Famaillá Department, Tucumán
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|Famaillá Department, Tucumán
Aerial View of the City
|Elevation||750 m (2,460 ft)|
Famaillá Department is a department located in the center-west of the Tucumán Province, Argentina. Its 2001 population was 30,951, mainly located in the east. The department’s economic base is agriculture. The National Agricultural Technology Institute (Spanish: Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria), commonly known as INTA, has one of its experimental stations in the area. The Department seat is the city of Famaillá.
The Aconquija Range lies across its west portion whereas the plains extend toward the east. The Famaillá (central area), Colorado (north), and Caspichango (south) rivers are the most important waterways, the two latter ones forming the department’s natural boundaries with Lules, Leales and Monteros. Famaillá has a total area of 427 km².
- Lules Department – north
- Leales Department – east
- Monteros Department – south and southwest
- Tafí del Valle Department – west
- National Route 38
- Tucuman Province Routes: 301 and 324.