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 (ə-rē′kə, ä-rē′kä)
A city of northern Chile on the Pacific Ocean near the Peruvian border. Claimed by both Peru and Chile until 1929, it is a free port and popular resort.


(əˈriːkə; Spanish aˈrika)
(Placename) a port in extreme N Chile: awarded to Chile in 1929 after the lengthy Tacna-Arica dispute with Peru; outlet for Bolivian and Peruvian trade. Pop: 180 000 (2005 est). See also Tacna-Arica


(əˈri kə)

a seaport in N Chile. 169,774.
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The miasma, in all probability, arises from these: for the town of Arica was similarly circumstanced, and its healthiness was much improved by the drainage of some little pools.
L to Economy Committee in addition to senators and deputies from the area are invited to the headquarters of the Regional Government of Arica in order to deal with unions and social organizations as well as representatives of the Aymara community, mayors and authorities issues more concern to the border region.
Rodrigo MORENO-Magdalena PEREIRA, Arica y Parinacota: la Iglesia en la Ruta de la Plata, Ediciones Altazor, Vina del Mar (Chile) 2011, 153 pp.
Arica (Chile), Mar 6(ANI): A 6.3 magnitude earthquake reportedly struck northern Chile on Sunday.
Miguel Cordova, Peruvian consul in the nearby Chilean port of Arica, says that his country allows used vehicles to come ashore at Tacna, Peru, if the cars are less than five years old.
Este mes, Chile aceptara ofertas de companias interesadas en administrar el puerto de Arica, cerca de la frontera con Peru, y una empresa piensa que es la candidata natural para operar el puerto.
Recruitment of insurance against labor accidents, for internal workers of schools of education and work and internal of closed regimen that complete work of support with incentive in the penal establishments of the region of arica and parina
This month Chile will accept bids from companies interested in operating the port at Arica, a town on the Peruvian border, and one potential Bolivian bidder feels he is the natural candidate to run the port.
Yet he's exporting the products made from that wood--doors, frames, closets and other finished wood products--from Arica, a northern Chilean port, and stamping "Made in Chile" on them.
Implementing agency : Tribunal de Juicio Oral en lo Penal de Arica,
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