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Smiltene is a town in the Vidzeme region in northern Latvia, 132 km northeast of the capital Riga, and the administrative centre of Smiltene Municipality. [1]

57 relations: Association football, Baltic Germans, Bishop, Bubonic plague, Castle, Catherine the Great, Crusades, Czech Republic, Denmark, Districts of Latvia, Eastern European Summer Time, Eastern European Time, Einārs Tupurītis, Electricity, FK Smiltene/BJSS, Germany, Governor-general, Great Northern War, Ice hockey, Impact crater, Imperial Russian Army, Italy, Ivan the Terrible, Latgalians, Latvia, Latvian First League, Lieven, Livonian War, Mayor, Nakskov, Narrow-gauge railway, Písek, Pincara, Poet, Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Postal code, Pustomyty, Riga, Running, Saxophone, Sister city, Smiltene Municipality, Starosta, Sweden, Tālava, Telephone numbering plan, Town, Town privileges, Ukraine, University of Latvia, ..., Valka District, Valmiera, Vidzeme, Vidzeme Upland, Wehrmacht, Wiesenbach (Rhein-Neckar), Willich. Expand index (7 more) »

Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Baltic Germans

The Baltic Germans (Deutsch-Balten or Deutschbalten, later Baltendeutsche) are ethnic German inhabitants of the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea, in what today are Estonia and Latvia.

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Bishop

A bishop (English derivation from the New Testament of the Christian Bible Greek επίσκοπος, epískopos, "overseer", "guardian") is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.

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Bubonic plague

Bubonic plague is one of three types of plague caused by bacterium Yersinia pestis.

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Castle

A castle (from castellum) is a type of fortified structure built during the Middle Ages by predominantly the nobility or royalty and by military orders.

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Catherine the Great

Catherine II (Russian: Екатерина Алексеевна Yekaterina Alekseyevna; –), also known as Catherine the Great (Екатери́на Вели́кая, Yekaterina Velikaya), born Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst, was Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796, the country's longest-ruling female leader.

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Crusades

The Crusades were a series of religious wars sanctioned by the Latin Church in the medieval period.

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Czech Republic

The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Districts of Latvia

Before July 1, 2009 Latvia was divided into 26 administrative districts (administratīvais rajons; pl. administratīvie rajoni) and 7 cities under state jurisdiction (republikas pilsētas; singularrepublikas pilsēta), indicated with asterisks: (for new administrative divisions see Administrative divisions of Latvia).

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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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Einārs Tupurītis

Einārs Tupurītis (born 9 December 1973 in Smiltene, Latvia) is a retired Latvian middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres.

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Electricity

Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.

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FK Smiltene/BJSS

FK Smiltene/BJSS is a Latvian football club.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Governor-general

Governor-general (plural governors-general) or governor general (plural governors general), in modern usage, is the title of an office-holder appointed to represent the monarch of a sovereign state in the governing of an independent realm.

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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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Ice hockey

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.

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Impact crater

An impact crater is an approximately circular depression in the surface of a planet, moon, or other solid body in the Solar System or elsewhere, formed by the hypervelocity impact of a smaller body.

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Imperial Russian Army

The Imperial Russian Army (Ру́сская импера́торская а́рмия) was the land armed force of the Russian Empire, active from around 1721 to the Russian Revolution of 1917.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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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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Latgalians

Latgalians, sometimes also Ancient Latvians (Letti, Lethi, modern; variant translations also include Latgallians, Lettigalls or Lettigallians), were an ancient Baltic tribe.

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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 First League

The Latvian First League or komanda.lv First league for sponsorship reasons (Latvijas Pirmā līga, 1.) is the second tier of football in Latvia and is organised by the Latvian Football Federation.

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Lieven

The Lievens (Latvian Līveni; German Liewen) are one of the oldest aristocratic families of Baltic Germans.

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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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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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Nakskov

Nakskov is a town in south Denmark.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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Písek

Písek (Pisek) is a middle-sized town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

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Pincara

Pincara is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rovigo in the Italian region Veneto, located about southwest of Venice and about southwest of Rovigo.

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Poet

A poet is a person who creates poetry.

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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 code

A postal code (also known locally in various English-speaking countries throughout the world as a postcode, post code, Eircode, PIN Code or ZIP Code) is a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail.

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Pustomyty

Pustomyty (Пустомити) is a city in Lviv Oblast (region) of Ukraine.

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Riga

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

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Running

Running is a method of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot.

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Saxophone

The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.

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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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Smiltene Municipality

Smiltene Municipality (Smiltenes novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia.

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Starosta

The title of starost or starosta (Cyrillic: старост/а, Latin: capitaneus, Starost, Hauptmann) is a Slavic term that originally referred to the administrator of the assets of a "clan, kindred, extended family".

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Tālava

Tālava was a Latgalian county in the northern Vidzeme and northern Latgale region of today's Latvia.

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Telephone numbering plan

A telephone numbering plan is a type of numbering scheme used in telecommunication to assign telephone numbers to subscriber telephones or other telephony endpoints.

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Town

A town is a human settlement.

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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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Ukraine

Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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University of Latvia

The University of Latvia (LU) (Latvijas Universitāte) is a state-run university located in Riga, Latvia.

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Valka District

Valka district (Valkas rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Vidzeme region, in the country's north-east.

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Valmiera

Valmiera (Wolmar; Wolmar see other names) is the largest city of the historical Vidzeme region, Latvia, with a total area of.

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Vidzeme

Vidzeme (Vidžemė, Vidūmō) is one of the historical and cultural regions of 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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Wehrmacht

The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force")From wehren, "to defend" and Macht., "power, force".

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Wiesenbach (Rhein-Neckar)

Wiesenbach is a municipality in the Rhein-Neckar-Kreis in Baden-Württemberg.

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Willich

Willich is a town in the district of Viersen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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References

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

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