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UTC+04:30 (45 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

UTC+04:30 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +04:30. This time is used in: Principal cities: Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif  Afghanistan
UTC+05:00 (188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
UTC+05:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +05:00. This time is used in: Principal cities: Karachi, Tashkent, Yekaterinburg  Maldives – Time
Bobak marmot (822 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a species of marmot that inhabits the steppes of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It is a social animal and inhabits steppe grassland, including cultivated
Saker falcon (1,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Falcon Falco cherrug: predicted new areas to direct population surveys in Central Asia". Ibis. 162 (1): 27–41. doi:10.1111/ibi.12700. hdl:10026.1/13028. ISSN 1474-919X
UTC+06:00 (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
UTC+06:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +06:00. This time is used in: Principal cities: Dhaka, Almaty, Omsk  Bangladesh – Bangladesh Standard
Sikh Empire (5,115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sikh Empire (also Sikh Khalsa Raj or Sarkar-i Khalsa) was a state originating in the Indian subcontinent, formed under the leadership of Maharaja Ranjit
Bishkek (4,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"University of Central Asia – University of Central Asia". www.ucentralasia.org. Retrieved 23 February 2017. "European School in Central Asia – Bishkek –
Tibetan Plateau (3,323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or as the Himalayan Plateau in India, is a vast elevated plateau in Central Asia and East Asia, covering most of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Northwestern
Comedy Central (Southeast Asian TV channel) (176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Comedy Central Asia is a 24-hour comedy television channel owned by ViacomCBS, broadcasting in Southeast Asia. It was launched on November 1, 2012. The
Oghuz Turks (3,289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a tribal confederation conventionally named the Oghuz Yabgu State in central Asia. The name Oghuz is a Common Turkic word for "tribe". Byzantine sources
Emirate of Bukhara (1,009 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rulership by the Manghit emir, Shah Murad. As one of the few states in Central Asia after the Mongol Empire not ruled by descendants of Genghis Khan (besides
Red deer (5,205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Caucasus Mountains region, Asia Minor, Iran, parts of western Asia, and central Asia. It also inhabits the Atlas Mountains region between Morocco and Tunisia
Chagatai Khanate (4,547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Didactic Images of the Manichaeans from Sasanian Mesopotamia to Uygur Central Asia and Tang-Ming China. BRILL. p. 156. ISBN 978-90-04-30894-7. Kim, Hyun
Hotak dynasty (1,455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hotak dynasty (Pashto: د هوتکيانو ټولواکمني‎) was an Afghan monarchy of the Ghilji Pashtuns, established in April 1709 by Mirwais Hotak after leading
BBC Monitoring (690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
BBC Monitoring (often abbreviated to BBCM) is a division of the British Broadcasting Corporation which monitors, and reports on, mass media worldwide.
Lists of airports in Asia (366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lists of airports in Asia cover airports in each country of Asia, organized by activity and by region and country. They include military air bases and
Greater flamingo (1,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) is the most widespread and largest species of the flamingo family. It is found in Africa, on the Indian subcontinent
Common quail (849 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The common quail (Coturnix coturnix), or European quail, is a small ground-nesting game bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. Coturnix is the Latin
Kolkino (88 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Leskovskoye Rural Settlement, Vologodsky District, Vologda Oblast, Russia/Central Asia. The population was 2 as of 2002. The currency used is Russian Rubles
Lists of mammals by region (67 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lists of mammals by region cover mammal's found in different parts of the world. They are organized by continent, region, country and in some places by
Common nightingale (2,411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The common nightingale, rufous nightingale or simply nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos), is a small passerine bird best known for its powerful and beautiful
Long-legged buzzard (684 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inhabits dry open plains of northern Africa, southeastern Europe, west and central Asia east to China, and across central India. Recent sightings indicate that
Cannabis sativa (1,687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cannabis sativa is an annual herbaceous flowering plant indigenous to eastern Asia but now of cosmopolitan distribution due to widespread cultivation.
