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Russell Offices (105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

building. Australian-American Memorial "RUSSELL OFFICES, AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY" (PDF). Australian Government, Department of Defence. 1 October
Washington Naval Treaty (2,893 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prohibited Britain, Japan, and the United States from constructing any fortifications or naval bases in the Pacific Ocean. That was a significant victory
Defensive wall (2,613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A defensive wall is a fortification usually used to protect a city, town or other settlement from potential aggressors. In ancient to modern times, they
Fort Livingstone (Saskatchewan) (151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
outpost in Northwest Territories, Canada. The outpost briefly served as the capital city for North-West Territories government for the years of 1874 to 1876
Pataliputra (1,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early in the 20th century around Patna revealed clear evidence of large fortification walls, including reinforcing wooden trusses. The etymology of Pataliputra
Suomenlinna (2,906 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fort style of fortification, albeit adapted to a group of rocky islands. In addition to the island fortress itself, seafacing fortifications on the mainland
Coastal artillery (2,547 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with operating anti-ship artillery or fixed gun batteries in coastal fortifications. From the Middle Ages until World War II, coastal artillery and naval
Hammershus (546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hammershus is Scandinavia's largest medieval fortification, situated 74 metres (243 ft) above sea level on Hammeren, the northern tip of the Danish island
CFB Griesbach (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2018. Part of the land was purchased from Canada Lands in 2003 by the Capital Care Group, and is now used as a long-term care centre - the Kipnes Centre
South London (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defensive work of the men of Surrey". The strategic purpose of the fortification presumably relates to its position adjacent to London Bridge or other
Trilj (633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the south and the approach to the provincial capital at Salona. Čačvina Castle is a fortification that guarded approach from Bosnia during the wars
Barbette (2,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Barbettes are several types of gun emplacement in terrestrial fortifications or on naval ships. In recent naval usage, a 'barbette' is a protective circular
Caravia (575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
found a prehistoric fortification in his first dig, located two kilometers from the sea at an altitude of 380 m. This fortification had a perimeter of
Orestias (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman emperor Hadrian expanded the town into a city, gave it a strong fortification and renamed it to Hadrianopolis. However the name Orestias for the city
Indre By (1,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
land was used for parks and green areas. Dismantling the fortifications and moving the capital area’s defenses further out from the city also allowed the
Moat (2,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
either dry or filled with water, that is dug and surrounds a castle, fortification, building or town, historically to provide it with a preliminary line
Meydancık Castle (463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
dynasty of Egypt and later that of the Seleucid Empire. The plan of the fortification is roughly rectangular, with the longer dimension oriented along a north-south
Siege (10,005 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the capital of the Byzantine Empire, were broken through in just six weeks by the 62 cannons of Mehmed II's army. However, new fortifications, designed
Liikkala Fortress (206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a part of a larger South-Eastern Finland fortification system to protect Saint Petersburg, the capital of the Russian Empire. Liikkala is located at
Utti Fortress (257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a part of a larger South-Eastern Finland fortification system to protect Saint Petersburg, the capital of Russian Empire. The fortress was built around
Scarborough, Tobago (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The City Skyline is dominated by Fort King George, an 18th-century fortification named after King George III which now hosts a historic/archaeologic
In-Gall (1,257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
500. During the Tuareg insurgency of the 1990s, InGall was a prime fortification of the Niger armed forces, and when peace was concluded in 2000 the
Dacian fortress of Căpâlna (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Orăștie Mountains; the wall being the typical murus Dacicus. Outside the fortification three defensive ditches were found. During excavations from 1982 - 1983
Fort Rosalie (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
establishing the Mississippi Territory with Natchez as its first territorial capital. The U.S. abandoned the fort in 1804. The city of Natchez traces its origin
Pechersk Lavra fortification (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
built for the protection of the Cave Monastery in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The fortification around the monastery first arouse at the end of the 12th
Bratislava fortifications (2,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bratislava fortifications usually refers to the medieval city fortifications of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, of which one gate and two sections
Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst (2,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
well as the first military fortification on the island while under control of France as well as the first military fortification on the island while under
Anastasian Wall (541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Τείχη τῆς Θράκης, Turkish: Uzun Duvar) is an ancient stone and turf fortification located 64 km (40 mi) west of Istanbul, Turkey built by the Byzantines
Kouniakary (119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population of 8135. In 1855, El Hadj Umar Tall constructed a tata (fortification) at Koniakari to protect against the soldiers of French Colonel Louis
Samuel's Fortress, Ohrid (198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was contended that this fortress was built on the place of an earlier fortification, dated to the 4th century BC, which was probably built by King Philip
South-Eastern Finland fortification system (891 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Finland built by Russia in the 1790s. The purpose of the fortification system was to protect the capital of the Russian Empire, Saint Petersburg, from a possible
Fort DeRussy (Washington, D.C.) (270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Fort DeRussy was an American Civil War-era fortification constructed in 1861 on a hilltop along the west bank of Rock Creek within Washington, D.C., as
Barczewko (221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to the Kingdom of Prussia and Germany. The village grew up around a fortification founded by vogt Friedrich von Liebenzelle. The village is mentioned
Fort Cooper State Park (235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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Copenhagen Municipality (1,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
originally defined by the old ramparts, which are still referred to as the Fortification Ring (Fæstningsringen) and kept as a partial green band around it. In
Shaniwar Wada (1,491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shaniwarwada (Śanivāravāḍā) is a historical fortification in the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. Built in 1732, it was the seat of the Peshwas of
Ravensburg (1,500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
intact, including three town gates and over 10 towers of the medieval fortification. "The all-white Mehlsack (Flour Sacks) is a tower marking the Altstadt’s
Great Wall of China (6,168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west
Damghan (1,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Damghan (Persian: دامغان‎‎, also Romanized as Dāmghān) is the capital of Damghan County, Semnan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was
Old Fort of Zanzibar (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
also known as the Arab Fort and by other names, is a fortification located in Stone Town, the capital of Zanzibar. It is the oldest building and a major
Rzemień, Podkarpackie Voivodeship (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
an interesting example of early fortification, a tall square building, with 2 meter thick walls. The fortification is said to have been built by Stanisław
List of castles in Albania (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Castle Grezhdan Castle Ishëm Castle Kaninë Castle Kardhiq Castle Kratul Fortification Kropisht Castle Krujë Castle Kukum Castle Këlcyrë Castle Labovë e Kryqit
Battle of Alesia (4,520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
being admitted to his fortification. Meanwhile, the relief force arrived and encamped on a hill one mile from the Roman fortification. The next day they
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort (1,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tiruchirappalli Rockfort is a historic fortification and temple complex built on an ancient rock. It is located in the city of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil
Kronborg (2,367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
5 mi) wide, hence the strategic importance of maintaining a coastal fortification at this location commanding one of the few outlets of the Baltic Sea
Cēsis (788 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vends. The 18-metre-high (59.06 ft) mound with its partly preserved fortification system can still be seen in the Castle Park. This settlement was located
Peter the Great's Naval Fortress (700 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tallinn-Porkkala defence station was a Russian fortification line, which aimed to block access to the Russian capital Saint Petersburg via the sea. The plans
Sich (157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
encampment, or of building a fortification with the trees that have been chopped down. The Zaporizhian Sich was the fortified capital of the Zaporozhian Cossacks
Floriana Lines (2,824 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tal-Furjana) are a line of fortifications in Floriana, Malta, which surround the fortifications of Valletta and form the capital city's outer defences. Construction
Andriantsimitoviaminiandriana Andriandrazaka (1,448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Avaradrano without taking the title of king. He declared Ambohimanga the capital of the region, building numerous structures on the site and adding its
Acajutiba (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in founding in 1637, the settlement, which then evolved to a small fortification which became known as Fort Hoop, according to van Houtte, in honor of
Monte Titano (1,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient towers named Guaita, Cesta and Montale, with triple fortifications that enclose the capital city. Each tower in turn has a metal vane fixed on it which
Feldkirch, Vorarlberg (1,247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in terms of population, with slightly more inhabitants than the state capital Bregenz. The westernmost point in Austria lies in Feldkirch on the river
Fernão Nunes (252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
construction of massive fortification works, watch towers and security walls. From his notes it is known that the expansion of the regal capital limits happened
Astana (5,481 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Akmolinsky prikaz (Russian: Акмолинский приказ), it served as a defensive fortification for the Siberian Cossacks. In 1832 the settlement was granted a town
Pliska (2,131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of 21.8 km² and was surrounded by earthen ramparts. A smaller stone fortification was built inside these ramparts and this contained a palace and buildings
Nădlac (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dacian-Romans. Throughout times Nădlac, a castle with wooden and soil fortification, was invaded by the Tartars, was held by János Hunyadi, and was donated
Barricade (968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adopted as a military term, a barricade denotes any improvised field fortification, such as on city streets during urban warfare. Barricades also include
Kanka, Uzbekistan (790 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tashkent oasis. Kanka is the first capital of the Chach state, a small estate of Kanguy. Monumental fortification walls with towers surround the huge
Nakhal Fort (555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nakhal Fort (Arabic: قلعة نخل‎‎ Qalʿa Nakhal) is a large fortification in the Al Batinah Region of Oman. It is named after the Wilayah of Nakhal. The
Viluppuram district (1,513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Gingee. Most of the structures, fortification walls and temples were built during this period. The fortifications and defenses were further strengthened
