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Skara

(skä`rä'), city (1990 pop. 10,790), Skaraborg co., S Sweden. Situated in a farming region, it has industries that manufacture metal goods and footwear. Dating from at least the 9th cent., Skara is one of Sweden's oldest cities; the country's first bishopric was established there in the 11th cent. The city has also been an educational center since 1641, when Sweden's earliest institutions of higher learning were founded there. Skara has an imposing cathedral (12th cent.; restored 1894).
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A total of eight teams had participated in the tournament namely Domkhar, Chuchot, KTN Nimoo, Skara, Lalok Sporting Club, Choglamdar Ice Hockey Club, Shakar Chiktan and SECMOL.
Next were the Standing Stones of Stenness, a neolithic monument believed to be the oldest henge in the British Isles, and the Ring of Brodgar - both free Unesco world heritage sites - before a visit to Skara Brae.
They included the Standing Stones of Stenness, a neolithic monument believed to be the oldest henge in the British Isles, the Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae, the most complete remaining neolithic settlement in Europe.
Also featured are the Battersea shield, Star Carr headdress, Skara Brae village (Orkney Islands), Grime's Graves flint mines, Avebury stone circles, the Drumbest horns (Northern Ireland) and Maiden Castle hill fort.
Steve Drowne avoided injury when his mount, Skara Mae, was also brought down, while Ted Durcan was unseated from Sovrano Dolce and suffered a broken ankle.
Howie is the unlikely Protector of the Realm charged with defending Skara Brae with a rusty sword and a dented horn.
Among those highlighted in the report are Stonehenge, Skara Brae on Orkney, New York's Statue of Liberty and St Mark's Square in Venice.
Visiting earth's dryest and wettest places, we end up at Skara Brae, a stone's throw away from the Highlands.
Fastighets AB Balder (STO:BALDB) announced on Monday an agreement to sell the properties, located in Skara and Toreboda, through a company transaction for an agreed property value of SEK185m million.
Abhi Dolma a 93- year- old from Skara was among the oldest voters who reached a polling booth to cast her vote.
Er hynny, un o'r pethau trawiadol am y tai cyn-hanes yn Skara Brae oedd eu bod nhw'n hynod o debyg i fwthyn un o'r crofftwyr ar y tir mawr - er fod 5,000 o flynyddoedd rhyngddyn nhw.