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Aguascalientes

(ä'gwäskälyān`tās, ä'wäs–) [Span.,=hot waters], state (1990 pop. 719,659), 2,007 sq mi (5,200 sq km), central Mexico, on the Anáhuac plateau. AguascalientesAguascalientes,
city (1990 pop. 455,234), capital of Aguascalientes state, central Mexico. The city is a pleasant health resort, noted for its mineral waters and vineyards. Its industries include railroad repair and the manufacture of textiles.
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 is the capital. Cattle are raised on the wide plains and in the foothills; alfalfa, corn, wheat, chilies, and peaches are grown; and wine and brandy are produced. There is some mining in the mountainous areas, especially for silver and zinc. Aguascalientes is noted for its warm mineral springs and for its beautiful climate.

Aguascalientes,

city (1990 pop. 455,234), capital of Aguascalientes state, central Mexico. The city is a pleasant health resort, noted for its mineral waters and vineyards. Its industries include railroad repair and the manufacture of textiles. Aguascalientes is built over an ancient, intricate system of tunnels constructed by early, still unidentified, inhabitants. Founded in 1575, the city was long a Spanish outpost; railroad development in the late 19th cent. gave it commercial importance.
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Aguascalientes

 

a city in central Mexico; administrative center of the state of Aguascalientes. Population, 167,000 (1969). The city is a railroad junction, and there are railroad workshops. The textile industry (cotton fabric, wool) and the food industry (milling, fruit canning) are well developed. Aguascalientes is the trading center of the agricultural region. A health resort with hot mineral springs is located near the city; this is the derivation of its name. Aguascalientes was founded in 1575.

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Aguascalientes

1. a state in central Mexico. Pop.: 943 506 (2000). Area: 5471 sq. km (2112 sq. miles)
2. a city in central Mexico, capital of Aguascalientes state, about 1900 m (6200 ft.) above sea level, with hot springs. Pop.: 830 000 (2005 est.)
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Which brings us to still another plant to be built in Aquascalientes. This one, also for compact vehicles, will have an annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles when in full production (estimated to be in 2021).
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It is also clear that he is a person who plans carefully and continues to work his plan: while it almost goes without saying that there are multiple models built within a given Nissan plant, with Ghosn, this goes back to an experience at Michelin, when the tire manufacturer was dealing with a financially ailing tire company it financially controlled and didn't want to abandon: Ghosn came up with a plan whereby there would be "cross-manufacturing," which he defines as "utilizing the same production line for the manufacture of products sold under two or more different brands." As in Nissan and Infiniti (and, to a lesser extent, Renault, as the two companies have cross manufacturing in some facilities, including the Cuernavaca and Aquascalientes plants in Mexico).