Fray Mamerto Esquiú Department

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Fray Mamerto Esquiú

Departamento Fray Mamerto Esquiú
location of Fray Mamerto Esquiú Department in Catamarca Province
location of Fray Mamerto Esquiú Department in Catamarca Province
Coordinates: 28°23′S 65°42′W / 28.383°S 65.700°W / -28.383; -65.700
CountryArgentina
Established?
Founded by?
SeatSan José
Government
 • MayorHumberto F. Valdez, FCS
Area
 • Total280 km2 (110 sq mi)
Population
 • Total10,658 (2,001 census [INDEC])
Demonym(s)?
Postal Code
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IFAM
Area Code03833
Patron saint?
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20080414172243/http://www.camsencat.gov.ar/fmesquiu.html

Fray Mamerto Esquiú is a department of Catamarca Province in Argentina. This provincial subdivision has a population of about 11,000 inhabitants in an area of 280 km², and its capital city is San José. The department is named after friar Mamerto Esquiú (1826-1883).

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