Sunday, May 13, 2007

  • BANBU, city in China, see. Bengbu.
  • BANG (Bang) Hermann (1857-1912), the danish writer. Psychologic novels " Remediless generations " (1880) and "Fedra" (1883) - about domination of fate in destinies of people, " For road " (1886), "Slime" (1889) - about events of Danish war 1864.
  • BANGALORE (Bengaluru, Bangalur), city in JUzh. India, an administrative centre pieces. Karnataka. 2,7 million inhabitants (1991). The large centre of a machine industry; an alimentary, textile industry; handcrafts. University. Center of space probes.
  • BANGVEULU (Bangweulu), lake in Zambia, in verhovjah r. Luapula (system r. Congo), at the altitude 1067 m. The area from 4 thousand êì2 (in a dry season) up to 15 thousand êì2 (during summer rains). Depth up to 5 m. Coasts bogged up; thrickets of a common reed and a sedge.
  • BANGUI (Bangui), capital of Central African republic, a port on r. Ubangi. 452 thousand inhabitants (1988). An international airport. Textile, a food-processing industry, metal working. University. It is based in 1889 as the French military post.
  • BANGIEVYE, a class of red algae. Ok. 100 kinds. Everywhere in fresh waters, seas, on soil. The major representative - a porphyry.
  • BANG-KAUP (Bang Kaup) Villi (1869-1934), german jazykoved. Transactionses on comparative-historical grammar, leksikologii and ethymologies of Turkic tongues.
  • BANGKOK (Bankok, Krungtep), capital (with 1782) Thailand. 5,9 million inhabitants (1989, with suburbs). Main marine and a river harbor of country in a mouth r. Chao Phraya (freight turnover ok. 30 million t. Annually). An international airport. Risoochistitelnaja, sawing, impregnated-paper, mild, cement, oil refining, a chemical industry, a machine industry and metal working; art handcrafts. Universities. It is known from 16 century. A complex of royal palace CHakri (Mahaprasat, 18 - nach. 20 centuries); temples On (CHetupon, 19 century), Radzhabopit (it is grey. 19 century), Benchamabopit (1900), etc.
  • BANGPUTIS, in Baltic mythology the godhood of physical agents of water, a storm and a wind.
  • GANG (ital. banda), group of the armed people committing in unison criminal acts; in a broad sense - any criminal band.
  • GANG (Banda), interisland the pest Quiet ok., in Indonesia, between islands Serams, Southeast, Wetar, etc. 714 thousand êì2, depth up to 7440 m. the Port Ambon (on about. Ambon).
  • GANG, people in Central African republic (0,95 million person) and Zaire (0,6 million person, 1992). Tongue a gang. Save traditional convictions.
  • GANG (Banda) Hastings Kamuzu (1906-94), the president of Malawi in 1966-94 (with 1971 life); in 1963-64 prime minister of Nyasaland, in 1964-66 prime minister of Malawi. The chairman of a consignment the Congress of Malawi (with 1960).
  • BANDAGE (frants. bandage - a bandage), in medicine - a special belt for deduction of a forward abdominal wall and an internals in a normal position during pregnancy and after stems, at hernias of an abdominal wall, etc.
  • BANDAGE, in technique - a metal ring or a belt which is fitted on machine components, designs for increase of their toughness or reduction of wearing.
  • BANDAJ, an active volcano on about. Honshu (Japan). An altitude of 1819 m. Disastrous eruption in 1888. In structure of national park of the Bandaj-Asahi.
  • BANDARANAIKE Sirimavo (r. 1916), the prime minister of Republic Sri Lanka (up to 1972 Ceylon) in 1960-65 both in 1970-77 and with 1994. The chairman of the Consignment of freedom of Sri Lanka (up to 1972 Ceylon consignment of freedom). Widow S.Bandaranaike.
  • BANDARANAIKE Solomon (1899-1959), the prime minister of Ceylon in 1956-59, in 1951 has based the Ceylon consignment of freedom. It is killed by conspirators.
  • BANDAR-SERI-BEGAVAN (Bandar Seri Begawan), capital of Brunei. 21,5 thousand inhabitants (1991). A port on about. Kalimantan. An international airport. Wood-working, ship repair facilities. University.
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