San Pedro de Jujuy

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San Pedro de Jujuy
City
Coat of arms of San Pedro de Jujuy
Coat of arms
San Pedro de Jujuy is located in Argentina
San Pedro de Jujuy
San Pedro de Jujuy
Location of San Pedro de Jujuy in Argentina
Coordinates: 24°14′S 64°52′W / 24.233°S 64.867°W / -24.233; -64.867Coordinates: 24°14′S 64°52′W / 24.233°S 64.867°W / -24.233; -64.867
Country  Argentina
Province Jujuy
Department San Pedro
Founded by Eugenio Tello
Area
 • Total 2,150 km2 (830 sq mi)
Elevation 587 m (1,930 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 75,037
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base Y4500
Dialing code +54 3884

San Pedro de Jujuy is the second most populated city in the province of Jujuy, Argentina. It has 75,037 inhabitants per the 2010 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the San Pedro Department. It lies in the southeast of the province, by National Route 34, within the valley of the San Francisco River, about 45 km east of the provincial capital San Salvador de Jujuy.

The area has a humid subtropical climate that favours crops such sugarcane and tobacco, which are the basis of the regional economy.

References[edit]

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