Güer Aike Department

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Güer Aike
Department
Location of Güer Aike Department in Santa Cruz Province.
Location of Güer Aike Department in Santa Cruz Province.
Country  Argentina
Province Santa Cruz
Seat Río Gallegos
Area
 • Total 33,841 km2 (13,066 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 92,878

Güer Aike Department is a department in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. It has a population of 92,878 (2001) and an area of 33,841 km². The seat of the department is in Río Gallegos which also has the majority of the population with 97,742 (2010). Veintiocho de Noviembre has the next largest population with roughly 5,200 inhabitants. The name means 'large camp' in the aonikenk (or 'tehuelche') language of southern Patagonia.

Municipalities[edit]

References[edit]

  • Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos, INDEC

Coordinates: 51°37′24″S 69°12′59″W / 51.62333°S 69.21639°W / -51.62333; -69.21639