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Douglas in the region of with its 26,218 inhabitants is a place in Isle of Man and is the capital of this country.

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Time in Douglas is now 11:44 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Isle of Man " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sheffield, Ruthin, Rhuddlan, Oxford, and Manchester. Since you are here already, consider visiting Sheffield . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Douglas ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Downtempo / Chillout / Ambient / Trip Hop / Dubstep / Shinjuku Zulu / KIA

5:06 min by neuphoria11
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mp3: iTunes www.itunes.com Amazon tinyurl.com (more links below) "DXLR8 - Downtempo Best Of KIA & Shinjuku Zulu" Song clips for the KIA and Shinjuku Zulu compilation "DXLR8", feat. 13 tracks taken fro ..

Isle of Man TT Races 2010 Tuesday evening practice from the top of Bray Hill

0:35 min by BUSHYSTV
Views: 23942 Rating: 5.00

Here's a short clip of a few of the solos travelling through the top of Bray Hill just after the start and finish line of the 37.73 mile circuit. The riders disappear "off the edge of the World" as th ..


The Isle of Man - Manx National Anthem.mp4

1:04 min by SeftonGroupPlc
Views: 6130 Rating: 5.00

The National Anthem (Manx: Arrane Ashoonagh) of the Isle of Man, known in Manx as Arrane Ashoonagh dy Vannin, was written and composed by William Henry Gill (1839-1923), with the Manx translation by J ..

Isle Of Man - Fast Show

0:37 min by SeftonGroupPlc
Views: 1907 Rating: 5.00

The Fast Show - "We're from the Isle of Man", features a stereotype of weird, surreal, townsfolk in a setting portrayed as an abjectly impoverished and desolate cultural wasteland. If only they knew t ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Isle of Man

The Isle of Man, otherwise known simply as Mann, is a self-governing British Crown Dependency, located in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland within the British Isles. The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, who holds the title of Lord of Mann. The Lord of Mann is represented by a Lieutenant Governor, but its foreign relations and defence are the responsibility of the British Government.

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Tags: British Islands, Celtic culture, Celtic nations, Celtic toponyms, Crown dependencies, English-speaking countries and territories, Former Norwegian colonies, Island countries, Islands of the Isle of Man, Isle of Man, Post towns in the Crown Dependencies

Legislative Council of the Isle of Man

The Legislative Council (Manx: Yn Choonceil Slattyssagh) is the upper chamber of Tynwald, the legislature of the Isle of Man. It consists of eleven Members: Eight members elected by the Keys Three ex officio members: The Bishop of Sodor and Man The President of Tynwald (casting vote) The Attorney General (non-voting) The MLCs are elected by the House of Keys by secret ballot for a term of 4 years. Four retire every 2 years, so four MLCs are elected at a time.

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House of Keys

The House of Keys (Manx: Kiare as Feed) is the directly elected lower branch of Tynwald, the parliament of the Isle of Man, the other branch being the Legislative Council.

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Tynwald

The Tynwald, or more formally, the High Court of Tynwald is the legislature of the Isle of Man. It is claimed to be the oldest continuous parliamentary body in the world, consisting of the directly elected House of Keys and the indirectly chosen Legislative Council. The Houses sit jointly, on Tynwald Day at St John's for largely ceremonial purposes, and usually once a month in the Legislative Buildings in Douglas.

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Isle of Man Government

The Isle of Man Government (Manx: Reiltys Ellan Vannin) is the government of the Isle of Man. The formal head of the Isle of Man Government is the Lieutenant Governor, representing Queen Elizabeth II, Lord of Mann. The executive head is the Chief Minister. Douglas, the largest town on the Isle of Man is its capital and seat of government, where the Government offices and the parliament chambers are located.

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