Río Cuarto Department

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Río Cuarto Department
Departamento Río Cuarto
Department
Location of Río Cuarto Department in Córdoba Province
Location of Río Cuarto Department in Córdoba Province
Coordinates: 33°08′S 64°20′W / 33.133°S 64.333°W / -33.133; -64.333Coordinates: 33°08′S 64°20′W / 33.133°S 64.333°W / -33.133; -64.333
Country  Argentina
Province  Córdoba
Foundation 23 July 1888
Founded by provincial law
Capital Río Cuarto
Area
 • Total 18,394 km2 (7,102 sq mi)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 229,728
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
 • Pop. change    (1991-2001) +5.44%
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
Postal code X5800
Dialing code 0358
Distances to  
Buenos Aires 608 km (378 mi)
Córdoba 235 km (146 mi)

Río Cuarto Department is a department of Córdoba Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 229,728 inhabitants in an area of 18,394 km², and its capital city is Río Cuarto, which is located around 608 km from Capital Federal.

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