Rawson Department, Chubut

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Departamento Rawson
location of Rawson Department in Chubut Province
location of Rawson Department in Chubut Province
Coordinates: 43°17′S 65°05′W / 43.283°S 65.083°W / -43.283; -65.083Coordinates: 43°17′S 65°05′W / 43.283°S 65.083°W / -43.283; -65.083
Country Argentina Argentina
Province Chubut Coat of Arms of Catamarca Province
Foundation February 25, 1906
Founded by ?
Capital Rawson
 • Mayor Rafael Williams PJ
 • Total 3,922 km2 (1,514 sq mi)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 115,829
 • Density 30/km2 (76/sq mi)
 • Change 1991-2001 +15.55%
Post code U9200
Area code(s) 02965
Resident ?
Distance to Buenos Aires 1,404km
Patron ?
Website http://www.rawson.gov.ar

Rawson Department is a department of Chubut Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 115,829 inhabitants in an area of 3,922 km², and its capital city is Rawson, which is located around 1,404 km from Capital Federal.


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