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Lithuanian Air Force

The Lithuanian Air Force or LAF) is the military aviation branch of the Lithuanian armed forces. It is formed from professional military servicemen and non-military personnel. Units are located at Siauliai military airfield near the city Siauliai ...

                                               

Airspace Surveillance and Control Command (Lithuania)

The Airspace Surveillance and Control Command is a branch of the Lithuanian Air Force responsible for surveillance and control the airspace of Lithuania. While implementing resolutions of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania concerning Pri ...

                                               

Lithuanian Land Force

The Lithuanian Land Forces form the backbone of the countrys defence force, capable of acting as an integral part of NATO forces. Lithuanian Land Forces consist of three brigades, the Engineer Battalion, and the National Defence Volunteers Division.

                                               

Local Self-Defence in Lithuania during the Nazi occupation (1941–44)

Local Self-Defence in Lithuania during the Nazi occupation consisted of voluntary units formed from the local population to protect villagers from the raids of the armed Soviet underground. Although originally banned, German authorities provided ...

                                               

Lithuanian Naval Force

The Lithuanian Navy is the naval arm of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. Though formally established on 1 August 1935 its roots stretch back as far as naval engagements on the Baltic Sea in the Medieval period. Lithuanian naval units saw some service ...

                                               

Legislative circonscriptions (Luxembourg)

A legislative circonscription is a multi-member electoral constituency that elects representatives to Luxembourgs unicameral national legislature, the Chamber of Deputies. Electoral law in Luxembourg is dictated by Articles 51, 52, and 53 of the ...

                                               

Centre (Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg constituency)

Circonscription Centre is an electoral constituency for Luxembourgs national legislature, the Chamber of Deputies. It includes the cantons of Luxembourg and Mersch, both of which are in the former district of Luxembourg. As of 2005, Centre has an ...

                                               

Est (Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg constituency)

Circonscription Est is an electoral constituency for Luxembourgs national legislature, the Chamber of Deputies. It includes the cantons of Echternach, Grevenmacher, and Remich, making it coterminous with the former district of Grevenmacher. As of ...

                                               

Nord (Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg constituency)

Circonscription Nord is an electoral constituency for Luxembourgs national legislature, the Chamber of Deputies. It includes the cantons of Clervaux, Diekirch, Redange, Vianden, and Wiltz, making it coterminous with the former district of Diekirc ...

                                               

Sud (Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg constituency)

Circonscription Sud is an electoral constituency for Luxembourgs national legislature, the Chamber of Deputies. The constituency includes the cantons of Capellen and Esch-sur-Alzette, both of which are in the former district of Luxembourg. As of ...

                                               

Luxembourg in World War II

The involvement of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in World War II began with its invasion by German forces on 10 May 1940 and lasted beyond its liberation by Allied forces in late 1944 and early 1945. Luxembourg was placed under occupation and was ...

                                               

Military history of Luxembourg

The military history of Luxembourg is central to the formation of Luxembourg as a nation from its formation around Luxembourg Castle in 963. A place of strategic military significance, Luxembourg had been fortified since the 10th century by over ...

                                               

Military occupations of Luxembourg

There have been several military occupations of Luxembourg through the ages. Amongst them have been: The French occupation of Luxembourg during the Franco-Spanish War. This led to the first Partition of Luxembourg, with the loss of Thionville, un ...

                                               

Counts of Vianden

The Counts of Vianden, ancestors of the House of Orange-Nassau, were associated with the castle of Vianden in Luxembourg. In the 12th to 15th centuries the counts of Vianden were the mightiest lords of the area between the rivers Rhine, Mosel and ...

                                               

Ambositra District

Ambositra District is a district in central Madagascar. It is part of Amoroni Mania Region. Its capital is Ambositra. The district is further divided into 21 communes: Ihadilanana Ambinanindrano Ivony Miaramiasa Ankazoambo Antoetra Sahatsiho Ambo ...

                                               

Andapa District

Andapa District is a district in northern Madagascar. It is a part of Sava Region and borders the districts of Ambilobe and Sambava to the north, Antalaha to the east, Maroantsetra to the south, and Befandriana Nord and Bealanana to the west. The ...

