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Piu·ra

 (pyo͝or′ə, pyo͞o′rä)
A city of northwest Peru near the Pacific Ocean. Founded by Pizarro in 1532, it is Peru's oldest Spanish settlement.

Piura

(Spanish ˈpjura)
n
(Placename) a city in NW Peru: the oldest colonial city in Peru, founded by Pizarro in 1532; commercial centre of an agricultural district. Pop: 357 000 (2005 est)
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As part of the actions for the health emergency before the risk of dengue in the Piura region, the Ministry of Health (Minsa), in coordination with the Regional Health Directorate (Diresa), initiated the actions of fumigation and larval control in 8,200 homes .
Community service: Volleyball camp coach; mission trip to Peru; founder of Live Mobile Foundation, which provides money, equipment, therapy, blankets and toys to children in Piura, Peru
Mariano FAZIO, Los fines de la conquista: El oro, el honor y la fe, Piura: Facultad de Humanidades--Universidad de Piura, 2015, 177 pp.
Burneo (2013) analiza procesos de transformacion territorial en Piura a proposito de la concentracion y el uso de tierras de comunidades campesinas por industrias extractivas y empresas de biocombustibles.
The embassy also named Piura, Lambayeque and La Libertad as the most affected areas, adding that the main tourist attraction areas in Peru have not been affected, including Cuzco, Machu Picchu, the Nazca Lines, Arequipa, Colca Canyon and the Amazon.
El valle del Bajo Piura ha pasado por importantes transformaciones en las ultimas cuatro decadas; la reforma agraria marco el punto de partida de dichos cambios.
The whale had become entangled off the coast in the Northern Piura region, a location whales frequent from July to October to mate and raise their calves.
Debido a los riesgos para la salud humana que implican altas concentraciones de metales pesados en el suelo y las plantas, como es el caso del cacao, considerado un cultivo bandera en el Peru, el presente trabajo se realizo con el objetivo de determinar los contenidos de metales pesados en los suelos de plantaciones de cacao en las principales areas de produccion del Peru: Zona Norte (Tumbes, Piura, Cajamarca y Amazonas); Zona Central (San Martin, Huanuco y Junin) y Zona Sur (Cuzco).
HEALTH PROTOCOL FOR WHITE TAILED DEER (ODOCOILEUS VIRGINIANUS PERUVIANUS) OF SAUCE GRANDE AREA OF COTO DE CAZA EL ANGOLO, PIURA, PERU
La Universidad Nacional de Piura (UNP) recibio durante el periodo 2004-2012 cerca de 131 millones de soles, siendo la universidad publica del norte del Peru con mayor monto recibido (4).
Tal es el caso de la agricultura costena del departamento de Piura versus la de la sierra que seran comentadas mas adelante.
and subsidiaries, a leading Peruvian supplier of cement and construction materials, announced that it has begun commercial production from its new Piura facility.