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Kajiado County

Kajiado County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It has a population of 1.117.840 in 2019 and an area of 21.292.7 km². The county borders Nairobi and extends to the Tanzania border further south. The county capital is Kajia ...

                                               

Kakamega County

Kakamega County is a county in the former Western Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Kakamega. It has a population of 1.867.579 and an area of 3.033.8 km².

                                               

Kericho County

Kericho County is a county of Kenya. It has a population of 901.777 and an area of 2.111 km 2. Its capital and largest town is Kericho. The current governor is Professor Paul Kiprono Chepkwony also known as "Timbilwet". Kericho County is home to ...

                                               

Kiambu County

Kiambu County is a county in the former Central Province of Kenya. Its capital is Kiambu and its largest town is Thika. The county is adjacent to the northern border of Nairobi County and has a population of 2.417.735. The county is 40% rural and ...

                                               

Kilifi County

Kilifi County is a county of Kenya. It was formed in 2010 as a result of a merger of Kilifi District and Malindi District. Its capital is Kilifi and its largest town is Malindi. The county has a population of 1.453.787. It covers an area of 12.24 ...

                                               

Kirinyaga County

Kirinyaga County is a county in the former Central Province of Kenya. Its capital is Kutus and its largest town is Wanguru. In 2019, the county had a population of 610.411 and an area of 1.478.1 km². The county is bordered to the east and south b ...

                                               

Kisii County

Kisii County is a county in the former Nyanza Province in southwestern Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Kisii. The county is inhabited mostly by the Gusii people. Kisii County has 1462 registered schools, 360 being secondary schools, and 11 ...

                                               

Kitui County

Kitui County is a county in the former Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Kitui, although Mwingi is also another major urban centre. The county has a population of 1.136.187. and an area of 30.430 km².

                                               

Kwale County

Kwale County is a county in the former Coast Province of Kenya. Its capital is Kwale, although Ukunda is the largest town. Kwale county has an estimated population of 649.931. Kwale is mainly an inland county, but it has coastline south of Mombas ...

                                               

Laikipia County

Laikipia County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya, located on the Equator in the former Rift Valley Province of the country. Laikipia is a cosmopolitan county and is county number 31. The county has two major urban centres: Nanyuki to the southe ...

                                               

Lamu County

Lamu County is located in the Northern Coast of Kenya and is one of the Six Coastal Counties in Kenya. It borders Tana River County in the southwest, Garissa County to the north, Republic of Somalia to the northeast and the Indian Ocean to the So ...

                                               

Machakos County

Machakos County is a county of Kenya. Its capital is Machakos. Its largest town is Machakos, the countrys first administrative headquarters. The county had a population of 1.421.932 as of 2019. The county borders Nairobi and Kiambu counties to th ...

                                               

Makueni County

Makueni County is a county in the former Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Wote. The county has a population of 987.653 and an area of 8.008.9 km².

                                               

Mandera County

Mandera County is a county in the former North Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Mandera. The county is bordered by Ethiopia to the north, by Somalia to the east and by Wajir County to the southwest. According to the 2019 ...

                                               

Marsabit County

Marsabit County is a county of Kenya. Covering a surface area of 66.923.1 square kilometres Marsabit is the largest county in Kenya. Its capital is Marsabit and its largest town Moyale. According to the 2019 census, the county has a population of ...

                                               

Meru County

Meru County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya, located in the former Eastern Province. It has a population of 1.55 million people. Meru County is the home of the Ngaa people Meru, who are related to other ethnicities living around the Mount Keny ...

                                               

Migori County

Migori County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of southwestern Kenya. It is located in western Kenya and borders Homa Bay County, Kisii County, Narok, Tanzania and Lake Victoria to the West. The county also borders Uganda via Migingo Isl ...

                                               

Mombasa County

Mombasa County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya. Its the capital and the only city in the county of Mombasa. Initially it was one of the former districts of Kenya but in 2013 it was reconstituted as a county, on the same boundaries. It is the s ...

