Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña

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This article is about a city. For the former President of Argentina, see Roque Sáenz Peña.
Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña
Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña is located in Chaco Province
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
 • Mayor Carim Antonio Peche (Alianza)
 • 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

See also[edit]


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