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 H 1629 Foreign Relations
Assign the heading [region or country]–Foreign relations without further subdivision by place, for works that discuss the diplomatic relations of the region or country in general, that is, with three or more regions or countries.
Assign the heading Catholic Church–Foreign relations to works on the general diplomatic relations of the Catholic Church, that is, on its diplomatic relations with three or more regions or countries.
BACKGROUND: The free-floating subdivision –Foreign relations is used under names of countries (or regions made up of two or more countries) for works that discuss the diplomatic relations between these countries and other sovereign states.
www2.hawaii.edu /~chopey/H1629For.htm   (511 words)

  
 AR Tourism - Luxury Argentina Tourism and Patagonia Travel
Argentina is a large country with a number of distinct features and regions.
Argentina is a superb travel destination and AR Tourism will help you get the most out of your trip there.
Argentina is a one of the world's most exciting countries.
www.artourism.com   (481 words)

  
 Travel & Tourism In Argentina
Travel and Tourist Guides of Mendoza, Argentina - Travel and Tourist Guides of Mendoza, Argentina - Information on the county of Mendoza, Argentina, Aconcagua, rafting, trekking, outdoors trips and much more.
Links to portals of major cities and regions will help tourist know the Andes, the Pampas and Patagonia regions.
Country Map - Country Map - On This Web Site a map of Argentina
www.escapeartist.com /argentina6/tournet.htm   (1027 words)

  
 geography
Argentina is divided into four regions, the Andes Mt., the Pampas, the Patagonia, and Northern Argentina.
In the mountain regions, the Andine and Patagonia, the soil is not fertile and the land is difficult to work with, which means that there is little farming and vegetation.
Northern Argentina is east of the Andes and north of C'ordoba and Nendoza provinces.
www.belleville.k12.wi.us /bjhs/science/argentina/geography.html   (410 words)

  
 Argentina, the country, its people and culture
Argentina is made up of 23 provinces and the City of Buenos Aires, which are autonomous with political, administrative and economic powers.
Argentina and its Geographical regions, Hydrography and Climate
Argentina and its relation to the rest of the world, Continental Integration, Inter-American agreements: OEA, ALADI, MERCOSUR.
www.surdelsur.com /indexingles.html   (208 words)

  
 Argentina Handbook Communications
The main postal service company of Argentina is the Correo Central, however; there are other private postal services that function similarly and have various branches throughout the country.
Argentina's international code is 54, while the area code in Buenos Aries is 11.
All the telephone numbers in the city begin with 4 and the area codes for making long distance calls vary according to the region: 1, Buenos Aires and surroundings; 2, southern interior regions; 3, northern interior regions.
argentina.gotolatin.com /eng/Info/Hbook/comm.asp   (459 words)

  
 La casita azul
In the small village of Azul, in rural Argentina, Cintia and Bruno discover that their secret treasure means much more than they had ever imagined.
americas.org » Bookstore » Countries/Regions » all regions » Argentina
When Cintia’s grandmother turns out to hold the missing link to their legends, the two find themselves facing a fantasy that may change all of their young heartache.
www.americas.org /bookstore/category_3016_product_10252   (459 words)

  
 Sitting down to a chat with the wine wizard, Oz
Another key feature is Clarke's coverage of New World wine regions like Chile, Argentina and Australia that he believes are among the most exciting in the world.
Other wine regions that rank high with Clarke are Portugal and California's Carneros, both of which he believes are producing wines with "remarkable flavors and a sense of place."
He notes that Chile has more diverse wine growing areas, while Argentina's is centered in the Mendoza Valley.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2003/01/02/WI188409.DTL   (481 words)

  
 Chile tour Guided and Self-guided Chile tours Chile tourism
A gastronomic tour through the wine regions of Chile and Argentina, sampling local favourites and learning chefs’ secrets.
From the wide-open expanses of the Bolivian Altiplano to the verdant valleys of central Chile, this is a 3 week journey of contrasts.
Many of these Chile tour packages feature unique Chile tourism opportunities that you are not likely to find anywhere else.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/Chile.html   (678 words)

  
 Argentina - Tourism & Travel
Sports Tours and Travel to Argentina - Sports Tours and Travel to Argentina - Sports Tours and Travel to Argentina is the principle focus of our business.
Links to portals of major cities and regions will help tourist know the Andes, the Pampas and Patagonia regions.
Country Map - Country Map - On This Web Site a map of Argentina
www.escapeartist.com /argentina6/tournet.htm   (678 words)

