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and wonderful interiors. Museums Aiud is home to two major public museums. They are the Museum of History (temporarily closed due to renovations starting in 2013) and the Museum of Natural Science. The history museum was built in 1796 and is housed in a historical building. There is a large collection of coins, as well as medieval and pre-medieval artifacts (Artifact (archaeology)). The collection of the Museum of Natural Sciences dates back from 1720. It is based mainly on zoology, as well as botany, paleontology and geology. Churches Most of Aiud's population are Christian, but they also come from a variety of denominations (religious denomination), including Catholicism and Orthodoxism and well as Reformed, Unitarian, Baptist and Evangelical (Evangelicalism) faiths. Therefore, there are places of worship for all these religions. The Orthodox Cathedral is located in the southeast of the city, and is an impressive building with high ceilings and wonderful domes. It was built after the unification of Transylvania with the rest of Romania (Wallachia and Moldavia) in 1 December 1918. The construction started in 1927 and went on for some decades. The architecture was inspired from the St. Sofia church in Istanbul, and is built in Byzantine (Byzantine architecture) style. The Roman Catholic Church, albeit being smaller and less imposing that the Orthodox Cathedral, is still very beautiful, built in baroque style. Also, it is situated in Cuza Vodă Square, surrounding the medieval Aiud Citadel, making the Church very ideal in terms of surroundings. The church contains a large organ as well as stained glass windows which were painted by an artist from Budapest. The Reformed Church mainly serves the Hungarian (Magyars) minority of Aiud, which played a big role in the identity of the city in terms of education, art, architecture and more. Their church is arguably the most memorable of the three main churches, because it is located right in the Aiud Citadel, and is medieval in architecture style, being the oldest church in Aiud. Monasteries The most famous monastery in Aiud is the Râmeț monastery, which was built in the 15th century. Its architecture is classically Romanian, resembling the painted monasteries of Moldavia such as Voronet. In the monastery there is also a museum. In addition to Râmeț monastery, there are also monasteries at Magina and Cicau. Historical Colleges The Bethlen Gabor College, with 1011 students today and a rich history, is Aiud's most important educational institution. The college, named after Gabriel Bethlen, Prince of Transylvania (Principality of Transylvania (1570–1711)) (1613–1629), was founded in 1622 in Alba-Iulia, the capital city of Alba County, and it was then moved to Aiud. Later on, it was also moved to Cluj-Napoca for a short time. Today, the institution is located in a 19th-century historical building, and it is also home to an important library. Natural Attractions As well as rich culture, Aiud is also littered with wonderful scenic tourist attractions in terms of the environment (natural environment). There are also many activities available throughout the year, especially in fishing and hunting. This provides a strong base for ecotourism in the area, as there are beautiful forests, hills and mountains and fresh air. Accessibility and Transport Aiud is easily accessible from all parts of Romania due to its position in the centre of the country and its road network. The city is located on the national road running from Bucharest to Oradea and then crossing the Hungarian border to Budapest. Therefore, most public coach services running between Budapest and Bucharest via Oradea stop at Aiud. Railways Aiud is an important railway hub and is served frequently by CFR (Caile Ferate Române) national trains. It is located on the main line from Oradea to Bucharest via Cluj-Napoca. Consequently, there are 46 trains passing daily through Aiud (with very frequent connections to main cities), to and from the following main cities: * Cluj-Napoca - 18 trains daily * Alba Iulia - 10 trains daily * Braşov, Sighişoara and Ploieşti - 5 trains daily * Bucharest, Deva (Deva, Romania), Târgu Mureş and Timişoara - 4 trains daily * Sibiu - 3 trains daily * Oradea, Huedin, Arad (Arad, Romania), Satu Mare, Constanţa, Mangalia, Suceava, Iaşi - 2 trains daily * Craiova and Sighetu Marmaţiei - 1 train daily ''NOTE: The number of trains daily indicates trains in both directions. For example, to Cluj-Napoca there are 18 trains daily, meaning there are 18 trains TO Cluj-Napoca and 18 trains FROM Cluj-Napoca (a total of 36 services).'' Health In Aiud municipality, there is a new hospital built in 1993. It has 318 beds and 15 sections. There are also radiology services, 24-hour emergency services and a large ambulance station, making the hospital one of the better-equipped in the region. Nearby, there is also a medical centre with 14 specialised cabinets. There is also a tuberculosis sanatory in Aiud, and it is situated in the southeast of the city. This hospital was built in 1914 and currently has 220 beds. References Wikipedia:Aiud Commons:Aiud

