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Peinado

Peinado is a stratovolcano in Argentina, which has likely erupted within the past 12.000 years. It has young, well preserved lava flows from the summit and flank vents, which extend up to 10 km from the summit. Radiometric dating has yielded an a ...

Poman Department

Poman is a department of Catamarca Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 9.500 inhabitants in an area of 4.859 km 2 1.876 sq mi, and its capital city is Saujil, which is located around 158 km 98 mi from the p ...

San Antonio, Fray Mamerto Esquiu

San Antonio is a municipality in Catamarca Province in northwestern Argentina. It is located within the Greater San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca area.

San Jose de Fray Mamerto Esquiu

San Jose de Fray Mamerto Esquiu or simply San Jose is a town in Catamarca Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Fray Mamerto Esquiu Department. It is part of the Gran San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca urban agglomeration.

Santa Maria Department, Catamarca

Santa Maria is a north eastern department of Catamarca Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 22.000 inhabitants in an area of 5.740 km 2 2.220 sq mi, and its capital city is Santa Maria.

Santa Maria, Catamarca

Santa Maria is a city in the province of Catamarca, Argentina. It has about 17.030 inhabitants per the 2010 census, and is the head town of the department of the same name.

Santa Rosa Department, Catamarca

Santa Rosa is a department of Catamarca Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 10.500 inhabitants in an area of 1.424 km 2 550 sq mi, and its capital city is Bañado de Ovanta.

Santa Rosa, Valle Viejo

Santa Rosa is a municipality in Catamarca Province in northwestern Argentina. It is located within the Greater San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca area.

Saujil

Saujil is a district head of the Poman Department, of the west of the province of Catamarca, that counts on about 5.000 hab., is made up of the following populations: Joyango Sijan El Potrero Las Casitas Michango Saujil San Jose de Colpes San Mig ...

Saujil, Tinogasta

Saujil is a village and municipality in Catamarca Province, in northwestern Argentina. Saujil translates as "illuminated place" in the indigenous Cacan language.

Tinogasta Department

Tinogasta is a western department of Catamarca Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 22.500 inhabitants in an area of 23.582 km 2 9.105 sq mi, and its capital city is Tinogasta, which is located around 1.415 ...

Valle Viejo Department

Valle Viejo is a central department of Catamarca Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 24.000 inhabitants in an area of 540 km 2 210 sq mi, and its capital city is San Isidro.

Villa de Poman

Villa de Poman is a town and municipality in Catamarca Province in northwestern Argentina. It has 2.259 inhabitants INDEC, 2001, representing an increase of 43.24% compared with 1.577 inhabitants INDEC, 1991 the previous census.

Villa Dolores, Catamarca

Villa Dolores is a municipality in Catamarca Province in northwestern Argentina. It is located within the Greater San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca area.

Villa Poman

The department of Poman rises in the western foothills of the Ambato. It is bounded to the west by the San Fernando Valley of Catamarca Poman in the north by the department of Andalgala, to the south by the Province of Rioja toward the South, by ...

Almirante Brown Department

Almirante Brown Department is the westernmost department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 28.000 inhabitants in an area of 17.276 km², and its capital city is Pampa del Infierno, which is locate ...

Barranqueras

Barranqueras is a city in the southeast of the province of Chaco, Argentina, on a small tributary river on the right-hand-side shore of the Parana River, only 7 km from the provincial capital Resistencia and within its metropolitan area. It has o ...

Bermejo Department, Chaco

Bermejo is the easternmost department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 24.000 inhabitants in an area of 2.562 km², and its capital city is La Leonesa, which is located around 100 km from the pro ...

Las Breñas

Las Breñas is a city in Chaco Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Nueve de Julio Department. The economy of Las Breñas is centrad around agriculture and farming. It is home to an Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria facility.

Campo Largo, Chaco

Campo Largo is a town in the province of Chaco, Argentina, and the capital of the department of Independencia. It is located 197 km west-north-west of Resistencia. The population in 2001 was 10.743.

Chacabuco Department, Chaco

Chacabuco Department is a western department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 28.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.378 km 2 532 sq mi, and its capital city is Charata, which is located around 1.10 ...

Charata

Charata is a city in the province of Chaco, Argentina. It has 26497 inhabitants as per the 2010 census, and is the head town of the Chacabuco Department and the most important city in the southwest of Chaco, located 280 km from the provincial cap ...

Chorotis

Chorotis is a town in Fray Justo Santa Maria del Oro Department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The large Campo del Cielo crater is nearby. Chorotis has been served by train to Saenz Peña provided by Servicios Ferroviarios del Chaco

Colonia Baranda

Colonia Baranda is a village and municipality in Chaco Province in northern Argentina. This town is notable as the birthplace of humorist Luis Landriscina.

