3 days ago · History Name. Over the years, Vaasa has changed its name several times, due to alternative spellings, political decisions and language condition changes. At first it was called Mustasaari or Mussor after the village where it was founded in 1606, but just a few years later the name was changed to Vasa to honor the royal Swedish lineage.
3 days ago · Parañaque is the home of the PAGCOR Entertainment City, a gaming and entertainment complex under development by the state owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation spanning an area of 8 km2 (3.1 sq mi) in Bay City, where four large integrated resorts are based namely Solaire Resort & Casino, City of Dreams Manila, Okada Manila, and the ...
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1 day ago · Amman also hosts the Jordan Rally, which form part of the FIA World Rally Championship, becoming one of the largest sporting events ever held in Jordan. Amman is home to a growing number of foreign sports such as skateboarding and rugby; the latter has two teams based in the city: Amman Citadel Rugby Club and Nomads Rugby Club.
- 1,680 km² (650 sq mi)
- 7250 BC
3 days ago · In September 2008 the Bureau of Statistics the US Department of Justice reported that the Albuquerque Police Department was the 49th largest police department in the United States. The crime rate in Albuquerque is 53% higher than the U.S. average, with notably high levels of drunk driving and gun violence.
- Harold Medina, Interim Chief
- $210 million (2020)
- 181.3 sq mi (469.5 km2)
1 day ago · Sarawak (/ s ə ˈ r ɑː w ɒ k /; Malay: ) is a state of Malaysia.The largest among the 13 states, with an area almost equal to that of Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak is located in northwest Borneo Island, and is bordered by the Malaysian state of Sabah to the northeast, Kalimantan (the Indonesian portion of Borneo) to the south, and Brunei in the north.
Jewish National Fund (Hebrew: קֶרֶן קַיֶּימֶת לְיִשְׂרָאֵל , Keren Kayemet LeYisrael, previously הפאנד הלאומי , Ha Fund HaLeumi) was founded in 1901 to buy and develop land in Ottoman Palestine (later the British Mandate for Palestine, and subsequently Israel and the Palestinian territories) for Jewish settlement.
3 days ago · Outer Northwest China. Outer Northwest China (Chinese: 外西北; pinyin: Wài Xīběi) refers to small portions of territories of the Qing dynasty that were later annexed by the Russian Empire through the Convention of Peking, Treaty of Tarbagatai, Treaty of Saint Petersburg (1881) and other unequal treaties referred by Chinese interpretation.