Presidio (1,420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A presidio (from the Spanish, presidio, meaning "jail" or "fortification") is a fortified base established by the Spanish in areas under their control
Madaba (1,513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The most visible feature of this area is a 7.5-meter-wide (25 ft) fortification wall built sometime in the 9th century BC, with subsequent rebuilds
Jaugada (235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D. Beglar's description during the later 19th century of the extant fortification towers and moat ("The walls had towers, also of earth, at each of the
Kärnäkoski Fortress (899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was part of a larger South-Eastern Finland fortification system built to protect Saint Petersburg, the capital of Russian Empire. After the Russo-Swedish
Fortifications of Paris in the 19th and 20th centuries (1,715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Paris in the 19th and 20th centuries comprise: The Thiers Wall, surrounding the city of Paris, and farther from the city, The detached
Karafuto Fortress (476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karafuto fortification installations, and the Karafuto detachment of Japanese forces, the 88th Division. The headquarters was in Toyohara, capital of the
Aalborghus (349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
built by King Christian III from 1539 to around 1555 initially as a fortification. Soon it became the seat of the king's provincial governors in Northern
Fort de Châtillon (Paris) (795 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Prussian advance on the capital and was the scene of violent combat. After the war the site was selected for further fortification as part of the Séré de
Fort Stanton (Washington, D.C.) (3,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Fort Stanton was a Civil War-era fortification constructed in the hills above Anacostia in the District of Columbia, USA, and was intended to prevent
Fort Geldria (929 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
protected by a garrison of 80 to 90 men, Fort Geldria was the only fortification in the Indian empire; all other positions of the Dutch Company were
Siege of El Arish (437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
same time, Reynier and his forces were in Katieh Fort, finishing their fortification. February 8, 1799: Reynier's division reached Masoodiah, where French
Aguino (116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the chapel of San Antonio and Alba Castle (a 13th-century medieval fortification) are worthy of note. Coordinates: 43°06′00″N 6°16′00″W / 43.1°N 6
Santa Margherita Lines (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Firenzuola Lines (Maltese: Is-Swar ta' Firenzuola), are a line of fortifications in Cospicua, Malta. They were built in the 17th and 18th centuries to
Spycimierz (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from Łęczyca to Kalisz. The gord was ring-shaped, with wood and earth fortification, topped by a wooden palisade. Here, Duke Boleslaw Krzywousty imprisoned
Androusa (466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
contain evidence of its Byzantine past: Ruins of a medieval castle fortification (formerly known as the Castle of Druges): commenced by William II of
Surkotada (1,611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
antecedent culture. They built a citadel with mud-brick and mud-lump fortification with a rubble veneer of five to eight courses over a raised platform
Historic City of Ahmadabad (1,244 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
transferred capital from Ahmedabad to Muhammadabad from 1484 to 1535 but carried out second fortification of the city. Later Ahmedabad again became capital of
Fort Foster (558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the best and strongest field fortifications ever erected against Indians." Fort Foster was a strategic fortification built for the protection of the
Medun (1,202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortification date from different periods. It was referred to later, in the 7th century, by the Ravenna Geographer. The medieval fortification had
Siege of Bilär (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
thousands. After the battle of Samara Bend the Bolghars renovated all fortification of Bilär, the city was encircled with the third 11-kilometre-long wall
American Solidarity Party (1,961 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
residing in the United States and "oppose[s] the militarization and fortification of our national borders". The ASP advocates for a single-payer healthcare
Koprivnica (897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
under the influence of Varaždin. During the construction of Renaissance fortification in the second half of the 16th century Koprivnica was the centre of
Van Fortress (659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Urartian capital during the 9th century which was centered upon the steep-sided bluff where the fortress now sits. A number of similar fortifications were
Al Hajjarah (217 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founded in the 12th century by the Sulaihids, and became an important fortification during the Ottoman occupation of Yemen, given the strategic importance
Vijayanagara metropolitan area (1,027 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortifications before reaching the gates of the royal palace. The areas between the first and second and between the second and third fortification was
Wat's Dyke (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
place the building of the dyke in the era of the post-Roman kingdom whose capital was at Wroxeter (just south of modern-day Shrewsbury) about 10 miles to
Investment (military) (896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
introduced. A circumvallation is a line of fortifications, built by the attackers around the besieged fortification facing towards an enemy fort (to protect
White Tower of Thessaloniki (1,531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
city of Thessaloniki, capital of the region of Macedonia in northern Greece. The present tower replaced an old Byzantine fortification, known to have been
Alcalá de Henares (3,383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arabic word al-qal'a القلعة for fortification or citadel). The Latin name, Complutum, is sometimes used. The city is the capital of its namesake region, Comarca
Linguère Department (208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it was estimated to be 214,883. By 2013 it had grown to 241,898. Fortification of Alboury Ndiaye at Yang-Yang The Ruins of the Faidherbe Military Post
Medieval City of Vijayanagara (2,516 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with people from different nationalities between this fortification and the palace. The capital city of the Vijayanagara Empire was founded on the banks
Fort Sainte Anne (Nova Scotia) (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hertel de Rouville and others established Fort Dauphin in 1713 as the capital of Ile Royale, prior to the establishment of Louisbourg. (Hertel led the
Burh (1,451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
burh (Old English pronunciation: [ˈburx]) or burg was an Old English fortification or fortified settlement. In the 9th century, raids and invasions by
Jaca (732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
surrounding the 11th-century Romanesque Jaca Cathedral. The Jaca citadel, a fortification dating to the late 16th century, is home to a colony of rock sparrows
Dragovit (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the influence of Christian missionaries among his people. His capital was a fortification known as civitas Dragowiti (City of Dragovit). Its location is
Uście Solne (386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
village near the confluence of the Raba and the Vistula. Traces of earth fortification, which protected salt warehouses, are still visible. Uście Solne prospered
Fort New Richmond (346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2007-09-17. CS1 maint: Unfit url (link) Carleton, Mark T. (1996). River capital: an illustrated history of Baton Rouge. [Louisiana?]: American Historical
Călinești-Oaș (792 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
9th centuries BC. The fortification consisted of an earthen mound and strengthened with large stone blocks. The fortification dates from the Early Iron
Angali Rural District (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Moxī (< mox 'palm tree'). Qa:le Soxte: (< qal`e-ye sūxté 'the burnt fortification'). Rəsa:mī (< * rostamī). Seylī (< * soheylī). Tolveī͜ (< tol 'mound
Tyrol (state) (1,017 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Scharnitz is today. The Porta Claudia, built in the early 17th century is a fortification that underlines the importance of the road in the Early Modern Period
Fosca, Cundinamarca (236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buchipa indigenous tribe. The Muisca, living north from the area, had a fortification of guecha warriors stationed in Fosca to defend themselves from the
Fredericia (484 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who was finally able to complete the plans for the fortification, also adding a flank fortification on nearby Bers Odde as suggested by Danish Imperial
Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam (499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
capital city. They settled in Fort Saint Angelo, which served as both a fortification and as a palace. The city was fortified and eventually Auberges for
Vercingetorix (1,626 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Caesar built another outer fortification against the expected relief armies (resulting in a doughnut-shaped fortification). The relief came in insufficient
Národní (Prague) (187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
legií bridge with Jungmannovo náměstí. In medieval times, there were fortification walls. In the 1900s, the name of the avenue was Nové Aleje (New Avenue
Aden (3,897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
building large structures, there seems to have been little fortification at this stage. Fortifications at Mareb and other places in Yemen and the Hadhramaut
GBU-28 (1,145 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Baghdad. The al-Taji Airbase, located 15 mi (27.4 km) northwest of the Iraqi capital, had been hit at least three times by GBU-27/Bs from F-117 Nighthawks,
Rajgir (1,870 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defined by an earthen embankment (the Inner Fortification), with which is associated the Outer Fortification, a complex of cyclopean walls that runs (with
York Castle (6,176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suffered a tumultuous early history before developing into a major fortification with extensive water defences. After a major explosion in 1684 rendered
Darab County (317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nothing, however, remains to fix the date or explain the history of the fortification. Another monument in the vicinity is a gigantic bas-relief, carved on
Gangaikonda Cholapuram (1,592 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strategic purposes they built another capital and named it Gangaikondacholapuram. The city seems to have had two fortifications, one inner and the other outer
Canjáyar (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Al-Idrisi. The 10th century Qansayar mentioned that it had a defensive fortification. Later, in the 14th and 15th centuries, Canjáyar enjoyed a prosperous
Fort Neuf de Vincennes (269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of seventeen forts built as part of the Thiers Wall fortifications for the defense of the capital. During the Siege of Paris (1870–1871) the fort was
Dudley Castle (2,552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dudley Castle is a ruined fortification in the town of Dudley, West Midlands, England. Originally a wooden motte and bailey castle built soon after the
Armazi stele of Vespasian (231 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mtskheta, Georgia in the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Iberia. The stele memorialises reinforcement of fortification of Armazi walls by Emperor Vespasian
Steinfurt (3,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This fortification consisted of the city wall, the inner moat, the rampart, the outer moat and a forward wall. The course of this fortification can be
Fortifications of Valletta (4,176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortifications of Valletta (Maltese: Is-Swar tal-Belt Valletta) are a series of defensive walls and other fortifications which surround the capital city
Roquetas de Mar (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
municipality with the second highest population in the province behind the capital, the 14th in Andalucía and the 69th in Spain. The 'urbanización' (tourist
1177 in Ireland (245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hospitallers) Hugh de Lacy, Lord of Meath, built a motte-and-bailey fortification at Clonard, County Meath. It is still a well-known landmark in the village
Sisupalgarh (853 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are a ruined fortification in Khurda District in Odisha, India. It is one of the largest and best preserved early historic fortifications in India.
