Bermejo Department, Chaco

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Location of Bermejo Department in Chaco Province
Location of Bermejo Department in Chaco Province
Coordinates: 27°3′S 58°43′W / 27.050°S 58.717°W / -27.050; -58.717Coordinates: 27°3′S 58°43′W / 27.050°S 58.717°W / -27.050; -58.717
Country Argentina
Province Chaco Province
Capital La Leonesa
 • Total 2,562 km2 (989 sq mi)
Population [1]
 • Total 24,215
 • Density 9.5/km2 (24/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bermejense
Area code(s) 03722
Distance to Resistencia 100 km (62 mi)

Bermejo is the easternmost department of Chaco Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 24,000 inhabitants in an area of 2,562 km², and its capital city is La Leonesa, which is located around 100 km from the provincial capital.



  1. ^ 2001 census [INDEC]