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Aargau

(är`gou), Fr. Argovie, canton (1993 pop. 512,000), 542 sq mi (1,404 sq km), N Switzerland. AarauAarau
, town (1993 pop. 15,900), capital of Aargau canton, N Switzerland, at the foot of the Jura Mts. and on the Aare River. Manufactures include bells, mathematical instruments, electrical goods, shoes, and other products. Aarau was founded c.
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 is the capital. It is traversed by the AareAare
or Aar
, longest river entirely in Switzerland, 183 mi (295 km) long, rising in the Bernese Alps and fed by several glaciers. The upper Aare emerges from dam-impounded Grimsel Lake and flows generally W through Lake Brienz, past Interlaken (where it is canalized),
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 and Reuss rivers. Its fertile hills and valleys are used to raise fruit and cereal as well as for other agriculture and dairying. Electrical goods, textiles, cement, and precision instruments are principal manufactures. BadenBaden,
anc. Aquae Helveticae, town (1990 pop. 15,718), Aargau canton, N Switzerland, on the Limmat River. A noted spa since ancient times, the town has hot sulfur springs. It is also a manufacturing center known for electrical-engineering works and other factories.
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 and RheinfeldenRheinfelden
, town, Aargau canton, N Switzerland, on the Rhine River, opposite the German town of the same name. Although it has one of the largest hydroelectric plants in Europe, Rheinfelden is chiefly noted as a tourist center with saline baths.
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 are noted health resorts. Originally a Celtic settlement, the area was later occupied by the Romans and fell to the Franks in the 6th cent. The territory was taken (1415) by BernBern
or Berne
, canton (1990 pop. 937,365), 2,658 sq mi (6,883 sq km), W central Switzerland. The second most populous and second largest canton of the country, Bern comprises three sections—the Bernese Alps, or Oberland [Ger.
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 from the house of Hapsburg and was governed by the Swiss cantons until 1798. In 1803, Aargau was admitted as a canton to the Swiss Confederation. Its population is mainly German-speaking and Protestant.

Aargau

a canton in N Switzerland. Capital: Aarau. Pop.: 556 200 (2002 est.). Area: 1404 sq. km (542 sq. miles)
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Un total de 237 individuos fueron capturados en esta region cafetalera del sureste de Mexico (Cuadro 1), en las localidades Teotihuacan del Valle (8.3%), Argovia (28.2%), San Jose Nexapa (24.3%) y Guadalupe Saju (39.3%).
cruciata fueron capturados con ambos tipos de trampas en tres localidades (Argovia, San Jose Nexapa y Guadalupe Saju) y unicamente con trampa Shannon en Teotihuacan del Valle.
The next day a trip is organized to the Finca Argovia, and we travel on a dirt road through the ever-present tropical beauty of the mountains.
The Finca Argovia, buried deep in the jungle, is cared for by its owner, agricultural engineer Bruno Giesemann, an expert in coffee and ecology.
Valgan como ejemplo las cifras referidas a las prestaciones no contributivas por hijo, en las que los niveles minimos de Zurich y Argovia son 2,5 veces inferiores al de Valais.
This division should remain a single unit, distinct from the DSM group, based at Kaiseraugst, in the Swiss canton of Argovia. With this sale, Roche is disposing of the last of its vitamins and fine chemicals business in order to concentrate on pharmacy and its diagnostics division.
Gall, Grisons, Argovia, Thurgovia, Ticino, Vaud, Valais, Neuchatel, Geneva.
Por su parte, los votos negativos provinieron principalmente de Appenzell Rhodesinterieures con el 67.5 por ciento, en Schytz el 61.1 por ciento y Glaris el 60.6 por ciento de la misma manera que el canton de Ticino y Argovia (51.1 por ciento) y St.