                                               

Muranga County

Muranga County is one of the counties of Kenyas former Central Province. Its largest town is Muranga its capital, called Fort Hall in colonial times. It is inhabited mainly by and is considered the home of the Gikuyu, the largest community in Ken ...

                                               

Nairobi County

Nairobi County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya. The third smallest yet the most populous of the counties, it is coterminous with the city of Nairobi, which is also the capital and largest city of Kenya. Nairobi County was founded in 2013 on th ...

                                               

Nakuru County

Nakuru County is a county in Kenya. The capital and largest town is Nakuru, although Naivasha is another major significant urban centre. With a population of 2.162.202, it is the fourth most populous county in Kenya after Nairobi, Kakamega and Ki ...

                                               

Nandi County

Nandi County is in the North Rift of Kenya, occupying an area of 2.884.4 square kilometres. Its capital, Kapsabet, is the largest town in the county while other towns include Mosoriot, Kaiboi, Kabiyet and Nandi Hills. According to a 2019 census, ...

                                               

Narok County

Narok County is a county in Kenya with a population projected at around 1.157.873 persons as of 2019, with the dominant ethnic groups being the Maasai and Kalenjin. Its capital and largest town is Narok. The other major urban centre in Narok Coun ...

                                               

Nyandarua County

Nyandarua County is a County in the former Central Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Ol Kalou. Formerly the capital was Nyahururu, which is now part of the Laikipia County. Nyandarua County has population of 596.268 and an area o ...

                                               

Nyeri County

Nyeri County is located in the central region of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Nyeri. It has a population of 759.164 and an area of 2361 km².

                                               

Samburu County

Samburu County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province, Kenya. It covers an area of roughly 21.000 km² in northern Kenya where the Samburu, Turkana and many other tribes live. It stretches north from the Wuaso Ngiro River to the south of L ...

                                               

Siaya County

Siaya County is one of the counties in the former Nyanza Province in the southwest part of Kenya. It is bordered by Busia County to the north, Kakamega County and Vihiga Countys to the northeast and Kisumu County to the southeast. It shares a wat ...

                                               

Taita–Taveta County

Taita–Taveta County is a county of Kenya. It lies approximately 140 km northwest of Mombasa and 380 km southeast of Nairobi. The capital, nominally, is in Mwatate town but county government offices are in Wundanyi. The population of the county wa ...

                                               

Tana River County

Tana River County is a county in the former Coast Province, Kenya. It is named after the Tana River. It has an area of 35.375.8 square kilometres and a population of 315.943. The capital and largest town is Hola. The major ethnic groups are the D ...

                                               

Tharaka-Nithi County

Tharaka-Nithi County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya located in Kenyas former Eastern Province. The county has an area of 2609 km² and as of the 2019 census a population of 393.177. Tharaka-Nithi County is the home to the Chuka, Muthambi, Mwim ...

                                               

Trans-Nzoia County

Trans-Nzoia County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province, Kenya, located between the Nzoia River and Mount Elgon 380 km Northwest of Nairobi. At its centre is the town of Kitale which is the capital and largest town. The county borders B ...

                                               

Uasin Gishu County

Uasin Gishu County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya, located in the former Rift Valley Province. The city of Eldoret is the countys largest population center as well as its administrative and commercial center. Uasin Gishu is located on a plate ...

                                               

West Pokot County

West Pokot County is a county of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Kapenguria. The county covers an area of approximately 9.169.4 square kilometers and stretches a distance of 132 kilometers from North to South. West Pokot County is bordered ...

                                               

Kuwait Police

The Kuwait Police is an agency of the Ministry of Interior of Kuwait, which maintains the national security envelope, defense of land border, coastal and the rule of law in the State of Kuwait. The Kuwait Police Agency was established in 1938 by ...

