Calamuchita Department

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Calamuchita Department
Departamento Calamuchita
Santa Rosa de Calamuchita
Santa Rosa de Calamuchita
Location of Calamuchita Department in Córdoba Province
Location of Calamuchita Department in Córdoba Province
Coordinates: 31°59′S 64°22′W / 31.983°S 64.367°W / -31.983; -64.367Coordinates: 31°59′S 64°22′W / 31.983°S 64.367°W / -31.983; -64.367
Country  Argentina
Province  Córdoba
Capital San Agustín
 • Total 4,642 km2 (1,792 sq mi)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 50,000
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
 • Pop. change    (1991-2001) +17.04%
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
Postal code X5191
Dialing code 03547
Distances to  
Buenos Aires 716 km (445 mi)
Córdoba 55 km (34 mi)

The Calamuchita Department (Spanish: Departamento Calamuchita) is a subdivision (department) of the province of Córdoba, Argentina.

The department is located in the center-west of the province and includes important tourist destinations, especially along the Calamuchita Valley. The center of this region is the city of Embalse home of one of the two functional nuclear power plants in Argentina (see Embalse nuclear power plant).



  • "Calamuchita Department" (in Spanish). Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina.