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  • Foreign relations of Spain

    Ferdinand II and Isabella united Spain, drove out the Moslems, and used Christopher Columbus and numerous conquistadors to build a large colonial empire in Latin America. International power in the 16th century, especially under the rule of kings Charles V and Philip II (1556–1598). Wikipedia

  • This article lists historical urban community sizes based on the estimated populations of selected human settlements from 7000 BC – AD 1875, organized by archaeological periods. Many of the figures are uncertain, especially in ancient times. Wikipedia

  • List of ambassadors of the Republic of Poland accredited to other countries, including those having dual accreditation (Ambassadors at Large) and ambassadors accredited directly from Warsaw ("roving ambassador"). List as at 7 October 2020. Wikipedia

  • Current list of ambassadors of Armenia accredited to other countries, including those having dual accreditation and ambassadors accredited directly from Yerevan. List of diplomatic missions in Armenia Wikipedia

  • Metropolis

    Large city or conurbation which is a significant economic, political, and cultural center for a country or region, and an important hub for regional or international connections, commerce, and communications. Ancient Greek and means the "mother city" of a colony (in the ancient sense), that is, the city which sent out settlers. Wikipedia

  • Since independence, with Jaja Wachuku as the first Minister for Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Relations, later called External Affairs, Nigerian foreign policy has been characterised by a focus on Africa as a regional power and by attachment to several fundamental principles: African unity and independence; capability to exercise hegemonic influence in the region: peaceful settlement of disputes; non-alignment and non-intentional interference in the internal affairs of other nations; and regional economic cooperation and development. In carrying out these principles, Nigeria participates in the African Union, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Non-Aligned Movement, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the United Nations. Wikipedia

  • Catalan Way

    400 km human chain in support of Catalan independence from Spain. Organized by the Assemblea Nacional Catalana and supported by 14 nongovernmental groups. Wikipedia

  • Megacity

    Very large city, typically with a population of more than 10 million people. Precise definitions vary: the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in its 2018 "World Urbanization Prospects" report counted urban agglomerations having over 10 million inhabitants. Wikipedia

  • Since the establishment of the United Arab Emirates on 2 December 1971, the UAE adopted a balanced foreign policy based on adoption of dialogue, respect of international conventions, commitment to the United Nations Charter and non-interference of other country's internal affairs, and the settlement of disputes by peaceful means. One of the main anchorers of the UAE's foreign policy has been building cooperation-based relations with all countries of the world. Wikipedia

  • History of the city

    Towns and cities have a long history, although opinions vary on which ancient settlements are truly cities. The benefits of dense settlement included reduced transport costs, exchange of ideas, sharing of natural resources, large local markets, and in some cases amenities such as running water and sewage disposal. Wikipedia

  • Newspaper of record

    Major newspaper with large circulation whose editorial and news-gathering functions are considered authoritative. It may also refer to a newspaper that has been authorised to publish public or legal notices, thus serving as a newspaper of public record. Wikipedia

  • The foreign relations of Libya were largely reset at the end of the Libyan Civil War, with the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi and the ongoing Second Libyan Civil War. Mohamed Taha Siala (appointed January 2016). Wikipedia

  • Human

    Humans (Homo sapiens) are a species of highly intelligent primates. They are the only extant members of the subtribe Hominina and—together with chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans—are part of the family Hominidae (the great apes, or hominids). Wikipedia

  • Eurocities

    Network of large cities in Europe, established following a 1986 to further economic, political and social development in its member cities. Today, Eurocities includes local governments of over 140 of Europe's major cities from 39 countries, which between them comprise 130 million people. Wikipedia

  • Effects of climate change on humans

    The effects of climate change on humans are far reaching and include effects on health, environment, displacement and migration, security, society, human settlement, energy, and transport. Climate change has brought about possibly irreversible alterations to Earth's geological, biological, and ecological systems. Wikipedia

  • List of recipients of the Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts , a German and formerly Prussian honor given since 1842 for achievement in the humanities, sciences, or arts. Pour le Mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste website (in German) Wikipedia

  • Foreign relations of Namibia

    Namibia follows a largely independent foreign policy, with strong affiliations with states that aided the independence struggle, including Libya and Cuba. In Africa, Namibia has been involved in conflicts in neighbouring Angola as well as Democratic Republic of the Congo. Wikipedia

  • Tullio De Mauro

    Italian linguist, a professor emeritus of general linguistics at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and an Italian politician. The younger brother of the journalist Mauro De Mauro who was kidnapped and killed in September 1970, while investigating the Sicilian Mafia. Wikipedia

  • List of tornadoes that have impacted the central business district of a large city (that is, one having at least 50,000 people, not counting suburbs or outlying communities, at the time of the storm). Common myth that tornadoes do not strike downtown areas. Wikipedia

  • List of ambassadors of Nicaragua

    List of ambassadors of the Republic of Nicaragua to individual nations of the world, to international organizations, and to past nations, as well as ambassadors-at-large. Ambassadors are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Asamblea Nacional de la República de Nicaragua. Wikipedia

  • Town

    Human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages and smaller than cities, though the criteria to distinguish between them vary considerably in different parts of the world. Wikipedia

  • Conurbation

    Region comprising a number of metropolises, cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area. Polycentric urbanised area, in which transportation has developed to link areas to create a single urban labour market or travel to work area. Wikipedia

  • Proto-city in the Ancient Near East with a population of about 1,000–2,000 people, to the year 2000 when the largest urban area was Tokyo with 26 million. Alexandria, Rome, or Baghdad may have been the first city to have 1,000,000 people, as early as 100 BC or as late as 925 AD. They were later surpassed by Constantinople, Chang'an, Hangzhou, Jinling, Beijing, London (the first city to reach 2 million), and New York (the first to top 10 million), among others, before Tokyo took the crown in the mid-20th century. Wikipedia

  • Many history and cultural museums have large numismatic collections (coins, money, and tokens). Some museums are specifically dedicated to the history of money or coins, while others have major collections amongst other material. Wikipedia

  • Boulevard

    Type of large road, usually running through a city. Above-average quality of landscaping and scenery. Wikipedia

  • Animal native to the area or human figures, who represent the cultural heritage of the place where the Olympic and Paralympic Games are taking place. The mascots are often used to help market the Olympic Games to a younger audience, in particular toddlers and children. Wikipedia

  • Amusement parks and theme parks are terms for a group of entertainment attractions, rides, and other events in a location for the enjoyment of large numbers of people. Amusement parks are located all around the world with millions of people visiting them every year. Wikipedia

  • International Gay and Lesbian Football Association

    International organization which was founded in 1992 with the intention of promoting association football (known as soccer in the United States and football in most of the rest of the world) in the gay and lesbian community and to promote gay and lesbian football to the world at large. Governing body of LGBT football and regulates the association football portion of the Gay Games as well as the Official IGLFA World, North American and European Championships. Wikipedia

  • Human Rights Watch

    International non-governmental organization, headquartered in New York City, that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. The group pressures governments, policy makers, companies, and individual human rights abusers to denounce abuse and respect human rights, and the group often works on behalf of refugees, children, migrants, and political prisoners. Wikipedia

  • Many notable human fatalities have resulted from aviation accidents and incidents. Those killed as part of a sporting, political or musical group who flew together when the accident took place are usually only listed under the group sections; however, some are also listed as individuals. Wikipedia


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