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  Sucre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sucre (population 190,000) is the constitutional capital of Bolivia, seat of the Supreme Court (Corte Suprema de Justicia), and capital of the Chuquisaca department.
Sucre remains the seat of the Catholic church in Bolivia, and a common sight is members of religious orders dressed in traditional garb.
Nestled at the foot of the twin hills of Churuquella and Sika Sika, Sucre is the gateway to numerous small villages that date from the colonial era, the most well-known of which is Tarabuco, home of the colorful "Pujllay" festival held each March.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sucre   (414 words)

 SUCRE - LoveToKnow Article on SUCRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sucre is the seat of the archbishop of La Plata and Charcas, the primate of Bolivia.
Sucre was the first city of Spanish South America to revolt against Spanish ruleon the 25th of May 1809.
In 1840 the name Sucre was adopted in honor of the patriot commander who won the last decisive battle of the war, and then became the first president of Bolivia.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SU/SUCRE.htm   (473 words)

 Sucre. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sucre was founded in 1538 and called La Plata; the city was also called Chuquisaca and Charcas.
The city lies in a mountain valley on the eastern slope of the Andes at an altitude of c.8,500 ft (2,590 m).
Sucre is a major agricultural center and supplies the mining communities of the barren altiplano.
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 Travel in Sucre-Bolivia-History-WorldTravelGate.net®-
Potosi was preceded by Chuqisaca, later renamed Sucre, which was founded in 1538 and later became the administrative capital of the Spanish colonial rule.
General Antonio Jose de Sucre, who, in command of Colombian troops, played a leading role in the defeat of the Spanish garrison, was elected as the first president.
La Plata became "Sucre" in recognition of the valuable role played by Bolivar’s second-in-charge, General Jose de Sucre, in the country’s battle for freedom and independence.
www.americatravelling.net /bolivia/sucre/sucre_history.htm   (775 words)

 Sucre, Antonio José de on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SUCRE, ANTONIO JOSÉ DE [Sucre, Antonio José de], 1795-1830, South American revolutionist, b.
Bolívar was absent, and Sucre was the chief commander when the battle of Ayacucho was fought (Dec., 1824).
The terms he granted to the defeated were generous, and Sucre was known for his kindness as well as his honesty and self-effacing modesty.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/Sucre-A1n.asp   (550 words)

 Sucre city, Chuquisaca, Hotels List - Bolivia Contact
Sucre, is one of the oldest cities of South America.
In Sucre we found the House of Liberty, where the Independence Act was signed and it was called Republic of Bolivar, in honor to their liberator Simon Bolivar, name that later it changed to Republic of Bolivia.
Sucre, located in the middle of indigenous communities, it is a city of great crowding of peasants from the surrounding, which fact makes it even more picturesque and attractive for the colorfulness of the costumes of the aborigine populations.
www.boliviacontact.com /en/conozca/chuquisaca.php   (779 words)

 Sucre - Potosi 3D/2N
Sucre is considered a World Heritage Site by U.N.E.S.C.O. Previously called Charcas, and then Chuquisaca, before finally being renamed Sucre, this is the city where Simón Bolivar founded Bolivia and wrote the Bolivian constitution, after defeating the Spanish Army in the mid-1820s.
Sucre is an open book of historical events between 1640-1850 that influenced new republics in other Andean countries.
Sucre the most beautiful city in Bolivia has many attractions, such as the Recoleta Convent, that offers a great view of Sucre from the hills.
www.peruperuperu.com /peru_travel_planner/sucre_potosi_2n.htm   (688 words)

 Les sucre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Les sucres, composés, comme la plupart des corps organiques, de carbone, d'hydrogène et d'oxygène, car il n'y a pas qu'un seul sucre, sont classés par la chimie moderne dans le groupe des glucides, ou hydrates de carbone, avec la formule presque générale C
Chez les animaux supérieurs, le sucre qu'on appelle glucose est un constituant essentiel du sang.
Les sucres purs forment des cristauax en prismes rhomboïdaux obliques (bases en forme de losange), brillants, incolores, inodores, de densité réelle 1.6 (densité apparente est de 0.8 à cause du vide entre les cristaux) et très hygroscopiques.
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 Spanish Language Schools Sucre Bolivia -> Study and Learn Spanish at a great Spanish Language Schoos in Sucre, Bolivia
Sucre is a great jumping off point for visits to other parts of Bolivia.
From Sucre, there is inexpensive air service to virtually every part of the country.
Sucre is one of the safest cities in Bolivia.
www.spanishabroad.com /sucre.htm   (619 words)