Honey badger (3,363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(2000). "A new subspecies of the honey badger Mellivora capensis from Central Asia". Acta Theriologica. 45 (1): 45–55. doi:10.4098/AT.arch.00-5. Rosevear
Caspian tern (805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Caspian tern (Hydroprogne caspia) is a species of tern, with a subcosmopolitan but scattered distribution. Despite its extensive range, it is monotypic
Folk dance (1,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A folk dance is a dance developed by people that reflect the life of the people of a certain country or region. Not all ethnic dances are folk dances.
Neolithic Tibet (344 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
159 Harmatta, pp. 164-165 Harmatta, János. History of civilizations of Central Asia, Volume 1 (2005) UNESCO. ISBN 92-3-102719-0 Madsen, David B., Fa-Hu Chen
Grey partridge (803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The grey partridge (Perdix perdix), also known as the English partridge, Hungarian partridge, or hun, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae
Shamanism (9,984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shamanism is a religious practice that involves a practitioner, a shaman, who is believed to interact with a spirit world through altered states of consciousness
Common roach (855 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The roach (Rutilus rutilus), also known as the common roach, is a fresh and brackish water fish of the family Cyprinidae, native to most of Europe and
Eurasian water shrew (1,224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Eurasian water shrew (Neomys fodiens), known in the United Kingdom as the water shrew, is a relatively large shrew, up to 10 cm (4 in) long, with a
Seleucid Empire (4,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Seleucid Empire (/sɪˈljuːsɪd/; Ancient Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Σελευκιδῶν, Basileía tōn Seleukidōn) was a Hellenistic state ruled by the Seleucid dynasty
Conquest of the Western Turks (3,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suspicious of the military ambitions of the Tang. Tang expansion into Central Asia continued with the conquest of Karasahr in 644 and Kucha in 648. Su Dingfang
Snakehead (fish) (1,819 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
argus, which is native to northern China's Amur River, was introduced to central Asia (Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan). It was introduced from the
Domestic yak (2,239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The domestic yak (Bos grunniens) is a long-haired domesticated bovid found throughout the Himalayan region of the Indian subcontinent, the Tibetan Plateau
Crimean Tatar cuisine (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Crimean Tatars adopted many Uzbek dishes during their exile in Central Asia since 1944, and these dishes have been absorbed into Crimean Tatar national
Hyacinth (plant) (1,173 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hyacinthus is a small genus of bulbous, spring-blooming perennial, fragrant flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae. These are
Crimean Tatar cuisine (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Crimean Tatars adopted many Uzbek dishes during their exile in Central Asia since 1944, and these dishes have been absorbed into Crimean Tatar national
Nickelodeon (Southeast Asian TV channel) (911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Nickelodeon is a Southeast Asian pay television channel operated by ViacomCBS, broadcasting from Singapore to the audiences in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong
Emirate (1,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An emirate is a political territory that is ruled by a dynastic Arabic or Islamic monarch-styled emir. Etymologically emirate or amirate (Arabic: إمارة‎
18th Cavalry Division (Soviet Union) (211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in 1936 by renaming the 7th Tadzhik Mountain Cavalry Division in the Central Asia Military District. At the beginning of war the division was one of the
Foreign relations of the European Union (3,691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
old EU-Central Asia strategy is expected to be developed by the end of 2019. The new EU Central Asia Strategy was introduced at the EU-Central Asia Ministerial
2019 AFC Cup qualifying play-offs (673 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cup. The following 11 teams, split into five zones (West Asia Zone, Central Asia Zone, South Asia Zone, ASEAN Zone, East Asia Zone), entered the qualifying
Boortsog (554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Turkmen: pişme) is a type of fried dough food found in the cuisines of Central Asia, Idel-Ural, Mongolia and the Middle East. It is shaped into either triangles
United States military deployments (237 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The military of the United States is deployed in more than 150 countries around the world, with approximately 170,020 of its active-duty personnel serving
