Capital Department, Salta

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View of Salta, department's Capital
View of Salta, department's Capital
Departamento Capital (Salta - Argentina).png
Coordinates: 24°47′21″S 65°24′38″W / 24.78917°S 65.41056°W / -24.78917; -65.41056Coordinates: 24°47′21″S 65°24′38″W / 24.78917°S 65.41056°W / -24.78917; -65.41056
Country  Argentina
Province  Salta
Capital Salta
 • Total 1,722 km2 (665 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 535,303
 • Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)

Capital is a department located in Salta Province, Argentina. It is the department of the provincial capital, the city of Salta, and the most populated one.



The department is located in the middle of the province. It borders with the departments of La Caldera, General Güemes, Metán, La Viña, Chicoana, Cerrillos and Rosario de Lerma.

Towns and municipalities

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b (in Spanish) Source: INDEC 2010

External links[edit]

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