General Güemes Department, Chaco

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General Güemes
Location of General Güemes Department in Chaco Province
Location of General Güemes Department in Chaco Province
Coordinates: 25°56′S 60°37′W / 25.933°S 60.617°W / -25.933; -60.617Coordinates: 25°56′S 60°37′W / 25.933°S 60.617°W / -25.933; -60.617
Country Argentina
Province Chaco Province
Capital Juan José Castelli
Area
 • Total 25,487 km2 (9,841 sq mi)
Population [1]
 • Total 62,227
 • Density 2.4/km2 (6.3/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Güemesense
Area code(s) 03732
Distance to Buenos Aires 1,305 km (811 mi)
Distance to Resistencia 300 km (190 mi)
Website http://www.jjcastelli.gov.ar/

General Güemes is the largest and the northernmost department of Chaco Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 62,000 inhabitants in an area of 25,487 km², and its capital city is Juan José Castelli, which is located around 1,305 km from Capital Federal.

Settlements[edit]

Castelli Colonia La Florida El Espinillo El Pintado Fortin Lavalle Kilometro 642 Nueva Poblacion Nueva Pompeya Palo Marcado San Juancito Simbolar Tunales Zaparinqui

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 census [INDEC]

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