Concepción, Tucumán

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Concepción
City
Concepción (Tucumán): The City's Cathedral across from Mitre Square
Concepción (Tucumán): The City's Cathedral across from Mitre Square
Concepción is located in Argentina
Concepción
Concepción
Location of Concepción in Argentina
Coordinates: 27°20′S 65°35′W / 27.333°S 65.583°W / -27.333; -65.583Coordinates: 27°20′S 65°35′W / 27.333°S 65.583°W / -27.333; -65.583
Country  Argentina
Province Tucumán
Department Chicligasta
Government
 • Mayor Osvaldo Morelli
Population
 • Total 50,000
Demonym concepcionense
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base T4146
Dialing code +54 3865

Concepción is a city and the department seat of Chicligasta in Tucumán Province, Argentina. It is located 76 km south of the provincial capital San Miguel de Tucumán and has a population of 47,693 (2001 census [INDEC]). Due to its population and bustling commercial activity, the city is considered to be the second most important urban area in the province (the first one being the Greater San Miguel de Tucumán region), and the main one in southern Tucumán.