Catamarca Province

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Catamarca
Province

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Coat of arms
Location o Catamarca athin Argentinae
Kintra Argentinae
Caipital San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca
Depairtments 16
Municipalities 36
Government
 • Govrenor Lucía Corpacci (Justicialist - FPV)
 • Legislatur Chamber o Deputies (41)
Senate (16)
 • Naitional Deputies
5
 • Naitional Senators Oscar Castillo, Blanca María del Valle Montllau, Lucía Corpacci
Area
Rankit 11th
 • Total 102,602 km2 (39,615 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 367,828
 • Rank 20t
 • Density 3.6/km2 (9.3/sq mi)
Demonym catamarqueño, catamarcano
Time zone ART (UTC−3)
ISO 3166 code AR-K
Website www.catamarca.gov.ar

Catamarca (Spainyie pronunciation: [kataˈmarka]) is a province o Argentinae, locatit in the northwast o the kintra. The province haes a population o 334,568 as per the 2001 census [INDEC], an covers an aurie o 102,602 km². Its leeteracy rate is 95.5%. Neebourin provinces are (clockwise, frae the north): Salta, Tucumán, Santiago del Estero, Córdoba, an La Rioja. Tae the wast it borders Chile.

The caipital is San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, uisually shortened tae Catamarca. Ither important ceeties include Andalgalá, Tinogasta, an Belén.

Poleetical diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mount El Manchao.
San Francisco Pass, near the border wi Chile.

The province is dividit intae saxteen departments (Spainyie: departamentos).

Depairtment (Caipital)

  1. Ambato Depairtment (La Puerta)
  2. Ancasti Depairtment (Ancasti)
  3. Andalgalá Depairtment (Andalgalá)
  4. Antofagasta de la Sierra Depairtment (Antofagasta de la Sierra)
  5. Belén Department (Belén)
  6. Capayán Depairtment (Huillapima)
  7. Capital Depairtment (San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca)
  8. El Alto Depairtment (El Alto)
  9. Fray Mamerto Esquiú Depairtment (San José)
  10. La Paz Depairtment (Recreo)
  11. Paclín Depairtment (La Merced)
  12. Pomán Depairtment (Saujil)
  13. Santa María Depairtment (Santa María)
  14. Santa Rosa Depairtment (Bañado de Ovanta)
  15. Tinogasta Depairtment (Tinogasta)
  16. Valle Viejo Depairtment (San Isidro)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Censo 2010 Argentina resultados definitivos: mapas". 200.51.91.231. Retrieved 2012-08-15. 

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