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 United Nations - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
United States president Franklin Delano Roosevelt suggested the name "United Nations" and the first official use of the term occurred on January 1, 1942 with the Declaration by the United Nations.
The United Nations headquarters building was constructed in New York City in 1949 and 1950 beside the East River on land purchased by an 8.5 million dollar donation from John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
The United States is the only member that is assessed this rate, though it is in arrears hundreds of millions of dollars;(see also United States and the United Nations) all other members' assessment rates are lower.
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 List Of Cities In The United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
City status is conferred by Letters Patent (an "open letter" and not by a royal charter) but there are some British cities which predate the historical monarchy and have been regarded as cities since "time immemorial".
Note that the Cathedral column lists the diocesan cathedrals that were the grounds for the granting of city status, that is, cathedrals of the established Church of England, and the formerly established Church in Wales or Church of Ireland, in cities recognised prior to 1888.
The largest "city" district in terms of area is the City of Carlisle, which covers some 400 square miles (1040kmĀ²) of mostly rural landscape in the north of England, and is larger than some of the smaller counties such as Merseyside or Rutland.
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 Encyclopedia: List of cities in the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Other descriptions of List of cities in the United Kingdom
The best-known example of this is London, which contains two cities but is not itself a city.
They had been considered cities historically, but this status had lapsed.
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 cities in austria and other austria related information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Austria's main cities of interest are Graz, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Vienna.
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