Sédhiou Department (108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sansamba Bémet Bidjini Arrondissement de Djiredji Djiredji Bambaly Fortification of Fodé Kaba Doumbouya at Sédhiou Fort Pinet-Laprade, town of Sédhiou
Prague (9,865 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated
Fort Vijf Sinnen (179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a fortification made by the Dutch East India Company in Nagapattinam, then part of Dutch Coromandel (1610-1798), now Tamil Nadu. The fortification, also
Fort Magruder (1,567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
earthen fortification straddling the road between Yorktown and Williamsburg, Virginia, just outside the latter city (and former Virginia state capital) during
Fort Howe (1,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from further American raids. The 18th and 19th century British Army fortification is built in present-day New Brunswick, at the mouth of the St. John
Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine (730 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
when the city was founded. Charles would construct the first permanent fortification in the city, doing so on that same island. As he had been a vassal also
Josef Schnitter (647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
designing the pontoon bridges used in the crossing of the Danube and the fortification equipment employed by the Russians in the Siege of Plevna. Schnitter
Allinge-Sandvig (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1831-33. The Hammershus fortress, Northern Europe's largest medieval fortification dating from 13th century is located northwest of Allinge, near the Hammeren
Shujabad (591 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ahmad Shah Abdali). He founded the Shujabad city in 1750 and built the fortification wall between 1767 and 1772. He died in 1775 Ad and was buried outside
Newcastle, Saint Kitts and Nevis (150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
One building that was demolished was an early (17th century) colonial fortification called the Newcastle Redoubt. ORDNANCE SURVEY, GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED
Fortifications of New Netherland (1,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Netherland. The first settlers landed on Noten Island in 1624 and began the fortification and population of the colony. The names Fort Nassau and Fort Orange
Tas-Silġ (1,071 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parts of the temple, including a tower, might have been designed as a fortification to help defend it from possible invaders. A threshold slab pierced by
Veliki Preslav (1,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Slavic settlement until its fortification at the beginning of the 9th century. The proximity to the then Bulgarian capital of Pliska led to the fast development
Hanau (1,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
town – larger than the old one – was protected by a then very modern fortification in Baroque-style which proved a big asset only a few years later in
Fort Stikine (3,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Stikine was a fur trade post and fortification in what is now the Alaska Panhandle, at the site of the present-day of Wrangell, Alaska, United States
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only ten miles northeast of Bruck at The Amber Road. In Bruck a Roman fortification is said to have been at the place of "Schloss Prugg" (castle of Duke
Colonia del Sacramento (1,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was enclosed by a fortification wall across the peninsula in the site of present-day Calle Ituzaingó. Most of the fortification wall was removed in
Lalbagh Fort (1,423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
structures. The southern fortification wall has a huge bastion in the southwestern corner. On the north of the south fortification wall were the utility
Lori Fortress (60 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Province, Armenia. The fortress was built by David Anhoghin to become the capital of Kingdom of Tashir-Dzoraget in 1065. Holding, Nicholas (2006). Armenia:
Battle of Jacob's Ford (1,736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on its territory. The king and his Crusaders theorized that such a fortification could protect Jerusalem from a northern invasion and put pressure on
Fort Tenoxtitlán (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by Mexico in 1830 in what later became Burleson County, Texas. The fortification was in accordance with the Law of April 6, 1830, to deter colonization
Theodore I Palaiologos (845 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ottomans. The new alliance was accompanied by a decision to build a fortification wall across the Isthmus of Corinth. The military genius of Theodore
Nabopolassar (711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
itself was enlarged and surrounded by a double enceinte, or line of fortification, consisting of towered and moated fortress walls. The first mention
Landshut (1,307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Duke of Bavaria ordered to upgrade Trausnitz Castle from a gothic fortification into a renaissance complex when he lived in Landshut as crown prince
Mérida, Spain (1,102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pedestrians, and the longest of all existing Roman bridges. Annexed is a fortification (the Alcazaba), built by the Muslim emir Abd ar-Rahman II in 835 on
Landshut (1,307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Duke of Bavaria ordered to upgrade Trausnitz Castle from a gothic fortification into a renaissance complex when he lived in Landshut as crown prince
Telavi (1,062 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century AD). Telavi is the only city in Georgia where four different fortification monuments from different historical periods remain relatively intact
Victoria Lines (1,970 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
network of linear fortifications known collectively as the Victoria Lines, that cut across the width of the island north of the old capital of Mdina, was
Walls of Nicosia (978 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Renaissance, and this was due to its fortifications as well as the urban life within the city. The first fortification in Nicosia was a castle built in
Fort d'Aubervilliers (609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the first ring of Paris fortifications outside the old city walls built by Adolphe Thiers in the 1840s to defend the capital against invasion and to control
Fortifications of Bucharest (537 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Bucharest are a ring of eighteen fortifications built in late 19th century that surround Bucharest, the capital of Romania. A report
Kungahälla (696 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Municipality in Västra Götaland County in Sweden. It is the site of the former fortification at Ragnhildsholmen (Borgen pa Ragnhildsholmen). The Norwegian Kings'
Oxford Castle (2,714 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
moat. There has been debate as to whether there was an earlier English fortification on the site, but whilst there is archaeological evidence of earlier
Timeline of Zagreb (1,509 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
free city. 1261 - Gradec fortification walls constructed. 1368 - Population: 2,810. 1476 - Works begin on Kaptol fortification in August. Bishop Osvald
Gun turret (6,618 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a self-contained protective position which is situated on top of a fortification or defensive wall as opposed to rising directly from the ground, in
Unter den Linden (761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
character, the area around present-day Bebelplatz was integrated into the fortification of Berlin in the aftermath of the Thirty Years' War, visible until today
Chang'an (8,672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
area to be known as Chang'an included the area inside the Ming Xi'an fortification, plus some small areas to its east and west, and a major part of its
History of Jaipur (443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
were allotted to the public. In order to ensure the security, huge fortification walls were made along with seven strong gates. According to that time
Fort Washington Park (4,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fundamental rule in the art of fortifications—the fort must suit its site." When completed, it was the only fortification on the Potomac River. Perpendicular
Yapahuwa (494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brahmi script inscription. At the southern base of the rock there is a fortification with two moats and ramparts. In this enclosure there are the remains
Ruse, Bulgaria (4,577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tower is built there on the remains of Leventtabia, a former Turkish fortification. Ruse has a continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb)
Piraeus (4,982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient Greek historian Thucydides, in 493 BC, Themistocles initiated the fortification works in Piraeus and later advised the Athenians to take advantage of
Okazaki Castle (647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
known as "Tatsu-jō " (龍城). Saigo Tsugiyori built an earthen-walled fortification in the Myodaiji area of Okazaki, near the present castle in 1455. Matsudaira
Mannerheim Line (2,391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Finnish: Mannerheim-linja, Swedish: Mannerheimlinjen) was a defensive fortification line on the Karelian Isthmus built by Finland against the Soviet Union
Milton Blockhouse (1,338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Milton Blockhouse was an artillery fortification constructed as part of Henry VIII's Device plan of 1539, in response to fears of an imminent invasion
Missolonghi (1,361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pleuron, was one of the most important towns in Aitolia. Its monumental fortification comprised thirty towers and seven gates. The remains of the theatre
Fortifications of Senglea (1,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Senglea (Maltese: Is-Swar tal-Isla) are a series of defensive walls and other fortifications which surround the city of Senglea,
Chagres and Fort San Lorenzo (1,000 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
built Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo—description of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Nuevo Chagres—the capital of Chagres
Zafar, Yemen (1,692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to the north were once one fortification inside the city walls. Raydan South also was fortified and the ruined fortifications are best preserved here. Musnad
Cagliari (10,200 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a Byzantine basilica, three Pisan-era towers and a strong system of fortification that made the town the core of Spanish Habsburg imperial power in the
Walls of Amsterdam (2,020 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
replaced with the Defence Line of Amsterdam (Stelling van Amsterdam), a fortification line which encircled Amsterdam at a distance from the city. Remains
Arnedo (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
here in the 2nd century BC replacing the Celtiberians, built here a fortification to defend the hill, which commanded an important communication hub.
History of Copenhagen (2,971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christian IV's death in 1648, Copenhagen had become Denmark's principal fortification and naval port, and the town formed a framework for the administration
Teotenango (2,918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sacred, divine, authentic or original), “tenamitl” (wall, fence or fortification) and “co” (place or in) which lends itself to different translations
Josiah Snelling (1,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lieutenant Colonel Henry Leavenworth was originally chosen to locate the fortification at the mouth of the St. Peter's River (the prior name of the Minnesota
Borken, North Rhine-Westphalia (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Isenberg-Limburg. Fortification of the city with walls and towers was first noted in 1391. In the last years of the Holy Roman Empire (1803–06) it was the capital of
History of Munich (2,239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
later in 1175 Munich was officially granted city status and received fortification. In 1180, with the trial of Henry the Lion, Otto I Wittelsbach became
Architecture of the Philippines (5,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Manila, The capital city of the Philippines. Kuta Wato/Kota Bato: Literally translating to "stone fort," and is the first known stone fortification in the
Ahichchhatra (2,940 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Uttar Pradesh, India. The excavations have brought to life a brick fortification and continuity of occupation from a period before 600 BCE to 1100 CE
Methoni Castle (911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Castle of Methoni is a medieval fortification in the port town of Methoni, Messenia, in southwestern Greece. The castle of Methoni occupies the whole
Saarlouis (935 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fell to France. In 1680, Louis XIV of France gave order to build a fortification (to defend the new French Eastern frontier) on the banks of the river
Amman Citadel (1,097 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Hercules, a Byzantine church, and the Umayyad Palace. Though the fortification walls enclose the heart of the site, the ancient periods of occupation
Fæstningskanalen (427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Copenhagen, Denmark. Created in the 1880s as part of the new fortification ring around the Danish capital, it runs from Lyngby Lake in the west to Lyngby Hovedgade
Aldborough, North Yorkshire (415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mentioned in the Domesday Book as Burgh (Old English burh 'ancient fortification'). By 1145 the prefix ald (old) had been added. Aldborough lost much
Suomenlinna Church (366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
feature on the island of Iso Mustasaari surrounded on all sides by fortification works. Before the design and construction of the Orthodox church plans
Bokalce Castle (366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gradaščica River. As early as the 12th century, the site was occupied by a fortification belonging to the noble Eghk family. From 1580 to the first half of the
Črnuče (460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
past the German name was Tschernutsch. The remains of a prehistoric fortification with embankments was discovered at Tabor Hill (370 m), testifying to
Shivaji's forts (438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
information about his rule. The French missionary Father Fryer witnessed the fortifications of Gingee, Madras, built by Shivaji after its conquest, and appreciated
Bank of Mauritius Tower (313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
May 2006. The 22-storey building towers over the Citadel (a hill-top fortification in Port Louis) and is constructed in an area where highrises were once
Nadgorica (321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nadgorica was first mentioned in written sources in 1300. A prehistoric fortification is believed to have stood on Soteska Hill, testifying to early settlement
Fortifications of Malta (6,386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
these survive today. By the late medieval period, the main fortifications on Malta were the capital Mdina, the Cittadella on Gozo, the Castrum Maris and a
Daugavpils fortress (430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortress in Daugavpils, Latvia. It is the only early 19th century military fortification of its kind in Northern Europe that has been preserved without significant
