Libertador General San Martín Department, Chaco

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Libertador General San Martín
Location of Libertador General San Martín Department in Chaco Province
Location of Libertador General San Martín Department in Chaco Province
Coordinates: 26°32′S 59°20′W / 26.533°S 59.333°W / -26.533; -59.333Coordinates: 26°32′S 59°20′W / 26.533°S 59.333°W / -26.533; -59.333
Country Argentina
Province Chaco Province
Founded 1934
Capital General José de San Martín
Area
 • Total 7,800 km2 (3,000 sq mi)
Population [1]
 • Total 54,470
 • Density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sanmartinense
Area code(s) 03725
Distance to Buenos Aires 1,125 km (699 mi)
Distance to Resistencia 115 km (71 mi)

Libertador General San Martín is a department located on the north eastern border of Chaco Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 54,500 inhabitants in an area of 7,800 km², and its capital city is General José de San Martín, which is located around 1,125 km from Capital Federal.

The department and its cabecera (capital) are named after José de San Martín, the General that led Argentina to victory over the Spanish Empire in the Argentine War of Independence.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 census [INDEC]