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Andijan

was later shifted north to the harbour at Krasnovodsk. The Railway reached Samarkand via Bukhara in 1888, where it halted for ten years until extended to Tashkent and Andijan in 1898. The permanent bridge over the Oxus (Amu-Darya) was not completed until 1901, and until then trains ran over a rickety wooden construction that was often damaged by floods. As early as 1905, there was a train ferry across the Caspian Sea from Krasnovodsk to Baku in Azerbaijan


Lutsk

; it withstood a six-week siege in 1150 by the prince of Moscow and one by the Mongols in 1259, though it was forced to surrender in 1267. In the late 14th century, Lyubart, son of the grand Lithuanian duke, was married to the local princess and became a real protector of Volyn. Under his rule, Lutsk Castle was the seat of administrative, court and religious bodies that governed Volyn. He also rebuilt the fortifications, replacing wooden construction with brick. File:MakevichusVytautLutsk.jpg thumb


Bukhara

. The permanent bridge over the Oxus (Amu-Darya) was not completed until 1901, and until then trains ran over a rickety wooden construction that was often damaged by floods. As early as 1905, there was a train ferry across the Caspian Sea from Krasnovodsk to Baku in Azerbaijan. The Tashkent Railway connecting the Transcaspian Military Railway with the network of other Russian and European railways was completed in 1906. *Uzbekistan **Bukhara (Bukhara Airport) **Samarkand The founding stone was laid in 1910 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the reign of Abdul Ahat Khan (Alim Khan) in Bukhara. By that time, the Muslim community of the Russian capital exceeded 8,000 people. The projected structure was capable of accommodating most of them. The architect Nikolai Vasilyev (Nikolai Vasilyev (architect)) patterned the mosque after Gur-e Amir, the tomb of Tamerlane in Samarkand. Its construction was completed by 1921. '''Darvaz''' ( Wikipedia:Bukhara Commons:Category:Bukhara Dmoz:Regional Asia Uzbekistan Localities Bukhara


Samarkand

, but the terminus was later shifted north to the harbour at Krasnovodsk. The Railway reached Samarkand via Bukhara in 1888, where it halted for ten years until extended to Tashkent and Andijan in 1898. The permanent bridge over the Oxus (Amu-Darya) was not completed until 1901, and until then trains ran over a rickety wooden construction that was often damaged by floods. As early as 1905, there was a train ferry across the Caspian Sea from Krasnovodsk to Baku in Azerbaijan. The Tashkent Railway connecting the Transcaspian Military Railway with the network of other Russian and European railways was completed in 1906. - colspan 4 align "middle" Sultan Sa'id Khan (Sultan Said Khan) after defeating Mirza Abu Bakr Dughlat (Mirza Abu Bakr) established the '''Altishaher''' or union of 6 cities, a much reduced western half of Moghulistan. By this time the western half was referred to as '''Western Kashgaria''' and eastern half was referred to either as '''Uyghurstan''' or '''Eastern Kashgaria'''. During the reign of Abdur-Rashid Khan (Abdurashid Khan) a certain Naqshbandi Sufi teacher '''Ahmad Kasan''' (1462–1542), known as ''Makhdum-i-Azam'' (the Great Master) came to Kashgar from Samarkand. His descendants, known as ''Makhdum Zadas'' and bearing title "Khoja (Khoja (Turkestan))", would play an important role in the history of the region from 16th-19th centuries. Makhdum's eldest son '''Muhammad Amin's''' (d.1598), son '''Muhammad Yūsuf''' settled in Kashgar and his son '''Khoja''' '''Hidayatullah''' better known as Afaq Khoja became the founder of the ''Afaqiya'' Sufi order (tariqa), and his followers became known as the ''Aq Taghlik (Khoja (Turkestan))s'', those of the "White Mountains", because of their close approximation to Tangri Tagh (Tian Shan) (Tian Shan). Makhdum's second son, '''Muhammad Ishaq Wali''' (d.1599), founder of ''Ishaqiya'' Sufi order, with his followers established themselves in Yarkand and became known as the ''Qara Taghlik (Khoja (Turkestan))s'', those of the "Black Mountains", because of their close approximation to the Pamir (Pamir Mountains), Karakoram and Kunlun (Kunlun Mountains). The Kashgaria region gradually devolved into small city states with the Khojas as rivals post 1570 C.E. Commons:Category:Samarkand Wikipedia:Samarkand


