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He avenged his brother's death and then occupied all of East Turkistan (now in
Uygur Autonomous Region of Sinkiang), subduing the Muslim population there.
He then conquered Outer Mongolia (now the Mongolian People's Republic), ...
Extremadura, also spelled estremadura, comunidad autonoma (autonomous
community) and historic region of Spain encompassing the southwestern
Spanish provinces of Caceres and Badajoz. It was established by the statute of
Fo-shan has always been a prosperous trade centre, with excellent river
communications with western Kwangtung Province and Kwangsi Chuang
Autonomous Region and a location at the centre of an extremely productive and
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