Kayes (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Falls, 100 km (62 mi) to the southeast on the Senegal river The tata (fortification) of Koniakari, constructed by El Hadj Umar Tall, 70 km (43 mi) to the
Chunian (489 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The present city is more than 500 years old. Some parts of the city fortification and several of its gates still exist. The city is built on a mound thought
Chunian (489 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The present city is more than 500 years old. Some parts of the city fortification and several of its gates still exist. The city is built on a mound thought
Kayes (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Falls, 100 km (62 mi) to the southeast on the Senegal river The tata (fortification) of Koniakari, constructed by El Hadj Umar Tall, 70 km (43 mi) to the
Fortaleza de São José da Amura (219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Portugal. 5. p. 284.  and segments Cybriwsky, Roman Adrian (23 May 2013). Capital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture:
Roath (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brythonic word for ramparts, cognate with the Irish word ráth (earthwork, fortification), the latinised form of this word (Ratae) appears elsewhere in Roman
Casa Blanca (San Juan) (448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the historic colonial section of the capital of Puerto Rico. Built in 1521, it served as the first fortification of the San Juan islet. It was the residence
Talgar (1,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
river valley it became the capital of an economically and geographically important territory. After a Cossack fortification, Vernoye, was established
Sokoto (2,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
features of any modern city including roads, bridges, market, ganuwa (fortification round centers of town) and as well as administrative and commercial
Badami (1,630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
boulder in Badami records the fortification of the hill above "Vatapi" in 544. Pulakeshin's choice of this location for his capital was no doubt dedicated by
Fortifications of Birgu (1,720 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Birgu (Maltese: Is-Swar tal-Birgu) are a series of defensive walls and other fortifications which surround the city of Birgu, Malta
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (3,114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pico Isabel de Torres, a 793 meter high mountain within the city. The fortification Fortaleza San Felipe, which was built in the 16th century and served
St. George's, Grenada (1,505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
exterminated the island's native Carib population. In 1666, a wooden fortification was constructed by French colonists on a promontory overlooking Grenada's
Golkonda (1,950 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
massive fortification of granite extending around 5 km in circumference. It remained the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty until 1590 when the capital was
Fort Zoutman (614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Zoutman (Dutch pronunciation: [fɔrt ˈsʌutmɑn]) is a military fortification at Oranjestad, Aruba. Built in 1798 by the Dutch army, it is the oldest
Outline of Guernsey (906 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
events of Guernsey German occupation of the Channel Islands German fortification of Guernsey Maritime history of the Channel Islands Culture of Guernsey
Golden Gate, Kiev (944 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ворота, Zoloti vorota) was the main gate in the 11th century fortifications of Kiev, the capital of Kievan Rus'. It was named in imitation of the Golden Gate
Public duties (941 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
permanent guard at the Amalienborg Palace, Kastellet (part of the old fortification of Copenhagen), Rosenborg Castle/garrison of the Royal Life Guards in
Valletta (4,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Valletta (/vəˈlɛtə/; Maltese pronunciation: [ˈvɐlɛ.tɐ]) is the capital city of Malta, colloquially known as Il-Belt (IPA: [ˈil.bɛlt]; lit. "The City")
Kamuli District (336 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Uganda Travel Guide. Retrieved 12 May 2014.  Sugar As a Potential Vehicle for Vitamin A Fortification: Experience from Kamuli District in Uganda
Talatal Ghar (759 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
disappeared over time. The Rangpur Palace was once surrounded by a brick fortification and an earthen fort (Garh) with dikes filled with water. There is a
Okartowo (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kęstutis in 1378. After this, it was abandoned by the Teutonic Order as a fortification. The village grew up nearby the castle but suffered from history (it
Chlemoutsi (2,806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Principality of Achaea as their main stronghold, and is perhaps the finest fortification of the early period of Frankish rule in Greece preserved in the country
Father Le Loutre's War (9,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the area. Atlantic Canada witnessed more population movements, more fortification construction, and more troop allocations than ever before. Twenty-four
History of Havana (3,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the History of Havana, now the capital city of Cuba. It was founded in the sixteenth century displacing Santiago de Cuba as the
Capture of Belgrade (1739) (463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ottoman Empire proposed a compromise in which only the former Ottoman fortification would be kept. Both sides agreed on the proposal and the treaty was
Qila Didar Singh (605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
however managed to convince the troops that the town was not in fact a fortification.[citation needed] In 1947, the year of Pakistan's independence from
Saint Peter Port (828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey as well as the main port. The population in 2014 was 18,207. In Guernésiais and in French, historically the
Bástya sétány (168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
style of the alleys were changed, these were no longer part of the fortification structure. Western part was afforested, then opened for the public in
Sandy Point Town (279 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles (Saint Kitts), which in turn was the colony's second largest fortification. Today, Sandy Point Town is an important industrial centre, manufacturing
Nioro du Rip Department (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wack Ngouna The total population in 2005 was estimated at 282,175. Fortification of Maba Diakhou Bâ at Nioro du Rip Mausoleum of Mame Diarra Bousso at
Göttingen (5,657 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
until about 1360, at which time it was incorporated within the town's fortification. It is likely the present city was founded between 1150 and 1180, although
Tambacounda Department (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tambacounda The building housing the Prefecture in Tambacounda Tata (fortification) of Maba at Ndoungoussine Wells and historic remais at Ndoungoussine
Camelot (2,623 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
continued until around 580. The works were by far the largest known fortification of the period, double the size of comparative caers and with Mediterranean
Médina Yoro Foulah Department (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Koulinto Arrondissement of Niaming: Niaming Dinguiraye (Kolda) Kéréwane Fortification of Moussa Molo Baldé at Ndorna Tomb of Coumba Oudé at Soulabaly Hamdallahi
Fort Foote (2,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
laid out in West Point instructor Dennis Mahan's A Treatise on Field Fortification, which said "As a field fort must rely entirely on its own strength
Absalon (2,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sorø Abbey. He was granted lands by the crown, and built the first fortification of the city that evolved into modern-day Copenhagen. His titles were
Rumelihisarı (1,641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and 1394 by Sultan Bayezid I. Historically, there had been a Roman fortification at the hilltop where Rumelihisari was to be built, which had later been
Anuradhapura (2,706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
அனுராதபுரம்) is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of North Central Province, Sri Lanka and the capital of Anuradhapura District. Anuradhapura is
Tushpa (1,246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the modern city of Van. The fortress of Van is a massive stone fortification built by the ancient kingdom of Urartu and held from the 9th to 7th
Graz (4,443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1619 in the person of Emperor Ferdinand II, who moved the capital to Vienna. New fortifications were built on the Schlossberg at the end of the 16th century
Virginia Landmarks Register (216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Seven Springs Farm Pittsylvania 071-5255 Staunton River Bridge Fortification Halifax 041-5276 at Fort Hill Stroubles Creek Site Montgomery 060-5042
Alalakh (1,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reoccupied. The city contained palaces, temples, private houses and fortifications. Modern Antakya has developed near the site. The remains of Alalakh
Kavadh I (2,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
archrival, the neighboring Byzantines. During Kavadh's reign, massive fortification activities were conducted in the Caucasus, including Derbent. Kavadh
Hrvatska Kostajnica (699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kostajnica became a fortification (kaštel) that was built as a protection against invading Turks. The owners of the fortification were members of the
Battle of Sarmisegetusa (1,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the legions during the siege. They fled east, probably towards the fortification of Ranisstorum (the location of which is now lost), only to be caught
São Jorge Castle (1,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
presence in the Tagus valley as far back as the 6th century BC. The first fortification was, presumably, erected in 48 BC, when Lisbon was classified as a Roman
Roman military frontiers and fortifications (1,920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman military borders and fortifications were part of a grand strategy of territorial defense in the Roman Empire, although this is a matter of debate
Whitworth Art Gallery (938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interior On Saturday 26 April 2003, three paintings — Van Gogh's The Fortification of Paris with Houses, Picasso's Poverty and Gauguin's Tahitian Landscape
Tagajō (708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
region and to protect colonists from western Japan. The fortification became the administrative capital of Mutsu province. The tsunami in 869 caused extensive
Teruel (1,107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
17th century in Baroque style. Castillo de Alambes, a 15th-century fortification built over the Arabic Alcazar. Casa El Torico, Casa Ferrán and Casa
Warburg (3,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freie Reichsstadt Warburg Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire Capital Warburg Government Republic Historical era Middle Ages  •  Old Town founded
Tourism in Morocco (1,495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Fez was the capital city of modern Morocco until 1925 and is now the capital of the Fès-Meknès administrative region. The
Spanish Florida (5,998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
captain Francis Drake plundered and burned St. Augustine, including a fortification that was under construction, while returning from raiding Santo Domingo
Warburg (3,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freie Reichsstadt Warburg Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire Capital Warburg Government Republic Historical era Middle Ages  •  Old Town founded
Castle Hill (334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
North Downs near Folkestone, Kent Castle Hill, Hampshire, Iron Age fortification the New Forest in Hampshire Castle Hill, Huddersfield, in the county
Garðaríki (324 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Slavic gord ("town") and English garden. Garðr refers to a wall or fortification but came to primarily mean what it contained. For the Germanic etymology
Stockholm (9,561 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
although it may also be connected to an old German word (Stock) meaning fortification. The second part of the name (holm) means islet, and is thought to refer
Suceava (5,175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stephen the Great (1457-1504). The medieval castle was part of the fortification system built in Moldavia in the late 14th century, because of the emergence
Boden Fortress (10,879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a modern fortress consisting of several major and minor forts and fortifications surrounding the city of Boden, Norrbotten, in northern Sweden. The fortress
Walls of Constantinople (14,024 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
additions and modifications during their history, they were the last great fortification system of antiquity, and one of the most complex and elaborate systems
Brussels (14,822 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Gaugericus chapel. Charles would construct the first permanent fortification in the city, doing so on that same island. Lambert I of Leuven, Count
Qazvin (1,995 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the name Shad Shahpur (shad can be read as 'happy'), when he built a fortification there to control regional tensions. Qazvin has sometimes been of central
Rome (18,006 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
[ˈroːma] ( listen), Latin: Rōma) is the capital of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale). Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With
Karaman (659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Taurus Mountains, about 100 km (62 mi) south of Konya. It is the capital district of the Karaman Province. According to 2000 census, the population
Ashgabat (3,516 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ashgabat is a relatively young city, having been founded in 1881 as a fortification and named after the nearby settlement of Askhabad (lit. beloved city
Spanish Fort (Yap) (171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
island of Yap. Only foundational remnants of the 19th-century Spanish fortification survive, on a property now occupied by the local government. The site
History of Kolkata (6,056 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta in English, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and is located in eastern India on the east bank of
Sinop, Turkey (1,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Turkish: Paşa Tabyası) is a half-moon coastal bastion, a semi-circular fortification, situated southeast of Sinop Peninsula. It was constructed to protect
Dhaka (8,669 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
situated nearby. So Dhaka was most likely used as the watchtower for the fortification purpose. The history of urban settlement in the area
Attica (1,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
these forts and walls had been constructed, Attica did not establish a fortification system until later, in the 4th century BC. Attica's warfare is displayed
Pandavgad (1,129 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
branching east from its southern angle. From a distance it appears a square fortification with natural escarpment of cut black stone. The fort can be reached
Jerusalem (26,950 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
BCE) may be the earliest mention of the city. Nadav Na'aman argues its fortification as the centre of a kingdom dates to around the 18th century BCE. The
