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  Encyclopedia: Sub-provincial cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A sub-provincial city (副省级城市), or vice-provincial city, in the People's Republic of China, is a prefecture-level city that is ruled by a province, but is administered independently in regard to economy and law.
The mayor of a sub-provincial city is equal in status to a vice-governor of a province.
Harbin and Chengdu are the largest sub-provincial cities; each has a population exceeding that of the municipality of Tianjin.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Sub_provincial-cities   (239 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Sebastopolis
Carana formed a city peopled by the inhabitants of the surrounding country, and whose era was dated from this event.
The town was organized like all the provincial cities; it worshiped the emperors; with some adjacent towns it formed a conventus of which the capital was Neocaesarea; it had coins dating from Trajan.
Adrian visited the city in 124; under this prince and his successors its beauty was increased by the erection of new edifices, a stadium, a portico, a gymnasium, and temples; the principal god was Hercules, whence its surname Heracleopolis.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13668c.htm   (367 words)

  
 Vol. 8
Her particular interest is the legal and social development of English provincial towns through their relations with external bodies such as the royal government.
She published The Medieval Dalmatian Cities: Development and Transformation in 1991 and is currently working on a book about Angevin feudalism in the Hungarian empire of the fourteenth century.
During their fieldwork, they lived and worked in the cities of Santiago de Compostela and La Coruña, attending cultural festivals throughout Galicia and conducting in–depth audio and video interviews with more than fifty women and men about oral traditions, folklore, legends, and other culturally based stories.
www.mediterraneanstudies.org /ms/vol_8.html   (1463 words)

  
 Hadrian on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Rome he was generous in offering circuses and in giving alms to the poor, and he enlarged and reformed the civil service.
He traveled extensively in the empire, interesting himself in all the local affairs of state and adorning the provincial cities.
He patronized artists, and his regard for the young Antinoüs was imperishably recorded by sculptors and architects.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/HadrianE1mp.asp   (779 words)

  
 Publications, National Institute for Research Advancement (NIRA), Index
New Prospects for City Management in the Chugoku Region and Study on the Network (Jul. 1994)
Tentative City Planning for Prevention of Flood Damage in the Middle and Lower Basin of the Naka River, Kanto Plain (Jul. 1985)
A Study of the Lifestyle and Culture of Youth in Rural Cities (Dec. 1983)
www.nira.go.jp /publ/output   (10778 words)

  
 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Telephone system
general assessment: domestic and international services are increasingly available for private use; unevenly distributed domestic system serves principal cities, industrial centers, and many towns
general assessment: telephone facilities in the city of Djibouti are adequate as are the microwave radio relay connections to outlying areas of the country
domestic: all provincial exchanges are digitalized and connected to Hanoi, Da Nang, and Ho Chi Minh City by fiber-optic cable or microwave radio relay networks; since 1991, main lines in use have been substantially increased and the use of mobile telephones is growing rapidly
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2124.html   (9545 words)

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