Capital Department, Corrientes

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Capital Department

Departamento Capital
location of Capital Department in Corrientes Province
location of Capital Department in Corrientes Province
Coordinates: 27°30′S 58°48′W / 27.500°S 58.800°W / -27.500; -58.800
CountryArgentina
Established3 Abril 1588
Founded byJuan Torres de Vera y Aragón
SeatCorrientes
Area
 • Total522 km2 (202 sq mi)
Population
 (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total328,868
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)correntino/a
Postal Code
W3400
Area Code03783

Capital Department is a department of Corrientes Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 329,000 inhabitants in an area of 522 km2 (202 sq mi), and its capital city is Corrientes, which is located around 1,060 km (660 mi) from Capital Federal.

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