Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Tacna, Peru


Related Topics

In the News (Wed 21 Aug 19)

  
  Tacna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tacna is a city in southern Peru and the regional capital of the Tacna Region.
Tacna is one of the most patriotic cities in Peru, with many monuments and streets named after heroes of Peru's struggle for independence (1821-1824) and the War of the Pacific (1879-1883).
Tacna lived a period of captivity for 50 years; the invaders started a campaign of "Chilenization", whose purpose was to convince the local population of accepting Chile as the new ruling power, and make them lose their Peruvian identity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tacna   (631 words)

  
 Tacna Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tacna was reincorporated into Peruvian sovereignty in 1929 and today it is known for being one of the most patriotic areas in the country.
The Tacna Region is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Moquegua Region on the north, the Puno Region on the northeast, the Bolivian La Paz Department on the east, and the Tarapacá Region of Chile on the south.
Southern Peru was hit by a strong earthquake on June 23, 2001, causing extensive damage in the Tacna Region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tacna,_Peru   (882 words)

  
 Arica, Chile
It is the capital of the Arica Province in the Tarapacá Region and has a population of approximately 200,000, and is known as the "city of the eternal spring".
Those of in seat of one of of turn of of the city of the the one of the date of the that 77 groups of judges of Peru, those of reach of the population of his of and 30.000 inhabitants.
With Bolivia and Peru, international of it has airport (Chacalluta) of the railway ones of of communications of the center of is asismismo.
www.creekin.net /c2706-n39-arica-chile.html   (802 words)

  
 Arica, Chile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the capital of the Arica Province in the Tarapacá Region and has a population of approximately 200,000, and is also known as the "city of the eternal spring".
The city was part of Peru until 1880, when it was invaded by Chilean forces during the War of the Pacific.
Arica has strong ties with the city of Tacna, Peru; many people cross the border everyday to visit this city, and also because many services (for example, dentists) are cheaper on the Peruvian side.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arica,_Chile   (393 words)

  
 Trafico on Line Peru Travel Agency Tacna
The department of Tacna is located in the extreme south of the country, in a peaceful and sunny valley at 552 m.a.s.l.
Tacna has an extension of 14,767 km² (5,701 sq ml) and a population of over 200,000 people.
The department of Tacna is part of the region shaped by the occidental valleys of the south central Andean area.
www.traficoperu.com /english/ciud23.htm   (1063 words)

  
 Ensiklopedia :: encyclopedia : Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Republik Peru (bahasa Spanyol: Perú; bahasa Quechua, bahasa Aymara: Piruw) adalah sebuah negara di barat Amerika Selatan, berbatasan dengan Ekuador dan Kolombia di utara, Brasil di timur, Bolivia di timur, tenggara dan selatan, Chile di selatan dan Samudra Pasifik di barat.
Peru mengumumkan kemerdekaannya dari Spanyol pada 28 Juli 1821 berkat aliansi antara tentara Argentina José de San Martín, dan tentara Neogranadine Simon Bolivar.
Dari 1836 sampai 1839 Peru dan Bolivia menjadi satu dalam Konfederasi Peru-Bolivia, dibubarkan setelah konflik bersenjata dengan Chili dan Argentina.
www.ensiklopedia.net /Peru   (516 words)

  
 Bolivia Chile Peru War 1879-1884
Peru's interest in the conflict stemmed from its traditional rivalry with Chile for hegemony on the Pacific coast.
At the Battle of Iquique (then in Peru, now in Chile), on May 21, 1879, the Peruvians suffered the loss of one of their best warships, the Independencia; the Huáscar was then sunk on October 8, and this eventual surrender of control of the sea permitted a Chilean army to land on the Peruvian coast.
According to the terms of the Treaty of Ancón (Oct. 20, 1883), Peru turned over to Chile full possession of the province of Tarapacá and the administration for 10 years of the provinces of Tacna and Arica, after which a plebiscite was to determine their future sovereignty.
www.onwar.com /aced/data/papa/pacific1879.htm   (937 words)

