Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña

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Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña
City
Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña is located in Argentina
Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña
Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña
Location of Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña in Argentina
Coordinates: 26°47′S 60°27′W / 26.783°S 60.450°W / -26.783; -60.450Coordinates: 26°47′S 60°27′W / 26.783°S 60.450°W / -26.783; -60.450
Country  Argentina
Province Chaco
Department Comandante Fernández
Government
 • Mayor Carim Antonio Peche (Alianza)
Population
 • Total 76,377
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base H3700
Dialing code +54 3732

Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña (normally known as Sáenz Peña) is a city in the province of Chaco, Argentina. It is the second largest in the province. It is located 170 kilometres (110 mi) west-northwest of the provincial capital Resistencia, on the main rail and road route across northern Argentina to Salta. The city has a population of 76,377 for the urban area (localidad) and 88,164 for the whole municipality (2001 census [INDEC]).

Sáenz Peña was founded in 1912 and has developed as a commercial and industrial centre serving the surrounding agricultural region of the Gran Chaco plains.

Residential section
Commercial district

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References[edit]

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