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Stari Grad, Croatia

, part of Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia. The municipality has a population of 4,138 (2001) while the city itself is inhabited by 3,672 people, making it the largest settlement on the island of Hvar.


Cloyne

% of the population with mostly Polish (Polish minority in Ireland) and British (Anglo-Irish people) people making up the rest. In terms of religion, 87% of Cloyne's population are Roman Catholic, 7% belong to other religions (e.g. Church of England, Presbyterian, Islam) and 6% state no religion. 601 persons could speak the Irish language and 71 people could speak Polish (Polish language), making it the most common foreign language. Politics National Bishop '''John Quinlan''' (October 19, 1826, Cloyne, Ireland (Cloyne) – March 9, 1883, Alabama) was a Roman Catholic bishop and the second Bishop of Mobile (Archdiocese of Mobile). Madden was born in the village of Cloyne, near Cork (Cork (city)), Ireland, in 1844, the second of seven sons of a Cork solicitor also named John Madden. The family moved to London, England in 1852, where his father had taken a job managing an insurance company, and there Madden attended a private school. He also spent some time at a college in Beauchamp, France. In January 1857, the family emigrated to Melbourne, Australia, where John Madden senior was admitted as a barrister to the Victorian Bar. The family lived in the suburb of Flemington (Flemington, Victoria). Madden was enrolled in St Patrick's College in East Melbourne (East Melbourne, Victoria). He later studied at the University of Melbourne, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1864, a Bachelor of Laws in 1865.


Avenal, California

reported that Avenal had a population of 15,505. The population density was 798.3 people per square mile (308.2 km²). The racial makeup of Avenal was 6,044 (39.0%) White (White (U.S. Census)), 1,625 (10.5%) African American (African American (U.S. Census)), 186 (1.2%) Native American (Native American (U.S. Census)), 108 (0.7%) Asian (Asian (U.S. Census)), 6 (0.0%) Pacific Islander (Pacific Islander (U.S. Census)), 7,188 (46.4%) from other races (Race (United States Census)), and 348 (2.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic (Hispanic (U.S. Census)) or Latino (Latino (U.S. Census)) of any


Berane

people, making it one of the largest centres of Polimlje area. During the medieval period the land of Berane was known as Budimlja. It was of great holistic, political and economic importance in the Serbian state of Raska (Raška (state)). Until 1455, when Turks took the city, it was part of the Medieval Serbian state (Medieval Serbia). Since the first Serbian Uprising until its final liberation, fights against Turks were constant. Famous battles occurred from 1825 to 1862 when the most


Torreón

Municipality had a population of 129,191 people. The municipality has an area of 1,868.8 km² (721.5 sq mi). It is part of a greater metropolitan area (metropolitan areas of Mexico) that includes the municipalities of Torreón and Matamoros (Matamoros, Coahuila) in Coahuila, as well as Gómez Palacio in Durango. In the 2005 census the population of the city of Gómez Palacio was 239,842 people, making it the state's second-largest community. The municipality's population was 304,515. The municipality's area is 990.2 km² (382.3 sq mi). The municipality and city are part of a large metropolitan area (metropolitan areas of Mexico) which includes the municipalities of Torreón and Matamoros (Matamoros, Coahuila) in Coahuila, as well as Lerdo in Durango. The metropolitan area had an official population of 1,110,890 persons in 2005. - TRC MMTC Francisco Sarabia International Airport (Torreón Int'l) Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico - On 8 July 1914, Villistas and Carrancistas had signed the Treaty of Torreón, in which they agreed that after Huerta's forces were defeated, 150 generals of the Revolution would meet to determine the future shape of the country. This Convention went ahead at Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes on 5 October 1914. Carranza did not participate in the Convention of Aguascalientes because he was not a general (several Zapatista (Liberation Army of the South) civilian intellectuals were allowed to join the Convention, however). History In 1987 Javier Willy (keyboard (Keyboard instrument)) and Daniel Willy (drums) from Torreón, Mexico, decided to start a band. Soon after Ricardo Villa (lead guitar) joined them under the name "Explotion" ("Explosion"). Later they were joined by ,Jay de la Cueva. To expand their regional musical career and supported by their parents, they moved to Mexico City, where record producer Luis de Llano, recognizing their potential and added his son, Tito de Llano. Finally, the Willy brothers invited their sister, Toti Willy, and this lineup became Micro Chips. (TV interview) Recuerdan sus días ‘micro’, a history of Micro Chips, in ''El Siglo de Torreón'', March 18, 2007 Wikipedia:Torreón Dmoz:Regional North_America Mexico States Coahuila Localities Torreon