                                               

Al-Zain Sabah Al-Naser Al-Sabah

Sheikha Al-Zain Sabah Al-Naser Al-Sabah also Al-Zain S. Al-Sabah is the Chairperson and CEO of National Creative Industries Group KSCC, a Kuwait-based organization that aids in the facilitation, incubation, and expansion of the creative arts and ...

                                               

King of Lan Xang

The Lao Peoples Democratic Republic is the modern state derived from the final Kingdom of Laos. The political source of Lao history and cultural identity is the Tai kingdom of Lan Xang, which during its apogee emerged as one of the largest kingdo ...

                                               

Nakhon Noi

Nakhon Noi briefly occupied the throne of Lan Xang from 1582–1583 on the death of his father Sen Soulintha, who himself had been appointed as a vassal to the Toungoo Empire from 1580-1582. Nakhon Noi took the regnal name Samdach Brhat Chao Samdac ...

                                               

Sen Soulintha

Sen Soulintha, Saen Surintha or Sen Sourintha was born Chane Tian and became King of Lan Xang reigning 1571-1575 and again 1580-1582. Sen Soulintha was not of noble birth, rising from royal page to King Setthatirath’s Chief Minister. During the s ...

                                               

Voravongsa I

Voravongsa I was king of Lan Xang reigning from 1575–1579 with the regnal name Samdach Brhat-Anya Chao Brhatasena Vora Varman Raja Sri Sadhana Kanayudha but he is commonly referred to in both Lao and Burmese chronicles by his title of Maha Oupaha ...

                                               

Military history of Laos

The Military history of Laos has been dominated by struggles against stronger neighbours, primarily Thailand and Vietnam, from at least the 18th century.

                                               

Leghorn Mission Support Site

Leghorn Mission Support Site was a MACV-SOG base located northwest of Dắk To Base Camp, in Attapeu Province, Laos.

                                               

Lima Site 36

Lima Site 36 was an Air America and U.S. Air Force facility built in the village of Na Khang, near the Plain of Jars in Laos, during the Vietnam War. It was the scene of several clashes in 1966, 1967 and 1968 and was finally captured Peoples Army ...

                                               

Aizsargi

Aizsargi was a paramilitary organization, or a militia, in Latvia during the interbellum period. The Aizsargi was created on March 30, 1919 by the Latvian Provisional Government as a self-defense force, a kind of National Guard, during the period ...

                                               

Riga Nakhimov Naval School

The Riga Nakhimov Naval School is one of the former Nakhimov Naval Schools in the Soviet Union. It existed from 1945 to 1953 in Riga, the capital Latvian SSR, where it was located. Throughout its 8 year existence, it operated from the building th ...

                                               

Ronis-class submarine

The Ronis -class submarines were built for the Latvian Navy in France in 1925. They were acquired by the Soviets in 1940 following the annexation of Latvia by the Soviet Union. They were scuttled in Liepāja in June 1941 as the Germans were about ...

                                               

Jelgava Air Base

Jelgava Airfield is an airfield in Latvia located on the north border of Jelgava, a city in Latvia. During Soviet times, it was a military forward deployment attack base, but now is used by general aviation.

                                               

Rumbula Air Base

Rumbula is an air base located 11 kilometres southeast of Riga city centre in Latvia. The airfield had military use in the 1950s and 1960s. In the 1960s it was used as temporary passenger airport for bigger planes until the new Riga International ...

                                               

Tērvete

Tērvete is a village in Tērvete Municipality, Latvia, famous for the historic hillfort built for the kings of Western Zemgale in the Middle Ages.

                                               

Vaiņode Air Base

Vaiņode is a former USSR air base in Latvia, located 31 kilometres south of Skrunda. It was abandoned in 1993. It is only 4 kilometres from the border with Lithuania.

                                               

Iskolat

The Iskolat was the Executive Committee of the Soviet of Workers, Soldiers, and the Landless in Latvia in 1917–18.

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