Cushamen

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Cushamen
Town
Cushamen is located in Argentina
Cushamen
Cushamen
Location of Cushamen in Argentina
Coordinates: 42°22′S 71°02′W / 42.367°S 71.033°W / -42.367; -71.033Coordinates: 42°22′S 71°02′W / 42.367°S 71.033°W / -42.367; -71.033
Country Argentina
Province Chubut
Department Cushamen
Elevation 580 m (1,900 ft)
Population
 • Total 580
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base U9211
Dialing code +54 2945

Cushamen is a town in Chubut Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Cushamen Department.

Cushamen is located in the wild plains of Patagonia, its name means "place of solitude" in Mapuche.

The town is home to a Regional Indigenous Museum, which features various artefacts, including pottery and fabrics.

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Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)