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  Whats New in LIMA 6.0
Supplied with Access XP runtime (LIMA 4.0 was Access 97, Lima 2000 was Access 2.0)
This will require your existing LIMA data to be returned for upgrading.
All existing data is 100% compatible with LIMA v4.0 and will be migrated to the new version free of charge.
www.limathon.com /LIMA/lima.htm   (118 words)

  
  Lima (Peru) - MSN Encarta
Lima (Peru), city in west central Peru, capital and largest city of the country, located on the Pacific Ocean and adjacent to the Rímac River in Peru’s arid coastal region.
Lima’s metropolitan area has a population of 6.4 million, accounting for close to one-third of the nation’s total and a similar proportion of the country’s workforce.
Lima’s residents are spread among 33 separate municipal districts and the adjoining port of Callao.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761562138/Lima_(Peru).html   (1528 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Lima (Peru)
Lima, in the Department of the same name, is the capital of the Republic of Peru, South America.
Lima was assaulted and fell, 14 January, 1881; its national library was turned into a barrack, and many valuable books and manuscripts were destroyed or sold as waste paper.
Lima, having an area of 13,310 square miles and a population of 250,000.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09255a.htm   (850 words)

  
 Lima - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru, as well as the capital of Lima Province.
Lima became the most important city in the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru, which encompassed nearly all of Spain's possessions in South America during the colonial era (mid 1500s to early 1800s).
Lima city proper is generally considered to be comprised of the densely-populated, thirty central districts of Lima Province.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lima   (2434 words)

  
 Braziliantravel Discount
Government Print section The Lima area is composed of 33 municipal districts, each with an elected mayor and city council, a central plaza and municipal building, and a city government providing a range of services.
History Print section Lima was founded by Pizarro in January 1535 and named Ciudad de los Reyes (City of the Kings), for the Christian Feast of the Epiphany, which celebrates the biblical account of the Three Kings' visit to the Christ child.
Lima boomed as the commercial, cultural, and governmental center of Spanish-ruled South America, growing wealthy from the vast gold and silver resources of the Andes.
www.braziliantravel.com /hotel/About/Lima/index.htm   (2286 words)

  
 Lima - Introduction
Lima runs at a slower pace than many South American metropolises; its rhythm is more traditional, and its people reflect a steadier, calmer constitution.
Lima's physical atmosphere is slightly dreamlike, mostly because of the garua--a mist that settles over the city between May and October.
South of Lima, long white beaches washed by the cold waters of the southern Pacific stretch away in an uninterrupted string, backed by row upon row of huge, brilliant white sand dunes.
www.geographia.com /peru/lima   (254 words)

  
 Lima Tourist Information - A visitor guide to the city of Lima, capital of Peru
Lima was the most important Spanish city in the Americas, with the possible exception of Mexico City, and had fine colonial buildings for the wealthy aristocracy based there.
Lima continued to play an important part in the economic development of Latin America after its independence, and the first railway in South America was between Lima and the port of Callao, opened in 1854.
Lima has not been designed to cope with such large numbers of inhabitants, as can be seen by the complete lack of urban planning.
www.perutourist.info /lima_attractions.html   (5158 words)

  
 Lima Peru - Lima Peru by Peru Travels
Centuries before it was founded as the City of Kings, the territory of Lima, capital of Peru and of the department of Lima, was inhabited by civilizations that had gauged its wealth and strategic location.
Lima is the main gateway to Peru, a major city bustling with living history and movement.
To the north, 105 km from Lima are the Lomas de Lachay, a national reserve in the foothills which features a unique mist-fed eco-system of wild plant and animal species.
www.perutravels.net /peru-travel-guide/lima-main.htm   (406 words)

