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  Bolivia Web - Bolivia and Main Cities - Tarija
Tarija was founded on July 4th, 1574 as Villa de San Bernardo de Tarija by Don Luis de Fuentes y Vargas under the orders of Viceroy Don Francisco de Toledo.
Later on, Argentina was keen to annex the agriculturally favorable area, but Tarija opted to become part of Bolivia which won its independence and formally established as a Republic in 1825.
Tarija is well-known for its Mediterranean-like climate and vineyards.
www.boliviaweb.com /cities/tarija.htm   (551 words)

  
 Tarija -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tarija is a department in (A landlocked Republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain) Bolivia.
The city of (Click link for more info and facts about Tarija) Tarija is the capital of the department.
Tarija is also the home of over 20 different indian tribes (the (The basic unit of money in Paraguay; equal to 100 centimos) Guarani tribe being the largest) ranging from 20 persons up to 1500.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/ta/tarija.htm   (125 words)

  
 Tarija   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tarija is located on the southwest of Bolivia and is frontier with Argentina and Paraguay.
Tarija was chosen for the installation due to the special conditions of the sky.
Tarija is famous for the beauty of its women, in between them they elect the carnival queen, which is crowned the Saturday of Carnival.
www.desarrollo.gov.bo /turismo/Bolivia-Travel/DepCapitales/tarijaING.htm   (2028 words)

  
 Tarija - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
According to the 2001 census, it has a population of 391,226 inhabitants.
The city of Tarija is the capital of the department.
Tarija is also the home of over 20 different indian tribes (the Guarani tribe being the largest) ranging from 20 persons up to 1500.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Tarija_Department   (120 words)

  
 didntget   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Covering the May 6, 1978 “UFO crash” south of Tarija, Bolivia (for that story, click here) was a significant time for me. By then I had traveled quite a bit in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Uruguay, reporting stories for the National Enquirer, many of them about UFO encounters.
Tarija – capital of the department, or state, of Tarija – was a pleasant little city about six thousand feet up in the mountains.
I don’t know if that was true, but all the top military leaders in Tarija respected her and she never hesitated to approach any officer or other official that I wanted to talk to.
www.bobpratt.org /didntget.html   (4047 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / World / Latin America/Caribbean / Bolivians divided over natural gas plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Many in Tarija are vehemently opposed to a referendum, arguing that they should make decisions about the future of the gas and complaining that the majority of Bolivians don't understand the benefits that could ensue.
Tarija, in contrast, has a strong middle-class of professionals, many educated in nearby Argentina.
Not all Tarija residents, however, are so sure the plan would actually improve their lives.
www.boston.com /news/world/latinamerica/articles/2003/10/26/bolivians_divided_over_natural_gas_plan   (739 words)

  
 Tarija on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Santa Cruz y Tarija avanzan en sus propuestas autonomistas
Tarija department to set up thermal power plant.
Tarija department host most of natural gas reserves.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/T/Tarija.asp   (378 words)

  
 Tarija
Tarija ciudad capital: Siempre se percibe una impresión de serena belleza en el contorno ciudadano y en la vida de los hombres y mujeres de Tarija.
El río de Tarija columna vertebral de este sistema, nace en el valle central, donde confluyen otros que nacen y se descuelgan de la Cordillera de sama a cuyos pies se encuentra la ciudad capital.
Bermejo: Desde Tarija con rumbo Sur, por una ruta completamente asfaltada, grandes túneles y hermoso paisajes se va hacia Bermejo, distante a sólo 200 Km.
boliviaenlared.com /html/tarija.html   (4580 words)

  
 Knowledge King - Tarija   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tarija is a city in southern Bolivia, located 22.73° South 64.35°West.
Tarija is also a department of in Bolivia.
There are about 368 000 inhabitants and has an area of 37.623 km².
www.knowledgeking.net /encyclopedia/t/ta/tarija.html   (62 words)

  
 Miniature City Discovered In Tarija, Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A miniature city appeared in a park of 116 hectares producing amazement to hundred of people who visit it in the city of Tarija, 958 km south of La Paz, Bolivia.
The rangers maintains his assumptions based on a pair of strange small footprints found in one of the avenues of this "large city".
Tell me, if they were not done by the feet of an Imp or Gnome" said a Tarija police in an interviewed by this newspaper.
www.rense.com /general39/mini.htm   (208 words)

  
 Tarija anuncia paro con el fin de apurar la exportación de gas por Chile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
El Comité Cívico de Tarija, la principal zona productora de gas de Bolivia, anunció que paralizará el próximo viernes 23 en protesta por el retraso en la toma de decisiones para concretar la exportación de gas natural a Norteamérica.
En el departamento de Tarija, situado en el sur de Bolivia, se encuentra el 87,5 por ciento de las reservas de gas de este país, calculadas en 52,3 billones de pies cúbicos, las más importantes de Sudamérica después de las de Venezuela.
En Tarija está ubicado el campo Margarita, desde donde el consorcio hispano-británico Pacific LNG pretende exportar el gas hasta California (EE.UU.) y la costa oeste de México, con una inversión superior a los 5.000 millones de dólares.
www.radiocoperativa.cl /p4_noticias/site/artic/20020816/pags/20020816114600.html   (424 words)