Aral Karakum Desert (254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aral Karakum (Kazakh: Арал қарақұмы, Aral qaraqumy; Russian: Приара́льские Караку́мы, IPA: [prʲɪjɐˈralʲskʲɪjə kərɐˈkumɨ]) is a desert in Kazakhstan, situated
Elwendia persica (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elwendia persica, synonym Bunium persicum, is a plant species in the family Apiaceae. It is related to cumin (Cuminum cyminum) and sometimes called black
Ryn Desert (281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ryn Desert or Ryn-Peski Desert (Kazakh: Нарын құмы, Naryn-Qumy), is a desert in western Kazakhstan north of the Caspian Sea and southeast of the Volga
Kahwah (463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Western Ghats, the Malabar region, and Kashmir, from where it spread to Central Asia. The tea is made by boiling green tea leaves with saffron strands grown
Glossy ibis (1,532 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) is a wading bird in the ibis family Threskiornithidae. The scientific name derives from Ancient Greek plegados and
97th Cavalry Division (Soviet Union) (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
but did not see any combat. It began forming in November, 1941, in the Central Asia Military District as a "Turkmen National Division". Three other cavalry
Ishaq al-Turk (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ishaq al-Turk was an Iranian rebel who started a rebellion in Khorasan against the Abbasid Caliphate, after the murder of Abu Muslim. Ishaq was a Zoroasterian
Ruddy shelduck (2,013 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wintering in the Indian subcontinent and breeding in southeastern Europe and central Asia, though there are small resident populations in North Africa. It has
Kyrgyz language (1,432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spelled as Kirghiz, Kirgiz and Qirghiz, is a Turkic language spoken in Central Asia. Kyrgyz is the official language of Kyrgyzstan and a significant minority
Lists of birds by region (805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following are the regional bird lists by continent. Some are full species lists, others, particularly continental lists, have just the families. For
Taklamakan Desert (1,973 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Taklamakan Desert in order to control the important silk route trade across Central Asia. Periods of Chinese rule were interspersed with rule by Turkic, Mongol
Tandoor bread (1,617 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
places in present-day Afghanistan, Pakistan, northwest India, Iran, and Central Asia. The English word tandoor comes from Hindi / Urdu tandūr (तन्दूर / تندور)
Limonium (899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stretching from the Canary Islands east through the Mediterranean region to central Asia; for comparison, North America only has three native Limonium species
Uyghur (91 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Uyghur may refer to: Uyghurs, a Turkic ethnic group living in Eastern and Central Asia Uyghur language, a Turkic language spoken primarily by the Uyghurs Uyghur
Juniperus sabina (430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
native to the mountains of central and southern Europe and western and central Asia, from Spain to eastern Siberia, typically growing at altitudes of 1,000-3
White-winged tern (714 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
breeding habitat is freshwater marshes across from southeast Europe to [[Central Asia and the Russian Far East. They usually nest either on floating vegetation
Red-backed shrike (732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio) is a carnivorous passerine bird and member of the shrike family Laniidae. Its breeding range stretches from Western
Red-crested pochard (395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it extends from the steppe and semi-desert areas on the Black Sea to Central Asia and Mongolia, wintering in the Indian Subcontinent and Africa. It is
Manichaean alphabet (637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alphabets and associated with the spread of Manichaeism from southwest to central Asia and beyond, beginning in the 3rd century CE. It bears a sibling relationship
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (2,700 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
support development in more than 30 countries from Central Europe to Central Asia. Similar to other multilateral development banks, the EBRD has members
Betpak-Dala (442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
original on 15 Oct 2015. "Catastrophic Collapse of Saiga Antelopes in Central Asia". UN Environment. Retrieved 25 February 2018. Betpak-Dala at GEOnet Names
2017 AFC Cup qualifying play-offs (999 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cup. The following 14 teams, split into five zones (West Asia Zone, Central Asia Zone, South Asia Zone, ASEAN Zone, East Asia Zone), entered the qualifying
