Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich. It is located in Eastern Switzerland at the northwestern tip of Lake Zürich. While the municipality itself has 380,500 inhabitants, the Zürich metropolitan area is an urbanised area of international importance constituted by a population of nearly 2 million inhabitants. Zürich is a mixed hub for railways, roads, and air traffic.
Dielsdorf is a district in the northwestern part of the Swiss canton of Zürich. Since 1871 the administrative center of the district is located in Dielsdorf. Previously the district was named Bezirk Regensberg, and its capital was Regensdorf, the only city in the district.
Schwende is a district in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. The church Wildkirchli with the St. Michael chapel, the Neolithic cave dwelling and the Äscher inn are listed as heritage sites of national significance.
Schlatt-Haslen is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. It was formally established in 1872 from the rhode Schlatt and the village Haslen. The village core is listed as a heritage site of national significance.
Aarwangen is a district in the northeast corner of the canton of Bern in Switzerland, with its seat at Aarwangen. It is surrounded by the canton of Solothurn on the north, the canton of Aargau on the northeast, the canton of Lucerne on the east, the district of Trachselwald on the south, the district of Burgdorf on the southwest, and the district of Wangen on the west.
Datuk Lee Chong Wei is a professional badminton player from Malaysia who resides in Bukit Mertajam. Lee won the silver medal in the 2008 Olympic Games, thus becoming the first Malaysian to reach the final of the men's singles event and ending Malaysia's Olympic medal drought since the 1996 Games. This achievement also earned him the title Datuk, and a description by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak as national hero.
Fr. Franciszek Chalupka - founder of the first Polish-American parishes in New England. Chalupka was born in (Czech) Austria-Hungary. He completed his classical studies in Poland and on March 25, 1884 arrived in the United States. He studied theology at St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore, Maryland and then in the Seminary in Orchard Lake. Ordained by Bishop Patrick O'Reilly in St. Michael's Cathedral in Springfield, Massachusetts, on May 20, 1888.
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