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Sumdum mine

The Sumdum mine is one of the largest lead and zinc mines in United States. The mine is located in north-western United States in Alaska. The mine has reserves amounting to 24 million tonnes of ore grading 0.37% zinc and 79.1 million oz of silver.

Texas Gulf Sulfur Company

The Texas Gulf Sulphur Company was one of the largest sulfur mining companies in the world from 1919 to 1981. The Gulf sulphur company was formed on 23 December 1909 by a group of investors from St. Louis and Texas. The company was formed to use ...

Na Tum mine

The Na Tum mine is one of the largest lead and zinc mines in Vietnam. The mine is located in northern Vietnam in Lào Cai Province. The mine has reserves amounting to 12 million tonnes of ore grading 5% lead and 10% zinc.

Dong Pao mine

The Dong Pao mine is one of the largest rare earths mines in Vietnam. The mine is located in northern Vietnam in Lào Cai Province. The mine has reserves amounting to 7 million tonnes of ore grading 5% RE.

Mau Xe mine

The Mau Xe mine is one of the largest rare earths mines in Vietnam. The mine is located in northern Vietnam in Lào Cai Province. The mine has reserves amounting to 7.8 million tonnes of ore grading 4% RE.

Mimosa mine

The Mimosa mine is a large underground mine located in the southern part of Zimbabwe in the Midlands Province. Mimosa represents one of the largest platinum reserves in Southern Africa having estimated reserves of 7.9 million oz of platinum. The ...

Ngezi mine

The Ngezi mine is a large open pit mine located in the northern part of Zimbabwe in Mashonaland West Province. Ngezi represents one of the largest platinum reserves in Southern Africa having estimated reserves of 107.4 million oz of platinum. The ...

Unki mine

The Unki mine is an underground mine located in the center part of Zimbabwe in Gweru, Midlands Province. Unki represents one of the largest platinum reserves in Zimbabwe having estimated reserves of 34 million oz of platinum. The mine produces ar ...

Baran, Belarus

Baran is a town in Vitebsk Region, Eastern Belarus. It is located in the southeast of the region. Administratively, Baran is subordinate to the city of Orsha. As of 2009, its population was 11.662.

Baranavichy

Baranavichy, Belarusian: Баранавічы, Lacinka: Baranavicy, Russian: Барановичи, Polish: Baranowicze, Lithuanian: Baranoviciai, Yiddish: באראנאוויטש ‎, Baranovitsh) is a city in the Brest Region of western Belarus, with a population of 179.000. It ...

Byalynichy

Byalynichy is a city and administrative center of Byalynichy District of Mogilev Region in Belarus. Among other things, the city is known for the icon our lady of Bialynichy worship as Orthodox, Greek Catholic and Roman Catholic Christians of Bel ...

Byerazino

Berazino, or Berezino, also known as Biarezan, is a town on the Berezina River in Minsk Region of Belarus. The population is 13.300.

Chervyen

Červien or Chervyen, also spelled Cherven, is a Belarusian town in Minsk Region. It is the administrative seat of the Chervyen District and, in 2016, had a population of 9.718.

Cherykaw

Cherykaw is a town in Mogilev Region, Eastern Belarus. It is located in the east of the Region, on the Sozh River, and serves as the administrative center of Cherykaw District. As of 2009, its population was 8.177.

Grodno Ghetto

The Grodno Ghetto was a Nazi ghetto established in November 1941 by Nazi Germany in the city of Grodno for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of Jews in Western Belarus. Ghetto run by the SS consisted of two interrelated areas, approxima ...

Ivyanets

Ivyanets, also known as Ivianec, is a town in the Valozhyn District of Minsk Region, Belarus. It is located 56 kilometers west of Minsk, and has a population of 4.206. Ivenets is known as the birthplace of Felix Dzerzhinsky.

Kapyl

Kapyl is an urban settlement and the capital of Kapyl District in Belarus. It is located 34 kilometers west-northwest of Slutsk and 90 kilometers south-southwest of Minsk. The current population estimate of 9.900 for the town is based on the prov ...

Kastsyukovichy

Kastsyukovichy is a town in Mogilev Region, Eastern Belarus. It is located in the east of the Region, close to the border with Russia, and serves as the administrative center of Kastsyukovichy District. As of 2009, its population was 15.993.

Krupki

Krupki was founded in 1067 and existed during both the medieval Kingdom of Poland and of the great Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Krupki was then absorbed into the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, after which, the district was annexed by the Russian Em ...

Lahoysk

First chronicled in 1078, Lahoysk was the centre of a small 12th-century principality, later absorbed into the Principality of Polotsk. In the 18th and 19th centuries, it was a seat of the Tyszkiewicz family. In the 12th century it became the cen ...

Lepiel

Lepel is a town located in the center of the Lepiel Raion in the Vitebsk Province of Belarus near Lepiel Lake. Lepiel is situated at about 54°52′N 28°40′E and its population in the 1998 census was 19.400. The coat of arms of Lepel incorporates th ...

Lunna, Belarus

Before 1938, 60% of the 2 522 inhabitants were Jewish, around 300 families. In June 1941, the German army occupied the village. From October 1941 to November 1942, Jews were kept imprisoned in a ghetto. Many died in the ghetto and in mass executi ...

Maladziecna

Maladziecna is a city in the Minsk Region of Belarus, an administrative centre of the Maladzyechna District. It has 98.514 inhabitants and is located 72 km northwest of Minsk. Located on the Usha River, it has been a settlement since 1388 when it ...

Nyasvizh

Nesvizh, Niasviz is a city in Belarus. It is the administrative center of the Nyasvizh District of Minsk Region and location of the Niasviz Castle World Heritage Site. Its 2009 population is 14.300.

