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Colony of Aden

The Colony of Aden or Aden Colony was a British Crown colony from 1937 to 1963. It was located in the south of contemporary Yemen. It consisted of the port of Aden and its surroundings). Before 1937, Aden had been governed as part of British Indi ...

Nordic countries

Nordic countries are a group of countries in Northern Europe. These countries include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, and the territories of the Aland Islands and the Faroe Islands. Though often confused as such, Scandinavia is not equ ...

Belarus

Belarus is a country in Eastern Europe. About nine million people live there. Its capital is Minsk. It was part of the Soviet Union until 1991. The president of Belarus has been Alexander Lukashenko since 1994. It is bordered by Russia, Ukraine, ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia~Herzegovina or Bosnia-Herzegovina is a country in Southeastern Europe, with an area of 51.197 km 2 and 4.600.000 people. Countries around Bosnia and Herzegovina are Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro. The capital is Sarajevo, and other importa ...

Central Bosnia Canton

The Central Bosnia Canton is the sixth of ten cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is in the center of the country, to the west of Sarajevo. The center of the canton government is in Travnik. According to the census of 2013, th ...

Administrative divisions of Croatia

The administrative divisions of Croatia on the first level are the 20 counties and one city-county, Zagreb. On the second level, there are municipalities opcina, pl. opcine and cities grad, pl. gradovi. Both of these have one or more settlements ...

Gornji Karin

Gornji Karin is a seaside resort in Croatia, Zadar County, which is located on the coast of Karin sea. Administratively belongs to the town of Obrovac, which is 25 km away. Gornji Karin has about 1.125 inhabitants.

Italian language in Croatia

The Italian language is the third most spoken language in the Republic of Croatia today. It is an officially recognized minority language in Istria County.

Etablissement public à caractere administratif

In France, an Etablissement public à caractere administratif is a public legal person with an administrative and financial autonomy, for a mission of general interest and non industrial commercial, placed under the control of the State or a local ...

French Army

The French Army, officially the Ground Army is the land-based and largest part of the French Armed Forces. It is responsible to the Government of France. Army units are placed under the authority of the Chief of the Defence Staff CEMA. According ...

French Chess Federation

The French Chess Federation is the national organization for chess in France. The president is Diego Salazar, the vice-president is Christophe Leroy and the treasurer is Stephane Reyreau. The headquarters of the French Chess Federation is Saint-Q ...

French Fifth Republic

The Fifth Republic, Frances current republican system of government, was created by Charles de Gaulle under the Constitution of the Fifth Republic on 4 October 1958. The Fifth Republic was created after the collapse of the Fourth Republic, replac ...

INSEE

INSEE is the French national institute for Statistics and Economic studies. The INSEE was created in 1946. It replaced the National Statistics Service which was created under the Vichy government during World War II.

Postal codes in France

The French postal code format is F- 99999. The first two digits give the departement number. In Paris, Lyon and Marseille, the last two digits of the postal code shows the arrondissement. These codes are also used by French overseas departments a ...

Provisional Government of the French Republic

The Provisional Government of the French Republic was an interim government of Free France between 1944 and 1946 after the liberation of continental France after Operations Overlord and Dragoon, and lasted until the creation of the French Fourth ...

Deutsches Institut fur Normung

DIN Deutsches Institut fur Normung e.V. is the German national organization for standardization. It publishes on average 2.000 standards per year in almost all fields of technology and increasingly in non-technical fields e.g. services.

Girls Day (Germany)

The specific date is changed from year to year: 24 April 2008. 22 April 2004. 23 April 2009. 26 April 2007. 27 March 2014. 25 April 2002. 27 April 2006. 26 April 2001. 26 April 2012. 8 May 2003. 23 April 2015. 14 April 2011. 25 April 2013. 22 Apr ...

Kobes

A Kobes is a waiter in traditional pubs in the Rhineland part of Germany, especially in Cologne, Dusseldorf and Krefeld. A Kobes wears a blue apron and blue jacket and has a big leather belt with a leather purse. He serves beer and food to guests ...

Wind power in Germany

Germany is the worlds biggest user of wind power with an installed capacity of 20.621MW in 2006, ahead of Spain which had 11.615MW. There are 18.000 wind turbines in Germany. The country plans to build more.

Pontic Greeks

Pontic Greeks, Pontian Greeks, Pontians or Greeks of Pontus can refer to Greeks specifically from the area of Pontus in the region of the former Empire of Trebizond on the Black Sea coast of Eastern Turkey, or in other cases more generally all Gr ...

Bailiwick of Guernsey

The Bailiwick of Guernsey is a territory belonging to the British Crown in the Channel Islands. The bailiwick includes the islands of Guernsey, Alderney and Burhou, Herm and Jethou as well as Sark, Little Sark and Brecqhou. A bailiwick is a terri ...

Alderney

Alderney is one of the Channel Islands in the English Channel between England and France. It forms part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, but its parliament, The States of Alderney, still has the right to make laws for the island. The traditional lan ...

Burhou

Burhou is a small island approximately 1.4 miles northwest of Alderney that is part of the Channel Islands. No one lives on Burhou, and it is a bird sanctuary, so landing there is banned from 15 March to 27 July. The islands wildlife includes a c ...

Casquets

Les Casquets or Casquets is a group of rocks 13 kilometres northwest of Alderney and are part of an underwater sandstone ridge. Other parts which emerge above the water are the islets of Burhou and Ortac. Little grows on them.

Crevichon

Crevichon is an islet off Herm, immediately to the north of Jethou, in the Channel Islands. According to Dr S.K. Kellett-Smith, the name "Crevichon" means "island of crabs, crayfish or cranes". Like many names in the Channel Islands, it is Norman ...

Guernesiais

Guernesiais is a Norman language spoken on the Channel island of Guernsey. It is related to the Jerriais langauge on nearby Jersey island. It is part of the Oïl languages family. Only 2% of the islands people speak the language.

Jethou

Jethou is a small island that is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey in the Channel Islands. It is privately leased, and not open to the public. It is immediately south of Herm and has an area of approximately 44 acres 18 ha.

Ortac

Ortac is a small uninhabited islet about 5 km West of the coast of Alderney near to the islet of Burhou. It measures about 50 by 70 metres. A.H. Ewen thinks that the rocks name meant "large rock at the edge" from the Norman language Or edge + Eta ...

Sercquiais

Sercquiais, also known as Sarkese or Sark-French, is a language which is spoken on the island of Sark. It is a Norman language. Only 4 people can speak it, and a few more can understand it. It is a lot like Jerriais, a language spoken on an islan ...

Fine Gael

Fine Gael is a centre-right liberal conservative political party in the Republic of Ireland. Fine Gael is currently part of the Government of Ireland and is and the second largest party in the Dail Eireann. The party has a membership of 35.000. I ...

Irish pound

The Irish pound was the official currency of Ireland until 2002. Its ISO 4217 code was IEP, and the usual prefix was £, or IR£ where there might be confusion between the Pound sterling and other pound currencies. The Irish pound was replaced by t ...

Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is an island in the Irish Sea, off the coast of Great Britain. Douglas is the capital city. It also has a flag with a red background and 3 armoured legs joined together - "whichever way you throw us, we always land on our feet". I ...

Manx pound

The Manx pound is the currency of the Isle of Man, in parity with the pound sterling. The Manx pound is divided into 100 pence. Notes and coins, denominated in pounds and pence, are issued by the Isle of Man Government. Their banknotes are £1, £5 ...

Member of the House of Keys

Member of the House of Keys, or MHK is the title given to a person who has been elected into the House of Keys, the lower house of Tynwald, the parliament of the Isle of Man. There are twenty-four Members of the House of Keys. Elections are held ...

Promontory fort

A promontory fort is usually located above a steep cliff, often only connected to the mainland by a small neck of land. Most seem to date to the Iron Age. They are mainly found in Brittany, Ireland, the Orkney Islands, the Isle of Man, Devon and ...

Istituto Nazionale di Statistica

Istituto Nazionale di Statistica is the national statistical institute of Italy. The name translates to National Institute of Statistics. This institute collects information about the country, including counting the people in Italy. It is sometim ...

Italophilia

Italophilia is the admiration, general appreciation or love of Italy, its culture, society, arts and people. It is often related to the emulation of Italys ideals and civilization.

Jersey

Jersey is an island in the English Channel off the northwest coast of France. It is a crown dependency of the British monarchy. Jersey is called a bailiwick because the person who is the head of law for the island is called the Bailiff. The Baili ...

Jerriais

Jerriais is a language that is spoken in Jersey. Some people call it Jersey French. Just over 2000 people speak it. It is a Norman language. 3% of the people in Jersey speak it, and around 15% can understand it.

Saint Helier

Saint Helier or St. Helier is one of the twelve parts of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel. 33.500 people live in Saint Helier. 33.500 is about 34.2% of the number of people of Jersey. It is the capital of the Island.

Latvian lats

The Latvian lats was the currency used in Latvia in 1922 - 1940 and in 1993 - 2013. It is shortened as Ls and was divided into 100 santīmi On 1 January 2014, Latvian lats was replaced by the euro. The lats could be used for two weeks alongside eu ...

Flag of Lithuania

The Flag of Lithuania is a tricolour flag currently used by Lithuania. The flag has three horizontal stripes. The yellow stripe on the top represents the sun, the green stripe in the middle represents forests, the red stripe on the bottom represe ...

Lithuanian litas

Lithuanian litas was the national currency of the Republic of Lithuania. Litas became a currency of Lithuania in 1922, then again in 1993. In present days, there are 8 coins and 6 banknotes in use. It stopped being in use in 2015.

Ninth Fort

The Ninth Fort is a stronghold in the northern part of Silainiai elderate, Kaunas, Lithuania. It is a part of the Kaunas Fortress, which was constructed in the late 19th century. During the occupation of Kaunas and the rest of Lithuania by the So ...

Luxembourg franc

The Luxembourg Franc was the type of currency used in Luxembourg from 1848 to 1999. Belgium was another country that used the Luxembourg Franc. The symbol for the Luxembourg Franc is fr. or F. On January 1, 1999, the Luxembourg Franc was replaced ...

Moldova

Moldova is a country in Eastern Europe. Its full name is the Republic of Moldova It used to be called Moldavia. It borders Ukraine to the north and Romania to the south. The official language in Moldova is the Romanian language. The capital of Mo ...

Fontvieille, Monaco

Fontvieille is the southernmost ward in the Principality of Monaco. It was developed by an Italian architect, Manfredi Nicoletti, between the 1970s and the 1990s. Fontvieille is twinned with Santa Maria a Monte, Italy, since 1991.

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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