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Pisco

(pēs`kō), city (1993 pop. 53,714), capital of Pisco prov., SW Peru, a port on the Pacific Ocean. The major industries are the production of the famous Pisco brandy, the cultivation and processing of cotton, and commercial fishing. On the adjacent ParacasParacas
, Native American culture of ancient Peru. Named after the Paracas peninsula on the south coast, where their remains were first found, the Paracas produced resin-painted pottery and textiles, but little is known of their way of life.
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 peninsula are ruins from a pre-Inca civilization. The city was devastated by an earthquake in 2007.

Pisco

 

a city in southwestern Peru, in the department of lca. Population, 26,700 (1969). A port on the Pisco Bay of the Pacific Ocean, Pisco had a cargo turnover in 1970 of 900,000 tons. The city is the center of a fishing and whaling industry. Pisco has cotton gins and factories for the production of cotton textiles. Cotton is exported, as are lead and zinc concentrates from the Huancavelica region. Fish meal is produced and exported.

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