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Moundou, city, southwestern Chad, on the Logone River. With a warm,
seasonally wet climate, it lies in the centre of the nation's cotton-growing region
and is the site of a cotton-research institute established in 1939. It is also the site
of one of ...
Until 1990, conflict between Fre- limo and the Mozambican National Resistance (
Resistencia Nacional Mocambicana; Renamo) undermined the government's
attempts to fully establish its socialist economic, social, and administrative
The industrial borough of Naugatuck (established 1893) became coextensive
with the town in 1895. Naugatuck includes Union City and part of the Naugatuck
State Forest. Abundant waterpower led to an early transition from farming to ...
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