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Chiclayo

[chee-klah-yaw] /tʃiˈklɑ yɔ/
noun
1.
a city in NW Peru.
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Chiclayo

/Spanish tʃiˈklajo/
noun
1.
a city in NW Peru. Pop: 434 000 (2005 est)
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city, northern Peru. It is located on the Pan-American Highway more than 400 miles (640 km) northwest of Lima, in an irrigated area producing sugarcane, cotton, and rice. Founded in 1720, it became a city in 1835 and is the leading commercial centre of Lambayeque. The city has many parks and gardens and a large marketplace. It has an airport and is connected by highway with the ports of Eten and Pimentel. Nearby are Sipan, an ancient twin pyramid complex, and Tucume, an archaeological site with 26 pre-Columbian pyramids. Pop. (2005) 251,407.

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