San José de Metán

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San José de Metán
City Hall
City Hall
San José de Metán is located in Argentina
San José de Metán
San José de Metán
Location of San José de Metán in Argentina
Coordinates: 25°29′S 64°57′W / 25.483°S 64.950°W / -25.483; -64.950Coordinates: 25°29′S 64°57′W / 25.483°S 64.950°W / -25.483; -64.950
Country  Argentina
Province Salta
Department Metán
Elevation 802 m (2,631 ft)
 • Total 28,922
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base A4440
Dialing code +54 3876
Climate Cwa

San José de Metán (usually shortened to Metán) is a city in the south of the province of Salta, Argentina, 160 km from the provincial capital Salta, on National Routes 9 and 34. It has about 29,000 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC]. It is the head town of the Metán Department.


  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)