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(2002) 2002 Census ); 183,000 (1974); 129,000 (1959); 72,000 (1939). History Before the Revolution of 1917 (Russian Revolution), Podolsk was among one of the most industrialized cities in Russia. A ''Singer (Singer Corporation)'' factory producing sewing machines was established here

, which was producing the hulls of the new T-37A’s. In addition, in 1933 the T-27 tankette was still being produced, which stressed the lack of adequate resources needed to produce both vehicles simultaneously. This only worsened the situation and slowed the introduction of the T-37A. The technology for producing stamped (stamping (metalworking)) cemented (cementation (metallurgy)) armor plates at the Podolsk plant was completely unrefined; the desired result had to be achieved using

, producing sewing machines of German firm Singer Inc., were built. Singer’s factory, which was renamed during Soviet Union era the Kalinin Factory, still remains the largest enterprise of sewing mechanical engineering. The factory occupies practically the whole block at the beginning of the Big Serpukhov street and is a commendable sample of industrial architecture of the early XX century. Besides Singer, there are many other curious spots from the architectural point of view in Podolsk. Huge blocks

Kazanlak“ It is the center of rose oil extraction in Bulgaria and the oil-producing rose (Rosa damascena) of Kazanlak is one of the most widely recognizable national symbols. History left thumb Fresco in the 4th century BCE Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak (Image:Reproduction of Thracian tomb 2.jpg), an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The oldest settlement in the area of the modern-day city dates back to the Neolithic era (6th-5th millennium BCE). During

and, of course, rose cultivation. The oil-producing rose, imported from India via Persia, Syria and Turkey, found all the necessary conditions to thrive — proper temperature, high moisture and light, sandy, cinnamon-forest soils. Kazanlak rose oil has won gold medals at expositions (World's fair) in Paris, London, Philadelphia, Antwerp, Laet, and Milan. After Bulgarian independence the handcrafts declined due to the loss of the markets

: Arsenal Corp . Founded in 1924, it manufactures and develops a wide range of military equipment, including small arms (especially AK-47 models), anti-aircraft missiles (Surface-to-air missile), and heavy machine guns. Also located in the city are M+S Hydraulic and Caproni JSC, manufacturers of hydraulic components. Kazanlak has three textile factories, one for woolen cloth, the second producing thread of different types and the last producing

Vsevolozhsky District

. The district is also an important supplier of sand. A plant of Ford Motor Company producing Ford Focus (Ford Focus (International)) cars was opened in Vsevolozhsk in 2002. In Vsevolozhsky District state-owned ''Morozov Plant'' is located, which is an important producer of paints, adhesives, abrasives and other substances. In Kuzmolovsky, Vsevolozhsky District, near the station Kapitolovo of the Saint Petersburg–Hiitola railroad, a facility of the Saint

Petersburg nuclear enterprise ''Izotop'' is located, which specializes in transportation of nuclear materials and radioactive waste. Bogs of Vsevolozhsky District along the shores of Lake Ladoga and the Neva River were major sources of peat for fuel. Now it is extracted in smaller quantities, mostly for agricultural purposes. The district is also an important supplier of sand. A plant of Ford Motor Company producing Ford Focus (Ford Focus (International)) cars

of Vsevolozhsky District along the shores of Lake Ladoga and the Neva River were major sources of peat for fuel. Now it is extracted in smaller quantities, mostly for agricultural purposes. The district is also an important supplier of sand. A plant of Ford Motor Company producing Ford Focus (Ford Focus (International)) cars was opened in Vsevolozhsk in 2002. The Karelian Isthmus is included within Leningrad Military District of the Armed Forces of the Russian


of the Tea left bottom thumb Tea plant. (File:Organic mountain grown tea leaf.jpg) The history of tea culture in Iran started at the end of the 15th century. Before that coffee was the main beverage in Iran. However, most of the coffee producing countries were located far from Iran, making shipping very difficult. With a major tea producing country, China, located on a nearby trading path, "the silk road", and the shipping of tea was much easier

of Iranian National TV History In ancient times, Gilan region was divided to `the Caspian' and `the Golha' (flowers) subregions. Before the Iran's provincial divisions into the current state, Gilan was divided by the Sefid-Rud River into eastern and western regions. The river's eastern side called Biehpish and the western side Biehpas. At some point in time, Lahijan became the capital of Biehpish. This region has been one of Iran's major silk-producing centers as well as the country's first


