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Burgomaster
BURGOMASTER (alternatively spelled BURGERMEISTER, literally master of the town , master of the borough , master of the fortress , or master of the citizens) is the English form of various terms in or derived from Germanic languages
Germanic languages
for the chief magistrate or chairman of the executive council, usually of a sub-national level of administration such as a city or a similar entity. The name in English was derived from the Dutch burgemeester . In some cases, Burgomaster
Burgomaster
was the title of the head of state and head of government of a sovereign (or partially or de facto sovereign) city-state , sometimes combined with other titles (as in Hamburg
Hamburg
's First Mayor
Mayor
and President of the Senate )
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Luxembourgish Language
LUXEMBOURGISH, LUXEMBURGISH (/ˈlʌksəmˌbɜːrɡɪʃ/ ) or LETZEBURGESCH (/ˌlɛtsbɜːrˈɡɛʃ, -sə-/ or /ˈlɛtsˌbɜːrɡɪʃ, -sə-/ ) (Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuergesch) is a West Germanic language that is spoken mainly in Luxembourg
Luxembourg
. Worldwide, about 390,000 people speak Luxembourgish. While it could be considered a standardized variety (i.e., a dialect with a written form) of German , its official use in the state of Luxembourg
Luxembourg
and the existence of a separate regulatory body has removed Luxembourgish, at least in part, from the domain of the Dachsprache Standard German . Despite the lack of a sharp boundary between Luxembourgish and the neighboring German dialects, this has led several linguists (from Luxembourg
Luxembourg
as well as Germany) to regard it as a separate, yet closely related language
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Hungarian Language
HUNGARIAN is the official language of Hungary
Hungary
and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union
European Union
. Outside Hungary
Hungary
it is also spoken by communities of Hungarian people in neighbouring countries (especially in Romania
Romania
, Slovakia
Slovakia
, Serbia
Serbia
and Croatia
Croatia
), and by Hungarian diaspora communities worldwide. Like Finnish and Estonian , it belongs to the Uralic language family , its closest relatives being Mansi and Khanty . It is the most widely-spoken of the several European languages
European languages
not part of the Indo-European family . The Hungarian name for the language is magyar or magyar nyelv ( listen (help ·info ))
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Polish Language
POLISH (język polski, polszczyzna) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland
Poland
and is the native language of the Poles
Poles
. It belongs to the Lechitic subgroup of the West Slavic languages
Slavic languages
. Polish is the official language of Poland, but it is also used throughout the world by Polish minorities in other countries. There are over 55 million Polish language
Polish language
speakers around the world and it is one of the official languages of the European Union
European Union
. Its written standard is the Polish alphabet , which has 9 additions to the letters of the basic Latin script
Latin script
(ą, ć, ę, ł, ń, ó, ś, ź, ż). Polish is closely related to Kashubian , Silesian , Upper Sorbian , Lower Sorbian , Czech and Slovak
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Swedish Language
SWEDISH ( svenska (help ·info ) ) is a North Germanic language spoken natively by more than 10 million people - predominantly in Sweden
Sweden
(as sole official language), and in parts of Finland
Finland
, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish . It is largely mutually intelligible with Norwegian and to some extent also Danish , although the amount of mutual intelligibility is largely dependent on the dialect and accent of the speaker. Both Norwegian and Danish are generally easier to read than to listen to because of difference in accent and tone when speaking. Swedish is a descendant of Old Norse
Old Norse
, the common language of the Germanic peoples
Germanic peoples
living in Scandinavia during the Viking Era . It is currently the largest of the North Germanic languages
Germanic languages
by number of speakers
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Lithuanian Language
LITHUANIAN (lietuvių kalba) is the official state language of Lithuania
Lithuania
and is recognized as one of the official languages of the European Union
European Union
. There are about 2.9 million native Lithuanian speakers in Lithuania
Lithuania
and about 200,000 abroad. Lithuanian is a Baltic language , related to Latvian . It is written in a Latin
Latin
alphabet . Lithuanian is often said to be the most conservative living Indo-European language , retaining many features of Proto-Indo-European now lost in other Indo-European languages
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Administrative Divisions Of The Democratic Republic Of The Congo
The subdivisions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are the administrative divisions of the country, such as the provinces , districts and territories
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Basque Language
BASQUE (/bæsk/ or /bɑːsk/ ; Basque: euskara, IPA: ) is the language spoken by the Basques . Linguistically, Basque is unrelated to the other languages of Europe and indeed, as a language isolate , to any other known language. The Basques are indigenous to, and primarily inhabit, the Basque Country , a region that straddles the westernmost Pyrenees in adjacent parts of northern Spain
Spain
and southwestern France
France
. The Basque language
Basque language
is spoken by 28.4% of Basques in all territories (751,500). Of these, 93.2% (700,300) are in the Spanish area of the Basque Country and the remaining 6.8% (51,200) are in the French portion
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Belgium