 Sucre, Bolivia, Pictures
Sucre, city in southern Bolivia, the country's legal (although nominal) national capital.
Sucre is southeast of La Paz, the national administrative center.
In 1809 Sucre became one of the first cities in South America to revolt against Spanish rule.
www.greatestcities.com /South_America/Bolivia/Sucre_city_state_capital.html   (185 words)

 Bolivia 2003 - Sucre
Sucre is located within a belt of numerous folds, including synclines containing Cretaceous and Tertiary strata.
The company that shuttles tourists from Sucre to the quarry has modified a cattle truck, built some benches in the truck bed, painted the side panels yellow with cartoons of dinosaurs and rainbows, and named it "The Dino Truck".
Although most government offices are in La Paz, Sucre was the original capital and remains the cultural center of the country.
www2.ess.ucla.edu /~bolivia/sucre.html   (921 words)

 Learn Spanish in Sucre :: Spanish Course
With two universities, Sucre has also developed into one of the country's main learning centres and just walking through its cobbled streets you'll realise it has a youthful, energetic feel about it.
The school is located in a beautiful colonial building in the heart of Sucre’s city centre, one block from the main plaza and close to virtually everything of interest in the city.
Sucre is a great place to explore and the school makes the most of this by organising trips or activities that are included in the cost 2-3 times/week.
cactuslanguage.com /en/languages/spanish/bolivia/sucre.php?...   (409 words)

 Sucre (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Estado Sucre is one of the 23 states (estados) into which Venezuela is divided.
Sucre State covers a total surface area of 11,800 km² and, in 2001, had an estimated population of 786 483.
This page was last modified 19:22, 11 April 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sucre_State   (70 words)

 Spanish courses in Latin America | learn spanish in Spain | study abroad
With a tranquil population of approximately 17.000 people, Sucre is the ideal place to visit for students interested in Andean and colonial culture.
Its streets are the same that the Spaniards designed; the houses keep the colonial style; the stone paved streets, the bells are still tolling for mass or novenas; the lime of the roofs and the white of the walls have not painted; the fountains are still shedding the same waters.
Our school is located in the heart of Sucre, one block away from the main plaza, close to virtually everything of interest within the city.
www.languagetravelagency.com /?id_pagina=250&id_course=Sucre   (398 words)

 Bolivia Web - Bolivia and Main Cities - Sucre
On August 11th, the name of the city of La Plata was changed to Sucre in honor of Mariscal Antonio José de Sucre, who along with Bolivar, fought for independence from the Spanish rule.
The city of Sucre is also known as the City of Four Names, being those names La Plata, Charcas, Ciudad Blanca (White City), and Sucre.
On December 13, 1991 in Carthage (Tunisia) the UNESCO declared the Historic City of Sucre a "World Heritage Site" in recognition for its rich history and its wealth of colonial architecture.
www.boliviaweb.com /cities/sucre.htm   (587 words)

 Sweet Sucre
Not before I had decided that a flight to La Paz was better than another 16 hours in a bus (an overnight one at that and they have a reputation of ´falling off´ the mountains).
Sucre is the second capital of Bolivia as the Courts of Justice are based here.
I also went on the Dino truck to see dinosaur footprints… Sucre used to be a watering hole all those millions of years ago.
www.travelblog.org /South-America/Bolivia/Sucre/blog-8225.html   (1178 words)

 Sucre : Introduction | Frommers.com
Gradually, Sucre became a city of understated prestige.
Sucre then became the capital of the new republic.
These days, Sucre is the capital of Bolivia in name only -- both the executive and legislative branches of the government left long ago for La Paz.
www.frommers.com /destinations/sucre/2826010001.html   (316 words)

 Sucre --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Despite rugged terrain and excessive dryness in the west, Sucre is one of Venezuela's important agricultural states.
In recognition of Bolívar's support, congressional leaders named the new republic Bolivia in his honour, and they invited Sucre, his chief aide, to be the first president.
During the Latin American wars for independence from Spain, Antonio José de Sucre was the liberator of Ecuador.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9070136   (702 words)

 WELCOME TO SUCRE EXPORT LONDON LTD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This section includes an overview of Sucre Export London Ltd. The overview details the company’s century-long history, its strong sense of personal working relationships, and the global areas and commodities in which it trades.
Trading primarily in sugar, Sucre Export London Ltd is also involved in the trade of coffee and rice.
Sucre Export London Ltd is providing registered users with exclusive online access to data analysis via this online services area.
www.sopex.co.uk /men.html   (338 words)

