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San Fernando

(săn fərnăn`dō), city (1991 pop. 144,761), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. It is a district administrative center in the Greater Buenos Aires area. The city was established in 1806 to replace the port of Las Conchas, which had been destroyed by a storm. An important landmark is the Juan N. Madero museum and library. San Fernando is connected to other Argentine cities by three rail lines, a national highway, and an airport.

San Fernando

(sän fārnän`dō), city (1990 pop. 83,923), Cádiz prov., S Spain, in Andalusia. An Atlantic port, it has a naval academy and arsenal, naval workshops, and an observatory. Salt is commercially obtained from nearby marshes by evaporation.

San Fernando,

city (1990 pop. 22,580), Los Angeles co., S Calif., in the San Fernando valley; inc. 1911. Among its industries are clothing and electronics. The valley, first entered by Europeans in 1769, was early used for journeys to N California. Gold was found in 1842 before the big gold strike. Founded in 1874, San Fernando is the oldest city in the valley. San Fernando Mission (1797) is nearby.

San Fernando

(săn fərnăn`dō), city (1990 pop. 30,092), Trinidad and Tobago, on the Gulf of Paria. It is the country's second largest city and a commercial center for S Trinidad.

San Fernando

 

a city and port in Spain, in Andalusia, in Cádiz Province, on the coast of the Gulf of Cádiz, near the city of Cádiz. Population, 60,200 (1970). San Fernando has docks and an arsenal. A naval academy and an observatory are located there. Salt is mined in the area.


San Fernando

 

a city in the state of Trinidad and Tobago, in the southwestern part of Trinidad. Population, 37,300 (1970). San Fernando is a port on the Gulf of Paria of the Atlantic Ocean. It is the trade center of a petroleum-producing region. Industry includes oil refining, production of sugar, and saw-milling. San Fernando was founded in 1786.


San Fernando

 

a city in central Chile, in the Central Valley; administrative center of Colchagua Province. Population, 29,200 (1970). San Fernando is the trading center of an agricultural region (mainly orchards and vineyards). The city’s industries produce canned meats, vegetables, and fruits, and also wine and liqueurs. There is a railroad station.

San Fernando

1. a port in Trinidad and Tobago, on Trinidad on the Gulf of Paria: the second-largest town in the country. Pop.: 55 149 (2000)
2. an inland port in W Venezuela, on the Apure River. Pop.: 84 180 (latest est.)
3. a port in SW Spain, on the Isla de León SE of Cádiz; site of an arsenal (founded 1790) and of the most southerly observatory in Europe. Pop.: 88 490 (2003 est.)
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Set to finish within March this year, the improvement of the San Fernando northbound exit is seen to benefit motorists, merchants, and commuters exiting to San Fernando City from Bulacan and Manila.
Alexander Pardo, PRO-1chaplain, said the first procession of the Black Nazarene in San Fernando City, La Union was made possibler with the support and initiative of Chief Superintendent Romulo Sapitula, the newly-installed regional director of PRO1.
Speedier Internet Deal -- Mayor Hermenegildo 'Dong' Gualberto of San Fernando City sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) representatives Marieta Alcid, team leader of SECURE GovNet project; and Engr.
PDRRMC said power interruption was recorded in Aringay, parts of San Gabriel, Bangar, Naguilian, some parts in Agoo, Balaoan, and in Parian, San Fernando City.
plain pool debate that has become a flash point in the effort to recall two San Fernando City Council members.
San Fernando City, La Union - Twenty-one water pump units worth P1,305,000 were distributed to 21 associations and cooperative farmers, while 200 drying nets were distributed to 30 villagers by the city government at the Food Terminal in Barangay Biday late last year.
The National Youth Commission holds simultaneous regional consultations in the following areas: Cebu City (August 31); Zamboanga City (September 5); Baguio City, Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte (September 7); Malvar, Batangas (September 9); Cotabato City, Maguindanao (September 12); San Fernando City, La Union (September 13); Bacolod City, Negros Occidental and Cagayan de Oro (September 14); Tuguegarao City, Cagayan (September 20); Davao City (September 21); Iloilo City (September 23); and San Fernando City, Pampanga (October 5).
San Fernando city officials say they get less graffiti than other parts of the Los Angeles area, and they want to keep it that way.
San Fernando City, La Union -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 1 launched last Friday its "Bring Home a Friend" program in the region at the Santorini Thunderbird Resort, Poro Point, here.
To set the development agenda of San Fernando City for the next three years, Mayor Hermenegildo Gualberto leads the city officials, city department heads and various stakeholders in a planning workshop today at Oasis Country Resort Hotel here.
A special meeting of the San Fernando City Council was scheduled for this past Friday with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to discuss reform for the LAUSD.
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union - A father and son and with two other colleagues were arrested for firing a gun indiscriminately and ruining a Christmas party on Saturday night in Barangay Cabaraon here.

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