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Cēsis

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Cēsis, (Wenden, Venden, Võnnu, Kieś) is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. [1]

53 relations: Achim, Administrative divisions of Latvia, Ainaži, Alytus, Augusts Malvess, Östergötland County, Battle of Cēsis (1919), Battles of Wenden (1577–78), Cēsis Castle, Cēsis Municipality, Cēsu Alus, Convention center, Eastern European Summer Time, Eastern European Time, European Capital of Culture, Frederiksberg Municipality, Gauja, Great Northern War, Introduced species, Ivan the Terrible, John the Baptist, Konstancin-Jeziorna, Latvia, Latvian War of Independence, Livonian Brothers of the Sword, Livonian War, Marketplace, Mayor, Middle Ages, Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Postal codes in Latvia, Pskov, Rail transport, Rakvere, Riga, Rokiškis, Ruins, Russian Armed Forces, Sister city, Spa town, Stone wall, Summer house, Tara, Russia, Telephone numbers in Latvia, Town privileges, Trade route, Tyresö Municipality, Varese, Venafro, Vends (Latvia), ..., Vidzeme Upland, Wenden Voivodeship, Zhovkva. Expand index (3 more) »

Achim

Achim is a municipality and the largest town (population 30,059 in December 2006) in the district of Verden, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Administrative divisions of Latvia

Administrative divisions of Latvia (valid since 1 July 2009).

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Ainaži

Ainaži (pronounced; Heinaste, Haynasch) is a harbour town in the Vidzeme region of Latvia.

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Alytus

Alytus is a city with municipal rights in southern Lithuania.

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Augusts Malvess

Augusts Malvess (2 November 1878, Gulbene – 9 May 1951, Riga) was a Latvian architect.

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Östergötland County

Östergötland County (Östergötlands län) is a county or län in southeastern Sweden.

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Battle of Cēsis (1919)

The Battle of Cēsis (Cēsu kaujas; Võnnu lahing Battle of Võnnu; Schlacht von Wenden, Battle of Wenden), fought near Cēsis (or Võnnu, Wenden) in June 1919, was a decisive battle in the Estonian War of Independence and the Latvian War of Independence. After heavy fighting an Estonian force moving from the north, supplemented by Latvian units, repelled Baltic German attacks and went on full counter-attack.

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Battles of Wenden (1577–78)

The Battles of Wenden were a series of battles for control of the stronghold of Wenden (Cēsis, Kiesia, Võnnu), in present-day Latvia, fought during the Livonian War in 1577 and 1578.

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Cēsis Castle

Cēsis Castle is a Livonian castle situated in Cēsis, Latvia.

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Cēsis Municipality

Cēsis Municipality (Cēsu novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia.

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Cēsu Alus

Cēsu Alus is a brewery and alcohol beverage producer in Cēsis, Latvia.

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Convention center

A convention center (American English; conference centre outside the USA) is a large building that is designed to hold a convention, where individuals and groups gather to promote and share common interests.

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Eastern European Summer Time

Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

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Eastern European Time

Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+02:00 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

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European Capital of Culture

The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union (EU) for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong pan-European dimension.

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Frederiksberg Municipality

Frederiksberg Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark.

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Gauja

The Gauja River (Koiva jõgi, Livländische Aa) is a river in Vidzeme, Latvia.

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Great Northern War

The Great Northern War (1700–1721) was a conflict in which a coalition led by the Tsardom of Russia successfully contested the supremacy of the Swedish Empire in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe.

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Introduced species

An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.

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Ivan the Terrible

Ivan IV Vasilyevich (pron; 25 August 1530 –), commonly known as Ivan the Terrible or Ivan the Fearsome (Ivan Grozny; a better translation into modern English would be Ivan the Formidable), was the Grand Prince of Moscow from 1533 to 1547, then Tsar of All Rus' until his death in 1584.

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John the Baptist

John the Baptist (יוחנן המטביל Yokhanan HaMatbil, Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτιστής, Iōánnēs ho baptistḗs or Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτίζων, Iōánnēs ho baptízōn,Lang, Bernhard (2009) International Review of Biblical Studies Brill Academic Pub p. 380 – "33/34 CE Herod Antipas's marriage to Herodias (and beginning of the ministry of Jesus in a sabbatical year); 35 CE – death of John the Baptist" ⲓⲱⲁⲛⲛⲏⲥ ⲡⲓⲡⲣⲟⲇⲣⲟⲙⲟⲥ or ⲓⲱ̅ⲁ ⲡⲓⲣϥϯⲱⲙⲥ, يوحنا المعمدان) was a Jewish itinerant preacherCross, F. L. (ed.) (2005) Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, 3rd ed.