Kyz kuu (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Little bittern (878 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The little bittern or common little bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) is a wading bird in the heron family, Ardeidae. Ixobrychus is from Ancient Greek ixias
Gerbil (2,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A gerbil is a small mammal of the subfamily Gerbillinae in the order Rodentia. Once known as desert rats, the gerbil subfamily includes about 110 species
Betpak-Dala (442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
original on 15 Oct 2015. "Catastrophic Collapse of Saiga Antelopes in Central Asia". UN Environment. Retrieved 25 February 2018. Betpak-Dala at GEOnet Names
Kyz kuu (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Kumul Rebellion (6,207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Синьцзяне(rus) Andrew D. W. Forbes (1986). Warlords and Muslims in Chinese Central Asia: A Political History of Republican Sinkiang 1911-1949 (illustrated ed
Kushan Empire (10,334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
establishment of Buddhism in the Indian subcontinent and its spread to Central Asia and China. The Kushans were most probably one of five branches of the
Blue-cheeked bee-eater (506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The blue-cheeked bee-eater (Merops persicus) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family, Meropidae. The genus name Merops is Ancient Greek for "bee-eater"
Saka language (859 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Masson], [editors, A.H. Dani, V.M. (1992). History of civilizations of Central Asia. Paris: UNESCO. p. 283. ISBN 92-3-103211-9.CS1 maint: extra text: authors
European goldfinch (2,602 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
finch family that is native to Europe, North Africa and western and central Asia. It has been introduced to other areas, including Australia, New Zealand
Khujand (1,771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
northernmost province, Sughd. Khujand is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia, dating back about 2,500 years. Situated on the Syr Darya river at the
Wild goat (911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The wild goat (Capra aegagrus) is a wild goat species, inhabiting forests, shrublands and rocky areas ranging from Turkey and the Caucasus in the west
Republic of Afghanistan (899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Republic of Afghanistan (Dari: جمهوری افغانستان‎, Jǝmhūri Afġānistān; Pashto: د افغانستان جمهوریت‎, Dǝ Afġānistān Jumhūriyat) was the name of the first
Ephedra (plant) (1,920 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
southwestern North America, southern Europe, northern Africa, southwest and central Asia, northern China and western South America. In temperate climates, most
Common vole (764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alticola (Voles from Central Asia) Subgenus Alticola: White-tailed mountain vole (A. albicauda) Silver mountain vole (A. argentatus) Gobi Altai mountain
Greg Mortenson (5,266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
He is a co-founder and former executive director of the non-profit Central Asia Institute and the founder of the educational charity Pennies for Peace
Short-toed snake eagle (952 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The short-toed snake eagle (Circaetus gallicus), also known as short-toed eagle, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also
European roller (1,948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to breed in Europe. Its overall range extends into the Middle East, Central Asia and Morocco. The European roller is found in a wide variety of habitats
Isfara (388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
partly dating back to the 8th century, a structure that is unique in Central Asia. The population of Isfara is mostly Tajik. Isfara is situated near the
Karaganda (1,651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karaganda or Qaraghandy (Kazakh: Қарағанды/Qaraǵandy, pronounced [qɑɾɑˈʁɑndə] (listen); Russian: Караганда, pronounced [kərəɡɐnˈda]) is the capital of
List of Asian countries by GDP (33 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
386 97,161 9,648 West Asia  Kazakhstan 170,326 9,139 537,664 28,849 Central Asia  North Korea N/A N/A N/A N/A East Asia  South Korea 1,629,532 31,430
Przewalski's horse (5,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dzungarian horse, is a rare and endangered horse native to the steppes of central Asia. At one time extinct in the wild, it has been reintroduced to its native
Nepalis (311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tibet, and parts of Burma and Yunnan, and much further traces origin to Central Asia, along with indigenous peoples. Nepal is a multicultural and multiethnic
United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (975 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
