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Santiago is one of the names and/or surnames by which Saint James is known in the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world. Saint James, son of Zebedee (d. ...


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Location of Santiago commune in Greater Santiago Coordinates: , Region Santiago Metropolitan Region Province Santiago Province Foundation February 12, 1541 Government  - Mayor Raúl Alcaíno Lihn Area 1  - City 22. ... Nickname: Location of the municipality and city of Cali in the Valle del Cauca Department. ... Location Location of Santiago de Compostela Coordinates : Time Zone : General information Native name Santiago de Compostela (Galician) Spanish name Santiago de Compostela Postal code 15700 Website http://www. ... Santiago de Cuba is the capital city of Santiago de Cuba Province in the south-eastern area of the island nation of Cuba, some 540 miles (869 km) east south-east of the Cuban capital of Havana. ... Founded in 1495 during the first wave of European colonization of the New World, today Santiago de los Caballeros (the first Santiago of America) is the second most important city in the Dominican Republic on the island of Hispaniola. ... Santiago del Estero is a town in northern Argentina, capital of Santiago del Estero Province, on the Dulce River. ... Latitude 20. ... This article is about the city of Guayaquil. ... Nickname: La Sultana del Avila (English:The Avilas Sultan) La Sucursal del paraiso Motto: Ave María Santísima, sin pecado concebida, en el primer instante de su ser natural. ... Department Montevideo Department Altitude 43 m Coordinates 34º 53S 56º 10W Founded 1726 Founder Bruno Mauricio de Zabala Population 1,325,968 (2004) (1st) Demonym Montevideano Phone Code +02 Postal Code 10000 Montevideo (IPA: ) is the capital, largest city, and chief port of Uruguay. ...

Other places (by country)

Santiago del Estero is a province of Argentina, located in the north of the country. ... For other uses, see Santiago. ... Santiago (Portuguese for Saint James), or Santiagu in the local Bádiu language, is the largest island of Cape Verde, its most important agricultural centre and home to half the nations population. ... Santiago is a municipality of Chiles capital Santiago de Chile. ... Santiago is one of the six provinces of the Santiago Metropolitan Region of Chile. ... The Santiago Metropolitan Region (in Spanish, Región Metropolitana de Santiago) is a landlocked administrative region in central Chile. ... Location of the municipality and town of Santiago in the Norte de Santander Department. ... Location of the municipality and town of Santiago in the Putumayo Department. ... Santiago is the capital city of the canton of Puriscal in the province of San José in Costa Rica. ... Santiago de Cuba Providence is the second most populated province in the island of Cuba. ... For other places with the same name, see Santiago. ... Santiago Island is an island of the Galápagos Islands. ... Santiago Sacatepéquez is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Sacatepéquez. ... Santiago is a municipality located in the center of the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. ... Santiago is a small town in Baja California Sur Mexico, located on Mexicos Highway 1, about an hours drive north of San José del Cabo. ... León is a city in Nicaragua, Central America, located at 12. ... Santiago de Veraguas is the capital of the Panamanian province Veraguas. ... Santiago de Surco, commonly known simply as Surco, is a district of Lima, Peru. ... La Libertad is a region in northwestern Peru. ... Santiago is a 4th class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... The Municipality of General Trias (Filipino: Bayan ng Heneral Trias) is a first class municipality in the province of Cavite, Philippines. ... Santiago is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. ... Santiago City is a 1st class city in the province of Isabela, Philippines. ... Isabela is a province of the Philippines located in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon. ... Pangasinan, officially Province of Pangasinan (Pangasinan: Luyag na Pangasinan), is one of the provinces of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Location    - Country Portugal    - Region Alentejo  - Subregion Alentejo Litoral  - District or A.R. Setúbal Mayor Pedro Paredes  - Party PS Area 1465. ... Arganil is a town and municipality of the Coimbra district, in Portugal. ... District or region Viseu Mayor   - Party Hernâni Almeida PSD Area 117. ... Location    - Country Portugal    - Region Lisboa  - Subregion Grande Lisboa  - District or A.R. Lisbon Mayor Carmona Rodrigues  - Party PSD Area 84. ... Coat of Arms Seia is a small city belonging to the district of Guarda, located in an interior mountainous region of north-central Portugal. ... District or region Setubal Mayor   - Party Augusto Pólvora CDU Area 195. ... Tavira or Tabira is another name for Durango, Spain. ... Coat of Arms Torres Novas (pron. ... District or region Leiria Mayor   - Party Fernando Ribeiro Marques PSD Area 176. ... Location    - Region Norte  - Subregion Alto Trás-os-Montes  - District or A.R. Vila Real Mayor Francisco Tavares  - Party PSD Area 548. ... Tondela (pron. ... Trofa is a municipality and a city in the north of the Oporto metropolitan area in Portugal. ... District or region Braga Mayor   - Party Magalhães Silva PS Area 241. ... Location    - Country Portugal    - Region Alentejo  - Subregion Alentejo Litoral  - District or A.R. Setúbal Mayor Vítor Proença  - Party CDU Area 1,060. ... There are parishes and a municipality that have the name Vila Verde in Portugal: Vila Verde, a municipality in the district of Braga Vila Verde, a parish in the municipality of Alijó Vila Verde, a parish in the municipality of Felgueiras Vila Verde, a parish in the municipality of Figueira... District or region Viseu Mayor   - Party António Marques PSD Area 219. ... Amarante is a city and municipality of the Porto district, in northern Portugal. ... Coat of Arms Pombal (pron. ... Coat of Arms Sardoal is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 92. ... District or region Viseu Mayor   - Party José Manuel Pinto PS Area 239. ... Coat of Arms Oliveira de Azeméis is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 164. ... Coat of Arms Penafiel (pron. ... District or region Viana do Castelo Mayor   - Party António Abreu PS Area 182. ... Coat of Arms Montemor-o-Novo is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 1233. ... Location    - Country Portugal    - Region {{{Region}}}  - Subregion {{{Subregion}}}  - District or A.R. Lisbon Mayor Carlos Lourenço  - Party PSD Area 78. ... Torres Vedras is a city (cidade) and municipality (concelho) in the district of Lisbon, Portugal, about 50 km north of Lisbon. ... Coat of Arms Alandroal is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 542. ... Coat of Arms Beja is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 1139. ... District or region Portalegre Mayor   - Party António Ribeiro PSD Area 264. ... Amarante is a city and municipality of the Porto district, in northern Portugal. ... Valdez is a surname of Hispanic origin. ... Principality of Asturias Demonym  â€¢ Spanish saregano Capital Vega Coordinates Judicial district Siero Parishes 3 Population (2005)  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Density  â€¢ % of Asturias Rank: 58 1,364 inhabitants 54. ... SAN JAVIER (Pop. ... A Coruña (also: La Coruña in Spanish, La Corogne in French and La Croyne and Corunna in English) is the most North-western Atlantic facing province of Spain, and one of the four provinces which constitute the autonomous community of Galicia. ... Santiago del Teide (first part Spanish meaning Saint Jacob) is a municipality in the southwestern part of the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, and part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. ... Santiago High School is a high school located in Garden Grove, California and is a member of the Garden Grove Unified School District. ... Pittsburgh skyline The Allegheny County Courthouse Allegheny County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...