  
 Response of Grain Amaranth Production to Density and Fertilization in Tarija, Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Two separate studies were conducted in representative areas of the Central Valley of Tarija (Apaza-Gutierrez 1994; Romero-Saravia 1999).
Regression based on mean values of chemical fertilization on grain yield across two grain amaranth cultivars, Tarija, Bolivia, 1991.
Comparison of four grain amaranth cultivars across plant densities, Tarija, Bolivia, 1991.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/ncnu02/v5-107.html   (1239 words)

  
 Tarija
The central zone is mostly mild and presents a tipical view of the valleys: small rivers coming down the hills at which sides willows grow proud of their magestic shape.
The south part of Tarija is almost totally hot and with small hills covered with forests and invites the
The "caja" its a kind of small drum, and the violin, made by the same "chapaco" (people from Tarija) from carob-trees, its arc is made with bristles from a horse´s tail and the cords with dried, well preserved cat guts.
www.geocities.com /issatours/page7.html   (384 words)

  
 YWAM Santa Cruz, Bolivia :: Jimmy Ward August 21 2003-August 18 2004
In March I spent a month in Tarija, which is a city in the south of Bolivia on the Argentinian border.
The work in Tarija was so different from the work in Santa Cruz and awesome to get out and see another part of the YWAM work here in Bolivia.
It was a world away from working with the teenage street kids in Santa Cruz, but the aim of the work here is to prevent the kids from leaving their homes and going to live on the streets when they reach 9-10 years old.
www.freewebs.com /tremendos/tarija.htm   (708 words)

  
 PR Newswire: Multivision Expands to Tarija, Bolivia@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The transaction is expected to close on September 30, 1997.
The current Tarija system provides a 15 channel UHF pay TV service to 900 subscribers.
Tarija has a population of approximately 114,000 people...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:19594668&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (169 words)

  
 Ciao!: Pictures from Tarija
The people in Tarija are more "Spanish" in their traditions & culture — and their (relative) isolation from the rest of the world means they retain a flavor of Andalucia 400 years ago.
People often forget just how diverse Bolivia is. I'd also like to visit Yungas, where the small Afro-Bolivian minority is concentrated and retains many of their traditions.
BTW, Tarija has a unique festival in August for San Roque, the patron saint of dogs.
www.centellas.org /miguel/archives/000663.html   (183 words)

  
 Tarija - Bienvenido   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tarija canta como el río, como los árboles, como las flores objetivamente presentes en el paisaje de la "Andalucía Boliviana".
Así es Tarija, toda apacible calma en enlace del día con la noche, vegetación en diferentes gamas de verdes y otros colores.
de Tarija podrá conocer la agradable Campiña Chapaca y sus balnearios naturales, y degustar su variada comida regional como sus mentados vinos y singanis.
turismo.uajms.edu.bo   (260 words)

  
 EMBASSY OF BOLIVIA 106 Eaton Sq. London SW1W 9AD Tel. 020 7235 4248/4255   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Held in Tarija and also around this time is the Celebration of the Grape.
Held all throughout the Andes and in Tarija where Santiago is its patron saint.
On the second Sunday is held in the city of Tarija.
www.embassyofbolivia.co.uk /cultural/festival-calendar.html   (660 words)

  
 Tarija
El Departamento de Tarija, ubicado al sur de Bolivia en la frontera con las Repúblicas de Argentina y Paraguay, es un hermoso valle formado por pequeñas ciudades y poblados habitados por gente amigable y hospitalaria.
En Tarija se encuentra valles productores de fruta, poblados de viñedos con ríos amplios en los que es posible pescar, y yacimientos paleontológicos con pequeños poblados de gente jovial y cariñosa.
De Tarija se desprende una carretera que llega hasta la población de Yacuiba - Pocitos Bolivia, en la frontera con pocitos Argentina.
www.embajadadebolivia.com.ar /turismo/deptos/tarija.htm   (334 words)

  
 BBC Mundo | AMÉRICA LATINA | Bolivia: avanzan las llamas en Tarija
Cordones humanos se han tendido en diversas instalaciones de la región, como la planta de agua potable de Tarija ubicada en Rincón de la Victoria, para evitar que el fuego provoque más daños.
El presidente de Bolivia, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, envió a funcionarios de su gobierno a la región para evaluar la situación y coordinar con la policía y el ejército las tareas de rescate.
Tarija se encuentra localizada a 919 kilómetros de La Paz y a sólo 276 kilómetros de la frontera con Argentina.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/spanish/latin_america/newsid_2202000/2202813.stm   (290 words)

  
 Departamento de Tarija - Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
El departamento de Tarija está ubicado al sur de la República de Bolivia; limita al norte con el departamento de Chuquisaca, al sur con la República de Argentina al este con la República de Paraguay y el oeste con Chuquisaca y Potosí.
La capital del departamento es la ciudad de Tarija (1,866 m.s.n.m) situada entre los 21° 32' 00" de latitud sur y los 64° 47' 00" de longitud oeste del meridiano de Greenwich.
Tarija es rica en Folklore y costumbres tradicionales, y existen diferencias radicales en cada una de sus provincias.
www.umsanet.edu.bo /misc/bolivia/III143.HTM   (986 words)

