Santa Cruz de la Sierra

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subdivision_type Country (Countries of the world) subdivision_name subdivision_type1 Department (Departments of Bolivia) subdivision_name1 Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Department (Bolivia)) subdivision_type2 Province (Provinces of Bolivia) subdivision_name2 Andrés Ibáñez (Andrés Ibáñez Province) subdivision_type3 Municipality (Municipalities of Bolivia) subdivision_name3 Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro

subdivision_type4 Administrative Region subdivision_name4 Santa Cruz leader_title leader_name established_title established_date area_total_ha 12504.43 population_as_of 2010 population_footnotes population_total 217333 population_density_km2 auto timezone utc_offset latd 22 latm 55

lats 13 latNS S longd 43 longm 41 longs 06 longEW W elevation_footnotes elevation_m elevation_ft website footnotes right thumb Clockwise: South door Hangar do Zeppelin; Princess Isabel Palace; Araujo's Mansion, Wallace Fountain (File:Montagem Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ.jpg) '''Santa Cruz''' (''Saint Cross'') is an extensive and populous neighborhood

Salina Cruz

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area_code blank_name blank_info blank1_name blank1_info website footnotes '''Salina Cruz''' is a major seaport on the Pacific (Pacific Ocean) coast of the Mexican state (Administrative divisions of Mexico) of Oaxaca. It is the state's third-largest city and is municipal seat of the municipality (municipalities of Mexico) of the same name. It is part

Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán

951 blank_name blank_info blank1_name Demonym blank1_info website footnotes '''Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán''' is a small city and municipality (municipalities of Mexico) located 5 km from the state capital of Oaxaca (Oaxaca, Oaxaca) in the south of Mexico. It is part of the Centro District (Centro District, Oaxaca) in the Valles Centrales de Oaxaca Valles Centrales region

. The name comes from the Nahuatl word “xocotl” which means “sour or sweet and sour fruit” with the duplicative “xo” to indicate “very.” The meaning of the entire phrase means “among the very sour fruits.” <

Chuquisaca Department

of Bolivia showing Chuquisaca department ---------- '''Chuquisaca''' is a department (Departments of Bolivia) of Bolivia located in the center south. It borders on the departments of Cochabamba (Cochabamba Department), Tarija (Tarija Department), Potosí (Potosí Department), and Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Department (Bolivia)). The departmental capital (Capital (political)) is Sucre (Sucre, Bolivia), which is also the constitutional capital of Bolivia. Geography

, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Department), Tarija (Tarija Department). Bolivia's nine departments (Departments of Bolivia) received greater autonomy under the Administrative Decentralization law of 1995. Departmental autonomy further increased with the first popular elections for departmental governors, known as prefects, on 18 December 2005. Departments are governed by the elected governors (until 2010, prefects; and until 2005, appointed by the President) and by independently elected Departmental

Legislative Assemblies (until 2010; Departmental Councils). Bolivia The Guaraní ethnic group in Bolivia lives in a region of the country near the Paraguayan and Argentine borders, including portions of Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Department (Bolivia)), Chuquisaca (Chuquisaca Department), Tarija Departments. This region reaches nearly as far north as Santa Cruz de la Sierra and includes portions of the Guapay (Guapay River), Parapetí (Parapetí River), and Pilcomayo River Ɨtɨka

Cochabamba Department

, Oruro (Oruro Department) and La Paz Department (La Paz Department, Bolivia) to the west, Beni Department to the north, and Santa Cruz Department (Santa Cruz Department (Bolivia)) to the east. The borders are formed mainly by rivers, like '''Ichilo''' to the east, '''Rio Grande''' to the south and '''Cotacajes''' to the west. Andes Travel Map Government The chief executive office of Departments of Bolivia Bolivia departments

it the main routes of transport joining the two main cities, the host government La Paz and the industrial hub Santa Cruz. Therefore, many cervices i.e. transport, banking, telecommunication, gastronomy, are economically important in the corridor La Paz – Santa Cruz. Extraction of oil was very important for the economy in the past; especially in Chapare where the wells are located. By 2013 many of the exploited wells were showing signs of depletion. Thus, investment is needed to find new productive

Department s and the northern part of Cochabamba Department, consists of rainforest (Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests). Because much of the topsoil is underlain by claypan, drainage is poor, and heavy rainfall periodically converts vast parts of the region to swamp. The central area, comprising the northern half of Santa Cruz Department, has gently rolling hills and a drier climate than the north. Forests alternate with Tropical and subtropical grasslands


in the Madidi National Park. Tuichi River joins the Beni River upstream from the town Rurrenabaque. South of Rurrenabaque, Río Beni runs through the rainforest. 30&nbsp;km before joining the Mamoré River at the Bolivia-Brazil border, the rapids of Cachuela Esperanza interrupt the upstream navigability of the river. Routes TAM has services from La Paz and Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz de la Sierra) (in eastern Bolivia) to many towns in the Beni Department and between towns

in the Beni area. Major destinations include Trinidad (Trinidad, Bolivia) (capital of the Beni Department) and Rurrenabaque (on the Beni River). In Santa Cruz TAM uses both airports of Santa Cruz: El Trompillo Airport and Viru Viru International Airport. As an example TAM's focus is on Rurrenabaque (popularly known as Rurre and a popular tourist destination) indirectly serving Reyes (Reyes, Bolivia) (close to Rurre by road

