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Palmira

(pälmē`rä), city (1993 pop. 196,213), W Colombia, an agricultural center and second largest city in Valle de Cauca department. Palmira is known as the "agricultural capital of Colombia." The city gave its name to the tobacco of the region, and sugarcane, coffee, rice, and corn are also grown. Palmira was founded in 1705. It has an agriculture school and research facility.

Palmira

 

a city in western Colombia, in the Cauca Valley, Valle del Cauca Department. Population, 164,400 (1969). A railroad junction, Palmira is the trade center of an agricultural region that grows sugarcane, coffee, cacao beans, tobacco, and rice. It has food-processing and metalworking enterprises and plants that process leather and tobacco.

Palmira

a city in W Colombia: agricultural trading centre. Pop.: 253 000 (2005 est.)
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