San Javier Department, Santa Fe

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San Javier Department
Department
Location of San Javier Department within Santa Fe Province
Location of San Javier Department within Santa Fe Province
Coordinates: 30°35′S 59°57′W / 30.583°S 59.950°W / -30.583; -59.950Coordinates: 30°35′S 59°57′W / 30.583°S 59.950°W / -30.583; -59.950
Country  Argentina
Province Santa Fe
Head town San Javier
Area
 • Total 6,929 km2 (2,675 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 29,912
 • Density 4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)

The San Javier Department (in Spanish, Departamento San Javier) is an administrative subdivision (departamento) of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is located on the northeast of the province, with its eastern border coinciding with the provincial border along the Paraná River.

The department's head town is the city of San Javier, which has over 15,000 inhabitants (more than half the population of the department). The department also includes the towns of Alejandra, Cacique Ariacaiquín, Colonia Durán, La Brava, and Romang.

San Javier Department borders the departments of Garay (south), San Justo (southwest), Vera (west), and General Obligado (north).

References[edit]

In Spanish.