  
 United States and the Bolivian Sea Coast - Chapter 8
Leguía told Ambassador Moore that Peru would prefer an internationalization of the area or its division in two parts, with the port and the city of Arica under international administration, and remarked that he was opposed to giving the territories to Bolivia.
Peru had accepted this solution at first, seeking only to establish a connection that would preserve a special relationship between Tacna and Arica, and that at the same time would offer Tacna its own port facilities in Arica’s territory.
On August 2nd, President Hoover, acting as arbitrator, in the Tacna and Arica dispute, issued the verdict where he referred to the activities of the plebiscite commission and the exercise of good offices which was carried out parallel to the arbitration.
www.boliviaweb.com /mar/sea/chapter8.htm   (4154 words)

  
 EuroBackpackers Hostel
Tacna is Peru's most southerly city and is the crossing point from Peru to Chile.
At this time Tacna was not Peru's most southerly city, with the country extending as far south as Iquique, now 120km south of the Peruvian border.
Tacna is also a duty-free zone, meaning that many electrical items are sold cheaper than in the rest of Peru, although they are still not particularly cheap.
www.eurobackpackers.com /d_tacna.html   (272 words)

  
 ECS Travel, Peru Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The department of Tacna is situated in the extreme south of Peru, on the border with Chile.
The population of Tacna collaborated closely with the emancipation of Peru, from the very first liberation movements that began in 1 811 with Francisco Antonio de Zela.
A countryside district of Tacna characterized by its mild, dry climate.
www.ecstravel.com /tacna.htm   (1125 words)

  
 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Tacna-Arica Controversy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Victorious Chile was ceded the southern provinces of Peru, Tacna and Arica, but only for 10 years; a plebiscite was then to determine the ownership.
In 1922 representatives of Chile and Peru, meeting in Washington, agreed upon arbitration by the President of the United States.
1971); Tacna and Arica: An Account of the Chile-Peru Boundary Dispute and of the Arbitrations by the United States (1931); J. Wilson, The United States, Chile and Peru in the Tacna and Arica Plebiscite (1979).
www.encyclopedia.com /html/T/TacnaA1ri.asp   (285 words)

  
 United States and the Bolivian Sea Coast - Chapter 6
Peru did not believe it was necessary to revert to continental mediation; only that of the United States would be necessary.
This plan provided that the province of Tacna would be returned to Peru and Chile would retain the province of Arica; both provinces would be considered as free zones, Bolivia would be given total control of the Arica-La Paz railroad, and it would also be free of all custom's dues.
Porras' letter stating that Peru wished that Bolivia had a sovereign exit to the sea but it should not be through territories which Peru considered to be their own.
www.boliviaweb.com /mar/sea/chapter6.htm   (4410 words)

  
 Tourism in Tacna - Peru Contact
Tacna is a small town with a great economical development due to the popular "zona franca" area (Zotac) - Duty-Free-Zone.
It beach is considered one of the best of Tacna; it is wide and flat with shallow waters.
The studies consider their age varies from the Tihuanaco culture (500 a.C.) to 1100 and 1445 a.C. The Toquepala Cave, located 160 kilometers from Tacna.
www.perucontact.com /en/conozca/tacna.php   (328 words)

  
 USF Students to Bridge the Digital Divide in Peru
Tacna is in the south of Peru, near the Chilean border Students at Miguel Pro School in Tacna, Peru
The project was initiated by USF alum Alberto Yepez, who grew up in Tacna and has been helping the schools he attended there for many years.
Alberto is coming to Tacna armed with ten bright and energetic students, three computer science professors, and a shipment of computer equipment.
www.cs.usfca.edu /~wolber/DigitalAccess/peruweb.htm   (264 words)

  
 USFnews Online
When a group of nine USF students traveled to Tacna, Peru during spring break to help set up computer networks at two rural schools, they crossed a much wider gap than the Pacific Ocean—they bridged the digital divide.
Tacna is a coastal city of about 200,000 in Peru’s rugged south.
It is hoped the Tacna students’ curriculum and classroom experience will improve with the new equipment and training from the USF team.
www.usfca.edu /usfnews/04.06.04/fp1.html   (461 words)