  
 Lima The City of the Kings
This is the page about Lima, the capitol of Peru, called "The City of The Kings" Lima: city in west central Peru, capital of the country and of Lima Department, located on the Rímac River between the Pacific Ocean and Andes Mountains, in Peru's arid coastal region.
Lima was founded in 1535 by Spanish conquistadores (including Francisco Pizarro now a controversial figure) and was originally named Ciudad de los Reyes (City of the Kings).
In 1879 during the War of the Pacific with Chile, Lima was looted and occupied from 1881 to 1883 by Chilean forces.
members.tripod.com /~texcolca1/body/lima.html   (514 words)

  
 Lima Tourist Information - A Guide to the City of Lima, Peru
Lima is not the most attractive of cities, and arriving at the airport to the sight of crowds of people outside offering taxi and hotel services can be a shock to most tourists who are expecting pretty little Andean villages and Inca ruins.
Founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro, Lima was used as the headquarters of the Spanish conquistadors, ideally located because of the surrounding fertile planes irrigated by the Rimac and its close proximity to the natural port at Callao.
Lima soon became the commercial and administrative centre of the Spanish empire in South America, bringing a period of prosperity to the city until an earthquake in 1746 destroyed all but 20 houses.
www.andeantravelweb.com /peru/destinations/lima/index.html   (839 words)

  
 Allrecipes | Cook's Encyclopedia | lima bean
There are two distinct varieties of lima-the Fordhook and the baby lima (and Fordhooks are not adult baby limas).
Canned and dried limas are usually labeled "jumbo," "large" or "small," a designation that relates to size and not variety.
In the South, dried limas are frequently referred to as butter beans.
allrecipes.com /advice/ref/ency/terms/7247.asp   (242 words)

  
 Lima Peru - Travel and Tours in Lima
This house is one of the oldest in Lima.
Casa Goyeneche or Rada (House of Goyeneche or Rada):
Lima, with a mild climate of neither heavy rain nor intense cold, can be visited quite easily at any time of the year.
www.enjoyperu.com /peru_travel_tours_information/peru_travel_destinations/peru_lima/lima_lima.html   (2503 words)

  
 Lima Tour, Lima Peru discount vacation travel and holidays
Lima, the capital of Peru, is located on the west central coast of South America, 150 m/427 ft.a.s.l.
The city of Lima was founded by Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535, reaching its greatest splendor in the 17th and 18th centuries, during which it came to be the seat of the political and military power represented by the viceroy.
It was later, during the government of Mariscal Ramon Castilla, that Lima took an advanced step over the cities of the American continent by implementing a railroad for the first time in South America between the cities of Lima and Callao.
www.peru-explorer.com /lima.htm   (2213 words)

  
 Lima travel guide - Wikitravel
Lima was, with Mexico City, the seat of the Spanish rule during 300 years, and as such it has wonderful churches, cloisters and monasteries that are worth a visit.
Lima is also the best place to try the wonderful Peruvian cuisine, which has a huge variety of ingredients from coast, mountain and Amazon regions.
Lima's pre-hispanic and colonial architecture are interesting and the city has several museums that tell the story of a country with a long history that produced a large number of coastal and Andean civilizations (such as the Moche, Chavin, and the Incas) and many local cultures.
wikitravel.org /en/Lima   (3472 words)

  
 Common-place: A Day in the Life: Lima
Lima, the City of the Kings (Ciudad de los Reyes), the Peruvian viceroyalty’s capital city, was founded in 1535 by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro.
When María Dolores and Antonio traveled to Lima, they were not carrying produce to sell and then return to their community; this time they came to stay.
Lima’s most prominent and richest people lived around the central plaza, the main square of the city.
common-place.org /vol-03/no-04/lima   (3630 words)

  
 Lima, Peru
Bohemian Barranco, tucked on the edge of Lima’s crescent-shaped bay, is the nightlife district and favored backpacker’s den.
Catedral: After two decades of turbulence, the center of Lima is roaring back, and at the center of it all is a refurbished main square and the 16th-century cathedral, with elegantly carved choir stalls and a huge painting gallery.
Casa de Aliaga: This colonial mansion in the heart of Lima’s old town is in pristine condition and offers a fascinating glimpse into domestic life during the opulent days of the viceroyalty.
www.moon.com /planner/peru/regions/lima.html   (359 words)

