23 hours ago · Campania was a full-fledged part of the Roman Republic by the end of the 4th century BC, valued for its pastures and rich countryside. Naples, with its Greek language and customs, made it a centre of Hellenistic culture for the Romans, creating the first traces of Greco-Roman culture.
1 day ago · During World War II, Bordeaux fell under the German occupation. In May and June 1940, Bordeaux was the site of the life-saving actions of the Portuguese consul-general, Aristides de Sousa Mendes , who illegally granted thousands of Portuguese visas, which were needed to pass the Spanish border, to refugees fleeing the German occupation.
1 day ago · Espoo (Finnish: ; Swedish: Esbo) is a city and municipality in the Finnish region of Uusimaa.It is located on the northern shore of the Gulf of Finland, bordering the cities of Helsinki and Vantaa, while surrounding the enclaved city of Kauniainen.
1 day ago · Leeds has over 16 museums and galleries including 9 that are council-run. A new Leeds City Museum opened in 2008 in Millennium Square. Leeds's major museum, it showcases the city's designated collections of local history, world cultures, natural history, archaeology and fine and decorative arts plus a diverse programme of special exhibitions.
23 hours ago · Santa Cruz Island (Spanish: Isla Santa Cruz, Chumash: Limuw) is located off the southwestern coast of Ventura, California, United States.It is the largest island in California and largest of the eight islands in the Channel Islands archipelago and Channel Islands National Park.
- 250 km² (97 sq mi)
- Devils Peak
- 740 m (2430 ft)
- Rangers and tourists are the only residents
1 day ago · El Regne Unit té un seient permanent del Consell de Seguretat de les Nacions Unides, i és membre del G8, l'OTAN, l'OMC i la Unió Europea. El juny del 2016, però, el Regne Unit va votar deixar la UE, en el referèndum convocat per David Cameron, sobre la seva permanència a la Unió Europea.
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