Calamba, Laguna

Kalsada. According to the 2010 census, the city has a population of DATE OF BIRTH September 4, 1934 PLACE OF BIRTH Calamba, Laguna, Philippines DATE OF DEATH April 12, 2010


Greater Boston

Statistical Areas tenth-largest metropolitan area in the country. WikiPedia:Greater Boston


Fort McMurray

residential community, has some stores. * '''Abasand Heights''' - Primarily residential with several services. * '''Thickwood''', or Thickwood Heights is a large subdivision with approximately 20,000 people making it the second largest subdivision in FortMac. One can expect to find it very similar to Downtown. The main road is Thickwood Blvd. * '''Dickinsfield''' - Primarily residential with several services. * '''Wood Buffalo''' - Primarily residential with several services, a newer area of town. * '''Timberlea''' - The largest subdivision in FortMac with approximately 35,000 people. Most of the new construction in town takes place in this area. Most of this area is residential, however several supermarkets, restaurants, and stores have already opened up, and there is talk of a large shopping mall to be built here. A new police station is being built here. There are many smaller "sub"-subdivisions here, such as Lakewood, Parsons Creek, and Confederation Heights. Get in By plane Fort McMurray Airport (YMM) has several flights daily between Edmonton and Calgary and one daily flight between St. John's Newfoundland which stops in Toronto en route. By car Highway 63 is the main road to Fort McMurray, about 450 kilometres NE of Edmonton. It is paralleled by Highway 881 for about 200 kilometres. The road is one lane in each direction for the vast majority of the trip. Twinning has been promised, but progress is slow. Some passing lanes have been installed. While large, wide loads and truck traffic both use the highway, traffic counts are low except Thursday nights (southbound) and Sunday afternoons evenings (northbound). Be ware that Highway 63 has recently become notorious for vehicle accidents. This highway is a two lane highway, and many people commute to the oil sands from communities south adding to the strain. In addition most structures for the oil sands are built in Edmonton and trucked up north, which can take up the entire highway. The Alberta gov't plans to twin the highway in the near future but in the meantime, please obey all speed limits and have respect for these huge modules being trucked up. By train Passenger rail service ended in 1986. While there's been some talk about upgrading the existing rail freight corridor, there's no real prospect of bringing it back at this time. By bus Fort McMurray is served by Greyhound and Red Arrow Motorcoach from Edmonton. Get around Fort McMurray is in fact, a loose cluster of several dozen subdivisions, many having only one entry exit. Most subdivisions are pedestrian friendly, however to travel from one part of town to the other end, a vehicle is definitely recommended. Fort McMurray has an extensive public transit system that reaches all areas of the city. It is common however for the buses to be late or have long waiting periods between each service. Taxi cabs are easily available. Taxi cab companies include: *'''Access Taxi & Limo Service''', ''+1 780'' 743-3333 ''+1 780'' 742-8026 *'''Citycabs''', ''+1 780'' 750 3636 (special phone rate) *'''Comfort Shuttle and Charter Service - ask for Sonny''' (special rates to Oilsand Plants, sites & camps and for oil sands workers), ''+1 780'' 742-8026 *'''Sun Taxi''', ''+1 780'' 743-5050 *'''United Class Cabs''', ''+1 780'' 743-1234 See thumbnail Oil Sands Discovery Centre (File:Oil Sands Discovery Centre 1.jpg) * '''The Oil Sands Discovery Centre''', 515 MacKenzie Boulevard, ''+1 780'' 743-7167. September 4 - May 13, 10AM-4PM, closed Mondays. The Centre offers an insight on the rapid pace of development happening north of the city. In addition it explains the history of the oil sands, how the oil sand is mined and converted into product, and future ways of extracting the oil sand. The Discovery Centre also shows exhibits of machines that are used to process the oil sand. * '''Fort McMurray Tourism''', 1-800-565-3947, schedules tours of '''Syncrude or Suncor''', the main oil sand plants, from May to September. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance (one week to 10 days advance booking recommended). Children under 12 are not allowed on the tour. * '''Aurora Borealis''', the "Northern Lights" are a must see in Fort McMurray. Tours guides such as '''Alta-Can Aurora Tours''' 1-780-452-5187 and '''Aurora Tours''' 1-780-334-2292 can arrange viewings of the elusive lights. Do '''Points North Adventures''', ''+1 780'' 743-9350, offers canoe trips and rentals, river tours, and jet boat rides. *


Davao City

, people, making it the fourth-most-populous city in the Philippines (Cities of the Philippines) and the most populous in Mindanao. It is the center of Metro Davao, the third most populous metropolitan area in the Philippines (as of 2010 Census with a population of 2.26


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