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List of counties in Indiana

The U. S. state of Indiana has 92 counties. Each county serves as the local level of government within its borders. Although Indiana was organized into the United States since the Northwest Ordinance in 1787, its land was not always available for settlement; the Vincennes Tract, Clark's Grant and an area known as "The Gore" in southeastern Indiana existed during the Northwest Territory. The remainder of Indiana land was acquired by Indian Removal Acts and purchases by treaty between 1804 and 1840; the largest purchase resulted from the Treaty of St. Mary's which acquired about 1/3 of the state in the central portion. All or most of 35 counties were carved from the area; the oldest counties are in the south near the Ohio River, whereas newer ones were in the north in territory acquired later. Many of the final counties were formed subsequent to the acquisition and break up of the Big Miami Reserve between 1834 and 1840; the oldest and newest counties in Indiana are Knox County, created in 1790, Newton County, created in 1859.

As of the 2010 United States Census, the population of Indiana was 6,483,802, the average population of Indiana's 92 counties is 70,476, with Marion County as the most populous, Ohio County the least. 54 counties have 30,000 or more people. The average land area is 396 square miles; the largest county is Allen and the smallest is Ohio. According to the Constitution of Indiana, no county may be created of less than 400 square miles, nor may any county smaller than this be further reduced in size, which precludes any new counties. County government in Indiana consists of the county council and the commissioners. Many Indiana counties are named for United States Founding Fathers and personalities of the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and Battle of Tippecanoe; the Federal Information Processing Standard code, used by the United States government to uniquely identify states and counties, is provided with each entry. Indiana's code is 18, which when combined with any county code would be written as 18XXX.

The FIPS code for each county links to census data for that county. In Indiana, the most seen number associated with counties is the state county code, a sequential number based on the alphabetical order of the county, it has been used on automobile license plates since 1963. It first held a prominent place on the left side of the plates as part of the license plate number until the year 2008 when it was moved above the serial number and 2012 when it was moved to the lower right corner. On license plates, county codes 93, 95, 97-99 were used for Marion County in addition to 49. 94 and 96 were used for Lake County in addition to 45. These additional numbers ceased to be used as of 2008. List of cities in Indiana List of Indiana townships Vehicle registration plates of Indiana SourcesFunk, Arville. A Sketchbook of Indiana History. Rochester, Indiana: Christian Book Press. Pp. 192–194. Association of Indiana Counties Census 2000 Gazetteer National Association of Counties

The Source (2011 film)

The Source is a 2011 French drama-comedy film directed by Radu Mihăileanu, starring Leïla Bekhti and Hafsia Herzi. It premiered In Competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Set in a remote village in North Africa, the story focuses on women who go on a sex strike against having to fetch water from a distant well. Leïla Bekhti as Leila Hafsia Herzi as Loubna Esmeralda Sabrina Ouazani as Rachida Saleh Bakri as Sami Hiam Abbass as Fatima Biyouna as The Old Gun Zinedine Soualem Malek Akhmiss as Soufiane Saad Tsouli as Mohamed The film was produced by France's Elzevir Films and Oï Oï Oï Productions, in co-production with France 3 Cinéma and EuropaCorp. Other than the 64% French investment, Belgian companies contributed 14%, Italian 12% and Moroccan 10%, it received support from Eurimages. The total budget was 7.99 million euro. The Source premiered in competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival on 21 May. EuropaCorp Distribution released it in France on 2 November 2011; the Source on IMDb

Suikoden II

Suikoden II is a role-playing video game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo and published by Konami for the PlayStation video game console and the second installment of the Suikoden video game series. It was released in late 1998 in Japan, 1999 in North America, in 2000 in Europe; the game features a vast array of characters, with over 100 recruitable characters, of which over 40 are usable in combat, many more who move the plot forward. Suikoden II takes place years after the events of the original Suikoden, centers on an invasion of the City States of Jowston by the Kingdom of Highland; the player controls a silent protagonist. The protagonist and his best friend, Jowy Atreides, each gain one half of the Rune of the Beginning, one of the 27 True Runes of the Suikoden setting, become caught up in the intrigues of the invasion and the dark fate of those who bear the halves of that Rune; the game was released to lackluster sales and somewhat tepid critical reception, with some criticism being directed at the title’s simpler and more retro 16-bit sprite visuals at a time when 3D graphics were emphasized across the industry.

Suikoden II has since been re-appraised as one of the most acclaimed RPGs of the 32-bit era. Suikoden II is a role-playing video game with strategic elements covering those gameplay options pertaining to large scale confrontations, such as between two armies; the player controls a quiet protagonist and travels with him around the world map, advancing the plot by completing tasks and talking with other characters. The player can recruit new characters to his cause involving a short sidequest to do so. In towns, the player can gather information, sharpen characters' weaponry, buy equipment; the battle system in Suikoden II features six-person parties. A variety of statistics determine in-game combat ability. If all six characters lose all their hit points and are thus incapacitated, it is game over and the player must restart. Exceptions exist for certain plot battles. Runes, the source of all magic in the world of Suikoden II, are handled the same as the original Suikoden. Characters have a certain number of spell usages per "spell level".

