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Dolpa District

Dolpa District, a part of Karnali Pradesh, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Dunai as its district headquarters, covers an area of 7,889 km2 and has a population of 36,700. Dolpa is the largest district of Nepal covering 5.36% of the total landmass of the country, located at 28°43’N to 29°43’N latitude, 82°23’E to 83°41’E longitude. Elevation ranges from 1,525 to 7,625 m; the district borders Tibet on the north and northeast and Mugu districts of Karnali on the west, Myagdi and Rukum on the south, Mustang on the east. A large portion of the district is protected by Shey Phoksundo National Park; the name is derived from the 12th century Shey Monastery and the deepest lake in Nepal, the Phoksundo Lake, both of which lie in the district. The park protects endangered animals like musk deer and the Tibetan wolf. Shey Phoksundo is the largest and the only trans-Himalayan National Park in Nepal, it is the biggest area occupying district of Nepal. The district distances an altitudinal range of over 5,000 m from a little over 1,500 m at Tribeni in Kalika VDC to 7,381 m meters at the peak of Churen Himal.

Kanjiroba and Putha Hiunchuli are other renowned peaks. Physiographical the smaller ranges of the Great Himalayas comprise the southern border of the district. Between these and the border mountain ranges of Gautam Himal and Kanti Himal to the north, Dolpa district is a labyrinth of wide glacial valleys and ridges. Kanjiroba Himal and Kagmara Lekh running northwest to southeast separate the valleys of the Jagdula in the west from the rest of the district. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, Dolpa District had a population of 36,700. Chhetris is the largest group with 30.000 population, Of these, 94.4% spoke Nepali, 1.6% Gurung, 1.9% Sherpa, 1.2% Magar, 3.4% Dolpali, 1.8% Bote and 1.7% Kham as their first language. Most of the people are Hindu Buddhist. 5.05% belong to the ancient Bonpo religion. Dolpa's major occupations are service. Dolpa region is a distant region of Nepal and the central point of this area is Shey Phoksumdo National Park; the east and south of Dolpa are surrounded by the Dhaulagiri and Churen Himal ranges and to the west is the Jumla district.

Trekking to Lower Dolpa offers you the remarkable and breathtaking experience of a lifetime. The notable features seen here are snowy peaks and remote villages, rich wildlife, lovely Buddhist monasteries and wonderful lakes; the people of this area are warm-hearted with an enthralling culture and traditions. The cultural traditions of this area are linked with the Tibetan culture. Trekking into Dolpa presents an exposure to the high and remote Himalayan valleys, resembling the Tibetan highlands; the main highlight of Dolpa trekking includes “Shey Phoksundo National Park”, one of the major National Parks of Nepal. “Shey Phoksundo Lake” is another famous feature of this region. The lake is free of aquatic life, which the crystal waters demonstrate. Surrounded by rocks and snow-capped peaks, the area has been described as one of the world's “Natural Hidden Wonders”; the Dolpa trekking starts at Juphal and follows the track to Dunai continues to Tarakot, way up to Bang la Camp, the uppermost point of Dolpa trekking.

After passing through Sanu Bheri village, we descend to the good-looking Phoksundo Lake, a piece of the Shey Phoksundo National Park. This district, despite being the largest in area in the nation, has only 1 vehicle as of November 2012, no road links to other districts. Government is trying to link roadway to Dunai; the road is linked to Jajarkot districts. The road is 118 km long, of which 73 km road construction is completed and is planning to complete up to Asaar; the district consists of 8 Municipalities, out of which two are urban municipalities and six are rural municipalities. These are as follows: Thuli Bheri Municipality Tripurasundari Municipality Dolpo Buddha Rural Municipality She Phoksundo Rural Municipality Jagadulla Rural Municipality Mudkechula Rural Municipality Kaike Rural Municipality Chharka Tangsong Rural Municipality Prior to the restructuring of the district, Dolpa District consisted of the following municipalities and village development committees: Dolpo List of highest towns by country Dolpa trekking maps

Xuzhou dialect

Xuzhou dialect is a Mandarin dialect spoken in the city of Xuzhou in Jiangsu province of China. Jiangsu has that of the north. Beginning in the area extending from Changzhou to Danyang there is a change in the dialects spoken. From Yangzhou north, the dialect begins to take on the essential form of the northern Jiangsu dialect. Xuzhou dialect is the point. Xuzhou dialect reflects the influence of Shanxi, whose dialects were imported by migrants from Shanxi to Xuzhou during the Sui Dynasty; the dialect of Peixian, a region under the auspices of the city of Xuzhou was the destination of the majority of migrants from Shanxi. There are important differences in the dialects of Xuzhou and Peixian, which show the results of the Shanxi influence. Xuzhou dialect has the two extra initials /ȵ/ and /w̃/ compared with Standard Mandarin. Lacking of /t͡ʃ/ and disappearing of the "round-sharp" distinction are its traits. Xuzhou dialect claims a rich vocabulary of unique terms, has important tonal differences from Standard Mandarin.

The form of Xuzhou dialect spoken in the city is referred to as 徐普, reflecting the influence of dominant Mandarin on the local dialect. But there are crucial differences between the tonal character of standard Chinese and the Xuzhou dialect. Two scholars Li Shen and Su Xiaoqing have the different data of tone contour

Henry VI, Part 2 (film)

Henry VI, Part 2 is a 2016 British television film based on the plays Henry VI, Part 2 and Henry VI, Part 3 by William Shakespeare. It is the sixth film in the series of television adaptations of William Shakespeare's history plays produced by Sam Mendes for BBC Two under the title The Hollow Crown, it was directed by Dominic Cooke, who adapted the screenplay with Ben Power. It starred Tom Sturridge as Henry VI, Sophie Okonedo as Queen Margaret and Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard; the adaptation presents Henry VI in two parts. The two Henry VI films aired in 2016 as part of the concluding cycle The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses, along with an adaptation of the final play in Shakespeare's first tetralogy, Richard III. Benedict Cumberbatch was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Leading Actor and The Wars of the Roses was nominated for Best Mini-Series; the concluding cycle of plays were produced in 2015 by the same team that made the first series and were directed by the former artistic director of Royal Court Theatre and Olivier Award winner, Dominic Cooke.

They were adapted by Ben Power. The adaptation presents Henry VI in two parts. Executive producer Pippa Harris stated, "The critical and audience reaction to The Hollow Crown series set the bar high for Shakespeare on screen, Neal Street is delighted to be making the concluding part of this great history cycle. By filming the ‘Henry VI’ plays as well as ‘Richard III,’ we will allow viewers to appreciate how such a monstrous tyrant could find his way to power, bringing more weight and depth to this iconic character."Once again, the production returned to Kent for The Wars of The Roses, filming at Dover Castle, Leeds Castle and Penshurst Place. The second cycle of plays aired on consecutive Saturday evenings on BBC Two commencing Saturday 7 May 2016. A Region 2 DVD set of The Wars of the Roses was released on 20 June 2016. A Region 1 DVD set was released on 21 June 2016; the original music soundtrack from The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses composed by Dan Jones was released on the Wave Theory Records label in June 2016 and performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales BBC Two - The Hollow Crown The Hollow Crown on IMDb The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses - About the Series