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Chimbote

(chimbō`tē), city (1993 pop. 268,979), capital Santa prov., Ancash dept., W Peru. A seaport on the Pacific Ocean at the mouth of the Santa River, Chimbote exports fish products, rice, cotton, sugar, minerals, and machinery. It is located on the Pan-American Highway and is a rail terminus. An earthquake destroyed much of the city in 1970; it has since been rebuilt.

Chimbote

 

a city in Peru, in the department of Ancash; situated on the Pan-American Highway, near the mouth of the Santa River. Population, 103,000 (1970). Chimbóte is a port on the Pacific Ocean and has a railroad station. It has enterprises of the ferrous metallurgy industry. A large fishing center, the city produces processed fish, mainly fish meal. Fish meal and agricultural products are exported.

Chimbote

a port in N central Peru: contains Peru's first steelworks (1958), using hydroelectric power from the Santa River. Pop.: 328 000 (2005 est.)
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