Kran, Stara Zagora Province (911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortress is a descendant of an earlier Byzantine settlement and a fortification from the 7th–8th century. The castle's natural position atop a cliff
Port-Royal National Historic Site (2,222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the North Mountain range, they set about constructing a log stockade fortification called a "habitation." With assistance from members of the Mi'kmaq Nation
Fortifications of Mdina (3,760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Mdina (Maltese: Is-Swar tal-Imdina) are a series of defensive walls which surround the former capital city of Mdina, Malta. The
Battle of Plassey (7,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
factories, allow the fortification of Calcutta and restoring former privileges. The Nawab withdrew his army back to his capital, Murshidabad. Concerned
Mossburn (656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
landing strips in World War 2. Mossburn lays claim to being the Deer Capital of New Zealand. This is based on the origins of the successful live deer
Castles of Bellinzona (3,737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Castles of Bellinzona are a group of fortifications located around the town of Bellinzona, the capital of the Swiss canton of Ticino. Situated on
Eastern gate of Philippopolis (462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
visit in Philippopolis. Later, Emperor Marcus Aurelius started building fortification facilities in the region given the danger of Marcomannic invasion. As
Ilok (744 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
there in the 1st or 2nd century and built Cuccium, the first border fortification on the Danube. The Slavs settled here in the 6th century. The area was
Citadel of Besançon (2,394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
offers a magnificent view of the entire city and its surroundings. The fortification is well preserved. Today it is an important tourist site (over a quarter
Hillfort (4,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bronze and Iron Ages. Some were used in the post-Roman period. The fortification usually follows the contours of a hill, consisting of one or more lines
Muisca Confederation (4,684 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ceramics and cotton displayed in the Museo del Oro in Bogotá, the ancient capital of the southern Muisca. The Muisca were a predominantly agricultural society
Beijing city fortifications (16,026 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is therefore often referred to as an ancient capital of five dynasties. It had an extensive fortification system, consisting of the Forbidden City, the
Daulatabad, Maharashtra (2,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chini Mahal, Sambhaji, son of Shivaji was kept. Most of the present-day fortification was constructed under the Bahmanis and the Nizam Shahs of Ahmadnagar
Medina de Pomar (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on the south-west corner of the city's walls. It is a 14th-century fortification erected during the reign of Henry II of Castile. Sanctuary of Nuestra
Antalya Province (1,979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The caves of Beldibi, Damlataş and Karain Hadrian's Gate, the Roman fortification and the clock tower in the city of Antalya itself. Also near the city
Tell Yunatsite (1,914 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expanding on the Mikov trench. They uncovered a medieval cemetery, a Roman fortification, two building levels from the Early Iron Age, a thick layer from the
Srirangapatna (2,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
goddess of Mysore; Control of the fort of Srirangapatna, the fortification nearest to the capital city of Mysore. Srirangapatna remained part of the Kingdom
List of historical markers of the Philippines in Mimaropa (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Culion Structure Fortification Fort built about 1740 by Recollect-Augustinians. Culion English 1939 Fort Cuyo Structure Fortification Fort built about
Aduatuci (1,103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
remains of a fortified Iron Age settlement, enclosing 13 hectares. The fortification was felt to match the description given by Caesar. Concentrations of
Rajendra Chola I (2,570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
whose walls were surrounded by sulli trees; Mannaikkadakkam whose fortification was unapproachable. Raja Raja Chola I conquered the northern
Monastery of Sant Cugat (535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
housing the remains of St. Cucuphas (Catalan: Sant Cugat) to an annexed fortification. The monastery started to the expand its possessions from the 10th century
Spychowo (272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Teutonic Order, following the medieval conquest of Old Prussia, built a fortification at the place of an Old Prussian settlement. The village was a favorite
El Castillo (village) (1,573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
El Castillo is built was initially established in 1673 as a Spanish fortification to defend against pirate attacks upon the city of Granada (which can
Jelgava (1,408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Livonian Order constructed the castle in Mitau on a natural island fortification (Pilssala) in 1265–1266. Using Mitau as a southern fortress, the German
Ranisstorum (140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancient Roman fortification located east of Sarmizegetusa, the former capital of the old kingdom of Dacia. The exact location of this fortification is now lost
Craig, Colorado (1,143 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the confluence of the Yampa River (then known as the Bear River) and Fortification Creek, were previous towns known as Yampa (as early as 1885) and Windsor
Kissing Point Fortification (7,849 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kissing Point Fortification is a heritage-listed fortification at 38-40 Howitt Street, North Ward, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It was designed
Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1898), Royal Museum for Central Africa Fort de Shinkakasa – fortification on the Congo River near Boma Church of Boma, which still exists;
La Spezia (1,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Niccolò Fieschi in 1262. In 1273 the Genoese destroyed it, and a new fortification, along with a new line of walls, was erected by the podesteria of La
Kissing Point Fortification (7,849 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kissing Point Fortification is a heritage-listed fortification at 38-40 Howitt Street, North Ward, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It was designed
Republican Guard (Syria) (1,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
ground troops destroyed rebels in Aleppo as Syrian Army retakes vital fortification / Video".  "Farsnews". en.farsnews.com.  "VIDEO: Islamist rebels foil
Food industry (2,323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Food and Bioprocess Technology Food chemistry Food engineering Food fortification Food grading Food microbiology Food packaging Food preservation Food
La Spezia (1,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Niccolò Fieschi in 1262. In 1273 the Genoese destroyed it, and a new fortification, along with a new line of walls, was erected by the podesteria of La
Malwa Sultanate (1,206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
laid the foundation of the Mandu fort on the ruins of the original fortification. With him began the second and the classical phase of Malwa architecture
Sofia (10,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/soʊˈfiːə/; Bulgarian: София, tr. Sofiya, pronounced [ˈsɔfijə] ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. 1.26 million people live in the city and
Quebec City (6,896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
architecture, fortifications, affluent homes of masonry and shacks in the suburbs of Saint-Jean and Saint-Roch. Despite its urbanity and its status as capital, Quebec
Thiruparappu (433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and the weir, there is a temple dedicated to Siva enclosed by strong fortification. Called Mahadever Kovil it is the third one of the twelve Sivalaya's
Archil Gelovani (1,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
later Chief Marshal of Engineering Troops, responsible for logistics, fortification and military infrastructure during and after World War II. He was tasked
Pasargadae (1,886 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
iranicaonline.org/articles/batrakatas-place-name-which-appears-on-the-elamite-fortification-tablets-found-at-persepolis-apparently-the-same-as-pasarga David Stronach
Zafra (1,057 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divided the domains of Seville and Badajoz, and in 1030 a defensive fortification was constructed in the Castellar Mountains. This fort would be named
Late Antiquity and Medieval sites in Kosovo (3,843 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
northeastern angles of the fortification walls, the small towers go up to four meters height. The inner space of the fortification has a total area of approximately
Yoros Castle (839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposite shore sits an area called Rumeli Kavağı, which formerly held a fortification similar to Yoros Castle. (Anadolu and Rumeli were Ottoman terms for
Borders of the Roman Empire (914 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and man-made fortifications which separated the lands of the empire from the countries beyond. A limes was a border fortification system of the
Fort Wool (2,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Wool is a decommissioned island fortification located approximately one mile south of Fort Monroe in the mouth of Hampton Roads. Now known as Rip
Almaty (5,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founded the Bolshaya Almatinskaya Stanitsa (Cossack village) near the fortification. The inflow of migrants was increasing and led to the construction of
Arbon (3,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parts of the castle on the peninsula was part of a Late Roman defensive fortification and developed into a medieval town in the first half of the thirteenth
Dunadd (850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
promontory into historic times, and that receding sea levels left the fortification open to siege and seizure in the 6th to 7th centuries Originally
Predazzo (850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the town to Passo Rolle, there is the Forte Dossaccio, Austrian fortification of First World War. The city of Predazzo is part of: Natural park, Parco
Mühlhausen (4,812 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
churches, several patricians’ houses and a nearly completely preserved fortification. Johann Sebastian Bach worked as the city's organist in 1707-08. The
Persepolis (5,894 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Persepolis Fortification Archive tablets, but rather may have caused the eventual collapse of the upper part of the northern fortification wall that preserved
Artillery of the Nguyễn lords (1,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
smaller army and population from which to draw resources, but their fortification system and their superior artillery allowed them to repel attacks from
Koti Lingala (848 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the ancient Assaka (also Andhra or Ashmaka) mahajanapada. The mud fortification, protected by a stream on its east and the Godavari river on its west
Fort Gorazda (971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Montenegrin: Tvrđava Goražda/Тврђава Гораждa, German: Thurmfort Gorazda) is a fortification built by the Austro-Hungarian Empire near Kotor in Montenegro. The current
Michele Cachia (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tigné 1792". Arx – International Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (1): 65.  Schiavone, Michael J. (2009). Dictionary of Maltese Biographies
Castro, Chile (1,094 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
de Castro, Batería marítima de Castro and Fortín de Tauco. The last fortification is not located in Castro proper but a few kilometers south along Estero
Baghaberd (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodosius I showered him with great honors. Baghaberd became the last capital of the Syunik kingdom after the destruction of the nearby village of Kapan
Fort Ino (408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
форт Николаевский) is an abandoned early 20th-century Russian coastal fortification situated on the northern shore of Neva Bay in the Gulf of Finland. The
Tacen (826 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
leading to Smlednik. A document dating from 1216 indicates there was a fortification on the hill. During the Middle Ages, adjacent Grmada Hill served as
Kassel (2,834 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
successor states. Kassel was its capital and became a centre of Calvinist Protestantism in Germany. Strong fortifications were built to protect the Protestant
FAB-5000 bomb (750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could hit-hard industrial and military facilities, marshaling yards and fortifications, without the usual scattering of medium-weight bombs. The first attempt
Kiev (11,687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Pechersk. Kiev fortress is the 19th-century fortification buildings situated in Ukrainian capital Kiev, that once belonged to western Russian fortresses
Carme, Anoia (1,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and in contrast to the case of Puebla, Carme currently there are no fortification, but some elements that allow us to deduce the medieval past of the
Pemba Island (1,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
within easy reach by road from Chake-Chake. This is the only known early fortification on the whole Swahili Coast; it is dated to the fifteenth century.
Salinas del Manzano (1,366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marshal Van Goebben responsible to the Carlist Army and in charge of the fortification of Cañete imposes the punishment of the delivery of 10 guns Faust Saiz
Dipalpur (777 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adjoining gardens outside. There were 24 burgs (musketry holes) on the fortification wall, 24 mosques, 24 bavlis (ponds) and 24 wells at the town's peak
Hyksos (5,669 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and chariot, the composite bow, improved battle axes, and advanced fortification techniques. Because of these cultural advances, Hyksos rule became decisive
Cospicua (1,470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
18th century it was known as Bormla, a name which is still in use. Its fortification walls, constructed to protect the town and its neighbours Birgu and
Praia da Arrifana (483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
independent Kingdom of Algarve. The prince came to this fortification away from the then capital of Silves to devote himself to writing, thought and contemplation
Chambéry (1,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the House of Savoy. However, it quickly became obsolete as a serious fortification genuinely capable of resisting a siege. Due to constant French hostilities
Gravesend Blockhouse (2,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gravesend Blockhouse was an artillery fortification constructed as part of Henry VIII's Device plan of 1539, in response to fears of an imminent invasion
Salona (1,531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Porta Caesarea was constructed using large regular stones primarily for fortification purposes. After eastern and western expansion had occurred, the gate
Żnin (1,273 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Dietfurt". The area was known in Roman times, especially the nearby fortification of Biskupin, a Lusatian culture site known as the "Polish Pompeii".
