Aerial view of Famaillá
|Elevation||750 m (2,460 ft)|
|Time zone||ART (UTC-3)|
|Dialing code||+54 3863|
Famaillá is a city in the province of Tucumán, Argentina, located 30 km south from the provincial capital San Miguel de Tucumán. It has 30,951 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the Famaillá Department.
The city is called the "National Capital of the Empanada". It hosts a festival dedicated to it every September.
The area hosts an experimental agricultural station of the National Institute of Agro-Technology (Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, INTA). Its economy is based on exports of sugar and strawberry.
- Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)
- Ruta0. Famaillá[permanent dead link] (brief travel and general information).
- INTA. Estación experimental Famaillá.
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