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CHANTADA

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 846 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHANTADA, a town of north-western Spain, in the province of Lugo, on the left bank of the Rio de Chantada, a small right-hand tributary of the river Mino, and on the main road from Orerse, 18 m. S. by W., to Lugo, 28 M. N. by E. Pop. (1900) 15,003. Chantada is the chief town of the fertile region between the Mino and the heights of El Faro, which mark the western border of the province. Despite the lack of railway communication, it has a thriving ,trade in grain, flax, hemp, and dairy produce.
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