The International Stock Exchange (623 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
responsive and innovative listing facility for international companies to raise capital from investors based around the globe. It offers a regulated marketplace
Bay Bulls, Newfoundland and Labrador (517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
just a few miles from the capital, St. John's. Bay Bulls first appears on a 1592 map drawn by Thomas Hood. Fortification of the harbour came in 1638
Dacian warfare (1,956 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dacian fortification using the "testudo". The Dacians constructed stone strongholds, davas, in the Carpathian Mountains in order to protect their capital Sarmizegetusa
Kingdom of Dambadeniya (1,573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brahmi script inscription. At the southern base of the rock there is a fortification with two moats and ramparts. In this enclosure there are the remains
Munger Fort (3,356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strong military fortification. The fort was an impressive structure with massive gates, one of which had been a strong fortification with square towers
Kareng Ghar (575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
disappeared over time. The Rangpur Palace was once surrounded by a brick fortification and an earthen fort (Garh) with dikes filled with water. There is a
Sahiwal District (2,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
continued in the 1930s. In 1946, Sir Mortimer Wheeler excavated the fortification walls and found the first pre-Indus Valley civilization (Kot Dijian)
Zalog (Ljubljana) (599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
was Salloch. In the hamlet of Gradišče there are the remains of a fortification from Late Antiquity, testifying to early settlement in the area. Until
Kareng Ghar (575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
disappeared over time. The Rangpur Palace was once surrounded by a brick fortification and an earthen fort (Garh) with dikes filled with water. There is a
Fortress of Luxembourg (7,539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fortress of Luxembourg refers to the former fortifications of Luxembourg City, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which were mostly dismantled
Butha-Buthe (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mountain to the north of the town, which King Moshoeshoe I used as his a fortification and headquarters from 1821 to 1823, during his war with the Zulu king
Polička (1,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the outer side it was ten meters high. Outside of the town walls the fortification system was completed by a moat. 1421 was a critical year for Polička
Castle Hill, Newfoundland and Labrador (1,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Castle Hill is an area containing the remains of both French and British fortifications, overlooking the town of Placentia (French: Plaisance) in Newfoundland
Gulmit (1,601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Mir of Hunza. The fortification walls have been provided embrasure and merlons. Only the northern and southern fortification walls have been provided
Rokycany (1,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
here for diplomatic talks with Emperor Henry V. In 1295 a stockade fortifications in Rokycany are mentioned (probably defending the district around the
Cornovii (Midlands) (2,928 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Somerset, south of Bristol. The Cadbury-Congresbury fortification is the only major fortification in Wales and "Dumnonia" to have produced reasonable
Uelzen (1,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Middle Ages became an active member of the Hanseatic League. The town fortification, built in the 14th century, originally had 3 gates, a wall and a moat
Munich (11,828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
settlement and on the salt route. In 1175, Munich received city status and fortification. In 1180, with the trial of Henry the Lion, Otto I Wittelsbach became
Ritopek (412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman times, Ritopek was called Tricornium (Latin for three-horned fortification) and had an important military camp Castra Tricornia. Its name originated
Warangal Fort (2,191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
diamond. This siege was chronicled by Amir Khusrow, who described how the fortifications consisted of a strong outer hardened mud structure with a deep ditch
Aosta Valley (2,129 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emperor Conrad II of the Franconian line and built himself a commanding fortification at Bard. Saint Anselm of Canterbury was born in Aosta in 1033 or 1034
Niemcza (1,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lusatian culture fortified the so-called "city hill" and incorporated this fortification into their Silesian defence system. This fort was probably destroyed
Fort Zeelandia (Guyana) (651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the Dutch possession of the region, the fort was a vital defensive fortification strategically located at the mouth of the Essequibo River. From the
Paristrion (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pereyaslavets/Ioannopolis. Sarakenopoulos and his subordinates engaged in major fortification activities in the region of the Dobruja over the next few years, where
Marsa, Malta (833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1798-1800" (PDF). Arx - Online Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (6): 36–37. Retrieved 25 June 2015.  "Marsa menqa regeneration plan
Guwahati (4,811 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
military base for the Ahoms against external invasions. Due to extensive fortification ('Gorh') surrounding Pandu, it acts as a natural river harbour and is
Saalburg (2,312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cohort Fort belonging to the Limes Germanicus, the Roman linear border fortification of the German provinces. The Saalburg, located just off the main road
Ordos Plateau (2,570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
valley had an advantage since the mountains to the east made a natural fortification and war horses were readily available from the northern grasslands.
Port Royal (disambiguation) (597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Habitation at Port-Royal. Port-Royal (Acadia) (1632-1710): a nearby fortification where the French built an unnamed Vauban earthwork with became Fort
Luxembourg (7,954 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
quarters and fortifications was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 due to the exceptional preservation of the vast fortifications and the old
Copenhagen (16,069 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Copenhagen (Danish: København [købm̩ˈhɑwˀn] ( listen); Latin: Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. The city has a population of 763,908
Ancud (975 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
consequence of the Seven Years' War the Spanish authorities had the coastal fortification system of Chile updated and expanded. Inspired in the recommendations
Achaemenid Empire (15,992 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chancellory was Elamite. This is primarily attested in the Persepolis fortification and treasury tablets that reveal details of the day-to-day functioning
Siege of Annapolis Royal (1744) (1,113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the Nova Scotian capital. Le Loutre raised a force of 300 Mi'kmaq and Maliseet, and arrived before Annapolis Royal's main fortification, Fort Anne, on 12
Kunar Province (2,827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
others.[citation needed] Archaeologists have dated to AD 800-1000 a fortification system overlooking a Muslim cemetery at Chaga Serai (near the Pech-Kunar
Gamla (3,305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
wall and before the outbreak of hostilities was the only defensive fortification in Gamla. In the lower part of the wall, two more towers guarded the
Viljandi (1,911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
castle was one of the largest in the Baltic region. It was a major fortification of the Livonian Order and was appointed a commander from 1248. The fortress
Urban culture (977 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Weber in his book, The City, "there are five things that make a city: fortification, market, a law code, an association of urban citizenry creating a sense
Guitiriz (271 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Monarchs. Amongst other remaining the area there is a pretty well conserve fortification The Castle of Parga a beautiful Gothic Bridge. Hot spring
Warsaw (15,016 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈwɔːrsɔː/; Polish: Warszawa [varˈʂava] ( listen); see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland. The metropolis stands on the Vistula River
Banda Aceh (2,456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Significant support from the British in the region led the modernisation and fortification of the city, and while coastal areas were lost the Dutch underestimated
Ranikot Fort (1,021 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
undertaken on the fort, particularly on the Sann Gate complex, the fortification wall extending south including the mosque and the small Meeri fort or
Campeche (7,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
but Champontón also suffered significant attacks in 1644 and 1672. Fortification of the city of Campeche began as early as 1610, but these structures
Byzantine Empire (21,307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodosius II to focus on the codification of Roman law and further fortification of the walls of Constantinople, which left the city impervious to most
Värmland (2,428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
stated that no fortification was allowed on the border between the two nations, but after the German occupation of Norway, old fortifications were renovated
Lines of Communication (London) (820 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
1642 and 1643 to protect the capital from attack by the Royalist armies of Charles I. In 1642 some basic fortifications were built, in the form of street
Mdina (2,621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Order settled in Birgu and Mdina lost its status as capital city. In the 1540s, the fortifications began to be upgraded during the magistracy of Juan de
Ljubljana Castle (3,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
settlements and later fortifications were built. The hill summit probably became a Roman army stronghold after fortifications were built in Illyrian
Differdange (796 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
entirely in the Renaissance style. It was intended as a residence and a fortification. Differdange'e descendants were extinguished in 1400 with the death
Santiago (disambiguation) (839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Santiago, Oaxaca (disambiguation), several places Baluarte de Santiago, a fortification in Veracruz In Nicaragua: León, Nicaragua or Santiago de los Caballeros
Vatican City (8,670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
within the walls of Leo IV (847–55), and later expanded by the current fortification walls, built under Paul III (1534–49), Pius IV (1559–65) and Urban VIII
Tours Amphitheatre (4,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the third century, permanently transforming it into a fortification. This fortification would then serve as a starting point for an even larger enclosed
Fort Chambray (2,119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
construction of a fortified town at Ras it-Tafal. The Commissioners of Fortifications and War recommended constructing this proposed fort in a 1722 report
Worms, Germany (2,260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Four other Romanesque churches as well as the Romanesque old city fortification still exist, making the city Germany's second in Romanesque architecture
Praevalitana (668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
area between Lake Skadar and modern Podgorica. They had their main fortification, called Metheon (known today as Medun), and very developed social and
Wicklow (2,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"church of the toothless one") is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. Located south of Dublin on the east
Dzielnica, Opole Voivodeship (214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
symbol of fertility (see paleolithic Venus). There are also traces of fortification in a form of V-shaped trenches. House Playground
Dzielnica, Opole Voivodeship (214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
symbol of fertility (see paleolithic Venus). There are also traces of fortification in a form of V-shaped trenches. House Playground
Wicklow (2,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"church of the toothless one") is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. Located south of Dublin on the east
Gorzędziej (223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and 39 km (24 mi) south of the regional capital Gdańsk. The village has a population of 498. A fortification is known to have existed here at least since
Vesoul (1,117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
watchtower. The document speaks about "Castrum Vesulium". Castrum is a fortification, and "Vesulium" has the syllable ves which meant hill or mountain in
Riga (6,470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianization of the Livs continued. In 1207, Albert started on fortification of the town. Emperor Philip invested Albert with Livonia as a fief and
Flitwick (786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a hotel and restaurant. There is also physical evidence of a Norman fortification, Flitwick Castle, locally known as "The Mount". The medieval Church
History of the British Virgin Islands (8,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the defences of the Territory. Usually building upon earlier Dutch fortifications, new structures armed with cannons were erected at Fort Charlotte, Fort
Metropolis (Anatolia) (678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Byzantine remains laid across it – a church to the east of the city, and fortification walls laid across city that connect to the Hellenistic defenses on the
Liquiçá District (640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
