Garay Depairtment

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Garay Depairtment
Location o Garay Depairtment athin Santa Fe Province
Location o Garay Depairtment athin Santa Fe Province
Coordinates: 31°06′S 60°05′W / 31.100°S 60.083°W / -31.100; -60.083Coordinates: 31°06′S 60°05′W / 31.100°S 60.083°W / -31.100; -60.083
Country Argentinae
ProvinceSanta Fe
Heid tounHelvecia
 • Total3964 km2 (1,531 sq mi)
 • Total19,913
 • Density5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)

The Garay Depairtment (Spaingie: Departamento Garay) is a admeenistrative subdiveesion (departamento) o the province o Santa Fe, Argentinae. It is locatit in the center-east o the province. It haes aboot 20,000 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC]. Its heid toun is the ceety o Helvecia (population 8,500). It is the least populatit in the province.

Its neebouring depairtments are San Javier in the north, San Justo in the wast, an La Capital in the sooth. The eastern limit is markit bi the Paraná River, which is the natural border wi the province o Entre Ríos.

The touns an ceeties in this depairtment are (in alphabetical order): Cayastá, Colonia Mascías, Helvecia, Saladero Mariano Cabal, an Santa Rosa de Calchines.

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