                                               

Antalaha District

Antalaha District is a district in northeastern Madagascar. The district contains the Masoala peninsula, and is limited by Antongil Bay in south-west and Indian Ocean on east. It is a part of Sava Region and borders the districts of Sambava into ...

                                               

Befandriana-Nord District

Befandriana-Nord or Befandriana-Avaratra is a district in northern Madagascar. It is a part of Sofia Region and borders the districts of Bealanana in north, Andapa to the northeast, Maroantsetra to the east, Mandritsara to the south, Boriziny-Vao ...

                                               

Manjakandriana District

Manjakandriana District is a district in central Madagascar. It is part of Analamanga Region. Its capital is Manjakandriana. The district is further divided into 23 communes: Ambohitseheno Ambanitsena Ranovao Ambohitrandriamanitra Ambatomanga, Ma ...

                                               

Antananarivo Province

Antananarivo Province is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 58.283 square kilometres. It had a population of 5.370.900 in 2004. Its capital was Antananarivo, which is also the capital of the country. Established in 1965, it was the m ...

                                               

Antsiranana Province

Antsiranana is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 43.406 km 2. It had a population of 1.188.425. Its capital was Antsiranana. A diversity of ethnic groups are found in the province, including Anjoaty Sakalava, Antakarana, Tsimihetu, ...

                                               

Fianarantsoa Province

Fianarantsoa Province is a former province of Madagascar. It has an area of 103.272 km 2 and population of 3.366.291. Its capital was Fianarantsoa. The province along with the 5 other was abolished in 2007 in favour of creation of smaller regions ...

                                               

Mahajanga Province

Mahajanga is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 150.023 km². It had a population of 1.896.000. Its capital was Mahajanga. The city was the second largest one in Madagascar. Except for Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga Province bordered all of ...

                                               

Toamasina Province

The Toamasina Province is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 71.911 km². It had a population of 2.855.600. Its capital was Toamasina, the most important seaport of the country. The province was also known as Tamatave Province. Except ...

                                               

Toliara Province

The Toliara Province is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 161.405 square kilometres. It had a population of 2.229.550. Its capital was Toliara. Near Toliara was the "spiny forest". Toliara Province bordered the following provinces – ...

                                               

Alaotra-Mangoro

Alaotra-Mangoro is a region in eastern Madagascar. It borders Sofia Region in north, Analanjirofo in northeast, Atsinanana in east, Vakinankaratra in southwest, Analamanga in west and Betsiboka in northwest. The capital of the region is Ambatondr ...

                                               

Analanjirofo

Analanjirofo is a region in northeastern Madagascar. Until 2009 it was a part of Toamasina Province. It borders Sava Region to the north, Sofia Region to the west, Alaotra-Mangoro Region to the southwest and Atsinanana Region to the south. The ca ...

                                               

Androy

Androy is the most southerly region of Madagascar. It covers an area of 19.540 km 2, and had an estimated population of 733.933 inhabitants in 2013. The administrative capital is Ambovombe-Androy, and the chief administrator is Michael Andrianirina.

                                               

Atsimo-Andrefana

Atsimo-Andrefana is a region of Madagascar. It borders Menabe in north, Amoroni Mania and Haute Matsiatra in northeast, Ihorombe and Anosy in east and Androy in southeast. The capital is Toliara and the population was estimated to be 1.316.756 in ...

                                               

Atsimo-Atsinanana

Atsimo-Atsinanana is a region in Madagascar. Its capital is Farafangana. The region used to be part of the Fianarantsoa Province. The region extends along the southern part of the east coast of Madagascar. It is bordered by Vatovavy-Fitovinany an ...

                                               

Diana Region

Diana is a region in Madagascar at the most northerly part of the island. It borders the regions of Sava to the southeast and Sofia to the southwest. It covers an area of 19.266 km 2, and had an estimated population of 700.021 in 2013. The region ...

                                               

Haute Matsiatra

Haute Matsiatra is a region in Madagascar. It borders Amoroni Mania region in north, Vatovavy-Fitovinany in east, Ihorombe in south and Atsimo-Andrefana in west. The capital of the region is Fianarantsoa, and the population was estimated to be 1. ...

                                               

Itasy Region

Itasy is a region in central Madagascar. It borders Analamanga region in northeast, Vakinankaratra in south and Bongolava in northwest. The capital of the region is Miarinarivo, and the population was estimated to be 732.834 in 2013. It is the sm ...

