San Luis

San Luis, city (1991 pop. 110,353), capital of San Luis prov., W central Argentina. The city is the commercial center of an area producing cattle, corn, and asparagus; the surrounding area has timber and mineral resources. San Luis is a popular resort. Founded in 1594, it was burned and sacked by Native Americans in 1712 and 1720.

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