Piedra del Águila
|Piedra del Águila|
|Department||Collón Curá Department|
|Founded||April 8, 1897|
|• Mayor||Adolfo Paine|
|Elevation||491 m (1,611 ft)|
|Population (2001 census [INDEC])|
|CPA Base||Q 8315|
|Area code(s)||+54 02942|
Piedra del aguila is located 211 km from Neuquén, the capital city of the province. The town is located near the Limay River, in a chain of hills preceded by a mesa area and a small Mountain range with lakes and stone formations. The vegetation is characterized by small bushes, mostly Juncus.
The major touristic attraction in Piedra del Aguila is the Fishing in the Limay River, in this track of the river the most common species of Fish are the Brown trout, the Perch and the Rainbow trout.
Due to the powerful stream of the Limay river in the zone there are two important electricity dams in the area, the Pichi Picún Leufú Dam and the Piedra del Águila Dam both provide some towns in the province including Piedra del Águila and some towns in Rio Negro Province.
- Information extracted from Interpatagonia