world. The department manages field-based political missions in Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East, and has in recent years been increasing its professional
Goitered gazelle (610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The goitered or black-tailed gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa) is a gazelle found in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Iran, parts of Iraq and Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan
Christopher I. Beckwith (604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
studies. He researches the history and cultures of ancient and medieval Central Asia. Concomitantly he specializes in Asian language studies and linguistics
Greater sand plover (547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tour. It breeds in the semi-deserts of Turkey and eastwards through Central Asia. It nests in a bare ground scrape. This species is strongly migratory
West Asian Canadians (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Canadians are Canadians with ancestry, origins, or citizenship from West and Central Asia. The term West Asian Canadian is a subgroup of Asian Canadians and Middle
Common whitethroat (642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The common whitethroat (Curruca communis) is a common and widespread typical warbler which breeds throughout Europe and across much of temperate western
Chebureki (465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
They are popular as snack and street food throughout the Caucasus, Central Asia, Russia, Ukraine, Eastern Europe, as well as with the Crimean Tatar diasporas
Alai mole vole (113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alticola (Voles from Central Asia) Subgenus Alticola: White-tailed mountain vole (A. albicauda) Silver mountain vole (A. argentatus) Gobi Altai mountain
Asian badger (631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Asian badger (Meles leucurus), also known as the sand badger is a species of badger native to Mongolia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Korean Peninsula
Mesolithic (2,814 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sculpture: New Discoveries at Lepenski Vir. ISBN 978-0-500-39009-2. Central Asia does not enter the Neolithic, but transitions from the Mesolithic to
Marbled duck (679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
species of duck from southern Europe, northern Africa, and western and central Asia. The scientific name, Marmaronetta angustirostris, comes from the Greek
Peter Benjamin Golden (542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bucharest–Brăila: Editura Academiei Române – Muzeul Brăilei Editura Istros (2011) Central Asia in World History, Oxford-New York: Oxford University Press. (2010) Turks
Terek sandpiper (1,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Terek sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) is a small migratory Palearctic wader species and is the only member of the genus Xenus. It is named after the Terek
Exploration (2,583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Exploration is the act of searching for the purpose of discovery of information or resources. Exploration occurs in all non-sessile animal species, including
Gandhara (8,468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dynasties. It was also a central location for the spread of Buddhism to Central Asia and East Asia. It was also a centre of Hinduism. Famed for its local
Festuca ovina (502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Festuca ovina, sheep's fescue or sheep fescue, is a species of grass. It is sometimes confused with hard fescue (Festuca trachyphylla). It is a perennial
Soviet Second League B (521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Severodonetsk (Ukraine) Tsementnik Semipalatinsk (Kazakhstan) Zarafshon Nawoyi (Central Asia) Spartak Kostroma (Russia) FC Spartak Ryazan (Russia) Neftianik Tumen
Hippophae (2,155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spray off the sea prevents other larger plants from outcompeting it. In central Asia, it is more widespread in dry semi-desert sites where other plants cannot
Caspian plover (495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
means the type locality was India. This plover breeds in western and central Asia and migrates southward to eastern and southern Africa to escape the northern
Slender-billed gull (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The slender-billed gull (Chroicocephalus genei) is a mid-sized gull which breeds very locally around the Mediterranean and the north of the western Indian
Alai mole vole (113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alticola (Voles from Central Asia) Subgenus Alticola: White-tailed mountain vole (A. albicauda) Silver mountain vole (A. argentatus) Gobi Altai mountain
Tien Shan red-backed vole (99 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alticola (Voles from Central Asia) Subgenus Alticola: White-tailed mountain vole (A. albicauda) Silver mountain vole (A. argentatus) Gobi Altai mountain