Other runes offer different benefits, some may be used as as desired. Updates from the original Suikoden include a grid and unit based tactical battle system, the addition of a three rune slot system which allows for three different runes to be equipped at once, a party inventory system, a "dash" button that allowed the player to move around the screen quicker and vast graphical improvement. Notable is the inclusion of a variety of mini-games including one quite reminiscent of Iron Chef. A transfer of data from the prior game in the series enables returning characters to enter the fray with higher levels and improved weapons. References to the original Suikoden are adapted accordingly for a greater feel in continuity. Following the original Suikoden, Suikoden II contains three different types of combat: Regular battles: The party the player has selected faces off with 1-6 enemies; this battle type is considered typical in RPGs, containing options for attack, items etc. This is the only battle style where the player can gain items or Potch.

Duels: The main character is pitted against another character in single combat. This style of fighting only has three moves: Attack, Wild Attack, Defend; this duel is played in a Rock, Scissors style where "Attack" beats "Defend", "Wild Attack" beats "Attack", "Defend" beats "Wild Attack". The player can tell what kind of attack the enemy is going to perform by the taunts displayed on-screen. Massive battles: More interactivity was added to this element of the gameplay over that of its predecessor. While some of the shades of the old "Rock, Scissors" style battle of the original remain, Suikoden II introduces a grid style battle system reminiscent to that of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms or Fire Emblem games; as the main character recruits characters for his castle, this opens up more options for more units. Certain characters are'unit leaders' while others are'supports'; every character adds a certain amount of attack to a unit. In addition, certain characters add special abilities to the unit to which they have been attached.

The numbers affect the chances of win or loss as much as the type of units being pitted against each other. Every unit may take up to a total of two'losses' which are counted when a unit suffers a severe number of casualties; each skirmish they take part in might result in no loss, loss on one side, or loss on both sides. As mentioned before, certain characters add special abilities to the units. Examples of these abilities include being able to take more losses than usual, magic or archery to allow attacks from a distance, healing of itself or others, etc; when a unit suffers its maximum losses it will retreat from battle and, when this happens there is a possibility of the characters in the unit being wounded or killed. Should a character be killed in a massive battle, they are cons

Marika Trettin

Marika Trettin is a German female curler. Marika Trettin on the World Curling Federation database Marika Trettin on the World Curling Tour database Marika Trettin on the CurlingZone database Marika Trettin - Leiterin Finanzbuchhaltung - Credopard GmbH | XING Marika Trettin on LinkedIn Marika Trettin on Facebook Marika Trettin on Twitter Team Jentsch official site "Curling: Füssener Curling-Spielerin Marika Trettin zieht die Reißleine und verabschiedet sich aus dem Leistungssport - Füssen". All-in.de. June 10, 2016. Retrieved January 30, 2020. "Spitzen-Curlerin im Porträt. Von Dresden nach Füssen". Kreisbote.de. April 15, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2020. Video: 2017 World Women's Curling Championship - Round robin, draw 12 - Japan v Germany on YouTube

Automotive industry in Croatia

The automotive industry in Croatia employs about 10,000 people in over 130 companies. AD Klaster, members of the Croatian Association of Automotive Parts Manufacturers at the Industry sector of the Croatian chamber of economy employs about 6000 employees and generates profit of about US$600 million. There are other companies which are not a part of AD Klaster, like AVL, Saint Jean Industries, König metal, Lipik Glas, Yazaki, LTH, Institut RT-RK, Galo industries, others. Croatia produces automotive parts and software for foreign market the European Union and the European automotive industry. Two most prominent car manufacturers in Croatia are DOK-ING and Rimac Automobili, while Crobus produces buses; the automotive industry accounts for 1.8 per cent of all Croatian exports, while 90 per cent of profits in the industry itself are derived from exports. Automotive parts manufacturers in Croatia are well-integrated into the global parts supply chain, such as AD Plastik, which produces for BMW, Dacia, Ford, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault and other vehicle manufacturers or Lipik Glas, which supplies windscreens to Aston Martin, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, London Electric Vehicle Company, McLaren and Spyker.

Between and after the two World Wars, a number of automotive companies and manufacturing plants emerged: Tvornica motora Zagreb and Tvornica Autobusa Zagreb, both based in Zagreb. Tvornica Autobusa Zagreb started producing buses and trucks in 1930. In 1980, the factory produced an average of 500 -- 600 vehicles yearly. Buses were exported to China, Finland and other countries; the company produced motorcycles until it went defunct in 2000. Other companies, such as Đuro Đaković have been producing military vehicles, such as M-95 Degman tank and LOV-1 armored vehicle; the company manufactured Patria AMV vehicles under license. Rijeka-based vehicle manufacturer Torpedo produced military trucks, used in Croatian War of Independence during the 90s. Restaurant and brewery owner IPIM d.o.o. launched a truck based on the Kia K2700 in 2003. Designed for promotional purposes, the vehicle featured a retro-styled, stainless steel body and a 2.7 liter engine producing 80 horsepower. It retailed for €42,500 and was exported to other European countries.