Pietrykaw

Pietrykaŭ, is a town in Gomel Region, Belarus. It is the administrative seat of Pietrykaŭ District. At the 2009 census, its population was 10.591.

Skidzyel’

Within the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Skidzyel’ was part of Trakai Voivodeship. In 1795, the town was acquired by the Russian Empire as a result of the Third Partition of Poland. From 1921 until 1939, Skidzyel was part of the Second Polish Republi ...

Slawharad

Slawharad or Slavgorod is a town in Mogilev Region, Eastern Belarus. It is located in the east of the Region, on the banks of the Sozh River at the confluence with the Pronya River, and serves as the administrative center of Slawharad District. A ...

Slonim

Slonim is a city in Grodno Region, Belarus, capital of the Slonim district. It is located at the junction of the Shchara and Isa rivers, 143 km southeast of Grodno. The population in 2015 was 49.739.

Vselyub

Vselyub is an agrotown in Navahrudak District, Grodno Region, Belarus. Vselyub is a centre of selsoviet within the administrative division of Belarus. Before the Partitions of Poland, it belonged to the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Between the ...

Zembin

According to the research of the 19th century, Zembin is the oldest settlement among the adjacent villages, though the exact date of its foundation is unknown. The first record is dated only 1526. At that time there was a large estate owned by th ...

Chrastava

Chrastava is a town in northern Bohemia in the Czech Republic about 10 kilometre northwest of the regional capital Liberec. The town is situated on the Jeeice brook near to its confluence with the Lusatian Neisse. Chrastava is surrounded by hills ...

Hanusovice

The towns name is of German descent and consists of two parts. The proper noun" Hanns” is equivalent to" John” while" dorf” means" village.” Czech name is an approximate translation of the loan from the German original. The correct Czech translat ...

Kezmarok

Settlement at Kezmarok dates back to the Upper Stone Age. In the 13th century the region contained a community of Saxons, a Slovak fishing village, a Hungarian border post and a Carpathian German settlement. Its Latin name was first mentioned in ...

Liberec

Liberec, German: Reichenberg) is a city in the Czech Republic. It is on the Lusatian Neisse and surrounded by the Jizera Mountains and Jested-Kozakov Ridge. It is the fifth-largest city in the Czech Republic. Liberec was once home to a thriving t ...

History of Riga

The history of Riga, the capital of Latvia, begins as early as the 2nd century with a settlement, the Duna urbs, at a natural harbor not far upriver from the mouth of the Daugava River. Later settled by Livs and Kurs, it was already an establishe ...

Subate

Subate, population 964, is a town in Latvia near the border with Lithuania. Subate is located in Selonia, the eastern part of the Zemgale region, 40 km west of Daugavpils. In 1570 Gotthard Kettler, the first Duke of Courland and Semigallia, grant ...

Darsūniskis

Darsūniskis is a settlement on the Nemunas River in Kaisiadorys District Municipality, western Lithuania. The village is one of the oldest settlements in Lithuania and dates back to the 14th century.

Geruliai

Geruliai is a village located in the Telsiai District Municipality, 10 kilometers from Telsiai, Lithuania. According to the census of 2001, the village has a population of 95.

Giedraiciai

Giedraiciai is a town in Moletai district municipality, Lithuania with about 700 residents. It is located some 45 km north of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania, on the banks of Lake Kiementas. It is the capital of an elderate. The town, according to ...

Kaltinenai

Kaltinenai is a small town in the west of Lithuania, located near Zemaicių highway in Silale district municipality, Taurage County. Kaltinenai has around 728 inhabitants. The town is in a hollow, and it is rumoured that a large lake existed at th ...

Kraziai

Kraziai is a historic town in Lithuania, located in the Kelme district municipality, between Varniai and Raseiniai, on the Krazante River. The old town of Kraziai is an archeological and urban monument.

Kruonis

Kruonis is a small town, located 37 km east of Kaunas, in Kaunas County, central Lithuania. The name of Kruonis comes from a small creek Kruone. In 2011 it had a population of 661. The center of Kruonis is a state-protected urbanistic monument. T ...

Kursenai

Kursenai is the twenty-fifth largest city in Lithuania. According to the 2001 census, it had 14.197 residents.

Labanoras

Labanoras is a small town within the Labanoras Regional Park in Lithuania. It is situated on Labanoras Lake and is surrounded by the Labanoras Regional Park, the largest regional park in Lithuania. As a center of the Labanoras Park, the town attr ...

Salakas

Salakas is a town in northeastern Lithuania with a population of 519 inhabitants in 2011. It is famous for the neo-romantic church of Lady of Sorrows. It was built in 1911.

Saldutiskis

Saldutiskis is a small town in northeastern Lithuania. According to the Lithuanian census of 2011, it had 343 residents. Its alternative names include Sylgudyszki Polish, Saldutishkis, Trunkuny, and Saldatiskio.

Seda, Lithuania

Seda is a city in Mazeikiai district municipality, Lithuania. It is located 24 km south-west of Mazeikiai on the Varduva River. There are two churches in the town.

Seduva

Seduva is a city in the Radviliskis district municipality, Lithuania. It is located 18 km east of Radviliskis. Seduva was the agricultural town dealing in cereals, flax and linseed, pigs and geese and horses, at the site of a Royal estate and bes ...

Seredzius

Seredzius is a town in Lithuania on the right bank of the Neman River near its confluence with the Dubysa River. According to the 2011 census, it had a population of 590.

Sesuoliai

Sesuoliai is a small town in central Lithuania. It is located just east of the Lake Sesuoliai. According to the Lithuanian census of 2011, it had 138 residents. The towns central square and street layout is protected as an urban monument. Its alt ...