Piura sentence example

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  • The climate of Piura is modified by the lower latitude, and also by the vicinity of the forests of Guayaquil.
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  • Next in importance is cotton, which is grown along the greater part of the Peruvian coast, but chiefly in the departments of Piura, Lima and Ica.
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  • Tobacco is grown in the department of Piura, and in the montana departments of Loreto, Amazonas and Cajamarca.
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  • Goats are raised in Piura and Lambayeque for their skins and fat, and swine-breeding for the production of lard has become important in some of the coast valleys immediately north of Lima.
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  • Mules are bred in Piura and Apurimac, and are highly esteemed for mountain travel.
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  • Iron ores are found in Piura, the Huaylas valley, Aya, and some other places, but the deposits have not been worked through lack of fuel.
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  • Coal has been found in extensive beds near Piura, Salaverry, Chimbote, Huarmey and Pisco on the coast, and at Goillarisquisga, Huarochiri and other places in the interior.
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  • Petroleum has been found at several points on the coast in the department of Piura, and near Lake Titicaca in the department of Puno.
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  • The most productive of the Piura wells are at Talara and Zorritos, where refineries have been established.
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  • There are large cigarette factories in Lima, and others in Arequipa, Callao, Piura and Trujillo.
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  • The plaiting of Panama hats from the specially prepared fibre of the " toquilla " palm is a domestic industry among the Indians at Catacoas (Piura) and Eten (Lambayeque).
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  • The republic is divided into four military districts with headquarters at Piura, Lima, Arequipa and Iquitos, and these into eleven circumscriptions.
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  • The coastal zone is traversed by the Tumbes, Chira and Piura rivers, which have their sources in the melting snows of the higher Andes and flow westward across the desert to the coast.
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  • The valleys of the Chira and Piura are irrigated and maintain large populations.
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