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About Arismendi



Arismendi (Basque for mountain of oaks) may refer to:

*    Arismendi, a surname from Basque origin;

*    Arismendi Municipality (disambiguation), several places in Venezuela

*    Juan Bautista Arismendi, Venezuelan independence hero.

Hugo Diego Arismendi Ciapparetta (born 25 January 1988) is a Uruguayan footballer playing for Premier League side Stoke City.

Arismendi began his career with Club Nacional, one of Uruguay's leading club's. His performances for Nacional in the Copa Libertadores earned him a call up to the Uruguay national team and to attentions of club's in Europe. English Premier League side Stoke City signed Arismendi a fee of 2.6 million becoming the club's first South American player. However at Stoke he has failed to make any impact and has only been included in cup and European matches. He has also spent time out on loan at Brighton & Hove Albion, Barnsley and Huddersfield Town.

The Arismendi Municipality is one of the 12 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Barinas and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 20,305. The town of Arismendi is the shire town of the Arismendi Municipality