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Barquisimeto

(bärkēsēmā`tō), city (1990 pop. 625,450), capital of Lara state, NW Venezuela, on the Pan-American HighwayPan-American Highway,
system of roads, c.16,000 mi (25,750 km) long, linking the nations of the Western Hemisphere. It was suggested at the Fifth International Conference of American States (1923) and supported and financed by the United States during the 1940s and 1950s.
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. Surrounded by good grazing country, the city is a commercial center that ships cattle, coffee, cacao, sugar, and sisal. There are industries producing foodstuffs, rope, and cement. Founded in 1552, the city was the site of the surrender and execution (1561) of the Spanish rebel and adventurer Lope de AguirreAguirre, Lope de
, c.1510–1561, Spanish rebel and adventurer in colonial South America. He was often involved in violence and sedition before joining (1560) the expedition of Pedro de Ursúa down the Marañón and the Amazon.
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. Barquisimeto was rebuilt after an earthquake in 1812. It is the site of Lisandro-Alvarado Central-Western Univ.
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Barquisimeto

a city in NW Venezuela. Pop.: 1 009 000 (2005 est.)
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