for eastern Tlaxcala with an agricultural economy that converted the valley from forest to farmland by the end of the 16th century producing corn, wheat, sheep and more. Spanish incursion here was mostly due to the buying of land from indigenous authorities, but the labor supply on which these Spanish depended was mostly controlled by the Cabildo de Indios in the city of Tlaxcala. For this reason, the Spanish in Huamantla petitioned colonial authorities to divide

economy. In the 1940s, the first modern factories were built, making powdered milk and cream, cookies pork cold cuts, fertilizer and mole. These were followed by various others producing clothing and other textiles. Telephone service was established

com_content&view article&id 843 accessdate March 24, 2014 Livestock includes cattle (mostly dairy), pigs, sheep, goats and domestic fowl. There are thirteen major industrial sites mostly producing food products. Other facilities include those


. In 1975 the State bought the conglomerate, calling it Caroni (1975) Ltd which continued producing sugar but also went into diversification, producing citrus, prawns, large and small ruminants and rice. By the end of the 20th century as oil became increasingly significant, the sugar industry and agriculture generally sank into a low second place until the state closed down Caroni Ltd in 2003, retrenching 9,000 workers directly and a further 35,000 who were indirectly dependent on the industry


Micro-Finance Bank. Ibusa in politics Despite its many successes recorded in many aspects of national life, Ibusa is lagging behind in the area of politics. However, since 1960, Ibusa has produced four Ambassadors (Ambassador Unchuno (Late), Ignatius Olisemeka, Kehinde Olisemeka (late) and Okobi) while producing Senator Nosike Ikpo during the Second Republic who also was one of the founding leaders of Anioma Movement; a group pushing for the creation of Anioma State in then Bendel state

the customary law regulating succession to the title of Obuzor of Igbuzo. Professor Nwaoboshi's appointment as the traditional Ruler of Igbuzo town in Delta state was consequently confirmed by the Supreme court ruling 5 Though this has come to split the town, producing two separate camps with almost two distinct cultural differences and beliefs with each camp trying to champion, validate and make imposition of its course on the other. The members of these two distinct groups


and one official web site operate in Kavadarci: They are KTV 41 and TVT, Radio Galaxy FM and Radio Kavadarci FM, and All five are privately owned. Industry Wine Kavadarci’s most famous export is wine, the city being home to the largest winery in south-eastern Europe. Vineyards in the region cover a total area of , producing up to 85,000 tons of grapes annually. The Tikveš winery is one of the oldest winery

ferro-nickel , Kavadarci is known for its timber and tobacco production. Alliance One Macedonia, one of the largest tobacco processing companies in Macedonia, is in Kavadarci, producing and exporting Macedonian (Republic of Macedonia) Oriental tobacco (Tobacco#Oriental Tobacco) to the United States, Japan, and selected EU (European Union) and Asian countries. Main sights Tikveški Grozdober File:Parade participants.jpg thumb left A Tikveški Grozdober parade


and the Dhahran Air Base (Dhahran International Airport). It is near the coast of the Persian Gulf and is 7 kilometers from Khobar city. The port city of Dammam is 20 kilometres away. The oil-producing town of Abqaiq is 70 kilometres west, and the oasis city of Al-Hasa is about 130 kilometers south of the campus. The Kingdom of Bahrain is 35 kilometres from the Saudi coastline accessed via King Fahd Causeway. The center is at the corniche of nearby Khobar city

of energy producing and consuming nations to discuss a response to high oil prices (near-month West Texas Intermediate was above $40 per barrel the previous week). Saudi Arabia calls on OPEC to raise production quotas by as much as 11%, but the ministers do not come to an agreement other than to meet again in Beirut on June 3. Saudi Arabia decides to unilaterally increase its crude oil production beyond its quota to in June. (Reuters) *'''May 30''': Saudi

Lead, South Dakota

The Homestake Mine pit in Lead, South Dakota Two prominent man-made features of Lead's geography are the giant open cut, which was used for surface gold mining by the Homestake Mine, and the resulting ridge nearby built with the non-producing material from the cut. Climate

Bullock was a stock broker in Lead (Lead, South Dakota), South Dakota. He died at Thorncroft Sanatorium, Glendale, California, in 1921 at the age of 73. thumb The Homestake Mine pit in Lead, South Dakota (Image:Homestake Mine Pit.jpg) The '''Homestake Mine''' was a deep underground gold mine located in Lead, South Dakota. Until it closed in 2002 it was the largest and deepest gold mine in North America, producing more than 40 million ounces (approximately 1.25

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