Aluminé (town)

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Aluminé
City & Municipality
Aluminé is located in Neuquén Province
Aluminé
Aluminé
Aluminé is located in Argentina
Aluminé
Aluminé
Coordinates: 39°13′S 70°57′W / 39.217°S 70.950°W / -39.217; -70.950Coordinates: 39°13′S 70°57′W / 39.217°S 70.950°W / -39.217; -70.950
Country Argentina
Province Neuquén
DepartmentAluminé Department
FoundedOctober 20, 1915
Government
 • MayorDamián Romero
Elevation
985 m (3,232 ft)
Population
(2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total3,720
CPA Base
B 8345
Area code(s)+54 02942
ClimateCsb
Websitewww.alumine.gov.ar

Aluminé is a second class municipality and the capital city of Aluminé Department located in Neuquén Province, Argentina.

Street corner in Aluminé with painted place name in 2015.

History[edit]

Aluminé was established in 1915, due to the departmental reorganization of the Neuquén Territory, today the Neuquén Province.

Geography[edit]

Located in the left shore of the Aluminé River, surrounded by mountains, is the entry to the "Distrito del pehuén" (Pehuen district) to the Mapuche community and the ten lakes: Quillén, Hui Hui, Rucachoroy, Pulmarí, Nonpehuén, Pilhue, Ñorquinco, Polcahue, Moquehue and Aluminé.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Aluminé, Neuquen (1993–2004)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 24.9
(76.8)
25.3
(77.5)
22.4
(72.3)
16.8
(62.2)
12.7
(54.9)
8.0
(46.4)
8.2
(46.8)
10.6
(51.1)
13.5
(56.3)
17.4
(63.3)
20.0
(68.0)
23.7
(74.7)
17.0
(62.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 15.8
(60.4)
15.4
(59.7)
13.1
(55.6)
8.9
(48.0)
6.3
(43.3)
3.4
(38.1)
3.1
(37.6)
4.6
(40.3)
6.6
(43.9)
9.7
(49.5)
12.1
(53.8)
14.8
(58.6)
9.6
(49.3)
Average low °C (°F) 6.7
(44.1)
5.6
(42.1)
3.9
(39.0)
1.0
(33.8)
−0.1
(31.8)
−1.2
(29.8)
−2.1
(28.2)
−1.4
(29.5)
−0.2
(31.6)
1.9
(35.4)
4.1
(39.4)
6.2
(43.2)
2.1
(35.8)
Record low °C (°F) −5.0
(23.0)
−7.5
(18.5)
−13.0
(8.6)
−12.5
(9.5)
−12.0
(10.4)
−15.0
(5.0)
−18.0
(−0.4)
−17.0
(1.4)
−11.0
(12.2)
−6.0
(21.2)
−9.0
(15.8)
−3.0
(26.6)
−18.0
(−0.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18.0
(0.71)
11.2
(0.44)
27.3
(1.07)
60.4
(2.38)
80.7
(3.18)
216.8
(8.54)
140.3
(5.52)
115.0
(4.53)
66.2
(2.61)
56.0
(2.20)
38.0
(1.50)
26.1
(1.03)
856.0
(33.70)
Source: Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Valles neuquinos: Regiones naturales" (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria. Retrieved 10 October 2018.