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Lafayette, Indiana
Lafayette (/ˌlɑːfiːˈɛt/ or /ˌlɑːfiːˈjɛt/lah-fee-YET) is a city in and the county seat of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States,[7][8] located 63 miles (101 km) northwest of Indianapolis and 105 miles (169 km) southeast of Chicago. West Lafayette, on the other side of the Wabash River, is home to Purdue University, which contributes significantly to both communities. Together, Lafayette and West Lafayette form the core of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the 2010 United States Census, the population of Lafayette was 67,140, roughly a 19% increase from 56,397 in 2000. Meanwhile, the 2010 U.S
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City
A city is a large human settlement.[4][5] Cities generally have extensive systems for housing, transportation, sanitation, utilities, land use, and communication. Their density facilitates interaction between people, government organizations and businesses, sometimes benefiting different parties in the process. Historically, city-dwellers have been a small proportion of humanity overall, but following two centuries of unprecedented and rapid urbanization, roughly half of the world population now lives in cities, which has had profound consequences for global sustainability.[6] Present-day cities usually form the core of larger metropolitan areas and urban areas—creating numerous commuters traveling towards city centers for employment, entertainment, and edification
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Indiana State Road 25
State Road 25 is a highway in the U. S. state
U. S. state
of Indiana. Although it is designated a north–south road, in practice it travels generally northeast from its southern terminus at State Road 32 (south of Waynetown and north of Shades State Park) to its northern terminus at State Road 15 in Warsaw.Contents1 Route description1.1 Waynetown to Lafayette 1.2 Lafayette to Logansport 1.3 Logansport to Warsaw2 History 3 Major intersections 4 ReferencesRoute description[edit] Waynetown to Lafayette[edit] SR 25 heads north from its southern terminus towards Waynetown. In Waynetown SR 25 is concurrence with U.S. Route 136. Then SR 25 heads north towards Wingate passing over Interstate 74. In Wingate SR 25, has an intersection with the southern terminus of State Road 55
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Twin Towns And Sister Cities
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.[1] The modern concept of town twinning, conceived after the Second World War
Second World War
in 1947, was intended to foster friendship and understanding between different cultures and between former foes as an act of peace and reconciliation,[2][3] and to encourage trade and tourism.[1] By the 2000s, town twinning became increasingly used to form strategic in
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Ōta, Gunma
Ōta (太田市, Ōta-shi) is a city located in Gunma Prefecture, Japan. As of February 2015, the city had an estimated population of 219,531, and a population density of 1260 persons per km². Its total area is 60.97 km².Contents1 Geography 2 Surrounding municipalities 3 History 4 Economy 5 Education5.1 University6 Transportation6.1 Railway 6.2 Highway7 Local attractions 8 Sister-city relations 9 Notable people 10 References 11 External linksGeography[edit] Ōta is located in the extreme southeastern portion of Gunma Prefecture in the northern Kantō Plains, bordered by Tochigi Prefecture to the east and Saitama Prefecture
Saitama Prefecture
to the south
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Japan
Japan
Japan
(Japanese: 日本, Nippon [ɲippoꜜɴ] (listen) or Nihon [ɲihoꜜɴ] (listen); formally 日本国, Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, lit. 'State of Japan') is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent
Asian continent
and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk
Sea of Okhotsk
in the north to the East China Sea
East China Sea
and the Philippine Sea
Philippine Sea
in the south. The kanji that make up Japan's name mean 'sun origin', and it is often called the "Land of the Rising Sun". Japan
Japan
is the world's 4th largest island country and encompasses about 6,852 islands
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Longkou
Longkou
Longkou
(simplified Chinese: 龙口; traditional Chinese: 龍口; pinyin: Lóngkǒu), formerly Huang County (simplified Chinese: 黄县; traditional Chinese: 黃縣; pinyin: Huáng Xiàn), is a port city in northeastern Shandong
Shandong
province, China, facing the Bohai Sea
Bohai Sea
to the north and the Laizhou Bay
Laizhou Bay
to the west. Longkou, a county-level city, is administered by the prefecture-level city of Yantai
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China
China
China
(Chinese: 中国; pinyin: Zhōngguó; lit
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Interstate Highway
World War II Supreme Allied Commander in EuropeD-Day Operation OverlordSurrender of Germany VE-DayCrusade in EuropePresident of the United StatesPresidencyFirst TermDraft movement1952 CampaignElection1st InaugurationKorean War Atoms for PeaceCold WarNew Look Domino theoryInterstate Highway SystemSecond Term1956 campaignElection2nd InaugurationEisenhower DoctrineSputnik crisis Missile gapNDEA NASA DARPACivil Rights Act of 1957 Little Rock NineU-2 incident Farewell AddressPost-PresidencyLegacy Presidential library and museum Tributes and memorialsv t eThe Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States. The system is named for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who championed its formation
