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operating flights between Amman and Hong Kong today" . AME Info FZ LLC Emap Limited. birth_date July 11, 1920 birth_place Baku, Azerbaijan SSR death_date Commons:Category:Baku

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Nariman Narimanov ( ) is the formal name of the public (public university) medical school located in Baku, Azerbaijan. Due to difficulties with translation, the school is sometimes called: Azerbaijan Medical University, Azerbaijan State Medical University, Azerbaijan State Medical Institute, or simply Medical University, with any of the preceding including the "named after N. Narimanov" or full "Nariman Narimanov"

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Wrestling World Championships World Championships Baku, Azerbaijan Seniors History Kennedy Fried Chicken was founded in 1975 with its first restaurant on Nostrand Avenue in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn. There is a dispute among the people involved in the business over who is the actual founder. Some claim that it is Abdul Karim while others say Taeb Zia was the early founder. Zia, an Afghan immigrant (Afghan American) originally from Kabul, Afghanistan, is known by some as ''Zia Chicken'' or "Lau Chicken" and is regarded as the father of Kennedy Fried Chicken. He immigrated to the United States in 1972 and began working at a fast food restaurant by the name of Kansas Fried Chicken, which was owned by Afro-Americans at the time. Prior to that he was studying engineering in Baku, Azerbaijan. Commons:Category:Baku

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of his work now. In 1923 Glière was invited by the Azerbaijan People's Commissariat of Education to come to Baku and compose the prototype of an Azerbaijani national opera. The result of his ethnographical research was the opera ''Shakh-Senem'', now considered the cornerstone of the Soviet-Azerbaijan national opera tradition. Here the musical legacy of the Russian classics from Glinka (Mikhail Glinka) to Scriabin (Alexander Scriabin) is combined with Folk music folk song

of this hill even when it rains. Flames jet out into the air 3m from a thin, porous sandstone layer. Itineraries * A weekend in Baku Do In the evening, go to the opera at the national opera on Nizami street. Otherwise, go to the rooftop bar at Sultan Inn in the Old City for a drink and excellent views of the Maiden Tower, Caspian sea and the TV tower. *

price 6AZN content Offered from the Baku Blvd. Lasts 40 minutes. * *

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, built in 1952 - No.115 Russian Imperial Technical Society, erected in 1899 - No.117 Azerbaijan State Oil Academy * Commons:Category:Baku

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book title Esau's Tears: Modern Anti-Semitism and the Rise of the Jews last Lindemann first Albert S. authorlink coauthors year publisher Cambridge University Press location isbn 0-521-79538-9 page 430 His father had grown rich building the Baku-Batumi railway. His father's wealth funded a good education for Lev. He went to the boy's Gymnasium (Gymnasium (school)) in Tiflis, Georgia (Georgia (country)) (now Tbilisi) and attended Moscow University

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at the Central Musical Technical School in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg), but dropped out due to health problems. He returned to Baku in 1931. Right after that he was sent to Dagestan where he met his future wife Həchər khanum. Hecher Khanum's family would not approve of the marriage. So she and Niyazi decided to run away and secretly married. They lived a very difficult yet fulfilling life. The great love of his wife gave him strengths to produce most of his masterpieces, which contributed to Azerbaijan's and the musical treasury of the rest of the world. Biography thumb 220px Factory of Shukhov cracking process (File:Russian Cracking.jpg), Baku, USSR, 1932 *An oil pipeline (Pipeline transport), the first in the Russian Empire, between Balkhany and Cherny Gorod near Baku (12 km, 1878 complete, used by the Branobel). By 1883 the total length of Shukhov-designed, Bari-built oil pipelines in Baku exceeded 94 km, transporting 30,000 barrels of oil per day. In 1894, a similar pipeline network was built in Grozny. Shukhov designed the first Trans-Caucasian kerosene pipeline between Baku and Batumi (Baku-Batumi pipeline) (835 km long) and Grozny-Tuapse pipeline (Grozny-Tuapse oil pipeline) (618 km long). thumb Alexander Mirzayan. (Image:Alexander Mirzayan.jpg) '''Alexander Zavenovich Mirzayan''' ( Commons:Category:Baku

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issue 1 pages 245–246 url location Paris became one of the founders of Democratic Party of Iran and began publishing its newspaper ''Iran-e Now'' which means "New Iran" and which has been described as "the greatest

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simply as '''Neftchi''', is an Azerbaijani football (football (soccer)) club based in the capital, Baku, that currently plays in the Azerbaijan Premier League. They are the most famous, popular and celebrated as well as the most successful Azerbaijani club with six Azerbaijan Premier League and four Azerbaijan Cup titles. Neftchi Baku's home games are usually played at Tofik Bakhramov Stadium in Baku. Built by German (Germans) prisoners


weeks of instruction in portrait drawing; this comprised his entire training in those areas. - 10. 2 April 1997 ), built in 1996, is a free standing concrete telecommunications


'''Baku''' ( below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level. It is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, which projects into the Caspian Sea. The city consists of two principal parts: the downtown area and the old Inner City (Old City (Baku)) (21.5 ha (hectare)). At the beginning of 2009, Baku's urban population was estimated at just over two million people. url http: statinfo demoqraphic en 2_2.shtml title Population by economic and administrative regions, urban settlements at the beginning of the 2009 accessdate 21 November 2009 archiveurl web 20091114093435 http: statinfo demoqraphic en 2_2.shtml archivedate 14 November 2009 deadurl no Officially, about 25 percent of all inhabitants of the country live in Baku's metropolitan area.

Baku is divided into eleven administrative districts (Baku#Governance) (raions) and 48 townships. Among these are the townships on islands in the Baku Bay (Bay of Baku) and the town of Oil Rocks built on stilts in the Caspian Sea, away from Baku. The Inner City of Baku along with the Shirvanshah's Palace (Palace of the Shirvanshahs) and Maiden Tower (Maiden Tower (Baku)) were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. According to the Lonely Planet's ranking, Baku is also among the world's top ten destinations for urban nightlife. url http: article lifestyleMolt idUSTRE5AC0NE20091113?pageNumber 2&virtualBrandChannel 11617 title Travel Picks: Top 10 cities to party the night away publisher Reuters accessdate 21 November 2009 date 13 November 2009 archiveurl web 20091123104005 http: article lifestyleMolt idUSTRE5AC0NE20091113?pageNumber 2&virtualBrandChannel 11617 archivedate 23 November 2009 deadurl no

The city is the scientific, cultural and industrial center of Azerbaijan. Many sizeable Azerbaijani institutions have their headquarters there, including SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic), one of the world's top 100 companies and others (List of companies of Azerbaijan). In recent years Baku has become an important venue for international events. It hosted the 57th Eurovision Song Contest (Eurovision Song Contest 2012) in 2012 and will host the 2015 European Games, 2016 European Grand Prix and Euro 2020.

The city is renowned for its harsh winds. This is reflected in the city's nickname, the "City of Winds".

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