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Trujillo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: 601,000 (2002) Located some 350 miles (560 km) north of Lima on Peru’s Pacific coast, Trujillo is the country’s third-largest city and capital of the department of La Libertad. Though...

Guayaquil

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: 1,985,379 (2001) Guayaquil, the largest and most populous city in Ecuador, is located on the Guayas River in the coastal region. Being Ecuador’s main port, it is also...

Manaus

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: 1,405,835 (2000)The capital city of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Manaus is located on the west bank of the Rio Negro, 4 miles (6.5 km) above the encontro das águas, where the Rio Negro meets the Rio Solimões to form...

Valparaíso

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: 300,000 (2004) Valparaíso lies 80 miles (130 km) northwest of Chile’s capital, Santiago. It was founded in 1536 by Spanish conquerors. Its role in the nineteenth century as the primary Pacific port...

Brasília

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: city – 240,000 (2000); metropolitan area – 1,760,000 (2000) Brasília, the capital city of Brazil, is located in the Distrito Federal, in the mid-west of the country. The proposal to establish the country’s...

Mazatlán

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: city - 327,989 (2000); metropolitan area - 380,509 (2000) Located in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, Mazatlán lies at latitude 23.2°N, about 20 miles (30 km) south...

Paraguay

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: 6,036,900 (2003) Paraguay, located in the center of South America and crossed by the Tropic of Capricorn, is one of two landlocked countries on the South American continent. Served by several major rivers...

Martinique

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: 381,427 (1999) Martinique is a French island in the Windward group of the West Indies, located between St Lucia to the south and Dominica to the north. It was first visited by Christopher Columbus in 1504...

Medellín

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: 1,955,753 (2003) Capital of Colombia’s department of Antioquia, which is located in the central Andean region, Medellín was politically and culturally the dominant center of Spanish settlement...

Porto Alegre

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

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...Population: city – 1,500,000 (2002); metropolitan area – 4,022,870 (1996) Porto Alegre is the capital city of the southernmost state...