BARCELONA , a
See also:town and
See also:port of
See also:Venezuela, capital of the state of
See also:Bermudez, on the Neveri
See also:river, 3 m. from its mouth and 12 M. by'
See also:rail from the port of
See also:Guanta, which has superseded the incommodious river port in the
See also:trade of this
See also:district . Pop . (est . 1904) 13,000 . Built on the border of a low plain and having a mean
See also:annual temperature of 82° F., the town has the reputation of being unhealthy . There are
See also:works and important
See also:coal deposits in its vicinity, the latter at Naricual and Capiricual, 12 M. distant by rail . Though the adjacent
See also:country is fertile, its prosperity has greatly declined, and the exports of
See also:sugar, cacao and
See also:forest products are much less important than formerly . The town
See also:dates from 1637, when it was located at the
See also:foot of the Cerro Santo and was called Nueva Barcelona; it reached a state of much prosperity and commercial importance before the end of the century . The War of Independence, however, and the chronic
See also:political disorders that followed nearly ruined its
See also:industries and trade .
BARCAROLE, or BARCAROLLE (Ital. barcaruola, a boat-...
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