surrounding territories felt under Portuguese domination. The Maubara Dutch fortification near the beach is well preserved and still has the original cannon that
Simon Thassi (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the people, assembled at Jerusalem; he at once completed the fortification of the capital, and made Joppa secure by expelling its Gentile inhabitants and
Shumen (1,579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century the Romans built a military fortress on the ruins of the Thracian fortifications. The construction of the wall is already bonded to mortar; a tower was
Grave Circle A, Mycenae (2,256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
constructed outside the fortification walls of Mycenae, but was ultimately enclosed in the acropolis when the fortifications were extended during the
Martín García Island (1,321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Island Airport. The strategically located island was the site of a fortification built in the 1820s by Argentine forces to deny the Brazilian navy access
Verdun (2,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortress to surrender in 1870. Shortly afterwards, a new system of fortification was begun. This consisted of a mutually supporting ring of 22 polygonal
Agrigento (1,670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Akragas, and a ridge to the north offering a degree of natural fortification. Its establishment took place around 582-580 BC and is attributed to
Minden (6,373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the old town core. Remnants of the old town fortification wall still exist here. All other fortification walls were demolished and replaced by the green
Havana (12,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Havana (/həˈvænə/; Spanish: La Habana, [la aˈβana] ( listen)) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of
George Kendall (Jamestown council member) (276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Kendall was apparently instrumental in the construction of the first fortification. He was still a member of the council on 22 June 1607 when the first
Boulevard (3,980 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Constructed in the mid-19th century after the dismantling of the city fortification walls, its architecture is typical of the eclectic, historicist style
National Fortifications Heritage (590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Fortifications Heritage (Norwegian: Nasjonale festningsverk) is a division with the Norwegian Defence Estates Agency responsible for sixteen
Haderslevhus (612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
part of the city, which was surrounded by a moat at the time. In this fortification lived the Danish king Christian the 3rd when he imposed the Reformation
Middle Plantation (Virginia) (2,831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Its growth was encouraged by the completion in 1634 of a continuous fortification, or palisade, across the peninsula a distance of about 6 miles (9.7 km)
Tống Bình (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
referred to the fortification which grew into Thăng Long and modern Hanoi. Under the Tang, the city continued to function as the capital of Annam. For a
Shrewsbury (11,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the 15th and 16th centuries. Shrewsbury Castle, a red sandstone fortification, and Shrewsbury Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery, were founded
Coat of arms of Bratislava (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
arms depicts, on a red late Gothic background, a silver, three-tower fortification with a gate in the centre. There are two golden spheres atop of each
Ommen (4,222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
outright city. On 25 August 1248, Ommen received city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Prince-Bishop of Utrecht, after the town was
Fortifications of Xi'an (1,458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of Xi'an (Chinese: 西安城墙), also known as Xi'an City Wall, in Xi'an, an ancient capital of China, represent one of the oldest, largest
Singidunum (1,361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the name for the ancient city in Serbia which became Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It was recorded that a Celtic tribe, the Scordisci, settled
Veliko Tarnovo (3,077 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tarnovgrad (Търновград), grew quickly to become the strongest Bulgarian fortification of the Middle Ages between the 12th and 14th centuries and the most
Halmstad (931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
At the end of the 16th century Christian IV of Denmark ordered the fortification of Halmstad and in the beginning of the 17th century to build a crescent-shaped
Tagaung, Mandalay (1,280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
embarked on military expeditions west to Bengal and east to Nanchao. The fortification to the east may reflect the city's location by the Ayeyarwady like Bagan
Fort (Colombo) (1,085 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
interior of the island. The Dutch demolished part of the Portuguese-built fortification and reconstructed it to take advantage of the natural strength of the
Bavaria (6,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Befreiungshalle in Kelheim Cathedral and Oberhaus fortification in Passau Trausnitz castle, Landshut Burghausen Castle
History of Vienna (4,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
former Roman walls, which gives rise to the conclusion that parts of the fortification were still in place and used by the settlers. Byzantine copper coins
Belgrade Synagogue (1,739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by arched openings on three sides. The towers, a clear allusion to a fortification and the character of Solomon’s temple, are a frequently used motif in
Fortifications of London (1,599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fortifications of London are extensive and mostly well maintained, though many of the City of London's fortifications and defences were dismantled
Sibiu (4,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
north side is the Council Tower, one of the city's symbols. This former fortification tower from the 13th century has been successively rebuilt over the years
Egeln (499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
moved from the Baltic coast southwards to present-day Thuringia. A fortification at the site named Osteregulon is mentioned in a 941 deed of donation
Ophel (863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
presumed meaning of the root, it might signify a "bulging or rounded" fortification. Biblical verses in which it has been translated either as "fortified
Perugia (4,291 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Italian pronunciation: [peˈruːdʒa] ( listen); Latin: Perusia) is the capital city of both the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the river
Bitche (879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Franco-Prussian War in 1870, it held out until the war's end. A large part of the fortification is built into the red sandstone rock, and was rendered bomb-proof; a
Hotel Ukraine (2,420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kiev and its geography. Historically, when Kiev still had military fortification walls surrounding the city which ran along the modern Khreschatyk street
Grünkohlessen (577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
walk is linked with cross-country games like Boßeln and the like. As fortification against the frosty weather and in preparation for the hearty meal, an
Nakhon Si Thammarat (1,242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the 25 satang coin. The city chronicle mentions a fortification when the town was refounded in 1278. Restorations were recorded at the
Hubert Rohault de Fleury (soldier) (1,113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
September 1866) was a French soldier who played a major role in the fortifications of Lyon. The Rohault family originated in Abbeville. Jean-Baptiste
Funchal (3,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
document identifies the major defenses of the city, which included a large fortification in the area around the dyke in Pena. During the 16th century, Funchal
San Sebastián (7,083 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
town was hard to get at and well fortified – "it was the strongest fortification I ever saw, Gibraltar excepted", wrote William Dent. Three days later
Serpa (745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the re-construction of the castle, as well as the erection of a wall fortification. A new foral was issued in 1513, by King D. Manuel I, who was the former-Master
Qal'at al-Bahrain (1,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
city wall. The ruins of the Copper Age consists of two sections of the fortification wall surrounding streets and houses, and a colossal building on the
Grünkohlessen (577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
walk is linked with cross-country games like Boßeln and the like. As fortification against the frosty weather and in preparation for the hearty meal, an
Magdeburg (3,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
[ˈmakdəbʊɐ̯k] ( listen); Low Saxon: Meideborg, [ˈmaˑɪdebɔɐ̯x]) is the capital city and the second largest city of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Serpa (745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the re-construction of the castle, as well as the erection of a wall fortification. A new foral was issued in 1513, by King D. Manuel I, who was the former-Master
List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Kingston, Ontario (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following sites are administered by Parks Canada: Bellevue House, Kingston Fortifications, the Rideau Canal and Shoal Tower (identified below by the beaver icon
Monza (3,579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from 1334 to 1336, overseeing the construction of the walls and the fortification of the fortress. In 1354 Pope Innocent VI proclaimed the undisputed
Kakatiya dynasty (4,353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
rule and nature in flattering terms. She continued the planned fortification of the capital, raising the height of Ganapati's wall as well as adding a second
Sacsayhuamán (1,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Sections were first built by the Killke culture about
Rohri (214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(6.2 miles) west of the medieval fortification and settlement of Aror (Sindhi: اروهڙ). Aror was the ancient capital of Sindh, ruled by the Ror Dynasty
Tosali (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discovery of an ancient fortied urban centre in Shishupalgarh. The mud fortification, constructed in the early 2nd century BCE is almost square shaped and
Cardiff (15,916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈkɑːrdɪf/ ( listen); Welsh:  Caerdydd [kairˈdiːð, kaˑɨrˈdɨːð]) is the capital and largest city in Wales and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom
Mons (4,878 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Picard: Mont; Walloon: Mont) is a Walloon city and municipality, and the capital of the Belgian province of Hainaut. The Mons municipality includes the
Fort Whipple, Arizona (614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Whipple was a U.S. Army post which served as Arizona Territory's capital prior to the founding of Prescott, Arizona. It was named after Amiel Weeks
Košice (6,775 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the royal chamber for Upper Hungary), and for building its strong fortifications. In 1307, the first guild regulations were registered here and were
Battle of Shanhai Pass (3,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Great Wall and started marching toward the capital. On April 26, his armies had moved through the fortifications of Shanhai Pass (the eastern end of the
Meiningen (3,908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
wide-ranging autonomy in 1344. During this time the citizens built a powerful fortification with a double wall and three moats. From 1239 to 1242 the Friars Minor
Jackson, Mississippi (10,430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is the primary seat of Hinds
Dunum (Ireland) (755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
to words for fortifications and measurements, and sometimes used as a suffix or prefix in placenames to note the presence of fortification. It was a word
Lutsk (2,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(died 1384), son of Gediminas, erected Lubart's Castle as part of his fortification programme. Vytautas the Great, Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1392 to
Moorish Gibraltar (3,724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nearby. Muslim sources claimed that Tariq established some kind of fortification on the Rock, but no evidence has been found and it is not considered
Rhizon (526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
but on the Gradina hill, above the archeological site of Carine, a fortification is situated containing remains of an Illyrian-Greek acropolis. Wilkes
Santa Olalla del Cala (1,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muslim structure is thought to have been built on top a much early Roman fortification. The castle was part of a defence system built to protect the city of
Moreton Island (2,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
services the same route. Fort Cowan Cowan, an old World War II bunker and fortification complex that was used to protect the approaches to Moreton Bay, is located
Charles François de Mondion (621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vilhena issued orders for the restoration of the former capital Mdina and its fortifications, and entrusted de Mondion with this renovation. Mondion designed
Elymais (833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tablets (1948), and R. Hallock, Persepolis Fortification Tablets (1969). See also Persepolis Fortification Archive. Gzella, H. (2008) Aramaic in the
Andros (2,713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was an important maritime center and one of the earliest examples of fortification in Greece. It is notable for rock carvings on its walls, which include
Aliyu Babba (823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Basasa, his reign was marked by a series of costly wars and fortification projects that heavily militarised the erstwhile commercial Emirate.
