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Galicia (spain)

Galicia (/ɡəˈlɪʃ(i)ə/;[2] Galician: Galicia [ɡaˈliθjɐ] or Galiza [ɡaˈliθɐ];[a] Spanish: Galicia, Portuguese: Galiza) is an autonomous community of Spain and historic nationality under Spanish law.[3] Located in the northwest Iberian Peninsula, it includes the provinces of A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense and Pontevedra. Galicia is bordered by Portugal to the south, the Spanish autonomous communities of Castile and León and Asturias to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Cantabrian Sea to the north. It had a population of 2,701,743 in 2018[4] and a total area of 29,574 km2 (11,419 sq mi)
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Estancia
Estancia is a large, private plot of land used for farming or cattle-raising. Estancias in the southern South American grasslands, the pampas, have historically been estates used to raise livestock, such as cattle or sheep. In Puerto Rico, an estancia was a farm growing "frutos menores", that is, crops for local sale and consumption; the equivalent of a truck farm in the United States.[1] In some areas of Spanish America, especially Argentina, they are large rural complexes[2] with similarities to what in the United States is called a ranch. In the early Caribbean territories and Mexico, holders of encomiendas acquired land in the area where they had access to Indian labor. They needed on-site Hispanic supervisors or labor bosses called estancieros
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Monarchy Of Spain

The Monarchy of Spain (Spanish: Monarquía Española), constitutionally referred to as The Crown (Spanish: La Corona), is a constitutional institution and the highest office of Spain.[1] The monarchy comprises the reigning monarch, his or her family, and the royal household organization which supports and facilitates the monarch in the exercise of his duties and prerogatives.[2][3] The Spanish monarchy is currently represented by King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, and their daughters Leonor, Princess of Asturias, and Infanta Sofía. The Spanish Constitution of 1978 re-established[1][4] a constitutional monarchy as the form of government for Spain after the end Francoist regime and the restoration of the democracy by Adolfo Suárez in 1975
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Juan Bautista Alberdi
Juan Bautista Alberdi (August 29, 1810 – June 19, 1884) was an Argentine political theorist and diplomat. Although he lived most of his life in exile in Montevideo, Uruguay and in Chile, he influenced the content of the Constitution of Argentina of 1853. In this city he got a degree as lawyer: he had already finished his studies in Buenos Aires, but refused to make the oath under Rosas' government.[7] Alberdi thought that the real problem in Argentina was not specifically Rosas, but the society that supported him. As a result, he thought that the generation of '37 should undersIn this city he got a degree as lawyer: he had already finished his studies in Buenos Aires, but refused to make the oath under Rosas' government.[7] Alberdi thought that the real problem in Argentina was not specifically Rosas, but the society that supported him
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Mesopotamia, Argentina
La Mesopotamia or Región Mesopotámica is the humid and verdant area of northeast Argentina, comprising the provinces of Misiones, Entre Ríos, and Corrientes.[1] The landscape and its characteristics are dominated by two rivers: the Paraná and the Uruguay.[2] When Spanish settlers came to the area, the two parallel rivers and the lush area between them drew comparisons to Mesopotamia (Greek: Μεσοποταμία "land between rivers") in modern-day Iraq, and it was decided that the Argentine region be named after the Iraqi region
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Conquistador

French colonists tried to settle in present-day Rio de Janeiro, from 1555 to 1567, the so-called France Antarctique episode, and in present-day São Luís, from 1612 to 1614 the so-called French colonists tried to settle in present-day Rio de Janeiro, from 1555 to 1567, the so-called France Antarctique episode, and in present-day São Luís, from 1612 to 1614 the so-called France Équinoxiale. Through wars against the French the Portuguese slowly expanded their territory to the southeast, taking Rio de Janeiro in 1567, and to the northwest, taking São Luís in 1615.[87] The Dutch sacked Bahia in 1604, and temporarily captured the capital Salvador. In the 1620s and 1630s, the Dutch West India Company established many trade posts or colonies
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Pampa
Coordinates: 35°S 62°W / 35°S 62°W / -35; -62 Historically, frequent wildfires ensured that only small plants such as grasses flourished, while trees were less common.[citation needed] The dominant vegetation types are grassy prairie and grass steppe, in which numerous species of the grass genus Stipa are particularly conspicuous. "Pampas grass" (Cortaderia selloana) is an iconic species of the Pampas. Vegetation typically includes perennial grasses and herbs. Different strata of grasses occur because of gradients of water availability. The World Wildlife Fund divides the Pampas into three distinct ecoregions
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