Barranqueras

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Barranqueras
City
Barranqueras town hall
Barranqueras town hall
Barranqueras is located in Argentina
Barranqueras
Barranqueras
Location of Barranqueras in Argentina
Coordinates: 27°29′S 58°56′W / 27.483°S 58.933°W / -27.483; -58.933Coordinates: 27°29′S 58°56′W / 27.483°S 58.933°W / -27.483; -58.933
Country Argentina
Province Chaco
Department San Fernando
Population
 • Total 50,823
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base H3503
Dialing code +54 3722

Barranqueras is a city in the southeast of the province of Chaco, Argentina, on a small tributary river on the right-hand-side (western) shore of the Paraná River, only 7 km from the provincial capital Resistencia and within its metropolitan area. It has over 50,000 inhabitants according to the 2001 census [INDEC], being the third most populated city in the province.

Barranqueras is located in a commercial node of the Mercosur, and has a port on Kilometer 1,198 of the Paraná, managed by the provincial state since 1991.

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