Slender-billed gull (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The slender-billed gull (Chroicocephalus genei) is a mid-sized gull which breeds very locally around the Mediterranean and the north of the western Indian
Festuca ovina (502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Festuca ovina, sheep's fescue or sheep fescue, is a species of grass. It is sometimes confused with hard fescue (Festuca trachyphylla). It is a perennial
Soviet Second League B (521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Severodonetsk (Ukraine) Tsementnik Semipalatinsk (Kazakhstan) Zarafshon Nawoyi (Central Asia) Spartak Kostroma (Russia) FC Spartak Ryazan (Russia) Neftianik Tumen
Namangan (1,753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ota Valixon toʻra masjidi), built in 1918, is one of the largest in Central Asia, now home to a local branch of the Wahabi sect. Olmos city is counted
Abu Dhabi Plaza (107 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
When completed, 1253 ft tall main tower will be the tallest building in Central Asia. On February 13, 2016, the structure caught on fire, with no immediately
Ortolan bunting (1,977 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The ortolan (Emberiza hortulana), also called ortolan bunting, is a bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a passerine family now separated by most modern
Chanyu (1,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on peoples in Central Asia in ancient times", 1851, vol. 1, p. 46 Bichurin N.Ya., "Collection of information on peoples in Central Asia in ancient times"
Bride kidnapping (10,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
various parts of the world, but it is most common in the Caucasus and Central Asia. In most nations, bride kidnapping is considered a sex crime rather than
Soviet Second League (498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ukrainian SSR (1960-1970) Class B of Union republics (1960-1967) Class B of Central Asia (1966-1970) Class B of the Kazakh SSR (1968-1970) Class B of Caucasus
Spanish sparrow (3,302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Passeridae. It is found in the Mediterranean region and south-west and central Asia. It is very similar to the closely related house sparrow, and the two
Piebald shrew (195 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The piebald shrew (Diplomesodon pulchellum) is a shrew found in the Turan Lowland east of the Caspian Sea in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. It grows to 2–2​3⁄4
Common linnet (1,505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The common linnet (Linaria cannabina) is a small passerine bird of the finch family, Fringillidae. It derives its scientific name from its fondness for
Sandwich tern (1,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sandwich tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis) is a tern in the family Laridae. It is very closely related to the lesser crested tern (T. bengalensis), Chinese
Sujuk (497 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spicy sausage which is eaten from the Balkans to the Middle East and Central Asia. The Turkish name sucuk has been adopted largely unmodified by other
Pallas's gull (703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pallas's gull (Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus), also known as the great black-headed gull, is a large bird species. As is the case with many gulls, it has traditionally
Principality of Chaghaniyan (750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 541–542. ISBN 90-04-07819-3. Gibb, H. A. R. (1923). The Arab Conquests in Central Asia. London: The Royal Asiatic Society. OCLC 499987512. Shaban, M. A. (1979)
European water vole (2,295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alticola (Voles from Central Asia) Subgenus Alticola: White-tailed mountain vole (A. albicauda) Silver mountain vole (A. argentatus) Gobi Altai mountain
Transcaspian Oblast (579 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and troops G.N. Curzon Russia in Central Asia (London: Longmans) 1889 pp1-15 Richard A. Pierce Russian Central Asia 1867-1917 (Berkeley: University of
Buchara shrew (64 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Buchara shrew or Pamir shrew (Sorex buchariensis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan
Northern mole vole (543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alticola (Voles from Central Asia) Subgenus Alticola: White-tailed mountain vole (A. albicauda) Silver mountain vole (A. argentatus) Gobi Altai mountain
Discovery Networks CEEMEA (543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
countries in the Middle East, United Arab Emirates, the Russian Federation, Central Asia, Africa and European countries such as Germany, Greece, Hungary, Poland
H. A. R. Gibb (821 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb FBA (2 January 1895 – 22 October 1971), known as H. A. R. Gibb, was a Scottish historian on Orientalism. Gibb was