Windsor, Ontario

. The arena was the home of the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League from 1975–2008, at which time the team's home was moved to the WFCU Centre. It is now home ice for the varsity men's ice hockey team at the University of Windsor (Windsor Lancers). '''History''' In upstate New York and southern Ontario the sedimentary rocks tend to slope slightly to the southward, and the Onondaga outcrops in a line that usually forms an escarpment (the steep face of a cuesta), because of its resistance to erosion. The outcrop can be traced from the Hudson River valley westward along the southern rim of the Mohawk River valley, passing just south of Syracuse (Syracuse, New York), and along the northern heads of the major Finger Lakes to Buffalo, New York. From Fort Erie, Ontario it runs to Windsor (Windsor, Ontario) just north of the Lake Erie shoreline, becoming less prominent as one travels westward. It is not distinct west of Windsor, but begins to become noticeable as a steep hill just northwest of Leamington (Leamington, Ontario), as it forms a low ridge escarpment along much of the Lake Erie shoreline. In 2009, New York City had the largest fireworks display in the country, with over 22 tons of pyrotechnics exploded. Other major displays are in Chicago on Lake Michigan; in San Diego over Mission Bay (Mission Bay, San Diego, California); in Boston on the Charles River; in St. Louis on the Mississippi River; in San Francisco over the San Francisco Bay; and on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.. During the annual Windsor-Detroit International Freedom Festival, Detroit, Michigan hosts one of the world's largest fireworks displays, over the Detroit River, to celebrate Independence Day in conjunction with Windsor, Ontario's celebration of Canada Day. * Since 1916, Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City supposedly started as a way to settle a dispute among four immigrants as to who was the most patriotic. * Since


Tashkent

. Originally the line began from Uzun-Ada on the Caspian Sea, but the terminus was later shifted north to the harbour at Krasnovodsk. The Railway reached Samarkand via Bukhara in 1888, where it halted for ten years until extended to Tashkent and Andijan in 1898. The permanent bridge over the Oxus (Amu-Darya) was not completed until 1901, and until then trains ran over a rickety wooden construction that was often damaged by floods. As early as 1905, there was a train


Baku

Uzun-Ada on the Caspian Sea, but the terminus was later shifted north to the harbour at Krasnovodsk. The Railway reached Samarkand via Bukhara in 1888, where it halted for ten years until extended to Tashkent and Andijan in 1898. The permanent bridge over the Oxus (Amu-Darya) was not completed until 1901, and until then trains ran over a rickety wooden construction that was often damaged by floods. As early as 1905, there was a train ferry across the Caspian Sea from Krasnovodsk to Baku in Azerbaijan. The Tashkent Railway connecting the Transcaspian Military Railway with the network of other Russian and European railways was completed in 1906. '''Aghasi Mammadov''' (born June 1, 1980 in Baku) is an Azerbaijani boxer (boxing) who competed in the bantamweight division (54 kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal. Ashumova is a teacher at the Azerbaijan Institute of Physical Culture in Baku. She has been a scholarship holder with the Olympic Solidarity program since November 2002. She is married to sport shooting coach Vladimir Lunyov and is the mother of young shooter Ruslan Lunyov. '''Zemfira Meftakhetdinova''' ( Commons:Category:Baku


Vancouver

, Barbara, ed., ''Castles of the North: Canada’s Grand Hotels'' (Toronto: Lynx Images Inc., 2001) (ISBN 1-894073-14-2) The original Banff Springs Hotel, of wooden construction, was destroyed by fire in 1926 and replaced by the present structure. birth_place Vancouver, BC (British Columbia), CAN (Canada) draft 19th overall DATE OF BIRTH December 23, 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH


Russian Empire

) was completed under General Michael Nicolaivitch Annenkoff in 1886. Originally the line began from Uzun-Ada on the Caspian Sea, but the terminus was later shifted north to the harbour at Krasnovodsk. The Railway reached Samarkand via Bukhara in 1888, where it halted for ten years until extended to Tashkent and Andijan in 1898. The permanent bridge over the Oxus (Amu-Darya) was not completed until 1901, and until then trains ran over a rickety wooden construction


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