25 National Flags And Their Meanings Originating on battlefields as a means of identification, national flags have come a long way since their bloody conception. Flying in courthouses, classrooms, and fire stations they typically hold symbolic significance for the nation and have complex meanings ingrained into their designs. So go ahead and test yourself on your flag knowledge because these are 25 national flags and their meanings. Combining the crosses of the patron saints of England, Wales, and Scotland, the Union Jack as it is sometimes called is one of the oldest flags in the world having been around since 1801. It has been said that when Duke Leopold V. of Austria returned from war his white battledress was soaked with blood.
UK Data Service Search and browse our data collections, support guides, case studies and related publications. Search and browse data collections, support guides, case studies and related publications. The UK Data Service provides access to over 6,000 digital data collections for research and teaching purposes covering an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, and spanning many disciplines and themes. Asian countries Learn about ADB activities in member countries and regional offices. Get information on country economic data and analysis, development assistance, and regional initiatives. indicates that ADB has a resident mission in that country. * Developing members: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Cook Islands, People’s Republic of China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Fiji, Hong Kong, China, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, the Republic of Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taipei,China, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam
About GeoNames About GeoNames The GeoNames geographical database is available for download free of charge under a creative commons attribution license. It contains over 10 million geographical names and consists of over 8 million unique features whereof 2.8 million populated places and 5.5 million alternate names. All features are categorized into one out of nine feature classes and further subcategorized into one out of 645 feature codes. (more statistics ...).
JOSM JOSM is the "Java OpenStreetMap Editor", a desktop application originally developed by Immanuel Scholz and currently maintained by Dirk Stöcker. Its homepage is located at josm.openstreetmap.de. Although it has a relatively steep learning curve, JOSM is used by experienced editors thanks to its plugins and stability. Install You can download JOSM from the JOSM homepage either by browsing there or by clicking the following... java web-start link to launch JOSM from here, recommended version, all platforms and automatic update
Earth at Night 2012 Account Options Sign in Earth at Night 2012 NAVCO, Nonviolent and Violent Campaigns and Outcomes Data Project The Nonviolent and Violent Campaigns and Outcomes (NAVCO) Data Project is a multi-level data collection effort that catalogues major nonviolent and violent resistance campaigns around the globe from 1900-2011. Introducing NAVCO 2.0: Videos Using NAVCO 2.0 Researchers can use these data to better answer questions about how tactical choices lead to the success or failure of such political movements, how inter-group relationships among competing insurgent organizations affects their strategic choices, and how the sequencing of tactical choices influence the overall outcomes of resistance campaigns. The project produces aggregate-level data on resistance campaigns from 1900-2006 (NAVCO 1.1), annual data on campaign behavior from 1945-2006 (NAVCO 2.0) and events data on tactical selection during campaigns from 1987-2011 (NAVCO 3.0). NAVCO Data
E-Books » Brill Online - Asian Studies The complete alphabetic list of Brill's e-books. Filter by subject: < Any subject Asian Studies  Flags of the World Welcome to Flags of the World Flags of the World (FOTW), founded in 1994, is the Internet’s largest site devoted to vexillology (the study of flags). Here you can read more than 62,000 pages about flags and view more than 123,000 images of flags of countries, organizations, states, territories, districts and cities, both past and present. Searching for Flags on this Website There are many ways to find flags on this website. Choosing “Index by Country” will take you straight to the country’s page, once there you will find pathways to the national, state, municipal, military, historical, and cultural flags and ensigns of the country.
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Kids' Corner, State of Alaska Alaska Facts State Nick Name: "The Last Frontier" - the name Alaska is derived from the Aleut word "Aleyska," meaning "great land." State Motto: "North to the Future" State Capital: Juneau, located in the Southeast region of Alaska, has a population of 31,275 (2010 Census) Alaska Map: Alaska Flag:
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