El Centro

El Centro

(ĕl sĕn`trō), city (1990 pop. 31,384), seat of Imperial co., SE Calif., near the Mexican border; inc. 1908. It is a processing and shipping center for a heavily irrigated agricultural region (vegetables, grain, cotton, livestock), and there is light manufacturing. A U.S. naval air station is nearby.
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The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has awarded the district and El Centro College a $170,305 grant to support the Nursing Shortage Reduction Program.
El proyecto del Centro Historico, por ejemplo, a un costo de US$50 millones, convertira un muelle abandonado en el centro de la ciudad en un atracadero pana dos cruceros.