Johannes Avetaranian (480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johannes Avetaranian (Erzurum, Ottoman Empire, June 30, 1861 – Wiesbaden, Germany on December 11, 1919), born Muhammad Shukri (Turkish: Mehmet Şükri),
Mountain hare (1,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The mountain hare (Lepus timidus), also known as blue hare, tundra hare, variable hare, white hare, snow hare, alpine hare, and Irish hare, is a Palearctic
Elaeagnus angustifolia (723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
oleaster, or wild olive, is a species of Elaeagnus, native to western and central Asia, Iran, from southern Russia and Kazakhstan to Turkey, and parts of Pakistan
Islamic State of Afghanistan (1,181 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Islamic State of Afghanistan (Persian: دولت اسلامی افغانستان‎, Dowlat-e Eslami-ye Afghanestan, Pashto: دا افغانستان اسلامی دولت‎, Da Afghanistan Islami
Ai-Khanoum (3,170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bernard, P. (1994): "The Greek Kingdoms of Central Asia." In: History of civilizations of Central Asia, Volume II. The development of sedentary and
Demoiselle crane (993 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The demoiselle crane (Grus virgo) is a species of crane found in central Eurosiberia, ranging from the Black Sea to Mongolia and North Eastern China. There
Semirechye Oblast (332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1924 as a result of the national-territorial reorganisation of Soviet Central Asia, the northern part of the region became part of the Kirgiz ASSR (already
Nathusius's pipistrelle (575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nathusius' pipistrelle (Pipistrellus nathusii) is a small bat in the genus Pipistrellus. It is very similar to the common pipistrelle and has been overlooked
Kyrgyz in China (1,858 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as Kyrgyzstan, is part of a much larger geo-political area known as Central Asia which in turn contains a variety of ethnolinguistic groups including
Muyunkum Desert (160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Muyunkum Desert (Kazakh: Мойынқұм, Moıynqum, Russian: Мойынку́м or Муюнкум) is a desert in the Jambyl Region of southern Kazakhstan. It extends from
Pirozhki (1,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ada Gujia Kozhukkatta Lukhmi Modak Momo Nevryo Munthiri Kothu Samosa Central Asia Chebureki Chuchvara Manti Oromo Samsa West Asia Dushbara Gondi Gürzə
Syr-Darya Oblast (382 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
October 27, 1924 as a result of the national-territorial reorganisation of Central Asia, most of the Syr-Darya region was transferred to the Kyrgyz (Cossack)
Echium vulgare (417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
family Boraginaceae. It is native to most of Europe, and western and central Asia and it occurs as an introduced species in north-eastern North America
Eurasian pygmy shrew (333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Eurasian pygmy shrew (Sorex minutus), often known simply as the pygmy shrew, is a widespread shrew of northern Eurasia. It is the only shrew native
Rock bunting (308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"to chirp". It breeds in northwest Africa, southern Europe east to central Asia, and the Himalayas. It is partially migratory, with northern populations
Sandgrouse (2,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and eastern Africa, Madagascar, the Middle East and India through to central Asia. The ranges of the black-bellied sandgrouse and the pin-tailed sandgrouse
Brown-necked raven (507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The brown-necked raven (Corvus ruficollis) is a larger bird (52–56 cm in length) than the carrion crow though not as large as the common raven. It has
QS World University Rankings (6,731 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
independent regional tables (Asia, Latin America, Emerging Europe and Central Asia, the Arab Region, and BRICS). Being the only international ranking to
Rosy starling (988 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
breeding range of this bird is in steppes, semi-deserts and deserts of Central Asia and Southeast Europe. It can be found from northwestern Mongolia via
List of Asian and Pacific countries by GDP (PPP) (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
2017 GDP Per Capita(nominal) USD 1 East Asia $11,870 2 West Asia or Middle East $10,502 3 Southeast Asia $4,232 4 Central Asia $4,025 5 South Asia $1,771
Lesser noctule (702 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The lesser noctule, Leisler's bat or the Irish bat (Nyctalus leisleri), is a species of insectivorous bat belonging to the vesper bat family, Vespertilionidae
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (4,262 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rashid, Ahmed (2002). Taliban: Islam, oil and the new great game in central Asia. I.B.Tauris. p. 187. ISBN 978-1-86064-830-4. Clements, Frank (2003).
