General Obligado Depairtment

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General Obligado Department
Location of General Obligado Department within Santa Fe Province
Location of General Obligado Department within Santa Fe Province
Coordinates: 29°40′S 59°12′W / 29.667°S 59.200°W / -29.667; -59.200Coordinates: 29°40′S 59°12′W / 29.667°S 59.200°W / -29.667; -59.200
Country Argentina
ProvinceSanta Fe
Head townReconquista
Area
 • Total10,928 km2 (4,219 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot166,436
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)

The General Obligado Depairtment (in Spainyie, Departamento General Obligado) is a admeenistrative subdiveesion (departamento) o the province o Santa Fe, Argentinae. It is locatit in the northeast o the province. It haes aboot 166,000 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC]. Its heid toun is the ceety o Reconquista (population 66,000).

The depairtment is locatit on the northeastren "corner" o Santa Fe, bordered bi the Vera Depairtment in the wast an the San Javier Depairtment in the sooth. In the north it limits wi the province o Chaco, an in the east, wi the Paraná River, which is the natural border wi the province o Corrientes.

The touns an ceeties in this depairtment are (in alphabetical order): Arroyo Ceibal, Avellaneda, Berna, El Arazá, El Rabón, El Sombrerito, Florencia, Guadalupe Norte, Ingeniero Chanourdie, La Sarita, Lanteri, Las Garzas, Las Toscas, Los Laureles, Malabrigo, Reconquista, San Antonio de Obligado, Tacuarendí, Villa Ana, Villa Guillermina, Villa Ocampo, Nicanor Molinas.

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