Colonia Benitez

Colonia Benitez is a village and municipality in Chaco Province in northern Argentina. It was one of the first towns and agricultural settlements of the province, when the cultivation of cotton and various industries were the pillars of its devel ...

Comandante Fernandez Department

Comandante Fernandez Department is a central department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 88.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.500 km², and its capital city is Presidencia Roque Saenz Peña, which i ...

Coronel Du Graty

Coronel Du Graty is a small city and municipality in Chaco Province in northern Argentina. There is no foundation date but the name Coronel Du Graty was assigned by national decree on January 26, 1942 and this date is used as the foundation.

Dos de Abril Department

Dos de Abril is a south western department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 7.500 inhabitants in an area of 1.594 km², and its capital city is Hermoso Campo, which is located around 1.100 km fro ...

El Paranacito

El Paranacito, also Villa Paranacito, is a village and municipality in Argentina located in the department of San Fernando in the southeast of Chaco. It is named after the arm of the Parana River on which it is located.

El Sauzalito

El Sauzalito is a town and municipality in Argentina, located in the northern province of Chaco, in General Guemes department. It is located on the right bank of the Teuco River and the municipality covers several nearby clusters such as El Sauza ...

Fray Justo Santa Maria del Oro Department

Fray Justo Santa Maria del Oro is the most south western department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 10.500 inhabitants in an area of 2.205 km², and its capital city is Santa Sylvina, which is l ...

Gancedo

Gancedo is a village and municipality in Chaco Province in northern Argentina. In September 2016, a huge meteorite – the second largest ever found – was exhumed near the town. It weighed 30 tonnes and fell to Earth around 2000 BC.

General Belgrano Department, Chaco

General Belgrano is a central department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 10.500 inhabitants in an area of 1.218 km², and its capital city is Corzuela, which is located around 1.250 km from the ...

General Donovan Department

General Donovan is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina, named after General Antonio Donovan. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 13.500 inhabitants in an area of 1.487 km², and its capital city is Makalle, which is locate ...

General Guemes Department, Chaco

General Guemes is the largest and the northernmost department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 62.000 inhabitants in an area of 25.487 km², and its capital city is Juan Jose Castelli, which is l ...

General Jose de San Martin, Chaco

General Jose de San Martin is a city in the north-east of the province of Chaco, Argentina. It is named after Jose de San Martin, the Argentine general who played a major role in South Americas fight for independence from Spain.

General Pinedo, Chaco

General Pinedo is a town in the south of the province of Chaco, Argentina. It has about 16.000 inhabitants as per the 2001 census, and is the head town of the 12 de Octubre Department.

Independencia Department, Chaco

Independencia is a central department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 20.500 inhabitants in an area of 1.871 km², and its capital city is Campo Largo, which is located around 1.229 km from the ...

Las Palmas, Argentina

Las Palmas is a rocket launch site in Argentina at 27.13°S 58.75°W  / -27.13; -58.75 used on November 12, 1966, for the launch of two Titus rockets for observing a solar eclipse.

La Leonesa

La Leonesa is a town in Chaco Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Bermejo Department. La Leonesa forms an urban agglomeration with the town of Las Palmas called La Leonesa-Las Palmes.

Libertad Department, Chaco

Libertad is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 11.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.088km², and its capital city is Puerto Tirol.

Libertador General San Martin Department, Chaco

Libertador General San Martin is a department located on the north eastern border of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 54.500 inhabitants in an area of 7.800 km², and its capital city is General Jos ...

Machagai

Native Argentines like the Qom people used to wander through the area, giving the place its name. After the end of the Argentine Civil War, the government turned its attention to scarcely populated regions of the country like Patagonia and Chaco, ...

Maipu Department, Chaco

Maipu is a central department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 25.000 inhabitants in an area of 2.855 km², and its capital city is Tres Isletas, which is located around 1.250 km from the Capital ...

Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana Department

Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana is a southern department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 53.500 inhabitants in an area of 3.708 km², and its capital city is Villa Angela, which is located around 182 k ...

Nueve de Julio Department, Chaco

Nueve de Julio is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 27.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.130 km², and its capital city is Las Breñas, which is located around 1.130 km from the Capital ...

OHiggins Department

OHiggins is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 19.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.580 km², and its capital city is San Bernardo, which is located around 190 km from the provincial cap ...

Presidencia de la Plaza Department

Presidencia de la Plaza is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 12.000 inhabitants in an area of 2.284 km², and its capital city is Presidencia de la Plaza, which is located around 1.12 ...

Presidencia Roque Saenz Peña

Presidencia Roque Saenz Peña is a city in the province of Chaco, Argentina. It is the second largest in the province. It is located 170 kilometres west-northwest of the provincial capital Resistencia, on the main rail and road route across northe ...

Primero de Mayo Department

Primero de Mayo is a south eastern department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 9.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.864 km², and its capital city is Margarita Belen, which is located around 1.035 k ...