Catamarca Province

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Catamarca
Banner o Catamarca
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Coat o airms o Catamarca
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Location o Catamarca athin Argentinae
Location o Catamarca athin Argentinae
KintraArgentinae
CaipitalSan Fernando del Valle de Catamarca
Depairtments16
Municipalities36
Govrenment
 • GovrenorLucía Corpacci (Justicialist - FPV)
 • LegislaturChamber o Deputies (41)
Senate (16)
 • Naitional Deputies
5
 • Naitional SenatorsOscar Castillo, Blanca María del Valle Montllau, Lucía Corpacci
Area
 • Total102,602 km2 (39,615 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Tot367,828
 • Rank20t
 • Density3.6/km2 (9.3/sq mi)
Demonym(s)catamarqueño, catamarcano
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-K
Wabsteidwww.catamarca.gov.ar

Catamarca (Spaingie 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 (Spaingie: 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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