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 (chĭ-klä′yō, chē-)
A city of northwest Peru north-northwest of Lima. Situated on the coastal desert between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, the city may go years at a time without rainfall.


(Spanish tʃiˈklajo)
(Placename) a city in NW Peru. Pop: 434 000 (2005 est)


(tʃɪˈklɑ yoʊ)

a city in NW Peru. 411,536.
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Trujillo and Chiclayo are the main cities located on the North of Peru, where the best beaches and lodges are located.
The FEH has previously visited Peru twelve times since its inception in 1982, and successfully conducted training programs in Lima, Arequipa, Chiclayo and Trujillo.
The company also intends to invest US$5 million to facilitate its infrastructure with the deployment of a fibre-optic backbone linking Lima Metropolitana and Trujillo and Chiclayo in northern Peru.
De plus, nous avons des partenaires dans la region de Chiclayo, au nord, en particulier avec les missionnaires des Saints-Apotres, fondes par le pere Eusebe Menard.
WORCESTER - Two rising Holy Cross juniors, one of whom is a Bolton resident, have received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant from the Davis United World College Scholars Program to construct a community center on the outskirts of Chiclayo, Lambayeque, a struggling region off Peru's northern coast.
NASDAQ: GILT) reported that its subsidiary Gilat To Home Peru has been selected by Banco de la Nacion, Peru's state bank, to provide satellite connectivity for 320 rural locations as well as a disaster recovery site in Chiclayo.
The endangered bear cub, who may have been destined for the illegal pet trade, was rescued from poachers by Peruvian forestry officials and national police in the city of Chiclayo.
Located in the center of ChiclayoOs financial and commercial district, the Ramada Costa del Sol Chiclayo is an 82-room hotel located just a short walk from the Plaza de Armas, the central square located in the heart of the city.
Major cities: Lima (capital), Arequipa, Chiclayo, Cuzco, Huancayo, Ica, Trujillo, Ayacucho, Piura, Iquitos, and Chimbote.
In two of those, the residents, organizations, and authorities of La Oroya, Yauli province, Junín department, are demanding that the Doe Run Company comply with the environmental agreement Programa de Adecuación y Manejo Ambiental (PAMA), while inhabitants of Reque, Chiclayo province, Lambayeque department, oppose mining company La Granja-Río Tinto's installation of a metallurgy-research plant for fear of its environmental impact.
Twitter messages sent to RPP, Peru s main radio station, by residents in the region said the quake was felt in the cities of Chimbote and Chiclayo but that there were no signs of damages.
This includes three days at archaeological sites around Chiclayo and Trujillo, as well as six days in Cusco and three in Lima.