San Vicente


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San Vicente

(sän vēsān`tā), city (1993 pop. 28,529), central El Salvador. Among its industries are textile manufacturing and sugar milling. San Vicente is the commercial center of a region that produces coffee and sugarcane. From the nearby volcano San Vicente (7,360 ft/2,243 m) a wide vista of Central America may be seen. The town is noted for its 18th-century church, El Pilar.
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San Vicente

 

a city in western El Salvador, at the foot of the San Vicente Volcano, on the Pan American Highway. Capital of San Vicente Department. Population, 47,000 (1972). Industry is represented by textile, sugar, and tobacco enterprises.


San Vicente

 

a balneologic and climatic health resort in Cuba, in Pinar del Río Province; located northeast of the city of Viñales. Summers are hot, with an average July temperature of 27°C, and winters are very warm, with an average January temperature of 22°C. Precipitation totals more than 2,000 mm annually. San Vicente has sulfurous springs and bicarbonate waters mineralized to 1 g/liter.

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Francis of Assisi Parish in Balamban town, Cebu from 1962 to 1964, and assistant parish priest of San Vicente Ferrer Parish, Bogo City from 1964 to 1966.