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of western Japan). Other areas of Fukushima-ku were converted from factories into residential areas and commercial districts. direction_b West terminus_b ) (Tokyo: Canon, 1997 ), 3. *“Berlin–Tokyo”. Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 2006. 200px thumb right Joypolis Tokyo (Image:Tokyo Joypolis entrance.jpg) '''Joypolis''' is an amusement park that was first opened on July 20, 1994 in Yokohama, Japan. Joypolis centres have since opened in several cities in Japan with the parks featuring arcade games and amusement rides based on Sega intellectual properties. As of 2010, only the parks in Odaiba, Tokyo; Umeda, Osaka (Osaka Prefecture); and Okayama City (Okayama, Okayama), Okayama (Okayama Prefecture) are currently open.

Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

with major national and international airports of kingdom of Saudi Arabia. thumb right A Piffer infantryman (centre) in Somalia, with the green flag of Pakistan. (Image:FFReg Pakistan Somalia.jpg) The Frontier Force Regiment has served outside Pakistan in various multinational and peacekeeping roles. From 1981 to 1988, the Piffer's mechanised infantry battalions were stationed at Tabuk (Tabuk, Saudi Arabia), Saudi Arabia, as part of a Pakistani armoured brigade allocated for the defence

History of the National Park Service

and important urban historic site. Some architectural monuments, including the Old St. Louis Post Office and the Cathedral, have been carefully preserved, but the main feature of the area is the only major national memorial of modern design in the United States, and one of a small number in the world — Eero Saarinen's stainless steel Arch. In 1948 Congress authorized another major urban project, the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, the most important historical area in the United States, embracing Independence Hall and Square, Congress Hall, Carpenters Hall, and many other sites and buildings associated with independence and the establishment of a government under the Constitution. The method of analyzing complex urban problems was used in Boston, where it led to authorization of Minute Man National Historical Park in 1959 and other sites, including the Bunker Hill Monument, Faneuil Hall, and the Old Boston State House (Old State House (Boston)). A commission was established for New York City, where a complex of urban monuments were added, including Federal Hall, Castle Clinton, Grant Memorial, Hamilton Grange, Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace (Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site), and Sagamore Hill to the previously authorized Statue of Liberty National Monument, whose boundaries were extended to include Ellis Island. The Historic American Buildings Survey was organized in 1933 upon the initiative of Mr. Charles E. Peterson of the National Park Service in cooperation with officials of the Library of Congress and the American Institute of Architects. Since 1933 the HABS has gathered more than 30,000 measured drawings, 40,000 photographs, and 13,000 pages of documentation for more than 13,000 of the Nation's historic buildings. thumb 300 px right Ellis Island, Main Hall (File:Ellis Island Hall Interior.JPG)The National Survey of Historic Sites and Buildings was organized after passage of the Historic Sites Act in 1935. Beginning in 1960, the responsibilities of this Survey staff were extended to include recommendation of an important series of National Historic Landmarks, officially designated by the Secretary of the Interior. On October 9, 1960 Secretary of the Interior Fred A. Seaton announced the first official list of 92 historic sites and buildings eligible for designation as National Historic Landmarks. (Category:United States National Park Service) National Park Service (Category:History of organizations) National Park Service (Category:History of the United States)


played an important role in the history of the region from the earliest beginnings of civilisation and has evolved into a major national administrative, economic, and transportation hub. The city, which holds sub-provincial (Sub-provincial city) administrative status, is located in north-western Shandong about south of the national capital of Beijing, it borders Liaocheng to the southwest, Dezhou to the northwest, Binzhou to the northeast, Zibo


, by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The coordinates of the park are:00 36S, 30 57E (Latitude:0.6000; Longitude:30.9500).


St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church , guarded by two "twin" buildings on the eastern side. Located at Wikipedia:Sinaia Commons:Category:Sinaia

Lashkar Gah

remaining Taliban area controlled in the southern Helmand province. British Forces Target Taliban Stronghold, The location of the Taliban force in the area allowed to conduct attacks on the A01 highway, a major national route connecting Kandahar and Herat. During 22 June, troops of the battalion also "found 1.3 tonnes of poppy seed and a number of improvised

Federation of Malaya

Brigade , the retitled 2nd Guards Brigade. Secular The most widespread holiday is the "Hari Kebangsaan (Hari Merdeka)" (Independence Day), otherwise known as "Merdeka" (Freedom), on 31 August commemorating the independence of the Federation of Malaya. This, as well as Labour Day (1 May), the King's birthday (first Saturday of June) and some other festivals are major national public holidays. Federal Territory day is celebrated in the three Federal

of June), and some other festivals are major national public holidays. Federal Territory day is celebrated in the three Federal territories. Malaysia Day, held on 16 September, commemorates the formation of Malaysia through the union of Malaya (Federation of Malaya), Singapore, Sabah, and Sarawak, although it is celebrated mainly in East Malaysia.

religion are public holidays. The most widespread holiday is the "Hari Merdeka" (Independence Day), otherwise known as "Merdeka" (Freedom), on 31 August. It commemorates the independence of the Federation of Malaya. This, as well as Labour Day (1 May), the King's birthday (first Saturday of June), and some other festivals are major national public holidays. Federal Territory day is celebrated in the three Federal territories. ref name "Marshall" >


(north of Ljungby) – Jönköping – Linköping – Norrköping – Stockholm – Uppsala – Gävle **Gävle – Bergby is a 2+1 (2+1 road) semi-motorway Operators The monopoly of the state owned railway operator has to some extent been cancelled. Major national passenger train operators SJ AB (usually just called SJ), and the cargo transport operator, Green Cargo, are both fully owned by the state. A private company Tågkompaniet operates in central Sweden

Laughlin, Nevada

Nevada, California, and Arizona meet, has become a major national tourist destination and gambling resort within the last few decades. The townsite of Laughlin was established in the 1940s as ''South Pointe'' because of the proximity to the southern tip of the state of Nevada. The early town consisted of a motel and bar that catered to gold and silver miners, construction workers building Davis Dam, and fishing enthusiasts. In the 1950s, construction workers left, and the town all but disappeared

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