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Gongju

;BBC News: S Korea chooses new capital site thumb Tourist's map in Gongju national museum (Image:P7110009.JPG) Famous people Famous people associated with Gongju include member of popular boy band JYJ, YoungWoong JaeJoong (also known as Hero (Hero (singer))), professional baseball player Chan-ho Park, and 2009 new singer Taegoon who were born there. Also, *Chung Un-chan (1948– ) – South Korea's Prime


Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Library System serves in Ponte Vedra at their "Ponte Vedra Beach Branch". Mattiace was born in Mineola, New York. He attended Nease High School (Allen D. Nease High School) in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 1990 with a degree in Sociology. While at Wake Forest, he played on the team that won the NCAA Division I Golf Championship (NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships) in 1986. He turned pro later in 1990.


Basseterre

Twin towns – Sister cities Basseterre is twinned (Twin towns and sister cities) with: * Praia, Cape Verde Prominent people Famous people born in Basseterre include: *Bertil Fox (1951-) bodybuilder. *Kim Collins (1976-) sprinter (Sprint (running)). *Desai Williams (1959-) Olympic bronze medalist, (4*100m relay, 1984, for Canada.) *Erasmus James (November 4, 1982-) Former NFL player for the Minnesota Vikings. * George


Parma, Ohio

: politicalgraveyard.com geo OH ofc parma.html The Political Graveyard: Mayors of Parma, Ohio Notable people *Benjamin Orr (Orzechowski), best known as co-lead singer and bassist for The Cars born in Lakewood, Ohio Sept. 8, 1947, attended Valley Forge High School. Died October 4, 2000 of pancreatic cancer. *Bill Balas screenwriter and director (Film director) best known for his work on the A&E (A&E (TV channel)) series


Ufa

date April 2012 Notable people Famous citizens of Ufa include: *Sergey Aksakov (1791–1859), writer and literary critic, born and raised in Ufa *Vera Timanova (1855–1942), pianist, born and grew up in Ufa *Mikhail Nesterov (1862–1942), painter, one of the main figure of the Symbolist artist movement, born and raised in Ufa *Feodor Chaliapin (1873-1938), opera singer, spent early years of his career in Ufa *Valerian Albanov (1882–1919), Arctic explorer, born in Ufa *Jaroslav Hašek (1883–1923), Czech (Czechs) writer and journalist, lived in Ufa during the Civil War, worked in local newspapers *Natalya Kovshova (1920–1942), World War II sniper, born in Ufa *Gabdulkhay Akhatov (1927–1986), linguist, turkologist, Bashkir University (Bashkir State University) professor *Rudolf Nureyev (1938–1993), ballet dancer, grew up in Ufa *Boris Kolker (born 1939), linguist, esperantologist, lived in Ufa *Sergei Dovlatov (1941–1990), writer and journalist, born in Ufa *Vladimir Spivakov (born 1944), conductor and violinist, born in Ufa *Ernst Muldashev (born 1948), ophthalmologist, director of the Ufa Plastic Surgery Center *Vladimir Vinogradov (1955–2008), banker, one of the first Russian billionaires of the post-Soviet era, born in Ufa *Yuriy Shevchuk (born 1957), rock musician, DDT (DDT (band)) frontman, grew up and started his career in Ufa *Elvira Nabiullina (born 1963), Governor of the Bank of Russia and former Minister of Economic Development of Russia, born and grew up in Ufa *Igor Kravchuk (born 1966), Alexander Semak (born 1966), Andrei Zyuzin (born 1978), Andrei Zubarev (born 1987), ice hockey players *Andrey Gubin (born 1974), pop singer, born in Ufa *Zemfira (born 1976), rock musician, born, grew up and made her career in Ufa *Ildar Abdrazakov (born 1976), Grammy Award-winning bass opera singer, born in Ufa, Ufa Academy of Arts graduate *Maxim Tchoudov (born 1982), biathlete, grew up in Ufa *Sophie Milman (born 1983), jazz singer, born in Ufa *Alexei Vasilevsky (ice hockey) (born 1993), Russian ice hockey defenceman *Daniil Kvyat (born 1994), Red Bull Racing Formula 1 driver, born in Ufa *Dimitry Vassiliev (born 1979), ski jumper, born in Ufa Monuments of Ufa File:Akmullah monument in Ufa.jpg Monument to Miftahetdin Akmulla File: Памятник героям Октябрьской революции и гражданской войны. Вид спереди-справа..jpg Monument to the heroes of the October Revolution and the Civil War File:Shalyapin Ufa.jpg Monument to Feodor Chaliapin International relations wikipedia:Ufa commons:Уфа


Kathmandu

temples dating back to the 15th Century or earlier. *'''Kakani''' (30km SE of Kathmandu) is a settlement of 8,000 people famous for its strawberry farms. Further Away Commercial domestic flights are available to from Bhadrapur, Bhairawa, Bharatpur, Biratnagar, Dhangarhi, Janakpur, Nepalganj, Pokhara, Simara, and Tumling Tar. Domestic flights take about an hour and cost USD100-175. The primary domestic airlines are air viva


Turku

minorities are from Russia, Estonia, Iraq, and Iran. Like all other Finnish cities, Turku does not collect information about the ethnic and religious makeup of its population. see ''Turun kaupungin tilastollinen vuosikirja, 2005 2006'' Notable people Famous people from the city of Turku include: *Paavo Nurmi, The Flying Finn, a Finnish 9 time Olympic Champion in long-distance running *Mauno Koivisto, the 9th President of Finland * Matti Salminen


Portsmouth

Norway, novelist and aeronautical engineer and Ben Falinski, singer in British rock band ''Ivyrise'' was born and raised in Portsmouth, Brothers Phil, Ray and Derek Shulman (Gentle Giant) although not born in Portsmouth, grew up there and this is where they transformed for Simon Dupree and the Big Sound to the Gentle Giants. Notable people famous in sports known for being born in Portsmouth such as Michael East (Michael East (athlete)), a Commonwealth Games gold medal winning athlete


Belarus

Stadium''', formerly known as '''Stadium of the VSS (Voluntary Sports Societies of the USSR) Red Banner''' ( ), is the second largest multi-purpose stadium in Belarus. It was built as part of the citywide plan to create sport complex areas in every new suburb of Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic capital and to accommodate rapidly growing Minsk population (from 1960 to 1980 Minsk population grew from 500,000 to 1,500,000 people

). Famous people linked to Soviet Border Troops Alexander Lukashenko, the President of modern Belarus served as an officer, whilst Mikhail Saakashvili, the President of modern Georgia (Georgia (country)) served his conscript service in the Soviet Border Troops. Vlad Filat, the current Moldovan (Moldova) prime minister, also served as a conscript in the Border Troops. Konstantin Chernenko, the second last Soviet leader (CPSU Secretary General) also served as a border


Manhattan

OF DEATH Manhattan, New York '''Stuyvesant High School''' is a New York City public high school that specializes in math (mathematics) and science. The school opened in 1904 on Manhattan's East Side and moved to a new building in Battery Park City (Battery Park City, Manhattan) in 1992. The school is noted for its famous alumni (List of Stuyvesant High School people), including four Nobel laureates, its strong academic programs, and the large percentage


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