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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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8 million project bond offering by Eten to finance a 20-year concession to build, develop, operate and maintain a new thermal cold reserve power plant, transmission line and related infrastructure in the Reque district in the province of Chiclayo, Peru.
STURBRIDGE - The Sturbridge Rotary Club donated several hundred dollars for optometry equipment for the Blind Institute of Chiclayo, Peru, the organization has announced.
WASHINGTON, ROME and LIMA, Peru, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Rice Commission (IRC) will hold its 21st Session, 3-5 May 2006, in Chiclayo, Peru to discuss ways and means to promote international action on production, preservation, distribution and consumption of rice.
For more information, contact: Grupo Mujer , Chiclayo, Peru, e-mail: mhsdr@hotmail.
CHICLAYO, Peru -- CompTIA, in cooperation with the International Trade Administration, hosted a seminar for small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) at the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation Ministerial in Chiclayo, Peru, today.