San Salvador Department, Entre Ríos

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San Salvador Department
Department
Location of San Salvador Department within Entre Ríos Province
Location of San Salvador Department within Entre Ríos Province
Coordinates: 31°37′S 58°30′W / 31.617°S 58.500°W / -31.617; -58.500Coordinates: 31°37′S 58°30′W / 31.617°S 58.500°W / -31.617; -58.500
Country  Argentina
Province Entre Ríos
Head town San Salvador
Area
 • Total 1,228 km2 (474 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 17,357
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)

The San Salvador Department (in Spanish, Departamento San Salvador) is an administrative subdivision (departamento) of Entre Ríos Province, Argentina, created in 1995. It is located in the center-east of the province.

The department has 17,357 inhabitants as per the 2010 census [INDEC], which are distributed in 4 districts. The head town is San Salvador, which has a population of 13,228. Other towns are General Campos, Colonia Baylina, San Ernesto and Walter Moss.

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