 Sucre Bolivia Travel and Tours to Sucre by Enjoy Bolivia
People say that in August of 1825, the members of the Deliberating Assembly met in this welcoming Andean village, to proclaim the independence of the country.
Declared Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO, Sucre -capital of the department of Chuquisaca- is a small place in perpetual serenity.
Inspiring, discreet and wrapped in an intellectuality halo, the city is the haven of the young students of the whole country that are formed in the classrooms of the Universidad Mayor, Real y Pontificia de San Francisco Xavier.
www.enjoybolivia.com /english/guiadestinos/sucre/INTRO_IN.shtml   (352 words)

 Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Sucre.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Applause given by claqueurs to actors is called sucre (sugar).
Sometimes the manager is bound to give actors “sugar to eat” in the public journals, and the agreement is that the announcement of their name shall be preceded with the words “celebrated,”
The following is part of the agreement of a French actor on renewing his engagement (1869):—“Que cinquante claqueurs au moins feraient manger du sucre dès l’entrée en scène, et que l’actrice rivale serait privée de cet agrément.” (See C
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 Accredited EXITO LINGUA schools | Learn Spanish in Sucre (Bolivia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Exito Lingua Sucre is just a few blocks away from the city center and close to all amenities, including museums, old churches, parks, shops, restaurants and bars.The classes are in held in the mornings, which leave the afternoons free for cultural activities or excursion.
Located on the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi, in the midst of Nahuel Huapi National Park, Bariloche is surrounded by dense forests, alpine lakes and 12,000-ft/3,660-m mountains.
The people who attend EXITO LINGUA SUCRE are mainly adults (30%) and university students (45%) The average age of the students is 40 years old.
www.exitolingua.org /learn_spanish_bolivia_sucre   (346 words)

 Valdez (Sucre State, Venezuela)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Flag - Attributes and Semiology - The Valdez Municipality is located at the Northeast of the Sucre State and its capital is Güiria.
Its flag consists of a field with approximated ratio 2:3 divided in three horizontal stripes of equal size: yellow (superior), blue (central) and white (inferior).
The base or inferior quarter enameled in Sky Blue charge a sea with a nascent sun with six rays accompanied with a portion of land at the dexter, a boat at the sinister and a beach wit a fish on the base.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ve-r-val.html   (536 words)

 New Hospital in Sucre Bolivia
Through a large picture window in the background could be seen the mountains and barrios of people whom the new hospital intends to serve.
According to Father Sanches, pastor of St. John of God Parish in Sucre, the new hospital will be staffed by 12 doctors who belong to a Christian health organization, PROSAC.
They will also be assisted by Bolivian nurses and medical students who are required to serve one year in the provinces and barrios after they complete their education.
www.paxjoliet.org /digosi/hospital.html   (686 words)

 Antonio Jose de Sucre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Antonio Jose de Sucre Alcala, born in Cumana (Venezuela), on February 3rd, 1975, his father was; Vicente de Sucre Urbaneja, colonel of the Royal Armies, and his mother was Manuela Maria Alcalá; they were part of the high society, of noble blood and had a good economic situation.
After he had finished middle school in his native country, he had begun to study mathematics and engineering.
It is so pleasant to remember Sucre, as an invincible American soldier who in Boyacá, Pichincha and Ayacucho, with his glorious sword, gave the liberty and independence to the American people.
www.fuerzasarmadasecuador.org /english/historia/ecuadorgrancolombiasucre.htm   (134 words)

Los reptiles de la Peninsula de Araya, estado Sucre, Venezuela.
Diversidad malacologica en una comunidad de Arca zebra (Mollusca: Bivalvia) en Chacopata, Estado Sucre, Venezuela.
The past prevails in colonial Sucre, Bolivia's other capital.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0847093.html   (322 words)

 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series/ Ecuador / Glossary
These loans often carry conditions that require substantial internal economic adjustments by the recipients.
From 1971 to 1981, the sucre was pegged to the United States dollar at S/25=US$1.
Because this rate overvalued the sucre and dampened exports, the government allowed a steady devaluation of the currency throughout the first half of the 1980s.
lcweb2.loc.gov /frd/cs/ecuador/ec_glos.html   (694 words)

 AP Spanish Online: Sucre se prepara para crucial sesión del congreso boliviano@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sucre se prepara para crucial sesión del congreso boliviano
Polica y manifestantes se preparaban para protagonizar un nuevo captulo en la agobiante crisis boliviana que el jueves tendr un hito en Sucre, cuando se rena en sesin extraordinaria el congreso para analizar la renuncia del presidente Carlos Mesa y su posible sucesin.
Sucre es constitucionalmente la capital boliviana desde que el pas naci a la independencia en 1825.
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