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  1. Callao

    El Callao is the largest and most important port in Peru. The city is also called Provincia Constitucional, the only province of the Callao Region. Callao is located west of Lima, the country's capital, and is part of the Lima Metropolitan Area, a large metropolis that holds almost one-third of Peru's population. Callao borders Lima Province on the north, east and south, and the Pacific Ocean on the west.

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  1. callao

    A fortified seaport of Peru. Lord Cochrane gallantly cut out the “Esmeralda,” a Spanish ship-of-war, from under the guns of the fort in 1821. Its roadstead (the best on the Peruvian coast) was the scene of a combat between the Spaniards and the Independents; the Colombians took it in 1826. The attempt of the Spanish admiral Nuñez to bombard Callao on May 2, 1866, was defeated by the Peruvians.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Callao in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Callao in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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