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  Capital - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of "capital") is the principal city or town associated with its government.
In South Africa, for example, the administrative capital is Pretoria, the legislative capital is Cape Town, and the judicial capital is Bloemfontein, the outcome of the compromise that created the Union of South Africa in 1910.
Unlike medieval capitals, which were declared wherever a monarch held his or her court, the selection, relocation, founding, or capture of a modern capital city is an emotional affair.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Capital   (811 words)

 Visit Cosmopolitan Cities - A Travel Gateway to the Metropolises of the World.
The capital city of the State of Israel, also claimed by the Palestinians as the capital of Palestine; the ancient Middle Eastern city is of key importance to the religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Kathmandu Metropolitan City is the cultural and religious centre and the capital city of Nepal, famous for its Buddhist and Hindu temples and palaces.
The famous Italian lagoon city, the city of canals is the capital of the Veneto region of Italy.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/cities.htm   (1676 words)

 Historical capital of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chengdu (WG: Ch'eng-tu) was the capital of the Shu Kingdom during the period of the Three Kingdoms.
Chongqing (PSP: Chungking) was the provisonal capital of the government of Chiang Kai-shek during World War II (Second Chinese-Japanese War), and was briefly the seat of Chiang's ROC government during the Chinese civil war with the Communist Party of China.
Wuhan was the capital of a leftist Kuomintang government led by Wang Jingwei in opposition to Chiang Kaishek during the 1920s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Capital_of_China   (811 words)

 MSN Encarta - Boston
Boston, the capital city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the seat of Suffolk County.
The neighborhoods of Allston and Brighton occupy the northwest corner of the city to the west of Fenway.
In 1950, from a population of 801,444, the city began a slow decline in the number of inhabitants that was to last for three decades.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557136/Boston.html   (2727 words)

 Capital City - Nostalgia Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Capital City was really the drama series we had to have.
Capital City took viewers into the buzz of the corporate trading room, giving us an insight into the realities of insider trading and of money-fixated high fliers networking and closing deals in the City.
Capital City deserves recognition in a pantheon of underrepresented programming not because it is a laudable example of popular television but because of its political and pop-cultural literacy, because of its value as a historical document.
www.nostalgiacentral.com /tv/drama/capitalcity.htm   (536 words)

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Anyang was the capital during the Yin period of Shang Dynasty
Chongqing City was the provisonal capital of the government of Chiang Kaishek during World War II (Second Chinese-Japanese War).
Hao was the capital during Western Zhou Dynasty.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/capital_of_china.html   (478 words)

 Capital City – Russia’s First Skyscrapers- Капитал Груп
Capital Group is proud to announce a new multifunctional complex near Moscow’s largest forest park.
Capital Group has chosen this name and this slogan to promote a brand new project in the real estate market – a cottage village in the famous Barvikha, 10 km from the Moscow Ring Road along Rublevo-Uspenskoye highway.
Capital Group company’s most ambitious project – Capital City is included in a great Moscow City complex, which is made for creating in Moscow a center of international business life with developed infrastructure, which could take an equal place together with business centers of New York, London and Tokyo.
www.capitalgroup.ru /eng/information/press/releases/200402161532-5997.htm   (798 words)

 Welcome to CCC!
Capital City Chorus is a member chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a world-wide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performance, with more than 650 choruses in 13 countries.
Mission Statement: Capital City Chorus is committed to creating musical excellence in a warm, caring, and supportive environment which encourages the personal growth and development of each member.
Capital City Chapter quartets will join in "Celebrating Rockwell's America" at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis this holiday season.
www.capitalcitychorus.net   (159 words)

Capital City is a magical environment of theatres and stages, cafes and clubs, craft villages, tents, water sculptures and technology installations.
At Congress, Capital City's Parliament, the most fundamental issues that confront Australia today are explored and discussed by young people who have the chance to listen and cross examine each other and a range of witnesses ranging from environmental gurus to the State Premier.
Capital City provides a huge canvas for the talents, vision and imagination of tertiary students around the State, including...
www.festivals.on.net /takeover97/Capital_City.html   (1775 words)

 City of Raleigh | Home
The City of Raleigh has begun receiving development proposals for two City-owned sites in the convention center area on the south end of downtown.
The Raleigh City Council June 20 voted 5 to 3 to approve a $457,628,804 municipal government budget for the fiscal year July 1 through June 30, 2006.
The City of Raleigh on March 14 began the long-awaited process of returning vehicular traffic to its "main street" with the ground breaking on the Fayetteville Street Renaissance Project.
www.raleigh-nc.org   (223 words)

