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Republic of Crimea

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Gedo

, Luuq or Lugh used to be the main political city of Gedo Region but the Somali Civil War made many of the city's residents to flee to other towns. Bardera, the largest city and the seat of the most populous district in Gedo, has become urbanized to the extent that its population multiplied 400% since the breakdown of law and order in the capital of the country, Mogadishu. Aside from the urban population in proper Bardera, the rest of the region's population are pastoralists (Pastoralism) with the exception of people living in the cities where the region's seven district seats are located. The town is home to Bardera Polytechnic as well as the University of Gedo which also has a campus at Beled Haawo. Wikipedia:Gedo


Yaroslavl Oblast

to the core of the Russian lands since the early Middle Ages. Rostov, the oldest city in the region, was first mentioned in 862. It soon became the main political and religious (the Rostov eparchy established in 991 was one of the earliest in Russia) centers of the Northeast Kievan Rus'. Many notable Rurikid princes had their fief in Rostov, among them were St. Boris (Boris and Gleb) and Yaroslav the Wise, the founder of the city of Yaroslavl. In 1054 Rostov and other North


Tequisquiapan

publisher Mexico Desconocido magazine location Mexico City language Spanish accessdate March 12, 2011 Las Ranas was established first, reaching its height between 200 and 600 CE, but remained an inhabited city until 100 CE. The main political buildings were constructed on two natural elevations which form a corner. These elevations were terraced in order to place the buildings of stone and mud, then covered in stone plates or tiles to form the facades. Other significant buildings include various temples and five Mesoamerican ball courts. - 017 Tequisquiapan Tequisquiapan 343.6 54,929 159.9 0.7827 -


Loreto, Baja California Sur

- 1999–2002 Lic. Antonio Verdugo Davis PRI - 1996–1999 Ramón Davis Drew PRI - 1993–1996 Alfredo García Green PAN - Politics The Municipality was created in 1992 and Loreto citizens elected their first Mayor (Municipal President) in 1993. The Federal Electoral Institute, as of February 3, 2008, recorded 9,073 registered voters for the Municipality of Loreto. In Loreto, the main Political party


Tunja

Provinces. - style "text-align:center; background:#e6e9ff;" ! colspan 6 30px (File:Escudo de Tunja.svg) • Republic of Tunja (Tunja) • 30px (File:Escudo de Tunja.svg) - style "text-align:center; background:#e6e9ff;" In 1539, Gonzalo Suárez Rendón, a Spanish colonist, founded the village of Tunja and other sites where the indigenous people previously had their villages. The village of Tunja became one of the main political and economic centers for the Spanish


Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Srpska''' . ) helped turn the tide of war. The signing of the Dayton Agreement in Paris by the presidents of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Alija Izetbegović), Croatia (Franjo Tuđman), and FR Yugoslavia (Slobodan Milošević) brought a halt to the fighting, roughly establishing the basic structure of the present-day state. The three years of war and bloodshed had left between 95,000 and 100,000 people killed and more than 2 million displaced. November. 21, 2005. Bosnian war "claimed 100,000 lives". Deutsche Presse-Agentur. It is in the West Herzegovina Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is part of the Ljubuški municipality. In 1991 there were 3,353 residents in the town of Vitina, of which there were 3,245 Croats (97%), 80 Bosniaks (2%), 23 Yugoslavs (1%) and 5 others. * In '''Belgium''', the Flemish Region has an exclave, the municipality of Voeren (Fourons), whereas Wallonia also has an exclave, the municipality of Comines-Warneton (Komen-Waasten). The territory of the German-speaking Community of Belgium is also composed of two parts separated by a part of the French Community (French Community of Belgium). Apart from Baarle-Hertog, there are two municipalities consisting of non-contiguous parts: Ixelles Elsene (Ixelles) in the Brussels Capital Region and Mesen in West-Flanders. * In '''Bosnia and Herzegovina''', Posavina Canton is part of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina situated between Republika Srpska and Croatia. In this canton, Orašje is adjacent to Brčko District, which belongs to both entities, but Odžak is a true exclave. * In '''Brazil''': 144px thumb right When you go to Sarajevo what you experience... is life. ~ w:Mike Leigh Mike Leigh (File:Sarajevo.jpg) '''Sarajevo (w:Sarajevo)''' is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina (w:Bosnia and Herzegovina). It is also the capital of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (w:Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina) entity, Republic of Srpska (w:Republic of Srpska) entity as well as the center of the Sarajevo Canton (w:Sarajevo Canton). Nestled within the greater Sarajevo valley of Bosnia (w:Bosnia (region)), it is surrounded by the Dinaric Alps (w:Dinaric Alps) and situated along the Miljacka River (w:Miljacka) in the heart of Southeastern Europe (w:Southeastern Europe) and the Balkans (w:Balkans).


Beckley, West Virginia

for the consolidation of cities, cities with counties, or counties with counties. West Virginia Code – 7A Interest has been expressed by some Ohio County residents and officials and has become the main political endeavour of a local council of churches called "Hopeful City". As of March 2007, no official action has been taken in Ohio County on this matter. Other municipalities in West Virginia are considering consolidation including Beckley (Beckley, West Virginia)-Raleigh County (Raleigh County, West Virginia) and Fairmont (Fairmont, West Virginia)-Marion County (Marion County, West Virginia). ''Wheeling Intellgencer'' – March 4, 2007 Retrieved on 11-30-2008.


Sulaymaniyah

. The latest elections for the parliament of Kurdistan (Kurdistan Parliament) were held on 25 July 2009. The leading political alliance was the Kurdistani List which consisted of the two main political parties, PUK and PDK (Kurdistan Democratic Party), and which won 59 seats. The new less popular competing movement, the Gorran (Movement for Change) List ("Gorran" means "change" in Kurdish (Kurdish language)) headed by Nawshirwan Mustafa won 25 seats, a quarter of all


Kirklees

was elected for three years and the candidate with the third highest number of votes was elected for two years; their seat therefore being up for re-election in 2006. Political groupings and control All three of the United Kingdom's main political parties: the Labour Party (Labour Party (UK)), the Conservatives (Conservative Party (UK)) and Liberal Democrats have strong representation on the council. Each of the parties has formed the largest group on the council at some point


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