LIVONIA


LIVONIA
   (1,260), Russian Baltic province on the Gulf of Riga; is flat and marshy, and only moderately fertile; produces rye, barley, and potatoes; its chief industries are distilling, brewing, and iron-founding, and fishing; four-fifths of the population are Letts and Esthonians, only 5 per cent. are Russian; the original Finnic Livonians are almost extinct; capital Riga (180).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Livonia — ( li. Līvõmō, Latvian and lt. Livonija; Estonian: Liivimaa ; Finnish: Liivinmaa ; German and Swedish: Livland ; Polish: Inflanty , Liwlandia ; ru. Лифляндия / Liflyandiya ) was once the land of the Finnic Livonians inhabiting the principal… …   Wikipedia

  • Livonia — Livonia. Historia de Letonia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Livonia — Livonia, MO U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 114 Housing Units (2000): 62 Land area (2000): 0.265885 sq. miles (0.688640 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.265885 sq. miles (0.688640 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Livonia — steht für: den historischen Name für Livland, eine Landschaft und ehemalige Provinz im Baltikum Baltische Corporation Livonia Dorpat, eine baltische Studentenverbindung Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Livonia (Indiana) Livonia (Louisiana)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Livonia — alguna vez fue el área habitado por los livonios, pero en la Edad Media vino a designar un territorio mucho más extenso controlado por la Orden de Livonia en las costas orientales del Mar Báltico en las actuales Letonia y Estonia. Sus fronteras… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Livonia, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 112 Housing Units (2000): 50 Land area (2000): 1.044527 sq. miles (2.705312 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.044527 sq. miles (2.705312 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Livonia, LA — U.S. town in Louisiana Population (2000): 1339 Housing Units (2000): 545 Land area (2000): 1.806323 sq. miles (4.678355 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.806323 sq. miles (4.678355 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Livonia, MI — U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 100545 Housing Units (2000): 38658 Land area (2000): 35.718113 sq. miles (92.509485 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.119188 sq. miles (0.308696 sq. km) Total area (2000): 35.837301 sq. miles (92.818181 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Livonia, MO — U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 114 Housing Units (2000): 62 Land area (2000): 0.265885 sq. miles (0.688640 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.265885 sq. miles (0.688640 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Livonia, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 1373 Housing Units (2000): 560 Land area (2000): 1.021947 sq. miles (2.646830 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.021947 sq. miles (2.646830 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • LIVONIA — vulgo la LIVONIE Gallis, LIFFLANDT Germanis. Alias suberat Regi Poloniae, nunc autem post plurimos motus Regi Sueciae pro maiori parte subst. Terminatur a Sept. sinu Finnico, ab Occ. Rigensi s. mari Baltico, a Mer. Semigalliâ et Lithuaniâ, et ab… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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