  
 USF - Helping bridge the digital divide in Peru
One example of the digital divide is the fact that 4% of the world's population are in South America, while 41% are in the U.S. Peru is an example of a rapidly modernizing South American country that has overcome economic and political instability, but generally lacks access to up-to-date computing technology.
This proved to be an excellent combination; Teresa and Alberto had been doing philanthropic work in Tacna previously and were interested in expanding the scope of their work, and we were interested in conducting an international mission.
In June/July 2004, two USF students returned to Tacna for three weeks to provide more technical support, training, and to help the teachers become more comfortable with using technology and integrating it into their classes.
www.cs.usfca.edu /peru/about.shtml   (553 words)

  
 Tacna - Tacna Peru by Peru Travels
The frontier city of Tacna, the business hub of the southern tip of Peru and an interesting stopover.
This symbolic act helped Peru not only to recover a strategic location, but also to give hope to a nation that was rebuilding itself after the war.
Today, with its troubles in the past, Tacna has become a bustling metropolis, a free trade zone and a transit area to Chile, as well as Peru's second-ranked port of entry.
www.perutravels.net /peru-travel-guide/tacna-main.htm   (249 words)

  
 RC of Tacna, Peru, D4300 | MG 23287 | RC of Hannibal, Missouri, USA, D6060 | Kitchen Equipment Project
This project was developed between the Rotary Club of Tacna, Peru, D4300 and RC of Hannibal, Missouri, D6060.
The Rotary Club of Tacna has sent Rotary Exchange Students to D6060 at least twice in the last 3 years and also a RYE student from D6060 has been hosted by the RC of Tacna in 2002-2003.
This was a remarkable project due to the connection between the two clubs and also due to the RC of Tacna celebrating their 75th anniversary of their charter by implementing several projects.
www.rotary6060.org /mg23287-tacna-peru.htm   (255 words)

  
 Tacna - Travel and Tours
The department of this Tacna composed of desert, volcanic zones and cordilleranas.
Dr. Alan Garcia is the new president of Peru and will be sworn in on July 28th for a period of 5 years.
It is important to remark that the elections of the Republic have been realized democratically, giving 52.53% of the people's votes to Garcia.
www.qoyllur-tours.com /peru-cities-tacna-city.php   (192 words)

  
 Dollars or Sols? - Tacna, Peru - BootsnAll.com
Five minutes later I was filling in immigration forms, the truck was going further north, I could be dropped in Tacna.
"Peru is full of peasants." At least that was the trucker's point of view.
As promised I was dropped in Tacna, whilst the trucker sourced some Peruvian company for the night.
www.bootsnall.com /cgi-bin/gt/travelstories/sa/may02sols.shtml   (1001 words)

  
 Humala rides nationalist fervor in Peru - Americas - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Peru's presidential candidate Ollanta Humala, left, and his wife, Nadine Heredia, greet supporters during a rally in the southern city of Tacna in March.
Humala, a radical nationalist former army officer campaigning to increase state control of the economy, extended his lead slightly in Peru's presidential race with growing rural support, a poll showed on Sunday.
TACNA, Peru - By foot, on horseback and crammed into old trucks, supporters chase Peru’s presidential front-runner Ollanta Humala as he waves from his campaign car, roused by his promises of nationalist revolution.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7279844/did/12035111   (773 words)

  
 ALCo World: Peru (ENAFER Tacna - Arica/Chile line)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Ben Gannett, 9/10/98: Along the Chilean-Peruvian border is a fairly obscure operation of FC de Peru.
They run 2 trains from Tacna, Peru across the border to Arica, Chile and return.
Interestingly, it was built in 1958, and is actually the newest piece of equipment used by the FC Tacna - Arica (except maybe for the bodegas).
alcoworld.railfan.net /peru_tac.htm   (185 words)

