La Porte is a city in Harris County, Texas within the Bay Area of the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown Metropolitan Area. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city population was 31,880. La Porte is the fourth largest incorporated city in Harris County. When La Porte celebrated its centennial in 1992, it was the home of Barbours Cut Terminal, operated by the Port of Houston Authority since 1977. 15 years later, The Port of Houston's newest addition, Bayport, was established just South of La Porte.
La Barokka is the stage name of the Maltese singer Maria Muscat, a well known figure on Maltese television. In addition to her concerts in Malta, La Barokka has also toured the USA and the UK with her show which includes songs which range across various musical styles. Born in Malta, La Barokka started vocal training when she was sixteen and this lead her into participating in various Maltese musicals. In 2000, La Barokka gave her first debut concert in the Mdina Cathedral in Malta.
Gmina Szydłów is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Staszów County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in south-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Szydłów, which lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) west of Staszów and 43 km (27 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kielce. The gmina covers an area of 107.53 square kilometres (41.5 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 4,904.