San Vicente


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San Vicente

(sän vēsān`tā), city (1993 pop. 28,529), central El Salvador. Among its industries are textile manufacturing and sugar milling. San Vicente is the commercial center of a region that produces coffee and sugarcane. From the nearby volcano San Vicente (7,360 ft/2,243 m) a wide vista of Central America may be seen. The town is noted for its 18th-century church, El Pilar.

San Vicente

 

a city in western El Salvador, at the foot of the San Vicente Volcano, on the Pan American Highway. Capital of San Vicente Department. Population, 47,000 (1972). Industry is represented by textile, sugar, and tobacco enterprises.


San Vicente

 

a balneologic and climatic health resort in Cuba, in Pinar del Río Province; located northeast of the city of Viñales. Summers are hot, with an average July temperature of 27°C, and winters are very warm, with an average January temperature of 22°C. Precipitation totals more than 2,000 mm annually. San Vicente has sulfurous springs and bicarbonate waters mineralized to 1 g/liter.

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on Thursday, March 8, affecting customers connected to the San Vicente Substation.
A light commercial aircraft carrying live fish from Palawan crashed after takeoff in San Vicente town on Sunday, injuring its two pilots who are both foreign nationals, a report from the provincial police office said.
The plane, with registry number RP-C5818 operated by Helitrend with route from Sangley to San Vicente, Palawan encountered left-engine failure while 150 feet airborne from San Vicente Airport.
El cantante ha recibido un homenaje en su localidad natal, San Vicente de la Barquera, donde fue nombrado Embajador Honorifico de la Villa y se le puso su nombre al auditorio municipal.
El Hospital Universitario de San Vicente Fundacion fue instituido en 1913 por Don Alejandro Echavarria Isaza y un grupo de filantropos antioquenos, ante la necesidad de un hospital para la ciudad de Medellin que contara con asistencia integral en salud y que "tuviera cabida para todo hijo de Antioquia y del resto del pais que necesitara de sus servicios".
Entre muchas otras actividades dentro del arte pueden senalarse: un mural con motivo regional, localizado en una de las salas del Hospital San Vicente de Paul, 1981.
The grandson of two Derby winners dug in and held off Law Breaker to take the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita on Sunday, adding to trainer John Sadler's hopes for the Triple Crown races.
San Vicente de Moravia como ente administrativo tiene un origen reciente, ya que es hasta 1915 que se erige como canton.
led a four-month exercise in El Salvador that involved the construction of two schools and three health-care clinics in and around the town of San Vicente.
San Vicente Boulevard is like a big, broad river flowing through the West Los Angeles community of Brentwood.
Along San Vicente, what was once an inaccessible landscape has been transformed into an exciting new venue for public use, performances, and events with an interactive fountain display as its centerpiece.