Landforms

Santiago (Portuguese for Saint James), or Santiagu in the local Bádiu language, is the largest island of Cape Verde, its most important agricultural centre and home to half the nations population. ... Santiago Island is an island of the Galápagos Islands. ... This article is about the river. ... Santiago Peak is the southern mountain of Orange Countys Saddleback formation. ... Cities in Orange County Orange County is a county in Southern California, United States. ...

History

Combatants United States Spain Commanders William T. Sampson, Winfield Scott Schley Pascual Cervera Strength 4 battleships 1 armoured cruiser 2 torpedo boats 4 armoured cruisers 2 torpedo boats Casualties 2 dead ~100 wounded 474 dead or wounded 6 ships lost The Battle of Santiago de Cuba, fought between Spain and... For other uses, see Spanish Town (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Spanish Town (disambiguation). ...

Other uses

Santiago is a Spanish name that derives from the Hebrew name Jacob via Sant Iago, first used to denote Saint James the Great, the brother of John the Apostle. ... Benito Santiago autograph on a 1989 Fleer baseball card - 1989 Series, #316 Benito Santiago Rivera (born March 9, 1965), a native of Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, is a former MLB baseball catcher. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into List of Gears of War characters & adversaries. ... Joseph Alberto Santiago (born June 11, 1965) is a Filipino-American musician. ... The Pixies[1] are an American alternative rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1985. ... The Martinis are a rock band consisting of Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago and his wife Linda Mallari along with drummer Dawn Richardson and bassist Rachel Haden. ... Luis Santiago is a fictional character in the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ... Santiago is a fictional character in Anne Rices The Vampire Chronicles series, specifically the novel Interview with the Vampire. ... Santiago is an Indie/Punk band from Santa Rosa, California that formed in 2002 and has released two full-length albums. ... The Chieftains are a Grammy-winning Irish musical group founded in 1963, known for performing and popularizing Irish traditional music. ... Loreena McKennitt live on stage Loreena McKennitt, C.M. (b. ... Chronicle of a Death Foretold cover Chronicle of a Death Foretold (original Spanish title: Crónica de una muerte anunciada) is a short novel by Gabriel García Márquez. ...

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Santiago Study Abroad, Chile (454 words)
The Plaza de Armas is downtown Santiago at its finest and not only can you go there to see the old and the new, it also provides a microcosm of the city's population.
Santiago provides the perfect setting for studying abroad whether you want to perfect your knowledge of Spanish, learn more about the local culture or pursue a variety of other studies through the many programs available.
Santiago provides unparalleled opportunities for students wishing to explore the wonders of Chile, both modern and historic, natural and man-made, cultured and adventurous, and everything in between.
Santiago, Chile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1201 words)
Santiago has a mild Mediterranean climate: relatively hot dry summers (November to March) with temperatures reaching up to 35 degrees Celsius on the hottest days; winters (June to August) are more humid, with typical maximum daily temperatures of 15 degrees Celsius, and minimums of a few degrees above freezing.
Santiago is a densely inhabited city with only 2.5 m² of green space per inhabitant; less than a third of what the WHO recommends.
Valdivia chose the location of Santiago because of its moderate climate and the ease with which it could be defended—the Mapocho River split the area in two, and rejoined further downstream, forming an island.
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