Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana Department

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Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana
Location of Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana Department in Chaco Province
Location of Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana Department in Chaco Province
Coordinates: 27°35′S 60°43′W / 27.583°S 60.717°W / -27.583; -60.717Coordinates: 27°35′S 60°43′W / 27.583°S 60.717°W / -27.583; -60.717
Country Argentina
Province Chaco Province
Founded 1910 (Villa Ángela)
Capital Villa Ángela
Area
 • Total 3,708 km2 (1,432 sq mi)
Population [1]
 • Total 53,550
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Area code(s) 03735
Distance to Resistencia 182 km (113 mi)

Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana is a southern department of Chaco Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 53,500 inhabitants in an area of 3,708 km², and its capital city is Villa Ángela, which is located around 182 km from the provincial capital. The department takes its name from Luis Jorge Fontana, the first governor of Chubut and an explorer of the region.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 census [INDEC]