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Indio

(ĭn`dē-ō'), city (1990 pop. 36,793), Riverside co., SE Calif., in the Coachella ValleyCoachella Valley
, arid region, SE Calif., N of the Salton Sea. Water is brought into the region by artesian wells and by the Coachella Canal (123 mi/198 km long), a branch of the All-American Canal built between 1938 and 1948; more than 100,000 acres (40,500 hectares) have been
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 of the Colorado Desert, 22 ft (6.7 m) below sea level; founded 1876, inc. 1930. It is the trade and administrative center for a citrus, grape, cotton, grain, and poultry area. Indio is also the center of one of the largest date-producing areas in the United States, and the National Date Festival is held there. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is also held in Indio. The area benefited from the regional growth of the electronics and aircraft industries in the 1980s and 90s, and more recently from the development of resorts and retirement communities. Joshua Tree National Park is nearby.
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For registration and additional information, please call Indi Jaipal at (212) 532-3100.
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