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Florentino Ameghino Depairtment

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Florentino Ameghino
Departamento Florentino Ameghino
location o Florentino Ameghino Depairtment in Chubut Province
location o Florentino Ameghino Depairtment in Chubut Province
Coordinates: 44°46′S 65°43′W / 44.767°S 65.717°W / -44.767; -65.717
Kintra Argentinae
ProvinceChubut Coat of Arms of Catamarca Province
Foondation10 October 1900
Foondit biSimón de Alcazaba an Soto Mayor
 • MayorEugenio Héctor Rodriguez (Movimiento Juntos para Camarones)
 • Total16088 km2 (6,212 sq mi)
 (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total1,484
 • Density0.092/km2 (0.24/sq mi)
 • Chynge 1991-2001
Post Code
Area code(s)0297
Distance tae Buenos Aires1,654km

Florentino Ameghino is a depairtment o Chubut, it is locatit on the Atlantic coast o Argentinae

The provincial subdiveesion haes a population o aboot 1,484 inhabitants in a aurie o 16,088 km², an its caipital ceety is Camarones, which is locatit aroond 1,654km frae Capital Federal.

The depairtment is notit for its walth o geological an paleontological features. Specimens from the region are on display in a nummer o museums warldwide.

The depairtment is namit in honour o Florentino Ameghino (18 September 1854 – 6 August 1911), a Argentine naturalist, paleontologist, anthropologist an zoologist

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The economy o Florentino Ameghino an its heid toun is dominatit bi tourism. Fowk are attractit tae the region bi its lenthy unspoiled coastline, its geografie an fauna, especially the penguin colonies.

File:Escudo de Camarones.jpg
Camarones' coat o airms

Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Fiesta Nacional de Salmon (Naitional Salmon Festival)
  • Cabo Dos Bahías

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