La Rioja

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Rioja, La

(lä rēō`hä), autonomous community, 1,690 sq mi (4,378 sq km), N Spain, coextensive with La Rioja prov. A fertile region, it is famous for its fine wines, which are produced chiefly between Logroño and Haro in the upper Ebro Valley.

La Rioja


province in western Argentina, in the foothills of the Andes. Area, 92,300 sq km. Population, 136,000 (1970). Administrative center, La Rioja. The economy is based on extensive animal husbandry; there is viticulture in the foothills. Agricultural raw materials are processed in La Rioja.

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At the other end of the scale, the bottom 10 jurisdictions ranked for investment attractiveness included four Argentinian provinces, with La Rioja province ranked last, displacing Venezuela as the least attractive jurisdiction in the world.
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