  
 USGS Open File Report 99-50-C The Santa Cruz - Tarija Province(Forward)
The Santa Cruz — Tarija Province is a subequant, 400,000-sq-km area, comprising parts of southeastern Bolivia (57% of the province), western Paraguay (33% of the province), northern Argentina (5% of the province), and Brazil (5% of the province) (Figure 2a and Figure 2b).
Maximum north-south extent is 700 km in the western (Andes) mountains, with an east-west dimension averaging 700 km.
Governments of the Santa Cruz — Tarija Province are relatively stable, with current or former national oil companies and a history of international cooperation with industry and academia.
greenwood.cr.usgs.gov /energy/WorldEnergy/OF99-50C/province1.html   (1147 words)

  
 DEPARTAMENTO DE TARIJA
Situación en el extremo meridional de Bolivia, el departamento de Tarija es el que ocupa menos superficie del país, y esta limita al N por el departamento de Chuquisaca, al E por la República de Paraguay, al S por la República de Argentina y al O por los departamento de Potosí y Chuquisaca.
El territorio de Tarija presenta cuatro regiones fisiográficas que descienden de O a E. El relieve montañoso corresponde al sistema Subandino, que en el extremo occidental se eleva en las serranías Chismuri, Tarija, Pulario, Tajsara y Candado, en unos 2900 m de altura media.
Tarija ha experimentado en los últimos años un aumento de la tasa de crecimiento, a pesar de la salida de emigrantes principalmente hacia el departamento de Santa Cruz, y merced a que Tarija acuden inmigrantes de Potosí y Chuquisaca.
razalatina.iespana.es /tarija.htm   (768 words)

  
 bolivia.indymedia.org | Tarija y Santa Cruz se van quedando solas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
De este manera, los empresarios y cívicos de Tarija y Santa Cruz van quedando solos, mientras que su propuesta de realizar un referéndum vinculante antes de las eleciones muncipales es cada vez más improbable.
El Comité Cívico de Tarija comenzó a trabajar en las provincias para garantizar la participación de éstas en el paro del jueves próximo, informó el dirigente Roberto Ruiz.
"Tarija no se va a rendir, nosotros vamos a ir al paro, vamos a convocar a la conciencia de todo nuestro pueblo para superar estas pequeñas diferencias en función del objetivo grande que tenemos.
www.bolivia.indymedia.org /es/2004/11/12978.shtml   (823 words)

  
 Tarija - Bolivia - Vivencia Andina - Viajes a Sudamérica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
El departamento de Tarija está ubicado al sur de la República de Bolivia; limita al norte con el departamento de Chuquisaca, al sur con la República Argentina, al este con la República de Paraguay y al oeste con Chuquisaca y Potosí.
Tarija tiene yacimientos de petróleo y gas natural; también existen en el departamento yacimientos de materiales radioactivos.
Tarija tiene más atractivos en los alrededores que en la propia ciudad; pero vale la pena hacer una visita a la Plaza Luis de Fuentes, la Catedral, la Biblioteca de los Franciscanos, la Casa Dorada, el Castillo de Beatriz y, por supuesto, a los museos Arqueológico, Paleontológico y Mineralógico de Tarija.
www.vivenciaandina.com /bolivia/tarija.htm   (643 words)

  
 Ramirez and Associates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We came to Tarija 8 years ago to visit her family.
Tarija a city of 135,000 people with 2 Universities, and several Colleges is in Southern Bolivia.
For that reason I have started Ramirez and Associates, a Real Estate Agency for those of you who might be interested in Tarija: We can help you find a property of your liking and assist you legalize title to your property....
www.tarija-digital.com /rbr/english.htm   (445 words)

  
 SoloBolivia.com - Turismo - Carnaval de Tarija
Por las noches las mujeres de Tarija salen a la plaza a bailar con sus tortas.
Las comparsas tienen la costumbre de llevar a la plaza al diablo enjaulado, donde es liberado con lo que se da por iniciada la fiesta.
Tarija es famosa por la belleza de sus mujeres.
www.solobolivia.com /turismo/tarija/carntarija.shtml   (284 words)

  
 MSE Prayer Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We pray often for Tarija, because the people are focused on worshiping and praying to a saint named San Roque who represents leprosy.
Tarija, Bolivia is located in South America on the border of Argentina.
Because of its location many delinquents cross the border and easily invade Tarija bringing pain, and causing the crime rate to be extremely high.
mikesilva.gospelcom.net /prayerUp.shtml   (833 words)

  
 Ciao!: My Tarija trip
I had a great time in Tarija, even if I didn't get to see any of the museums or vineyards — which were closed for the long Carnaval holiday.
The bus trip was long, of course, but Expresso Tarija was much nicer than Expresso del Sur.
The slight adjustment of coming from a small city back to a major metropolis still hasn't sunk in yet, but there were all the little differences in Tarija that I do remember.
www.centellas.org /miguel/archives/000664.html   (282 words)

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