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Dortmund
DORTMUND ( ( listen ); Low German : Düörpm ; Latin : Tremonia) is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia , Germany
Germany
. It is in the middle part of the state and is considered to be the administrative, commercial and cultural centre of the eastern Ruhr
Ruhr
area . Its population of 581,612 (2015) makes it the 8th largest city in Germany. Moreover, Dortmund
Dortmund
is the largest city by area and population in the Ruhr
Ruhr
Area , an urban area with some 5.1 million (2011) inhabitants which is the largest urban agglomeration in Germany
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World War II
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations * Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War (more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIES AXIS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Metropolitan Area
A METROPOLITAN AREA, sometimes referred to as a METRO AREA or COMMUTER BELT, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing. A metro area usually comprises multiple jurisdictions and municipalities : neighborhoods , townships , boroughs , cities , towns , exurbs , suburbs , counties , districts , states , and even nations like the eurodistricts . As social, economic and political institutions have changed, metropolitan areas have become key economic and political regions. Metropolitan areas include one or more urban areas , as well as satellite cities, towns and intervening rural areas that are socio-economically tied to the urban core, typically measured by commuting patterns
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Social Democratic Party Of Germany
The SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF GERMANY (German : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, SPD) is a social-democratic political party in Germany
Germany
. The party, led by Chairman Martin Schulz since 2017, has become one of the two major contemporary political parties in Germany, along with the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). The SPD has governed at the federal level in Germany
Germany
as part of a grand coalition with the CDU and the Christian Social Union (CSU) since December 2013 following the results of the 2013 federal election . The SPD participates in 14 state governments, nine of them governed by SPD Minister-Presidents . The SPD is a member of the Party of European Socialists and of the Socialist International , and became a founding member of the Progressive Alliance on 22 May 2013
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Biomedical Technology
BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY broadly refers to the application of engineering and technology principles to the domain of living or biological systems . Usually inclusion of the term biomedical denotes a principal emphasis on problems related to human health and diseases, whereas terms like "biotechnology" can be medical, environmental, or agricultural in application. But most terms in this general realm still lack clear boundaries. Biomedical engineering
Biomedical engineering
and Biotechnology alike are often loosely called Biomedical Technology
Technology
or Bioengineering
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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 , 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
Letters patent
granting Lord Mayoralty to Oxford. John Stuttard , Lord Mayor of London during the 2006 Lord Mayor\'s Show * In Australia, Lord 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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Thirty Years' War
Peace of Westphalia
Peace of Westphalia
* Protestant
Protestant
princes allowed to continue religious practices * Decline of the
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Time Zone
A TIME ZONE is a region of the globe that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes. Time
Time
zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time. Most of the time zones on land are offset from Coordinated Universal Time
Time
(UTC) by a whole number of hours ( UTC−12 to UTC+14), but a few zones are offset by 30 or 45 minutes (for example Newfoundland Standard Time
Time
is UTC−03:30, Nepal
Nepal
Standard Time
Time
is UTC+05:45, and Indian Standard Time is UTC+05:30). Some higher latitude and temperate zone countries use daylight saving time for part of the year, typically by adjusting local clock time by an hour. Many land time zones are skewed toward the west of the corresponding nautical time zones
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Vehicle Registration Plate
A VEHICLE REGISTRATION PLATE, also known as a NUMBER PLATE (British English ) or a LICENSE PLATE ( American English ), is a metal or plastic plate attached to a motor vehicle or trailer for official identification purposes. All countries require registration plates for road vehicles such as cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Whether they are required for other vehicles, such as bicycles, boats, or tractors, may vary by jurisdiction. The registration identifier is a numeric or alphanumeric ID that uniquely identifies the vehicle owner within the issuing region's vehicle register . In some countries, the identifier is unique within the entire country, while in others it is unique within a state or province. Whether the identifier is associated with a vehicle or a person also varies by issuing agency
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Latin Language
LATIN (Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages . The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets , and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet
Phoenician alphabet
. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in Latium
Latium
, in the Italian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
. Through the power of the Roman Republic , it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire . Vulgar Latin developed into the Romance languages
Romance languages
, such as Italian , Portuguese , Spanish , French , and Romanian . Latin
Latin
, Italian and French have contributed many words to the English language
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Central European Summer Time
CENTRAL EUROPEAN SUMMER TIME (CEST) is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1 ) during the rest of the year. It corresponds to UTC+2 , which makes it the same as Central Africa Time , South African Standard Time
South African Standard Time
and Kaliningrad Time in Russia
Russia
. CONTENTS * 1 Names * 2 Period of observation * 3 Usage * 4 See also * 5 References NAMESOther names which have been applied to Central European Summer Time are Middle European Summer Time (MEST), Central European Daylight Saving Time (CEDT), and Bravo Time (after the second letter of the NATO phonetic alphabet )
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Central European Time
TIME IN AFRICA UTC−01:00 Cape Verde Time
Cape Verde Time
UTC±00:00 Greenwich Mean Time UTC±00:00 UTC+01:00 Greenwich Mean Time Greenwich Mean Time +1


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Low German Language
Plattdüütsch German : Niederdeutsch, Dutch : Nederduits NATIVE TO Northern Germany
Northern Germany
Western Germany Eastern Netherlands
Netherlands
Southern Denmark
Southern Denmark
ETHNICITY Dutch , Frisians
Frisians
and Germans
Germans
; Historically Saxons
Saxons
( Germanic peoples
Germanic peoples
and modern regional subgroup of Germans) NATIVE SPEAKERS Unknown (est
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Districts Of Germany
The primary administrative subdivision of German states is called a LANDKREIS ("rural district "), except in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein
where it is called simply a KREIS. Most major cities in Germany
Germany
are not part of a rural district, but perform district-like functions on their own. In this context, those cities are referred to as KREISFREIE STADT (literally "district-free town") or STADTKREIS ("urban district"). Rural districts are at an intermediate level of administration between the German states (Länder) and the municipal governments (Gemeinden ). They correspond to level 3 administrative units of the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS 3), and are roughly equivalent to counties in the United States
United States

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Culture Of Germany
GERMAN CULTURE has spanned the entire German-speaking world. From its roots, culture in Germany
Germany
has been shaped by major intellectual and popular currents in Europe, both religious and secular . Historically Germany
Germany
has been called Das Land der Dichter und Denker (the country of poets and thinkers). There are a number of public holidays in Germany
Germany
. The country is particularly known for its traditional Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest
celebrations in Munich
Munich
, its carnival culture and globally influential Christmas customs known as Weihnachten . 3 October has been the national day of Germany
Germany
since 1990, celebrated as the German Unity Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit). The UNESCO
UNESCO
inscribed 38 properties in Germany
Germany
on the World Heritage List
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