West Kelowna

two major public institutions: UBC Okanagan Recreation and Leisure Culture The Mount Boucherie Community Centre offers Royal LePage Place arena, home to the BCHL


) and the Bulacan-Rizal-Manila-Cavite Regional Expressway. Health To address the health concerns of the city's aging population and urban poor population, several public and private hospitals have been established in the city. The local government also initiated a discount program for senior citizens in city wherein they can avail of discounted medical care and medicines in hospitals in and outside of Bacoor. Bacoor has one major public hospital and 7 major private hospitals aside from a number of small private clinics. Wikipedia:Bacoor

Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl

of the 1990s. By the early 1980s, major public buildings such as hospitals, the municipal palace, schools, libraries and the Museum of Archeology had been built. The Xochiaca area had become a landfill with a sports facility built along its edge. The city grew quickly during the 1980s with new neighborhoods, shopping centers and other urban areas built. It became necessary to have a municipal committee dedicated to the control of urban growth. In the 1990s the Ciudad Deportivo (Sports City) and the Universidad Tecnológica de Nezahualcóyotl were established. The population surpassed one million by 1995. The city has produced a number of athletes, such as Humberto "La Chiquita" González and Graciela Hernández, the first of many wheelchair basketball gold medalists in the Pan American Games. The city thumb Horse drawn garbage truck in Ciudad Neza (File:CiudadNezaHorseGarbageTruck.JPG) The city is looked down upon by the residents of Mexico City proper, calling it “mi-Nezota” or “Neza York,” which refers to its sprawling size, and urban atmosphere devoid of the colonial structures in the center of town. Trash collection is still done by donkey cart in a number of areas of the city. The city has one of the highest crime rates in the State of Mexico. However, the city is also home of the ''Orquesta Sinfónica Infantil y Banda Sinfónica de Nezahualcóyotl'' ("Junior Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Band of Nezahualcóyotl"), created in 1998. It is composed of 45 members ranging in age from 6 to 17 years. It is the only organization of its type in the State of Mexico. It has won various awards, including the "Premio estatal de la juventud 2002" (State Youth Prize of 2002). The orchestra has performed over 200 times, most of these concerts outside of the city itself. It is directed by Roberto Sánchez Chavez. Earlier media reports had indicated that in two separate incidents, one in Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl and one in Xalapa, used ballots and other electoral materials were found in rubbish dumps. Encuentran actas electorales en basurero de Veracruz ''El Universal'' Hallan papelería electoral en basurero de bordo de Xochiaca ''El Universal'' Encuentran papelería electoral en basurero de Neza ''El Economista'' ''Reforma'' later reported that this supposed electoral material was found to be photocopies and did not influence the election. Al Giordano, though, in a July 8 ''Narco News'' article, has a ''La Jornada'' photo of three completed color ballots found in a Mexico City trash can. Al Giordano 's Mexico election fraud series. Part 2, 8 July 2006. Writing for ''Narco News.'' :See also part 1 (July 5), part 3 (July 11), part 4 (August 5), part 5 (August 14). - 17 Estadio Neza 86 28,500 Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl Mexico State Potros Neza - ----- align "center" Mask Dr. Wagner, Jr. Drago 1988 Nezahualcoyotl (Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl), Mexico State   ----- align "center"


station. The contest received 21 entries, and was won by Eliel Saarinen, with a pure national romanticist design, which sparked off a vigorous debate about the architecture of major public buildings, with demands for a modern, rational style. Saarinen himself abandoned romanticism altogether and re-designed the station completely. The new design was finished in 1909 and the station was opened in 1919. - Wikipedia:Hämeenlinna Commons:Category:Hämeenlinna

Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco

(which won the 2011 Neighborhood Empowerment Network's "Best Green Community Project Award," Krispy Korners, the Latona Community Garden, and the new Palou Community Garden. Major public art pieces honor unique hyper-local history


The municipality is currently trying to expand on this by working with major universities to open branches in Yokneam. Culture thumb 320px Entrance to the Yokneam City Theater (right) (File:Yokneam City Theater and the Dahari Sport Center.jpg)thumb 320px Inside the Yokneam City Theater (File:Yokneam City Theater 02.jpg) Residents of Yokneam Illit are avid theater goers and there are two local theaters, Yokneam


with Hong Kong via the KCRC (Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation) Guangdong Through Train service from Foshan Railway Station. The inter-city train service was extended from Guangzhou to Foshan since the 1990s.

Brighton and Hove

hosts some of the city's major public events such as Brighton Pride. *Blackburn with Darwen: Blackburn with Darwen *Brighton and Hove: Brighton and Hove *Kensington and Chelsea (Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea): Kensington and Chelsea (Chelsea, London) The '''Free Party''' was a minor political party in the United Kingdom. They were founded to promote the free party scene during the 2001 general election (United Kingdom general election, 2001). They stood candidates for the three Parliamentary seats within the city of Brighton and Hove, under names associated with the Church of the SubGenius. They proposed to select their policies from a wheel of fortune (The Wheel of Fortune). Life Born Barbara Eggleston in London, she was educated at Brighton and Hove School for Girls and the London School of Economics. It was at the latter that she became involved with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Flessati, Valerie, Barbara Eggleston: Energetic spirit leading CND Obituary, 9 March 2002, and Young Liberals (National League of Young Liberals), the youth wing of the Liberal Party (Liberal Party (UK)). After graduating she taught humanities in a school in London for three years. thumb People enjoying the annual Brighton Pride carnival event, in 2007 (Image:Brighton Pride 2007-Village People.jpg) '''Brighton Pride''' is a registered charity from Brighton and Hove in England promoting equality and diversity, and advances education to eliminate discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. It raises awareness of issues by promoting and staging a series of events including Winter Pride and the annual summer festival and making grants and or donations to other charitable and voluntary organisations. Its key objective is to develop an environment in favour of LGBT equality by providing information, advice and support. The charity decided to charge entry to Preston Park in 2011, due to safety advice from Statutory bodies. Pride remains an established Charity (Pride (South East), a charity registered in England and Wales. No: 1105892) and this year organised a successful event consisting of the Summer Festival week, Parade, Street Party and the party in Preston Park. '''Churchill Square''' is the major city-centre shopping centre, NCP and central bus station in the city of Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom. It was originally built in the then-town of Brighton during the 1960s, obscuring several streets. That original centre included high-rise office blocks, and had various shops and a supermarket with open but covered walkways between them. It was completely rebuilt as an indoor mall in 1998, involving further changes (and road closures) in the underlying street layout. South East England Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Kent, East Surrey, East Sussex & Brighton and Hove, Isle of Wight & Portsmouth & South East Hampshire, North & Mid Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Southampton & South West Hampshire, West Kent, West Surrey, West Sussex -

Beckley, West Virginia

County Memorial Airport ) **Charleston (Charleston, West Virginia) (Yeager Airport) thumb right 300px Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy (Image:WeillHall.jpg) Major Public Projects include the Lakewood Public Library in Lakewood, Ohio, an inner ring suburb of Cleveland, Ohio; Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tennessee, Jacksonville Public Library in Jacksonville, Florida, and the main library

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