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Interstate 65 In Indiana
Interstate 65
Interstate 65
(I-65) in the U.S. state of Indiana
Indiana
traverses from the south-southeastern Falls City area bordering Louisville, Kentucky, through the centrally located capital city of Indianapolis, to the northwestern Calumet Region of the Hoosier State which is part of the Chicago
Chicago
metropolitan area. The Indiana
Indiana
portion of I-65 begins in Jeffersonville after crossing the Ohio River
Ohio River
and travels mainly north, passing just west of Columbus prior to reaching the Indianapolis
Indianapolis
metro area. Upon reaching Indianapolis, the route alignment of I-65 begins to run more to the northwest and subsequently passes Lafayette on that city's east and north sides. Northwest of there, in west-central Jasper County, the route again curves more northward as it approaches the Calumet Region
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U.S. Highway
The United States Numbered Highway
Highway
System (often called U.S. Routes or U.S. Highways) is an integrated network of roads and highways numbered within a nationwide grid in the contiguous United States. As the designation and numbering of these highways were coordinated among the states, they are sometimes called Federal Highways, but the roadways were built and have always been maintained by state or local governments since their initial designation in 1926. The route numbers and locations are coordinated by the American Association of State Highway
Highway
and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).[4] The only federal involvement in AASHTO is a nonvoting seat for the United States Department of Transportation. Generally, north-to-south highways are odd-numbered, with lowest numbers in the east, the area of the founding thirteen states of the United States, and highest in the west
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U.S. Route 52 In Indiana
U.S. Route 52
U.S. Route 52
(US 52) is a major United States highway
United States highway
in the central United States
United States
that extends from the northern to southeastern region of the United States. Contrary to most other even-numbered U.S. Highways, US 52 primarily follows a northwest–southeast route, and is signed north–south or east–west depending on the local orientation of the route. The highway's northwestern terminus is at Portal, North Dakota, on the Canadian border, where it continues as Saskatchewan Highway 39
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U.S. Route 231 In Indiana
U.S. Route 231
U.S. Route 231
(US 231) in Indiana
Indiana
is a main north–south highway in the western part of the state. The southern terminus of US 231 is at the Kentucky
Kentucky
state line and the northern terminus is at US 41 just south of St. John. The highway is a mixture of expressway and two-lane roadway. The expressway is mainly in southern Indiana
Indiana
and around the Lafayette area, with the rest mainly being two-lanes. US 231 was initially signed as a state road from Spencer to Lafayette. North of Lafayette, the road was a U.S. Highway
U.S. Highway
until it was decommissioned in favor of US 231
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Indiana State Road 26
US 421 near Rossville US 31 near Kokomo I-69 at Fowlerton US 27 near PortlandEast end SR 119 east of PortlandHighway system Indiana
Indiana
HighwaysInterstate US State Scenic← SR 25US 27 →State Road 26 (SR 26) is an east–west discontinuous state road in the central part of the US state of Indiana. The western end of the western segment is at the Illinois
Illinois
border, where it continues as Illinois
Illinois
Route 9. The highway passes through rural areas of Warren and Tippecanoe counties, before ending near West Lafayette. The eastern segment begins at an interchange with Interstate 65 (I-65) and heads east passing through cities like Kokomo, Hartford City, and Portland, before ending at the Ohio
Ohio
border, where it continues east as Ohio
Ohio
State Route 119
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UTC-4
UTC−04:00 is a time offset that subtracts 4 hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). It is observed in the Eastern Time Zone
Eastern Time Zone
(e.g., Canada
Canada
and the United States) during the warm months of daylight saving time, as Eastern Daylight Time. The Atlantic Time Zone
Atlantic Time Zone
observes it during standard time (cold months)
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Indiana State Road 38
I-65 in Dayton US 421 at Kirklin US 31 near Westfield SR 37 near Noblesville I-69 at Pendleton I-69 at Anderson US 36 at Pendleton SR 3 at New CastleEast end US 35 in RichmondLocationCounties Tippecanoe, Clinton, Boone, Hamilton, Madison, Henry, WayneHighway system Indiana
Indiana
HighwaysInterstate US State Scenic← SR 37SR 39 →State Road 38 in the U.S. State
U.S. State
of Indiana
Indiana
serves as a connection between Lafayette in the west and Richmond in the east. Route description[edit] State Road 38 begins in Lafayette with State Road 25 and U.S. Route 52. There is an interchange with Interstate 65 at exit 168. It proceeds east-southeast through Frankfort and Sheridan, then through the north Indianapolis suburb of Noblesville. It continues through Pendleton where it crosses Interstate 69, then on through New Castle and Hagerstown
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