  
 The Tacna, Peru Kolping Hotel & Convention Center
Tacna is located 568 meters above sea level and has a temperate climate with sunshine year round.
Located half way between the coast and the mountain range, Tacna offers you multiple options for visiting tourist zones, historical sites or simply, places to rest.
Road to the Sierra Alto Andina: Waterfalls, Petroglyphs, Thermal Springs, Archeological Remains, Cave Painting, Typical Fauna and Flora of the Andean landscape - A specially beautiful place to visit: Boca del Río - A daytrip to the neighbouring country: Arica / Chile, the "City of Eternal Springtime" with its beautiful beaches in the Pacific coast.
www.hoteleskolping.net /tacna/tacna_eng.html   (538 words)

  
 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Salvation Army teams bring aid to Moquegua, Peru's 'forgotten city'
Immediately following the 23 June earthquake in southern Peru, Salvation Army officers in the Peruvian capital Lima and the far southern city of Tacna were dispatched to assist the victims and conduct a needs assessment throughout the area.
Noting that large international agencies were focusing their relief efforts on the area immediately around Arequipa, the assessors concentrated on the remote cities and villages that lay in the mountainous area between Arequipa and Tacna, on Peru's southern border.
Smaller-scale assistance programmes are also under way in Tacna, Peru, and Arica, Chile, which both sit on the Peru-Chile border.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/4ff8ef839eb14bb7c1256a8b0030a4ed   (398 words)

  
 Humala rides nationalist fervor in Peru - Americas - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
As honking horns drown out the former army commander’s campaign songs, one message is clear: Humala’s support is rising across rural Peru before the April 9 vote, even as the country’s media, politicians and businesses warn that he is a dangerous radical.
Humala wants to rewrite the constitution to give the state control of Peru’s mining and natural gas output, the main drivers of the economy.
It is also the kind of reaction Humala’s main challenger, center-right lawyer and business favorite Lourdes Flores, struggles to encourage outside Lima, where her main support base of middle class voters lies.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/12035111   (773 words)

  
 Deep River Boy
To get to Peru from Arica, I walked to the Terminal International and got in line with the other potentiale emigrants that were already there.
I got 280 nuevo soles for 80 US dollars from an old women that I figured I would be able to track down and haunt, should I discover she had somehow tricked me. I bought some breakfast and the local paper, both of which told me I was in a different place now.
To those of you who are about to leave for Peru: Guinea pig, or cuy, is NOT pork meat from Guinea, instead it is a very recently butchered, skinned and deep-fried or roasted rodent, not looking very edible, positioned spread-eagled on your plate with head, teeth and claws intact.
www.pvv.org /~bct/south/Chap11.html   (4823 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Tacna-Arica Controversy (Latin American History) - Encyclopedia
Tacna-Arica Controversy[tAk´nu-urE´ku] Pronunciation Key, 1883–1929, dispute between Chile and Peru.
It arose from provisions of the Treaty of AncOn (1883), which ended the War of the Pacific (see Pacific, War of the).
Chile in 1909 began colonizing the two provinces : a course that led in 1911 to a diplomatic break between Peru and Chile.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/T/TacnaAri.html   (397 words)

  
 Tacna-Arica Controversy
Tacna and Arica: An Account of the Chile-Peru Boundary Dispute and of the Arbitrations by the United States
Augusto Bernardino Leguía - Leguía, Augusto Bernardino, 1863–1932, president of Peru (1908–12,...
War of the Pacific - Pacific, War of the, 1879–84, war between Chile and the allied nations, Peru and Bolivia;...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/history/A0847601.html   (332 words)

  
 Tacna Peru
From here we took a taxi across the border and on to the 1st town in Peru, Tacna.
On arrival to Tacna we tried to get a bus out to Puno, the the 1st one leaving was at 7.00pm.
Tacna gave us our first taste of Peruvian poverty.
www.travelblog.org /South-America/Peru/blog-11261.html   (305 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.