15.000) in the Beni Department (Beni (Bolivia)) on the banks of the Río Beni in the Bolivian Amazon Basin. Trips to the jungle in the nearby Madidi National Park and pampas are the main attraction. thumb The Amazon (File:Rurrenabaque RIO BENIE 1.JPG) Get in To get to '''San Buenaventura''' across the Río Beni take one of the water taxis at Calle Santa Cruz for 1 Boliviano. By bus There are daily buses to and from La Paz (La Paz (Bolivia)). The journey takes 20 hours

Sahuarita, Arizona

) The Sobaipuri were possibly related to the Hohokam, and occupied the Southern portion of the Santa Cruz, with the Pima to their North and South. While Coronado passed just East of Sahuarita in 1521, it wasn't until Eusebio Kino's 1691 journey along the Santa Cruz River that he met the leaders of the Sobaipuri people. Kino was a true champion of the indigenous Indians, opposing forced labor in mines by Spanish overseers. Kino would later go on to found the Mission San Xavier del Bac in 1699

) Arizona Territory between 1861 and 1862 before being captured by the Union (Union Army) and incorporated into Arizona Territory in 1863. In 1867, Fort Crittenden was created between Sonoita and Patagonia in order to support the establishment of American settlements in the Santa Cruz Valley. In 1874, the San Xavier reservation was created, now called the Tohono O'odham Reservation, and native Americans were forcibly relocated to the reservation. Sahuarita

, with a glimpse of Santa Rita Mountains in the background, during the August monsoons (2007). The Continental Farm of Sahuarita plays a central role in town history. In 1915, worried about the possibility of a German blockade of rubber imports, Bernard Baruch, Joseph Kennedy and J.P. Morgan founded the farm along the Santa Cruz River with hopes of growing guayule: plants that provide rubber. The project was abandoned after the end of World War I, and in 1922, was sold

Salinas, California

2008 Salinas ca.jpg Image:Restored Steam Engine Salinas ca.jpg Image:Wine tasting marker Salinas Valley ca.jpg Image:Fox theater salinas ca.jpg Media : ''See also: Media in Monterey County'' Local newspapers include ''The Salinas Californian'', Monterey County Weekly and ''Monterey County Herald''. Television service for the community comes from the Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz designated market area (DMA (Media market)). Local radio stations include

on the Pacific (Pacific Ocean) coast of the U.S. state of California, its northwestern section forming the southern half of Monterey Bay. The northern half of the bay is in Santa Cruz County (Santa Cruz County, California). As of 2010, the population was 415,057. http: business ci_17773865?nclick_check 1 The county seat and largest city is Salinas (Salinas, California). Monterey County is a member of the regional governmental agency

station to begin broadcasting was KMJ-TV, now known as KSEE, Channel 24, which began broadcasting on June 1, 1953. Here are the Fresno television stations currently on the air: Biography Okrand worked with Native American (Indigenous peoples of the Americas) languages. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1972. His 1977 doctoral dissertation from the University of California, Berkeley, was on the grammar of Mutsun, a dialect

Oruro, Bolivia

wp-content uploads 2013 01 TesisdeMagister.MilkaCayojaA..pdf archivedate 8 February 2014 deadurl no In addition, thanks to increased road building, it acted as a way station on the overland route of goods from the Atlantic port of Santos (Port of Santos), Brazil, through Puerto Suárez and Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz de la Sierra) to La Paz. Culture and education Despite its economic decline, the city still manages

Major cities are La Paz (administrative capital), Sucre (capital), Santa Cruz de la Sierra (largest population), El Alto, Oruro (Oruro, Bolivia) and Cochabamba. thumb left 250px The Diablada of Oruro Diablada (File:Diablada oruro fraternidad.jpg), dance primeval, typical and main of Carnival of Oruro a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity (Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity) since 2001 in Bolivia (''Image

. The parade runs from morning until late at night, 18 hours a day, 3 days before Ash Wednesday. Meanwhile throughout the country celebrations are held involving traditional rhythms and water parties. In Santa Cruz de la Sierra, at the east side of the country, the tropical weather allows a Brazilian-type Carnival, with agropuations of people called "Comparsas" dancing traditional songs in matching uniforms. Declared the 2001 ''"Masterpieces of Oral Heritage and Intangible Heritage

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