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Talca

(täl`kä), city (1990 est. pop. 164,500), capital of Maule region, S central Chile, in the central valley of Chile between Santiago and Concepción. Chile's greatest wine-producing area, Talca is also one of its largest manufacturing centers, with distilleries, foundries, a tannery, and factories making matches, shoes, tobacco products, paper, and flour. Founded in 1692, Talca was prominent during colonial times. It was leveled by an earthquake in 1928, and has suffered significant damage from other earthquakes, most recently in 2010. At Talca on Feb. 12, 1818, Bernardo O'HigginsO'Higgins, Bernardo
, 1778–1842, South American revolutionary and ruler (1817–23) of Chile; illegitimate son of Ambrosio O'Higgins. He was chosen in 1813 to replace José Miguel Carrera as revolutionary leader.
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 formally proclaimed Chile's independence.

Talca

 

a city in Chile, in the Central Valley; capital of Talca Province. Population, 84,000 (1972). Talca, a railroad junction, also has an airport in the vicinity. It has paper mills, flour mills, distilleries, foundries, shoe factories, and a match factory. Biscuits and candy are also produced. Talca was founded in 1692.

Talca

a city in central Chile: scene of the declaration of Chilean independence (1818). Pop.: 206 000 (2005 est.)
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A continuacion se plantean una serie de lecturas respecto a la practica academica de la Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Talca.
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Este libro--que sale a la luz como un homenaje y accion de gracias al Senor por los ochenta anos de la Diocesis de San Agustin de Talca--es fruto de un riguroso trabajo de investigacion de dos academicas de la Universidad Catolica del Maule, Carolina Merino y Maria Angelica Fernandez, quienes desde sus disciplinas de estu dio--la Estetica y la Teologia--han observado, registrado y ana/izado las principales manifestacio--nes publicas de Religiosidad Popular en la Diocesis de Talca.
Contract awarded for Acquisition Center New Tools Cip Talca
Implementing agency : SERVICIO DE SALUD DEL MAULE HOSPITAL DE TALCA,