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Konstancin-Jeziorna

Konstancin-Jeziorna is a town in Piaseczno County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland, with 17,566 inhabitants (as of March 2011, according to GUS).

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Latvia

Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Latvian War of Independence

The Latvian War of Independence (Latvijas brīvības cīņas, literally, "Latvia's freedom struggles"), sometimes called the Latvian War of Liberation (Latvijas atbrīvošanas karš, "War of Latvian Liberation"), was a series of military conflicts in Latvia between 5 December 1918, after the newly proclaimed Republic of Latvia was invaded by Soviet Russia, and the signing of the Latvian-Soviet Riga Peace Treaty on 11 August 1920.

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Livonian Brothers of the Sword

The Livonian Brothers of the Sword (Fratres militiæ Christi Livoniae, Schwertbrüderorden, Ordre des Chevaliers Porte-Glaive) was a Catholic military order established by Albert, the third bishop of Riga (or possibly by Theoderich von Treyden), in 1202.

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Livonian War

The Livonian War (1558–1583) was fought for control of Old Livonia (in the territory of present-day Estonia and Latvia), when the Tsardom of Russia faced a varying coalition of Denmark–Norway, the Kingdom of Sweden, and the Union (later Commonwealth) of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of Poland.

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Marketplace

A market, or marketplace, is a location where people regularly gather for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, and other goods.

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Mayor

In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, formally the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, after 1791 the Commonwealth of Poland, was a dualistic state, a bi-confederation of Poland and Lithuania ruled by a common monarch, who was both the King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Lithuania.

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Postal codes in Latvia

Postal codes in Latvia are 4 digit numeric and use a mandatory ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code (LV) in front, i.e. the format is “LV-NNNN”.

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Pskov

Pskov (p; see also names in other languages) is a city and the administrative center of Pskov Oblast, Russia, located about east from the Estonian border, on the Velikaya River.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Rakvere

Rakvere (Wesenberg or Wesenbergh) is a town in northern Estonia and the county seat of Lääne-Viru County, 20 km south of the Gulf of Finland.

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Riga

Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.

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Rokiškis

Rokiškis is a city in northeastern Lithuania with population of about 14,400.

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Ruins

Ruins are the remains of human-made architecture: structures that were once intact have fallen, as time went by, into a state of partial or total disrepair, due to lack of maintenance or deliberate acts of destruction.

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Russian Armed Forces

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (r) are the military service of the Russian Federation, established after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Spa town

A spa town is a resort town based on a mineral spa (a developed mineral spring).

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Stone wall

Stone walls are a kind of masonry construction that has been used for thousands of years.

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Summer house

A summer house or summerhouse has traditionally referred to a building or shelter used for relaxation in warm weather.

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Tara, Russia

Tara (Тара) is the name of several inhabited localities in Russia.

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Telephone numbers in Latvia

The Latvian telephone numbering plan is a telephone number assigning system used in Latvia.

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Town privileges

Town privileges or borough rights were important features of European towns during most of the second millennium.

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Trade route

A trade route is a logistical network identified as a series of pathways and stoppages used for the commercial transport of cargo.

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Tyresö Municipality

Tyresö Municipality (Tyresö kommun) is a municipality in Stockholm County in east central Sweden on the coast of the Baltic Sea.

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Varese

Varese (Latin Baretium, archaic Väris, Varés in Varesino) is a city and comune in north-western Lombardy, northern Italy, north of Milan.

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Venafro

Venafro (Latin: Venafrum; Greek: Οὐέναφρον) is a comune in the province of Isernia, region of Molise, Italy.

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Vends (Latvia)

The Vends (Vendi, Венды) were a small tribe that lived in the 12th to 16th centuries in the area around the town of Wenden (now Cēsis) in present-day north-central Latvia.

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Vidzeme Upland

The Vidzeme Upland (Vidzeme Highland, Latvian: Vidzemes augstiene) is a hilly area of higher elevation in northeastern Latvia, named after the historical region of Vidzeme.

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Wenden Voivodeship

Wenden Voivodeship (Województwo wendeńskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Duchy of Livonia, part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

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Zhovkva

Zhovkva (Жовква,; Żółkiew; זאָלקוואַ; Жо́лква, 1951-1992: Нестеров, Nesterov) is a city in Lviv Oblast (region) of western Ukraine.

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Cesis, Cesis City, Kieś, Tsesis, Võnnu, Latvia, Zehsis.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cēsis

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