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symbol for the element lanthanumlanthanum
[Gr.,=to lie hidden], metallic chemical element; symbol La; at. no. 57; at. wt. 138.90547; m.p. about 920°C;; b.p. about 3,460°C;; sp. gr. 6.19 at 25°C;; valence +3.
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For names beginning thus and not listed here, see second element; e.g., for La Ceiba, see Ceiba, LaCeiba, La
, city (1997 est. pop. 96,000), N Honduras, capital of Atlántida dept., on the Caribbean Sea. It is the commercial and processing center of a rich agricultural region dominated by the pineapple and banana plantations of the Standard Fruit and Steamship Company,
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Phone: (225) 342-6600

Area (sq mi):: 51839.70 (land 43561.85; water 8277.85) Population per square mile: 103.80
Population 2005: 4,523,628 State rank: 0 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 4,468,976 (White 62.50%; Black or African American 32.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 1.20%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,912; median household $32,566; Population below poverty level: 19.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,078-$26,312
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.70%

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    The country code for Laos.
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