  
 Tenke Mining Corp. - Fri Dec 2, 2005
The prime areas of focus are in the Patagonia and Cuyo (San Juan/Mendoza) regions.
The Cuyo region encompasses the prolific mining districts of Mendoza and San Juan.
A highly motivated team of 6 geologists and support staff is in place and field offices have been opened in San Juan and Bariloche to coordinate exploration activities over Tenke's vast territory in these key regions.
www.tenke.com /s/WhatsNew.asp?Page=0   (3622 words)

  
 Argentina: The Culture
The Land, Peoples and Cultures series provides a wealth of information on diverse topics including flora and fauna, geography, religion, food, festivals, industry and business, transportation, history, art, music, clothing, and much more.
Also in this series, books on Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Jamaica, Mexico, and Peru.
americas.org » Bookstore » Countries/Regions » all regions » Argentina
www.americas.org /bookstore/category_3016_product_9133   (82 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Santa Cruz Article
Santa Cruz, Spanish & Portuguese for "Holy Cross", is the name of several cities, regions, and other geographical features around the world: Santa Cruz, Argentina Santa Cruz Province, Argentina Santa...
Santa Cruz, Spanish & Portuguese for "Holy Cross", is the name of several cities, regions, and other geographical features around the world:
Santa Cruz, Goa, a town in the state of Goa, India
www.ipedia.com /santa_cruz.html   (129 words)

  
 South American Wine Festival
Join TasteDC and Country Vintners as we taste over 100 wines from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, at this walk-around tasting of wines from established as well as up and coming wine regions.
Argentina's wine come primarily from the Mendoza Region where vines benefit from water irrigated from the melting snow of the Andes Mountains.
We've been producing wine tastings and festivals for the past three years, so we know what you the consumer wants: fun events that mix tasting great wine with food and entertainment.
www.socialdomain.com /info.php3?id=14383   (419 words)

  
 Tierra del Fuego province (Argentina)
The provinces and regions of Southern Chile and Argentina selected similar patterns and colors.
The blue color stands for the sky and the sea surrounding this province and bonds it to the national flag; the stars of the Southern Cross, which guided so many travellers to these regions, also symbolize the southern location of the islands and other territorial elements taht make up the province.
In April 26th, 1990, by law 23.775, the Territory of Tierra del Fuego, Antartida e Islas del Atlantico Sur was upgraded to province status and the new emblem was adopted in short term.
www.fotw.net /flags/ar-v.html   (419 words)

  
 Argentina,the country, its people and culture
Argentina Republic is a bi-continental country, since its territory occupies part of America and a portion of Antarctica.
Argentina and its Geographical regions, Hydrography and Climate
Argentina leads the market of sun seed oil, soy oil, horses, jojoba, lemons, honey, corn, soybean, beef cattle, wine, and hidroboracita.
www.surdelsur.com /indexingles.html   (401 words)

  
 World Almanac for Kids
Argentina is one of the world’s leading cattle- and grain-producing regions; among the country’s main manufacturing enterprises are meat-packing and flour-milling plants.
In 1776 the territory occupied by present-day Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay was separated from Peru and incorporated as the viceroyalty of La Plata.
The TANGO, which developed in Buenos Aires and became a favorite ballroom dance throughout much of the world, is perhaps Argentina’s most famous contribution to modern music.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/nations/argentina.html   (8501 words)

  
 Ushuaia, Argentina
Ushuaia is located on the southern coast of the Tierra del Fuego island in Argentina, in a setting surrounded by mountains and overlooking the Beagle Channel.
Ushuaia, Capital of Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina, is sometimes considered to be the southernmost city in the world.
It is also a key access point to the southern regions; it receives regular flights from Buenos Aires, (at Ushuaia International Airport), and cruise ships visiting the Malvinas/Falkland islands and Antarctica dock at the port.
creekin.net /c1200-n7-ushuaia-argentina.html   (8501 words)

  
 EO Newsroom: New Images - Rosario, Argentina
Rosario’s port facilities, and facilities along the length of the Paraná-Paraguay River systems (the traditional north-south transport route), have been improved to give efficient river barge access to landlocked regions upstream—Paraguay, Bolivia, and southwestern Brazil—connecting them to Buenos Aires, 300 kilometers to the south.
As such, Rosario is one of the key cities in South America’s MERCOSUR common market (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay).
Consequently, the river gave rise to the growth of port cities such as Argentina’s second city, Rosario (bottom center), now a major industrial center (pop.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17086   (421 words)

  
 Map Zones : Argentina Map
Argentina is one of the world’s leading cattle- and grain-producing regions; the country’s main manufacturing enterprises are meat-packing and flour-milling plants.
Argentina or Argentine Republic, officially Argentine Republic, federal republic in southern South America, bordered on the north by Bolivia and Paraguay; on the east by Brazil, Uruguay, and the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and Chile; and on the west by Chile.
Argentina's economy, which is one of the more powerful in the region, has been dominated by manufacturing and agriculture since the 19th century, but its service sector has grown increasingly important.
kids.mapzones.com /world/argentina   (3619 words)

