Gualeguaychú Department

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Gualeguaychú Department
Department
Location of Gualeguaychú Department within Entre Ríos Province
Location of Gualeguaychú Department within Entre Ríos Province
Coordinates: 33°1′S 58°31′W / 33.017°S 58.517°W / -33.017; -58.517Coordinates: 33°1′S 58°31′W / 33.017°S 58.517°W / -33.017; -58.517
Country  Argentina
Province Entre Ríos
Head town Gualeguaychú
Area
 • Total 7,086 km2 (2,736 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 101,350
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)

The Gualeguaychú Department (in Spanish, Departamento Gualeguaychú) is an administrative subdivision (departamento) of the province of Entre Ríos, Argentina. It is located in the south-east of the province, beside the Uruguay River.

The department has 101,350 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC], which are distributed in 23 districts. The head town is Gualeguaychú (population 76,000). Other cities and towns are Aldea San Antonio, Larroque, Urdinarrain, Gilbert, Enrique Carbó, Pueblo General Belgrano, Irazusta, Costa Uruguay Norte, Aldea San Juan, Faustino M. Parera, General Almada, Las Mercedes, Cuchilla Redonda, Costa San Antonio, Rincón del Gato, Distrito Talitas, Alarcón, Estación Escriña, Costa Uruguay Sur, Pastor Britos, Perdices, and Rincón del Cinto.


References[edit]

  • Department information - Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina.