Puno


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Puno

(po͞o`nō), city (1993 pop. 97,796), alt. 12,648 ft (3,855 m), capital of Puno dept., SE Peru, on an embayment of Lake TiticacaTiticaca
, lake, c.3,200 sq mi (8,290 sq km), 110 mi (177 km) long, and c.900 ft (270 m) deep at at its deepest point, in the Andes Mts., on the Bolivia-Peru border; second largest freshwater lake in South America and the world's highest large lake (c.
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. It is a commercial, tourist, and transportation center of SE Peru. Wool is exported. Historical landmarks include a cathedral and many native ruins. Puno is also an archaeological center for the exploration of ancient villages of indigenous peoples. A technical institute is located in the city.

Puno

 

a city in southeastern Peru and capital of Puno Department. Population, 41,200 (1972). Situated on the western shore of Lake Titicaca, Puno is Peru’s main port on the lake. It is the terminus of the Mollendo-Puno railroad. A significant portion of Bolivia’s export-import cargo passes through the city. Puno has a shipyard and light-industry enterprises. There is a university in the city.

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The road to the people's right to elect the people who will govern them would not, however, be an easy passage,' Puno said in a speech as he cast his vote.
As is known, the Cadastre, Land Titling and Land Registry Project in Peru will have a total investment of 224 million soles and its scope will cover the regions of Cajamarca, Amazonas, Huanuco, Loreto, San Martin, Ucayali, Junin , Cusco, Apurmac and Puno.
Asked on why the country can't just amend the Code to fix the problem, Puno said: 'That is precisely the issue.
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En la ciudad de Puno, Peru debido al crecimiento urbano, especialmente a partir de inicios de la decada del 90 del siglo pasado, y a las actitudes negativas de la poblacion se han visibilizado los efectos sociales y ambientales negativos generados por las inadecuadas practicas sobre gestion de residuos urbanos domesticos.
El puno de hierro de una hora 42 minutos de duracion (en blanco y negro, por supuesto), trata sobre la heroina y principalmente, el opio, mostrando como se introduce la droga en la zona de Orizaba; la incitacion a los probables adictos futuros, y lo que es un "picadero": hay una recreacion de ese lugar de consumo donde se ve a los fumadores de opio y aquellos que se estan inyectando heroina.
Puno said the issue could cast doubts on the assumption of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice.
Forecasts predict the wintry conditions will continue in Puno and other southern regions.
Puno did not respond to controversial issues that surrounded him including alleged dialogues with illegal gambling lords and the recently unearthed arms deal worth 997.
The banking firm has appointed Elan Puno to the position, and she will help customers to identify the best mortgage option that is suitable to their needs.
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The decision followed more than 10 hours of talks between government ministers and indigenous Aymara leaders as the two sides tried to put an end to an indefinite strike that has gripped Puno for a month.