hosts matches of Hapoel Rishon LeZion (Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C.). Other, smaller stadiums, are located in Shikun Hamizrah, in Nahlat Yehuda and in the Superland complex. The Maccabi Rishon LeZion (Maccabi Rishon LeZion (basketball)) basketball team is a long-time member of Ligat HaAl (Ligat HaAl (basketball)), the top division. The team plays at Bet Maccabi Arena, which seats 2,500. Maccabi The team was a rival to Israel's top club and European champion, Maccabi Tel Aviv (Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C.) in the 1990s. In the city also is home to the new 3,000

Bandar Abbas


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