Little bustard (642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aristophanes and others. It breeds in southern Europe and in western and central Asia. Southernmost European birds are mainly resident, but other populations
Large-eared pika (427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
8 in) long. The large-eared pika is native to mountainous regions of Central Asia. Its range includes Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Kazakhstan
Samarkand Oblast (199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
October 27, 1924 as a result of the national-territorial reorganisation of Central Asia, the Samarkand region became a part of the Uzbek SSR of the Soviet Union
Post-Soviet conflicts (489 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article lists the post-Soviet conflicts, the violent political and ethnic conflicts in the countries of the former Soviet Union since shortly before
List of Asian and Pacific countries by GDP (PPP) (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
2017 GDP Per Capita(nominal) USD 1 East Asia $11,870 2 West Asia or Middle East $10,502 3 Southeast Asia $4,232 4 Central Asia $4,025 5 South Asia $1,771
Turks in the Tang military (2,729 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Turkic soldiers stationed by the Chinese in the Tang garrisons of Central Asia settled in the region, spreading Turkic languages in an area that had
Gagea (1,670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assigned to Lloydia. Gagea afghanica A.Terracc. – Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia Gagea aipetriensis Levichev – Crimea Gagea alashanica Y.Z.Zhao & L.Q
Religion in Tajikistan (2,095 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam, the predominant religion throughout Central Asia, was brought to the region by the Arabs in the 7th century. Since that time, Islam has become an
Ordos culture (1,395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
subgroup of the Yuezhi is widely believed to have migrated to South Central Asia, where it constituted the ruling elite of the Kushan Empire.) In Chinese
Archaeological sites in Pakistan (681 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Valley culture is considered as the best known Palaeolithic culture of Central Asia.Mehrgarh in Balochistan is one of the most important Neolithic sites
Little bustard (642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aristophanes and others. It breeds in southern Europe and in western and central Asia. Southernmost European birds are mainly resident, but other populations
Desert long-eared bat (848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
seven pregnant females, most with two embryos, have been collected in central Asia. Three pregnant females, each with two embryos, were found in a deserted
Kunduz (1,549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kunduz (/kʊnduːz/; Pashto: کندز‎; Dari: قندوز‎ original name: کُهَندِژ) is a city in northern Afghanistan, which serves as the capital of Kunduz Province
Marbled polecat (1,765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
E.; Asimov, the late M.S., eds. (2003). History of civilizations of Central Asia. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. p. 282. ISBN 9788120815964. Goodwin, George
Digitalis (2,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This genus is native to western and southwestern Europe, western and central Asia and northwestern Africa. The flowers are produced on a tall spike, are
Parti-coloured bat (613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The parti-coloured bat or rearmouse (Vespertilio murinus) is a species of vesper bat that lives in temperate Eurasia - Central and Eastern Europe, in some
Tawny pipit (373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The tawny pipit (Anthus campestris) is a medium-large passerine bird which breeds in much of the central Palearctic from northwest Africa and Portugal
Ghazni (2,750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Zhang Guand-Da, R. Shabani Samghabadi, History of civilizations of Central Asia, pg. 385 Hui-li, 1959, p. 188 John Andrew Boyle (1968). The Cambridge
Ground jay (133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
crow family Corvidae. They inhabit high altitude semi-desert areas from central Asia to Mongolia. Ground jays show adaptations to ground living such as long
Bank vole (1,810 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alticola (Voles from Central Asia) Subgenus Alticola: White-tailed mountain vole (A. albicauda) Silver mountain vole (A. argentatus) Gobi Altai mountain
Alliaria petiolata (1,720 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the mustard family (Brassicaceae). It is native to Europe, western and central Asia, north-western Africa, Morocco, Iberia and the British Isles, north to
Babur (7,047 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Ferdowsi's Shahnameh and was borrowed into the Turkic languages of Central Asia. Thackston argues for an alternate derivation from the PIE word "beaver"
2020 AFC Cup qualifying play-offs (1,533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cup. The following 19 teams, split into five zones (West Asia Zone, Central Asia Zone, South Asia Zone, ASEAN Zone, East Asia Zone), enter the qualifying