Kruševac Fortress (631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kruševački grad) was a medieval fortified town in Kruševac, Serbia, former capital of Prince Lazar. Within the city there is the court church Lazarica. Today
Arachosia (1,865 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
region is first referred to in the Achaemenid-era Elamite Persepolis fortification tablets. It appears again in the Old Persian, Akkadian and Aramaic inscriptions
Bamburgh Castle (1,310 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early name Bebbanburgh was derived. The Vikings destroyed the original fortification in 993. The Normans built a new castle on the site, which forms the
History of Hyderabad (2,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
massive fortification of granite extending around 5 km in circumference. It remained the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty until 1590 when the capital was
Privilegiertes uniformiertes Grazer Bürgerkorps (672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Middle Ages, Bürgerwehren, Bürgerkorps or Bürgergarden were created for fortification, defense and to maintain order. The Grazer Bürgerkorps (the last remaining
Region of Murcia (2,856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Muslim Andalusia. They include: Castle of Jumilla, a former Roman fortification turned by the Moors into an Alcazaba. The Castilian Kings and the marquis
Floriana (1,417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commenced. The line of fortifications was built outside the fortifications of Valletta as an outer defensive line for the capital city. The lines were named
Culture of Korea (3,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1995. Hwaseong is the fortification of the city Suwon south of Seoul in South Korea. Its construction was
Tolosa, Spain (1,791 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
villages, or those of other provinces, did not count. Also it arranged the fortification of Tolosa, Ordicia and Segura , points border with Navarre . The original
John By (1,293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
he was posted to Canada for the first time, where he worked on the fortification of Quebec City and on improving the navigability of the Saint Lawrence
Galle Face Green (1,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to Galle and faas means front, so it literally means in front of the fortification that faced toward Galle. Another version is it is a corruption of the
Kangla Palace (2,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Manipur. Khagemba's son Khunjaoba (1632–1666 AD) improved on the fortification and beautification work of Kangla Fort. It is said that the king excavated
Limburg (Netherlands) (3,483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
derived from the Germanic elements *lindo, "lime tree," and burg, "fortification." Limburg town was the seat of the medieval Duchy of Limburg. None of
Vestiges of the Gallo-Roman wall, Grenoble (890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Vestiges (traces) of the Gallo-Roman wall are the remains of a fortification, constructed in Grenoble, France (formerly called Cularo) at the end
Late antiquity (4,765 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(perhaps Ologitis), founded using Basque labour in 621 by Suinthila as a fortification against the Basques, modern Olite. All of these cities were founded
Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area (4,250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
siege was located along a road near downtown Jackson, now known as Fortification Street. Today there are few antebellum structures left standing in Jackson
Svendborg (1,715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
refers to the fortification as Swinæburgh. The name is thought to consist of the elements "svin" meaning "pig" and "borg" meaning "fortification". In 1236
Senaki (1,023 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Teklati Convent, the Shkhefi fortress and the Sakalandarishvilo fortification. Close to Senaki the ancient archeological and historical site of Nokalakevi
Gela (1,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Archeological Museum. The archeological site of Capo Soprano (with the Greek fortification and Hellenistic quarters). Zona sacra including the basements of three
Przyborów, Silesian Voivodeship (135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
15 km (9 mi) south-east of Żywiec, and 76 km (47 mi) south of the regional capital Katowice. Przyborów is located in a valley of the Żywiec Beskids mountains
Sirte (2,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tripolitania after the fall of the Karamanli dynasty. It was around this fortification, which was taken over and repaired by the Italians in 1912, that the
Azuchi–Momoyama period (3,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
castle that was intended to serve not simply as an impregnable military fortification, but also as a sumptuous residence that would stand as a symbol of unification
Montevideo (16,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state in 1828, with Montevideo as the nation's capital. In 1829, the demolition of the city's fortifications began and plans were made for an extension beyond
Richmond National Battlefield Park (964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the capital of the Confederate States of America for most of the war. The park connects certain features within the city with defensive fortifications and
Syros (2,882 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the cemetery of Chalandriani is associated with Kastri. Inside the fortification, the houses shared party walls and were packed close together. It is
30.5 cm SK L/50 gun (1,653 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rolf, Rudi (2004). A Dictionary on Modern Fortification: An Illustrated Lexicon on European Fortification in the Period 1800-1945. Middleburg, Netherlands:
Hanau-Münzenberg (3,605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the project to replace the mediaeval fortifications of the town of Hanau by the latest in Renaissance-fortification available. This investment became necessary
Qila-i-Kuhna Mosque (869 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
located inside Sher Shah Suri's fort, Purana Qila, which became his fortification after he won Delhi. It is one of the structures beside the Sher Mandal
Jai Singh II (2,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
initiated a program of extensive fortification within the thikanas under Jaipur, to this date, most of the later fortifications abound the former Jaipur state
Antwerp (7,631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
[ˈɑntʋɛrpə(n)] ( listen), French: Anvers [ɑ̃vɛʁ(s)]) is a Flemish city in Belgium, the capital of Antwerp province in the community of Flanders. With a population of
Utrecht (6,225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
date of the city is usually related to the construction of a Roman fortification (castellum), probably built in around 50 CE. A series of such fortresses
Pago Pago (5,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Samoan: [ˈpaŋo ˈpaŋo]; pronounced pahng-oh pahng-oh) is the territorial capital of American Samoa. It is in Maoputasi County on the main island of American
Chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture (7,415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ceinture, was a circular railway built as a means to supply the city's fortification walls, and as a connection between Paris' railway termini. Built as
Tartu (3,548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century AD. By the 7th century, local inhabitants had built a wooden fortification on the east side of Toome Hill (Toomemägi). The first documented record
Čakovec (2,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hahót. With the beginning of the 13th century he erected the timber fortification which was later named Csák's tower (Croatian: Čakov toranj). It was
University of Chicago Oriental Institute (1,307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
documenting artifacts stolen from the Iraq Museum in April 2003 Persepolis Fortification Archive Project The Oriental Institute: Fragments for a History of an
Reccopolis (851 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Madinät Raqquba and though they reused building materials to construct a fortification on a hill facing the city, the city declined and was burned, looted
Fenghuang County (783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(中国南方长城; 中國南方長城; Zhōngguó Nánfāng Chángchéng; Miao: "Suav Tuam Choj"), a fortification built by the Ming dynasty to protect the local Han Chinese from Miao
James City County, Virginia (5,528 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the ongoing conflicts with Native Americans. By 1634, a palisade or fortification had been completed across the peninsula with Middle Plantation at the
Battle of Atlanta (2,530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sherman's troops headed south-southeastward toward Milledgeville, the state capital, and on to Savannah with the March to the Sea. The fall of Atlanta was
Astypalaia (1,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
signs lead to the inconspicuous, inaccessible remains of a pre-Venetian fortification on Mt. Patelos opposite the monastery of Agios Ioannis at the western
Gardoš (755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
through history. The hilly appearance is enhanced by the centuries of fortification of the Gardoš, mostly using stone from Belgrade's side of the Sava river
Transport in Guernsey (983 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is located 3 miles (4.8 km) south-west of St Peter Port, the island’s capital. Airlines operating scheduled services to and from Guernsey are Aurigny
Rurik (1,018 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Volkhov River. The meaning of this place name in medieval Russian is 'new fortification', while the current meaning ('new city') developed later. Rurik remained
Delhi Gate (Vellore) (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Delhi Gate is part of the fortification of Arcot, a town which is located on the banks of Palar river in the city of Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. The gate
Ming dynasty (14,455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mentality." Yet the Great Wall was not meant to be a purely defensive fortification; its towers functioned rather as a series of lit beacons and signalling
Metz (8,403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
 57–58 "Saint-Quentin plateau fortifications dossier" (in French). Retrieved 1 July 2011.  "Saint-Quentin fortification map". Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
Shanhai Pass (1,000 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and the sea. In the late 16th century, Ming general Qi Jiguang began fortification and construction of a military city around the pass, building cities
Surgut (2,432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
centuries - one of the centers of the Russian development of Siberia. The fortification, built of strong wood, was located on the cape, so that it was impossible
Kamianets-Podilskyi (2,301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was the capital of the Podolia Governorate. The Russian Tsar Peter the Great, who visited the fortress twice, was impressed by its fortifications. One of
Hampshire (5,729 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the New Forest exported items widely across southern Britain. A fortification near Southampton was called Clausentum, part of the Saxon Shore forts
Kaposvár (2,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
destruction was in connection to the name of the Esterházy family and the fortification of its economic and administrative rule. The city got the right to hold
Cádiz (6,396 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciations below) is a city and port in southwestern Spain. It is the capital of the province of Cádiz, one of eight which make up the autonomous community
Besançon (4,619 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
military engineer Vauban visited the city and drew up plans for its fortification. The Spaniards built the main centre point of the city's defences, "la
Gediminas (3,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a city that must be built at the exact place and decided to build a fortification on the confluence of rivers Vilnia and Neris, where the place of his
Patmos (1,613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
acquired the form of an acropolis with an improved defence through a fortification wall and towers. Patmos is mentioned in the Book of Revelation, the
Assos Castle (709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Greek: Κάστρο της Άσσου, translit. Kastro tis Assou) is a Venetian fortification on Cephalonia island in western Greece. Together with Saint George's
University of Chicago Persian antiquities dispute (1,932 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
New Cultural Battle Persepolis Fortification Archive Project This site provides information on the Persepolis Fortification Archive project based at the
Krepost Sveaborg (8,894 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Krepost Sveaborg was an Imperial Russian system of land and coastal fortifications constructed around Helsinki during the First World War. The purpose
Trnava (2,884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Trnava for a short time. The town ramparts were rebuilt to a Renaissance fortification as a reaction to the approaching Turkish danger from the south. The
Sidon (3,974 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Beirut port development and the commerce of silk participated to the fortification of Beirut as a major trade center for Mediterranean exchange (ARNAUD
Chinese city wall (3,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that the medieval fortifications of Europe are puny in comparison." Chinese walls were thick. Ming prefectural and provincial capital walls were ten to
History of Zagreb (2,472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fortifications of the era. In 1493, the Turks were defeated at Sisak. In preparation for a Turkish invasion, the bishop of Zagreb had fortifications built
Ludlow Castle (10,404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ludlow Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the town of the same name in the English county of Shropshire, standing on a promontory overlooking
Tarraco (1,934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scipio, and he and his brother Gnaeus Cornelius are attributed with the fortification of Tarraco and the establishment of a military port, and as Pliny the
Fall of Constantinople (8,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
protect themselves from invaders, and Constantinople's substantial fortifications had been a model followed by cities throughout the Mediterranean region
Kupang (2,111 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and renewed contacts with the local raja. In January 1653 a Dutch fortification, Fort Concordia, was built on a height to the left of the river estuary
Mexican–American War (18,607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of a dry riverbed (resaca) during the night. It provided a natural fortification, but during the retreat, Mexican troops were scattered, making communication
Three Cities (1,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Valletta was built, and in 1571 the new city became the capital instead of Birgu. The cities' fortifications were strengthened during the reign of Grandmaster
Alba Iulia (2,545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
archaeologists to be the Dacian fortifications on top of Piatra Craivii. After Dacia became a province of the Roman Empire, the capital of Dacia Apulensis was
Fort Desaix (700 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their rank and honors, holding them responsible for problems with the fortification of Fort Desaix and the loss of the island. The Fort returned to French
Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex (2,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
structures has been extensively excavated. While they all have impressive fortification walls, gates, and buttresses, it is not always clear why one structure
Battle of Fort De Russy (489 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to the Union expedition was the formidable Fort DeRussy, an earthen fortification with a partly iron-plated battery designed to resist the fire of Union
Saint Julian's Tower (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Online Journal of Military Architecture and Fortification (6): 15. Retrieved 30 May 2015.  "Other fortifications". romeartlover.tripod.com. Retrieved 30