  
 Lima Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
On a natural port, the so-called "Ciudad de los Reyes" ("City of Kings") was the perfect place from which to ship home all the gold the conquistador plundered from the Inca.
Lima served as the capital of Spain's South American empire for 300 years, and it is safe to say that no other colonial city enjoyed such power and prestige during this period.
Lima continues to grow, which causes city officials to shake their heads in frustration.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=lima@88   (461 words)

  
 Living in Peru » News » Lima
The survey, conducted in the Lima-Callao metropolitan area by the University of Lima's Public Opinion Group, revealed that 90.2% percent of those surveyed -and whose mothers were still alive- planned on getting something, no matter how small or expensive, for their mothers.
Although no cases of bat bites have been reported in Lima, residents from the Santa Cruz area of Miraflores are still terrified of the bats that may carry rabies.
Meanwhile, Lima's Plaza de Armas (main square) was visited by 500 disabled citizens who manifested their anger about continued workplace discrimination that occurs on a daily basis.
www.livinginperu.com /news/lima   (2565 words)

  
 Cities & Destinations - Welcome to the Official Site for the Promotion of Peru - PromPeru
Lima was founded in 1535 and in a short period of time became the most important city in the Americas.
Lima is also an inexhaustible source of culture, demonstrated by the existence of numerous and varied museums like the National Museum of Archeology, Anthropology, and History and the Rafael Larco Herrera Archeological Museum, which guards priceless Incan and pre-Incan treasures.
Farther north, in the middle of the desert, lies the sacred city of Caral that, according to recent research, would be the oldest civilization center in the Americas at 5,000 years of age.
www.peru.info /e_ftociudadeseng.asp?ids=1305&ic=2&pdr=658&jrq=3.14   (465 words)

  
 Lima, Oklahoma OK, town profile (Seminole County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lima was $6,473, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Lima, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363.
The average commute time for Lima workers is 57 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=15899   (434 words)

  
 PERUINFO / Information by Regions / Lima / Tourism
Currently, Lima, as any other metropolis in the world, offers the tourist great attractions and the comfort a traveller seeks.
It must be said that Lima, because of its origin and marked centralism concentrates the greatest attention from the tourists.
The religious faith, whose gratest expression is the world wide known prossession of the Señor de los Milagros or Cristo Morado de Pachacamilla (the month of October).
www.peru.com /peruinfo/ingles/info_dptos/lima/lima_turis.htm   (147 words)

  
 Trafico on Line Peru Travel Agency Tour Operator Lima
The department of Lima is located in the central occidental part of the country.
To the west, it is bathed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean, to the east, it limits with the Andes.
Cañete is a province of the department of Lima.
www.traficoperu.com /english/ciud17.htm   (1163 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Lima
The city is located in a valley fed by the Rímac River, on the country's desert coast and adjacent to the Pacific port of Callao.
Founded by Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro, Lima is also known as the City of Kings.
More than four centuries have passed since its founding as a Spanish city, and Lima has become a symbol of Peru's mestizo heritage, with nearly one-third of the nation's population living in it.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Lima   (200 words)

  
 Lima, Montana MT, town profile (Beaverhead County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
The community was named for Lima, WI The latitude of Lima is 44.636N.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lima was $13,163, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Lima, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $182.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=27761   (448 words)

  
 Lima - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Lima is my least favourite city of all those that I have visited abroad.
The center has the usual public buildings and museums and also some interesting architecture eg the old Spanish buildings with their protruding balconies, which are covered in latticework so ladies could look out but not be seen.
Quite eye-catching is the stark contrast between the built-up and/or cultivated areas and the desert that surrounds Lima.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /national-parks-international/lima   (230 words)

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