Termas de Río Hondo
|Termas de Río Hondo|
Termas de Río Hondo town hall
|Province||Santiago del Estero|
|Elevation||265 m (869 ft)|
|Population (2010 census)|
|Time zone||ART (UTC−03:00)|
|Dialing code||+54 3858|
Termas de Río Hondo is a spa city in Santiago del Estero Province, Argentina. It has 27,838 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC]. It is located on the banks of the Dulce River, 65 km north of the provincial capital Santiago del Estero, near the artificial Río Hondo Lake.
The hot springs (Spanish: termas, Quechua: yacu rupaj) of the area have a temperature of over 30 °C (86 °F), and have made the town a popular spa resort for Argentines, who enjoy the waters recommended against high blood pressure and rheumatism. Two public pools, La Olla and the Pileta Municipal, are near the town centre, along with many well-regarded hotels and restaurants.
- "2014 MotoGP Schedule Announced: Laguna Seca Dropped". Fox Sports. October 2, 2013. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
- Official website
- Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)
- Autodromo di Termas de Rio Hondo Official Homepage
- MotoGP in Termas de Rio Hondo
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