Perth

Perth

Perth may refer to:
* Perth, Scotland, the administrative centre of the Perth and Kinross council area; the original "Perth", after which the others are named
* Perth, Western Australia, the capital of Western Australia and the fourth-largest city in AustraliaPerth may also refer to:

Places

* Perth, Tasmania, Australia
* Perth, Ontario, Canada
* Perth, Indiana, United States
* Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States
* Perth, New York, United States
* Perth, North Dakota, United States
* Perth Township, Walsh County, North Dakota, United States

Political/Geographical Divisions

* City of Perth, a Local Government Area of Western Australia
* Division of Perth, a seat in the Australian House of Representatives
* Electoral district of Perth, a seat in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly
* Perth (Scottish Parliament constituency)
* Perth (UK Parliament constituency) (1708-2005)
* County of Perth, or 'Perthshire', a registration county of Scotland, and formerly a local government county (1890-1930)
* Perth and Kinross, a Scottish unitary council area

People

* Duke of Perth was a title in the Jacobite Peerage, given to James Drummond

Military

* Blackburn Perth, British long-range military flying boat, first flown in 1934
* HMAS Perth, three ships of the Royal Australian Navy
* Perth class destroyer, a class of warship used by the Royal Australian Navy

Film
* "Perth", a 2004 Singaporean film

ee also

* 3953 Perth, asteroid
* Declaration of Perth, 1968
* "The Fair Maid of Perth", a novel by Sir Walter Scott
* Treaty of Perth, 1266


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  • Perth — Perth …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Perth —    PERTH, a city, a royal burgh, and anciently the metropolis of the kingdom of Scotland, in the county of Perth, of which it is the capital; comprising the parishes of East Church, Middle Church, St. Paul, and West Church, and the late quoad… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • PERTH — PERTH, capital of Western Australia, founded in 1829. The first Jew arrived in the same year, but up to the 1880s only a few Jews lived in Perth. The Perth Hebrew Congregation was founded in 1892 and the synagogue opened in 1897, but the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • PERTH — Capitale et seule grande ville de l’Australie Occidentale, État immense mais peu peuplé, Perth et son agglomération (1 143 000 hab. en 1991) en regroupent près des trois quarts de la population totale. La ville a été fondée en 1829 à une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Perth — Perth, ND U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 13 Housing Units (2000): 6 Land area (2000): 0.131818 sq. miles (0.341408 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.131818 sq. miles (0.341408 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Perth, ND — U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 13 Housing Units (2000): 6 Land area (2000): 0.131818 sq. miles (0.341408 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.131818 sq. miles (0.341408 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Perth — Perth, nach Edinburgh und Glasgow die wichtigste Stadt in Schottland, wichtig durch seine großen Leinwand , Baumwollen und Lederfabriken, durch seine Twistspinnereien und Bleichen, ist schön gebaut, hat 20,000 Ew., liegt in einer reizenden Gegend …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Perth — (spr. Perßh), 1) Grafschaft im schottischen Hochlande; 110,48 QM.; durch die Grampians gebirgig (Spitzen: Ben Lavers, Ben More, Scheschallian, Farragon, 2382 F.; Paß Killikrauki; Ochill Hills [Spitzen: Dallmyath, 2346 F., Bencleugh, 2300 F.]… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Perth [1] — Perth (spr. pörth), 1) Hauptstadt (city) der danach benannten schott. Grafschaft, am Tay, der bis zur Stadt für Schiffe von 200 Ton. Gehalt schiffbar ist und unterhalb derselben eine Schlucht durchbricht, durch welche die besuchteste Straße… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Perth [2] — Perth, Graf von, s. Drummond 2) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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