  
 The Rosafe Area: in Rosario, Argentina, Mercosul
This stretch would link world trade with much of the interior regions of Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, and Brazil.
Argentina has the capacity to grind just over 19 million tons of oil-producing seeds per year.
As these figures point out, large part of Argentina's soy production is centered around the Rosafe Area, and most of it is handled by cooking oil processing facilities around Rosario.
www.rosario.com.ar /zonaroi.htm   (1381 words)

  
 media
The Rally Argentina, regarded as one of the most popular on the WRC circuit, is set in the beautiful, tourist regions of the Province of Cordoba.
The PCWRC Rally Argentina is the first of three rally weekends in a row for Pat and the Subaru Rally Team Canada.
Rally Argentina is known for both its rough roads and water crossings.
www.morisoncom.com /srtc/arg/media   (1222 words)

  
 AUDLEY TRAVEL - Argentina
Most of Argentina has seasons that are the opposite of the northern hemisphere's, but as you would expect in a country of this size, distinct regions have climates all of their own.
But Argentina is far more than its natural beauty, it is a place of its people: the gauchos working with speed and skill as they herd their cattle in the Pampas; a couple entwined in a heartfelt tango and the Welsh-speaking communities of northern Patagonia.
The capital of Argentina is one of the world's great urban experiences: a place of stylish people and buildings, wide boulevards and leafy parks, poignant history, gastronomic delights, tango in the streets and extravagant arts and architecture.
www.audleytravel.com /Argentina.shtml   (5875 words)

  
 vacaciones en la argentina
The landscape is, to a degree, quite reminiscent of that in certain parts of Britain, although this similarity is aided by the biting cold breeze currently being swept up from the glacial regions in the Southernmost tip of the country.
We travelled about 150km south from the city finding ourselves surrounded by astonishingly flat, serene, and silent fields and lakes - a real contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city life.
This is a paragraph of text that could go in the sidebar.
ourholidays.blogspot.com   (356 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search View - Chile
Chile lies in a zone of geological instability and is subject to earthquakes and volcanic activity.
Chile, republic, south-western South America, bordered on the north by Peru, on the east by Bolivia and Argentina, and on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean.
The major cities of Chile are Santiago, with a population of 4,668,473 (2002); Concepción, an agricultural and industrial centre, population 216,061 (2002); Valparaíso, the principal seaport, population 275,982 (2002); and Viña del Mar, a popular resort, population 286,931 (2002).
uk.encarta.msn.com /text_761572974__1/Chile.html   (6769 words)

  
 Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Peru, provinces are a tertiary unit of government, as the country is divided into twenty-five regions, which are then subdivided into 194 provinces.
Province is a name for a subnational entity that is a secondary level of government in most countries.
In some countries an alternative term is used, such as state (in Australia and the United States), prefecture (in Japan), län (in Sweden), or region (in France and in Italy where provincia is a tertiary form of government, akin to a county).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province   (999 words)

  
 Provinces of Argentina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Tucumán province, the smallest of Argentina, coexist 3 regions: the Pampas to the south, Gran Chaco to the northeast, and Argentine Northwest.
The north of Argentina was the first part of the present country to be explored by the Spanish colonisation, searching for the routes that would allow them to bring the gold and silver extracted in the Viceroyalty of Peru to the port of Buenos Aires.
Most capital cities of the centre-northern Argentina were founded before the year 1600, except for Santa Rosa in La Pampa Province, and Resistencia in Chaco Province.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provinces_of_Argentina   (723 words)

  
 Travel: Argentina Travel Notes -- Argentina Regions
are the vast treeless plains of central Argentina that stretches from the Atlantic coast to the Andes Mountains.
The Aconcagua, in the province of Mendoza, is the highest mountain in the Americas.
Between Mendoza, Argentina, and Santiago, Chile, the Uspallata Pass, still reaches a staggering 3,900 m.
www.travelnotes.org /LatinAmerica/Argentina/argentina_regions.htm   (632 words)

  
 Rio Grande do Sul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is bordered on the north by the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Uruguay, and on the west by Argentina.
Natives of the state are known as gaúchos, named after the cattle herders and ranchers who settled the state's pampa regions.
Rio Grande do Sul's population consists primarily of the descendants of European immigrants, especially Portuguese, Italians, Spaniards, and Germans but to a much smaller extent, very small groups of Poles, Russians, Lithuanians, Ukrainians, Jews and later on in the 1960s, some Japanese immigrants settled in different areas of the state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rio_Grande_do_Sul   (632 words)

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