 City of Jefferson, MO: Capital City of Missouri, Jefferson City
City of Jefferson, MO: Capital City of Missouri, Jefferson City
is the capital of Missouri and county seat of
City water emergency and burn ban have been lifted.
www.jeffcitymo.org   (43 words)

 Capital City Crawlers
Capital City Crawlers Fall Crawl 05 will be held on October 7,8,9, 2005 at Flat Nasty Offroad Park.
Capital City Crawlers builds and maintains the trails at Potawatomi Offroad Park in Fulton, MO. This is a 250 acre area just outside of Fulton.
We are a new club in the Central Missouri areas surrounding the capitol city of Jefferson City, including Columbia and Fulton.
www.capitalcitycrawlers.com   (183 words)

 Capital City Mortgage
Capital City Mortgage is a private portfolio mortgage lender specializing in non-conforming loans secured by real estate in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.
Capital City Mortgage takes a common sense approach to making loans.
Because of speed of service and high acceptance rates, Capital City Mortgage loans have a strong appeal -- especially for individuals and organizations who have been turned down by banks or other lenders.
www.capitalcityonline.com   (90 words)

 Capital City Machine Shop, Inc. - Providing Quality Service Since 1919
For more than 80 years, Capital City Machine Shop, Inc. has utilized current technology and proven methods, applying specialized skills and knowledge to keep your company running.
And when you choose Capital City Machine Shop, Inc. for your repairs, you know you are receiving the finest service available.
n November 1999, we added Capital City Technologies: a division with computer numerically controlled equipment that allows us to achieve CNC Milling and Turning with no minimums, perform Pump Shaft Repairs, and apply Thermal Spray Coatings.
www.capitalcitymachine.com   (285 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Capital City : New York City and the Men Behind America's Rise to Economic Dominance, 1860-1900   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
"Capital City: New York City and the Men Behind America's Rise to Economic Dominance, 1860-1900" is a brilliant study, and a testimony to Professor Kessner's dedication and research.
Capital City is a scholarly examination of the development of New York City in the age of unfettered Capitalism when great fortunes were made overnight.
The book describes the psychogeography of New York City in the last half of the 19th century and the brilliant, eccentric and many times shady: businessmen, politicians, civic reformers, professionals, labor leaders and others who formed the character of the great city while working out the structure and basic methods of corporate capitalism.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0743257537?v=glance   (1760 words)

 Germany Info: Welcome: Berlin - Capital City
Berlin is a capital with a turbulent past.
The city has risen to the urban and environmental challenges of rebuilding itself.
The Berlin Wall was the symbol of the Cold War- a symbol of a divided city,
www.germany-info.org /relaunch/welcome/berlin/berlin.html   (126 words)

 Capital City Official Band Homepage
The end may be near for Capital City.
They'll both be taking their guitars with them and may or may not have crack at continuing the Capital City thing over there.
Capital City support The Datsuns tomorrow night at Metropolis Fremantle.
www.capitalcity.zoob.net   (498 words)

 Capital City Volleyball Club
Over that span, the Club has distinguished itself by finishing 3rd at the 2002 Junior Olympics National Championships-17s Divison and by finishing 8th in the 17s Division of the 2005 Volleyball Festival (the highest finish by a Nevada team in the Festival history).
Capital City Volleyball Club is currently building a new 12,000 square foot sport facility at 5680 Morgan Mill Road in Carson City, Nevada.
The Capital City Volleyball Club is a member of the Northern California Volleyball Association (NCVA), which is a member of USA Volleyball, the governing organization for amateur volleyball in the United States.
www.capitalcityvbc.com   (347 words)

 Welcome to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Along the shores of the Susquehanna River, Harrisburg has grown from a modest ferry outpost to a picturesque capital city.
Riverfront Park and City Island offer a host of family fun and activities along the beautiful banks of the Susquehanna.
City Island also is home to savory eats and sweets, quaint shops, miniature golf, a restored carousel, train and carriage rides.
www.visithhc.com /capcity.shtml   (570 words)

 Ben's Guide (3-5): Our Capital, Washington, D.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
New York City was the first capital of the United States.
As part of a compromise, it was decided that the capital would move to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1791 for ten years and then to a suitable permanent location on the Potomac River.
Nevertheless, Congress was scheduled to meet in the new capital on the first Monday in December 1800.
bensguide.gpo.gov /3-5/nation/capital.html   (190 words)

