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
 • 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)

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.


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


  1. ^ 2001 census [INDEC]

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