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English translation: District Head / Precinct or Jurisdiction District / District ("corregimiento") Head town

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Spanish term or phrase:corregimiento cabecera
English translation:District Head / Precinct or Jurisdiction District / District ("corregimiento") Head town
Entered by: Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
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11:27 Jan 12, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation / Hydroelectric power plant
Spanish term or phrase: corregimiento cabecera
"Los principales lugares poblados y más cercanos al proyecto son: Caldera (Corregimiento cabecera), La Estrella, Mague y Pueblo Nuevo."

Thanks for any help :o)
clarn
United States
Local time: 10:24
District Head / Precinct or Jurisdiction District / District ("corregimiento") Head town
Explanation:
Corregidor: (Spanish) Spanish official in charge of the administration of a district called a corregimiento, somewhat like a US county. The position was similar to an alcalde mayor, who oversaw an alcaldía mayor.



Corregimiento : administrative unit under colonial and conservative republican regimes, roughly equivalent to a department (Guatemala)

Cabecera municipal : largest municipality in each parish (El Salvador); town center of a “municipio” (Guatemala)




Conmemorando el 17 de Abril--History of changuinola Bocas del ...Chiriquí Grande,Bocas del toro and Supplies, Changuinola fomaba it departs from the corregimientos of District Head of Bocas del toro. ...
www.interbocas.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2... - 82k - En caché - Páginas similares

JSTOR: The Real de Minas as a Political Institution. A Study of a ...- [ Traduzca esta página ]The corregidor, the new head of the district, was given civil administration. ... The corregimiento of Zacatecas which extended for five leagues about the ...
links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0018-2168(192702)7%3A1%3C45%3ATRDMAA%3E2.0.CO%3B2-A - Páginas similares

Acuerdo: agreement or decision; specifically, a meeting of an ...- [ Traduzca esta página ]cabecera ("head town"): A large nucleated settlement or capital of a .... the considerable patronage of the corregimiento of Zacatecas that the Crown began ...
www.tamut.edu/academics/mperri/ColAm/Spanish Terms.htm - 236k - En caché - Páginas similares



Acuerdo: agreement or decision; specifically, a meeting of an ...- [ Traduzca esta página ]cabecera ("head town"): A large nucleated settlement or capital of a .... the considerable patronage of the corregimiento of Zacatecas that the Crown began ...
www.tamut.edu/academics/mperri/ColAm/Spanish Terms.htm - 236k - En caché - Páginas similares

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Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 16:24
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Thanks a lot :o)
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3 +3District Head / Precinct or Jurisdiction District / District ("corregimiento") Head town
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)


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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
District Head / Precinct or Jurisdiction District / District ("corregimiento") Head town


Explanation:
Corregidor: (Spanish) Spanish official in charge of the administration of a district called a corregimiento, somewhat like a US county. The position was similar to an alcalde mayor, who oversaw an alcaldía mayor.



Corregimiento : administrative unit under colonial and conservative republican regimes, roughly equivalent to a department (Guatemala)

Cabecera municipal : largest municipality in each parish (El Salvador); town center of a “municipio” (Guatemala)




Conmemorando el 17 de Abril--History of changuinola Bocas del ...Chiriquí Grande,Bocas del toro and Supplies, Changuinola fomaba it departs from the corregimientos of District Head of Bocas del toro. ...
www.interbocas.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2... - 82k - En caché - Páginas similares

JSTOR: The Real de Minas as a Political Institution. A Study of a ...- [ Traduzca esta página ]The corregidor, the new head of the district, was given civil administration. ... The corregimiento of Zacatecas which extended for five leagues about the ...
links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0018-2168(192702)7%3A1%3C45%3ATRDMAA%3E2.0.CO%3B2-A - Páginas similares

Acuerdo: agreement or decision; specifically, a meeting of an ...- [ Traduzca esta página ]cabecera ("head town"): A large nucleated settlement or capital of a .... the considerable patronage of the corregimiento of Zacatecas that the Crown began ...
www.tamut.edu/academics/mperri/ColAm/Spanish Terms.htm - 236k - En caché - Páginas similares



Acuerdo: agreement or decision; specifically, a meeting of an ...- [ Traduzca esta página ]cabecera ("head town"): A large nucleated settlement or capital of a .... the considerable patronage of the corregimiento of Zacatecas that the Crown began ...
www.tamut.edu/academics/mperri/ColAm/Spanish Terms.htm - 236k - En caché - Páginas similares



Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 16:24
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 231
Grading comment
Thanks a lot :o)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mónica Algazi
5 hrs
  -> Gracias Mónica

agree  Noni Gilbert: Yes, it's not the altitude of the town, but its importance. The cabeceras are *administrative centres* for the region in one way or another.
7 hrs
  -> Gracias aceavila

agree  Suzette Martin-Johnson
1 day1 hr
  -> Gracias islander
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