Coordinates : 50°50′N 4°00′E / 50.833°N 4.000°E / 50.833; 4.000 Kingdom of Belgium * Koninkrijk België (Dutch ) * Royaume de Belgique (French ) * Königreich Belgien (German ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Eendracht maakt macht" (Dutch ) "L'union fait la force" (French ) "Einigkeit macht stark" (German ) "Unity makes Strength" ANTHEM: " La Brabançonne
La Brabançonne
" Location of Belgium
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Netherlands
The NETHERLANDS (/ˈnɛðərləndz/ ( listen ); Dutch : Nederland ( listen )), also known informally as HOLLAND, is a country in Western Europe
Europe
with a population of seventeen million. Together with three island territories in the Caribbean ( Bonaire
Bonaire
, Sint Eustatius
Sint Eustatius
and Saba ), it forms the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Netherlands
. The European portion of the Netherlands
Netherlands
consists of twelve provinces and borders Germany
Germany
to the east, Belgium
Belgium
to the south, and the North Sea
North Sea
to the northwest, sharing maritime borders in the North Sea
North Sea
with Belgium, the United Kingdom, and Germany
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Luxembourg
Coordinates : 49°45′N 6°10′E / 49.750°N 6.167°E / 49.750; 6.167 Grand Duchy of Luxembourg * Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish ) * Großherzogtum Luxemburg (German ) * Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Luxembourg
(French ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: " Mir wëlle blei
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Stockholm Municipality
STOCKHOLM MUNICIPALITY or the CITY OF STOCKHOLM (Swedish: Stockholms kommun or Stockholms stad) is a municipality in Stockholm County
Stockholm County
in east central Sweden
Sweden
. It has the largest population of the 290 municipalities of the country, but one of the smallest areas, making it the most densely populated. It is also the most populous municipality in the Nordic countries
Nordic countries
. Although legally a municipality with the official proper name Stockholms kommun, the municipal assembly (kommunfullmäktige ) has decided to use the name Stockholms stad (City of Stockholm
Stockholm
in English ) whenever possible. This is purely nominal and has no effect on the legal status of the municipality
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West Frisian Language
WEST FRISIAN, or simply FRISIAN (Frysk; Dutch : Fries ) is a West Germanic language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland (Fryslân) in the north of the Netherlands
Netherlands
, mostly by those of Frisian ancestry . It is the most widely spoken of the three Frisian languages . CONTENTS * 1 Name * 2 Speakers * 3 Dialects * 4 History * 4.1 Old Frisian * 4.2 Middle Frisian and New Frisian * 5 Alphabet * 6 Phonology * 7 Grammar * 8 Status * 9 Folklore about relation to English * 10 Westerlauwers Frisian * 11 Sample text * 12 See also * 13 References * 14 Further reading * 15 External links NAMEThe name "West Frisian" is only used outside the Netherlands, to distinguish this language from the closely related Frisian languages of Saterland Frisian and North Frisian spoken in Germany
Germany

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Governor (US)
------------------------- * HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES * Speaker Paul Ryan (R) * Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) * Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D) * Congressional districts ------------------------- * UNITED STATES SENATE * President Mike Pence (R) * President Pro Tempore Orrin Hatch (R) * President Pro Tempore Emeritus Patrick Leahy (D) * Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) * Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D) Executive * PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES * Donald Trump (R) * VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES * Mike Pence (R)------------------------- * Cabinet * Federal agencies * Executive Office Judiciary * SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES * Chief Justice John Roberts * Kennedy * Thomas * Ginsburg * Breyer * Alito * Sotomayor * Kagan * Gorsuch -------------------------


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Lord Mayor
The LORD MAYOR is the title of the mayor of a major city in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
or Commonwealth realm
Commonwealth realm
, with special recognition bestowed by the sovereign. CONTENTS * 1 Commonwealth of Nations * 2 Ireland * 3 Equivalents in other languages * 4 Style of address * 5 See also * 6 References COMMONWEALTH OF NATIONS Letters patent granting Lord Mayoralty to Oxford. John Stuttard , Lord Mayor
Mayor
of London during the 2006 Lord Mayor\'s Show * In Australia, Lord Mayor
Mayor
is a special status granted by the monarch to mayors of major cities, primarily the capitals of Australian states and territories. Australian cities with lord mayors: Adelaide , Brisbane , Darwin , Hobart , Melbourne , Newcastle , Parramatta , Perth , Sydney , and Wollongong
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West Berlin
WEST BERLIN was a political enclave which comprised the western part of Berlin
Berlin
during the years of the Cold War
Cold War
. There was no specific date on which the sectors of Berlin
Berlin
occupied by the Western Allies became "West Berlin", but 1949 is a widely accepted date. West Berlin was formally controlled by the Western Allies and formed a de facto part of West Germany
Germany
, even though it was entirely surrounded by the Soviet -controlled East Berlin
Berlin
and East Germany
Germany
. West Berlin
Berlin
had great symbolic significance during the Cold War, as it was widely considered by westerners as an "island of freedom ". It was heavily subsidised by West Germany
Germany
as a "showcase of the West"
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