Sunday, May 13, 2007

  • BANDEJRA (Peak - da-Bandejra) (Pico da Bandeira), top in mass Kaparao, on the orient Brazil, the highest on the Brazilian mountains. An altitude of 2890 m.
  • BANDELLO (Bandello) Matteo (ok. 1485-1561), the italian writer. Numerous short stories (the issuing 1554-73), brought to him world popularity, love verses.
  • BANDEROVTSY, participants of political-military formations of the Ukrainian insurgent army in Zap. To Ukraine in 1943-47. Are called named chief S.A.Bandery (1908-59) (see. OUN).
  • The PARCEL POST (frants. banderole).. 1) the small item of mail in an impregnated-paper sheath... 2) the Label on the goods in a mark of payment of the excise or the duty.
  • BANDZHAR, people in Indonesia (ok. 3 million person, primarily on about. Kalimantan) and Malaysia. An aggregate number 3,15 million person (1992). Speak on a dialect of malayan tongue. Believers - moslems - sunnity.
  • BANDJARMASIN (Banjarmasin), city and a port in Indonesia, on about. Kalimantan, an administrative centre prov. JUzh. Kalimantan. 444 thousand inhabitants (1990). Woodworking enterprises. Shipyards. University.
  • BANDZHO (English banjo), string shchipkovyj a musical instrument. Ok. 17 century it is exported from Zap. Africa in austral staffs the USA. In 1830th has acquired the modern form.
  • BANDZHUL (Banjul), capital of Gambia. 44 thousand inhabitants (with suburbs - 145 thousand inhabitants, 1986). A port. An international airport. A food-processing industry. River shipbuilding. Bathurst (it is renamed in 1973) is based in 1816 Englishmen under the title.
  • BANDI-TURKESTAN, a forward backbone of Paropamisus in a north of Afghanistan. Length ok. 300 m. An altitude up to 3809 m. Mountain steppes and deserts, in the top flange - archovye a thin forest.
  • BANDROVSKA-TURSKA (Bandrowska-Turska) Eva (1899-1979), the Polish singer (a liriko-coloratura soprano). Acted in 1918-60 as the opera and concert singer. The professor Krakow, then the Warsaw conservatory.
  • BANDUNG (Bandung), city in Indonesia, on about. Java, an administrative centre prov. Zap. Java. 2 million inhabitants (1990). An international airport. Textile, alimentary, chemical, metal-working, etc. an industry. Research institutes, including the centre on nuclear power. University. A museum of fine arts, geologic. A mountain health resort. Tourism.
  • BANDUNGSKAJA the CONFERENCE 1955, a conference of 29 countries of Asia and Africa; passed in Bandung on April, 18-24. Initiators - Burma, India, Indonesia, Pakistan and Ceylon (with 1972 Sri Lanka). Has denounced a colonialism, policy of the racial discrimination and a segregation. In the basis adopted Bandungskoj a conference " Declarations on assistance to a universal peace and cooperation " - five principles of peaceful coexistence.
  • BANDUNDU (Bandundu) (. Banningvil), city in the west of Zaire, for confluence Kvilu and Kwango, an administrative centre of region. Bandundu. St. 100 thousand inhabitants. A river harbor. Center of a farming area. A thorough revision of an oil palm.
  • BANDURA (polsk. bandura), the Ukrainian musical instrument. Rodstven to a zither. It is known from 15-16 centuries.
  • BANDYRMA (Bandirma), city in northwest of Turkey, a port on coast of Mottled m. A depot. 70 thousand inhabitants (1985). A flour-milling and textile industry. Manufacture of carpets. In area of. Bandyrma - production of borates.
  • BANEVUR (Bonivur) Vitaly Borisovich (1902-22), one of chiefs of a Komsomol underground in Vladivostok within the Civil war. It is killed by White Guards.
  • BANERDZHI Surendranath (1848-1925), the leader of the Bengal national motion, one of osnovatelej (1885) Indian national congresses.
  • BANZAROV Dorzhi (ok. 1822-55), the first Buryat scientist - orientalist. Transactionses on philology of Mongolian peoples and shamanism.
  • BANZARE the COAST (Banzare Coast), a part of shore Uilksa of the Earth (Vost. Antarctica), between 122 and 130 °v. d. A glacial downslope with infrequent outputs of rocky breeds. Outlet glaciers. It is open in 1931 Britansko-avstralo-novozelandskoj by antarctic expedition, by name which (in reduction) and it is called.
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