Croatia produced its first electric city concept car DOK-ING Loox in 2012. The first car was sold to the Zagreb Faculty of Engineering. In 2015, the company produced two electric buses for the city of Koprivnica as part of the project Civitas Dyn@mo. In the following years, the company began producing a variety of electric vehicles such as communal vehicles, buses and bikes for foreign markets. In 2013, Croatian bus manufacturer CROBUS signed a 2.1 billion Croatian kuna deal to produce and export 2,000 buses to Iraq, with the first buses delivered in the same year. The same year owned Rimac Automobili produced Rimac Concept One, a two-seat high-performance electric sports car. Concept One has been described as the world's first electric supercar becoming the world's fastest accelerating electric automobile until 2015; the car was exported during the same year, was the first car exported abroad in the country's history. As of 2016, all of the eight Concept Ones manufactured were sold; the company subsequently unveiled the improved Rimac Concept S at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

The company's subsidiary Greyp Bikes started mass production and export of its own brand of high performance electric bikes. Greyp dealerships were opened in countries such as United Kingdom, Switzerland and Luxembourg; the Rimac group produces and manufactures engines and other electrical parts for other companies, such as the liquid cool battery pack for Koenigsegg, claimed as the most power-dense battery pack to date. In 2017, they were producing battery systems for Aston Martin, it produces entire vehicles for other companies, such as the Applus Volar-E for Applus+ IDIADA. Rimac Automobili Dok-Ing Automotiv Đuro Đaković CROBUS Tvornica Autobusa Zagreb Industry of Croatia Economy of Croatia Automobilski sektor u Hrvatskoj namijenjen je izvozu Otvorena prva hrvatska tvornica autobusa Crobus! Megaprojekt na sjeveru Hrvatske - četiri županije gradit će tvornicu automobila

├śrland Main Air Station

Ørland Main Air Station is situated at the mouth of the Trondheimsfjorden in the municipality of Ørland in Trøndelag county in the center of Norway. Ørland is operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force and is an important air base not only for Norway, but for NATO. The air station is the base of F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, F-16 fighter aircraft, Westland Sea King search and rescue helicopters and a location for E-3A Sentry AWACS, it is the host of many NATO exercises. In addition, Danish Air Transport operates a scheduled route with an ATR 42 36-48 seater aircraft to Oslo Airport, Gardermoen operating 2 daily rotations, one in the morning and one in the late afternoon. Air Wing 138 is stationed at the main air station. Under it are most operations at the air station, including Squadron 338, the Luftvernartilleribataljon, the Base-Set I, but not the Squadron 330; the Norwegian F-16 IRF is stationed here together with support administration. The squadron can act independently without support from the host nation.

The Squadron 338 has 22 pilots. Ørland is the only air station on the Scandinavian Peninsula that has ground handling equipment for the E-3A Sentry AWACS. It is considered a forward operations location, but not a base for these aircraft. There is a detachment of four Westland Sea King search and rescue helicopters from the 330 Squadron at Sola Air Station to assist any emergency at sea or in other unreachable places. Ørland Main Air Station was built by the prisoners of war exploited by the occupation forces in 1941 during the German occupation. The Germans wanted an airfield. At first, German Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condors were stationed here. In June 1942, a squadron of Junkers Ju 87 Stukas rebased here a squadron of Messerschmitt Bf 109s and a squadron of Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighters; the Germans decided to expand the airfield and built a second runway in 1944. This was made the main runway; the Germans made several taxiways and started planning a third runway. However, the war ended. 7000 Germans were stationed at Ørlandet during the war, with about 10 000 prisoners of war used as a work force.

This meant that, at the end of the war, the Germans left a armed, defended airfield with docks, infrastructure and a cannon taken from the battleship Gneisenau. After the war, a Norwegian Spitfire squadron was stationed here, but in 1946 the airfield was closed. All buildings were torn down and the wood transported to northern Norway to help rebuild Finnmark which the Germans had left in ruins. After that, the airfield was used for sporadic exercises, it wasn't until 1950 that the government decided that the airfield should be made a permanent deployment-airfield. In 1952, a new runway had been made, in 1954, it was expanded to handle NATO forces, it was the airfield got today's looks. In October 1954, Squadron 338 was rebased from Sola and remains as the only fighter force at the airfield. In the summer of 1958, the SAM battery was established, in August 1970, the detachment from Squadron 330 arrived. In November 1983, the airfield was customized to handle the NATO E-3A AWACS which visits from Geilenkirchen to sustain the surveillance chain at the NATO border.

In February 2012 a proposition was passed in Stortinget which will make Ørland the principal airbase of Norway and replacing Bodø. The decision to move the other air station Bodø to Ørland is due to the retreat from Cold War-era practices and the incorporation of the new F-35 Lightning II jet fighter into the Royal Norwegian Airforce which were ordered by the Norwegian government from Lockheed. Ørland Main Air Station has facilities and stored equipment to receive United States Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft which are maintained under the Marine Corps Prepositioning Program-Norway. There are daily flights from Ørland Airport to Oslo-Gardermoen operated by Danish Air Transport. A local aviation club do operate from the civil side of the airport. Royal Norwegian Air Force page on Ørland