 City of Concord NH
City of Concord NH departments calendar maps e-payments services
The City of Concord is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our residents, businesses, and visitors.
City service links are located on the left.
www.ci.concord.nh.us   (132 words)

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The Capital City State Trail is the link around and through Madison between the Military Ridge State Trail and, eventually, the Glacial Drumlin State Trail.
Nine miles of the trail go through the scenic Capital Springs State Recreation Area (Dane County E-way) south of Madison between Verona Road and Industrial Drive near Nob Hill.
In the City of Madison, the trail follows 7 miles of city bikeways from Industrial Drive near Nob Hill, under the Beltline Highway, along Lake Monona past the Convention Center downtown, and through the east side of Madison.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/land/parks/specific/capcity   (260 words)

 Capital City Cowboys
The Capital City Gun Club is a multi-discipline club with 6 ranges.
The Capital City Cowboys shoot on the fourth Sunday of each month.
Beginning May 2004, the Capital City Cowboys will shoot NRA Approved Cowboy Silhouette the 2nd Saturday of every month.
www.kansascas.com /capital_city_cowboys.htm   (319 words)

 Carson City - Nevada's Capital City, located near Reno&Lake Tahoe
Carson City's rustic beginnings as a frontier town shine bright with history, museums, events and more.
The Kit Carson Trail winds through one of the largest historic residential districts in the west, passing turn-of-the-century mansions, courthouses, a depot...even a brewery.
Witness re-enacted gunfights, catch a camel race, or try your luck in an old time saloon in historic Virginia City.
www.carson-city.org   (157 words)

 Ethiopia - Capital City
Founded in 1887, Addis Ababa is the commercial and political capital of Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa is the largest city in the country and it is also the seat of the Federal Government of Ethiopia.
The city lies on the central plateau at an altitude of 2,400m, 9 degrees North of the equator.
www.ethioworld.com /CountryInformation/capitalcity.htm   (178 words)

 Washington DC History : Planning Our Capital City
Not only did a Frenchman design the American capital, but a free fl man may have secured the construction of the city, which was to take place in the middle of the two largest slave-holding states in the union, Maryland and Virginia.
"No nation perhaps had ever before the opportunity offered [sic] them of deliberately deciding on the spot where their [sic] Capital City should be fixed," he said in a 1789 letter to Washington, which essentially was a personal advertisement.
L'Enfant planned for two series of broad avenues, named for the states, that would converge into circular intersections, which were intended to complete long vistas and give direction and character to the city.
www.dcpages.com /History/Planning_DC.shtml   (1094 words)

 Capital City A&M Club, Texas A&M Aggies in Austin
There are a number of Gulf Coast Aggies relocating to cities like Austin, Dallas and Houston that will need employment.
These are must haves for events Happy Hour, Coach’s Night, Muster, Fish Fry etc. When there is a Capital City A&M Club function, you’ll want to have a permanent nametag.
The Capital City A&M Club and River Place Country Club are pleased to announce a discount membership program for all Capital City A&M Club Members.
www.austinags.org   (559 words)

 Capital City Corvette Club - Home Page
Capital City Corvette Club was founded in 1958 and is a charter member of the National Council of Corvette Clubs.
Today we are one of 16 clubs which make up the Michigan Region of NCCC.
Our purpose is to promote interest in Corvette ownership and operation, and to encourage others to participate in the enjoyment connected with the use of the Corvette!
www.capitalcitycorvetteclub.org   (62 words)

 Home - Capital City Ambulance
If you would like to apply for a positition with Capital City Ambulance Service you can submit an application with your current resume, to:
Capital City is a proud member of the American Ambulance Association and the South Carolina Ambulance Association.
Every so often on the Capital City Ambulance website we would like to "spotlight" one of the many services in South Carolina.
www.capitalcityems.com   (565 words)

 Welcome to Montgomery, Alabama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Montgomery Mayor Bobby Bright and three City employees delivered a tractor trailer of donated items to hurricane Katrina victims in Alabama.
The relief trip departed the Capital City early saturday morning headed for Bayou La Batre and Coden; and returned late saturday afternoon.
Whether you are a city resident, business owner inquiring about city services, or just simply planning a trip to Montgomery, we hope this website provides you with a useful and comprehensive source of information.
www.ci.montgomery.al.us   (129 words)

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