                                               

Menabe

Menabe is a region in western Madagascar, with its capital at Morondava. It covers an area of 46.121 square kilometres, and its population was estimated to be 592.113 in 2013. The population mostly belongs to the Sakalava ethnic group. The region ...

                                               

Sava Region

Sava is a region of northern Madagascar. Its capital is Sambava. Until 2009 Sava belonged to Antsiranana Province. The region is situated at the northern part of the east coast of Madagascar. It is bordered by Diana to the north, Sofia to the wes ...

                                               

Sofia Region

Sofia is a region in northern Madagascar. It is named for the Sofia River. The region covers 50.100 km² and had a population of 1.247.037 in 2013. The administrative capital is Antsohihy.

                                               

Vakinankaratra

Vakinankaratra is a region in central Madagascar. The capital of the region is Antsirabe. Vakinankaratra covers an area of 16.599 kilometres, and had an estimated population of 1.803.307 in 2013.

                                               

Vatovavy-Fitovinany

Vatovavy-Fitovinany is a region located in southeast Madagascar. Chief: Georget Mandehatsara since March 2012 Capital: Manakara Dialectical: Antemoro The region extends along the southern part of the east coast of Madagascar. It is bordered by At ...

                                               

Law enforcement in Malaysia

Law enforcement in Malaysia is performed by numerous law enforcement agencies and generally comes under the direct purview of the Royal Malaysia Police, the main government agency entrusted with the maintenance of law and order in the country. Li ...

                                               

Royal Malaysian Police Cooperative Limited

Royal Malaysian Police Cooperative Limited or Koperasi Polis Diraja Malaysia Berhad, located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was established on 24 April 1928 to help reduce financial burden in the police department staff by forming a cooperative to pr ...

                                               

Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia

The Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia is the chief executive of Malaysias central bank and the ex-officio chairperson of its Central Board of Directors. Malaysian ringgit currency notes, issued by the Central Bank of Malaysia, bear the gov ...

                                               

Fort Margherita

Fort Margherita is an old fort constructed in 1879 by Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak situated in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The fort is an important landmark and monument in Sarawaks history which goes back to the Brooke Dynasty. The fort, bui ...

                                               

Istana Ampang Tinggi

The Istana Ampang Tinggi was a royal residence in Negeri Sembilan in Malaysia. The palace was built without using any nails. It has a length of 66.5 feet and a width of 23.5 feet. It was ordered by Yam Tuan Imam, the 5th Yamtuan Besar of Negeri S ...

                                               

Istana Bandar

It was built in 1899. The then-Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Alaeddin Sulaiman Shah, whose official residence was in Klang, still frequented this palace for Friday prayers at the mosque next to this palace. It was mothballed after his death in 1938. ...

                                               

Istana Besar

The most interesting part of the palace is the Royal Abu Bakar Museum located within the palace which was renovated to become a museum in 1982 and officially opened in 1990. It is a living museum which houses a good collection of royal heirloom, ...

                                               

Istana Bukit Serene

Istana Bukit Serene is the royal palace and official residence of the Sultan of Johor, located in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The palace faces the Straits of Johor and has a birds eye view of Singapore, a former possession of the Sultanate. From histo ...

                                               

Istana Iskandariah

Istana Iskandariah is the royal palace of the Perak Sultanate and the official residence of the Sultan of Perak since its completion in 1933. It is located in the royal town of Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia. All the Sultans of Perak have been in ...

                                               

Istana Satu

It was erected by Sultan Zainal Abidin III, Sultan of Terengganu in 1884 in the compound of Kota Istana Maziah, Kuala Terengganu. This building is of Terengganu Malay traditional architecture, in the form called "Rumah Tiang Dua Belas". The wood ...

                                               

Istana Seri Akar

The Istana Seri Akar, also written Istana Sri Akar, was a royal residence in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia. Formerly known as Istana Tengku Putri, this palace was built by Sultan Muhammad II of Kelantan in 1886 as a wedding gift for his granddau ...

                                               

Sultan of Johor

The Sultan of Johor is a hereditary seat and the sovereign ruler of the Malaysian state of Johor. In the past, the sultan held absolute power over the state and was advised by a bendahara. Currently, the role of bendahara has been taken over by c ...

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