San Patricio del Chañar

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San Patricio del Chañar
Town
San Patricio del Chañar is located in Argentina
San Patricio del Chañar
San Patricio del Chañar
Location of San Patricio del Chañar in Argentina
Coordinates: 39°4′26″S 68°35′42″W / 39.07389°S 68.59500°W / -39.07389; -68.59500Coordinates: 39°4′26″S 68°35′42″W / 39.07389°S 68.59500°W / -39.07389; -68.59500
Country  Argentina
Province Neuquén
Department Añelo
Government
 • Mayor Alfredo Rodríguez (MPN)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,063
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base Q8305
Dialing code +54 0299

San Patricio del Chañar is a town located in Añelo Department, in Neuquén Province, Argentina.

Economy[edit]

In San Patricio del Chañar agriculture is one of the most important activities. The main crop is grapes, used for the production of wine, a new business for the area and the province.

Energy sources[edit]

The town is provided of electric energy by a small dam located in the area.

Culture[edit]

The word Chañar comes from the Quechuan lenguage name for a kind of bush (chical in Spanish).