La Paz Department, Catamarca

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La Paz
Departamento La Paz
Department
location of La Paz Department in Catamarca Province
location of La Paz Department in Catamarca Province
Coordinates: 29°16′S 65°02′W / 29.267°S 65.033°W / -29.267; -65.033
Country Argentina
Established 1875
Founded by Octaviano Navarro
Seat Recreo
Government
 • Mayor Ángel Faustino Lazarte, FCS
Area
 • Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 21,061 (2,001 census [INDEC])
Demonym(s) lapacense
Postal Code K5260
IFAM CAT023
Area Code 03832
Website http://www.camsencat.gov.ar/lapaz.html

La Paz is a department located in the south of Catamarca Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 21,061 inhabitants in an area of 8,149km², and its capital city is Recreo, which is located around 980km from Capital Federal.

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