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Corrientes

(kôryĕn`tās), city (1991 pop. 257,766), capital of Corrientes prov., NE Argentina, a port on the Paraná River. It is the commercial center of a rich pastoral and agricultural region. The city exports the timber and agricultural products of the province. An important cultural center, it has several institutions of higher education, museums, and historical monuments. Corrientes was founded in 1588 and survived fierce attacks by the indigenous people during the late 16th and early 17th cent. In 1762 an uprising of the comuneros [townspeople] against the colonial governor foreshadowed the wars of independence from Spain. The city and province were among the first to rebel (1844) against Juan Manuel de Rosas.

Corrientes

 

a province in northeastern Argentina, in the interfluve of the Paraná and Uruguay rivers. Area, 89,400 sq km. Population, 564,000 (1970). The city of Corrientes is the administrative center. The province of Corrientes is the main region in Argentina for the cultivation of rice, tobacco, and tea. There is fruit growing. Most industry is involved with the processing of agricultural products.


Corrientes

 

a city in northeastern Argentina; administrative center of the province of Corrientes. Population, 131,400 (1970), including suburbs. It is a port on the Parana River, as well as a railroad junction. Most industry is involved with the processing of agricultural products. The city was founded at the end of the 16th century.

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