Junín de los Andes

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Junín de los Andes
Junín de Los Andes
Junín de Los Andes
Junín de los Andes is located in Argentina
Junín de los Andes
Junín de los Andes
Location in Argentina
Coordinates: 39°55′S 71°04′W / 39.917°S 71.067°W / -39.917; -71.067Coordinates: 39°55′S 71°04′W / 39.917°S 71.067°W / -39.917; -71.067
Country  Argentina
Province Neuquén Province
Department Huiliches Department
Founded February 15, 1883
Government
 • Mayor Rubén Enrique Campos
Elevation 902 m (2,959 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 10,302
CPA Base Q 8371
Area code(s) +54 02972
Website www.junindelosandes.gov.ar

Junín de los Andes is a village in the province of Neuquén, Argentina. It has 10,592 inhabitants at the 2001 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the Huiliches Department. It is located in the south of the province, by the Chimehuin River, on National Route 234, about 35 km north of San Martín de los Andes and 17 km from the Chapelco Airport, which services the area. In spring and summer, it's a famous place for birdwatching, fishing and also climbing the nearlest volcano called Lanin.

References[edit]

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