Tunuyán Department

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Tunuyán

Departamento Tunuyán
location of Tunuyán Department in Mendoza Province
location of Tunuyán Department in Mendoza Province
Coordinates: 33°34′08″S 69°01′35″W / 33.56889°S 69.02639°W / -33.56889; -69.02639
CountryArgentina
EstablishedNovember 25, 1880
Founded by?
SeatTunuyán
Government
 • MayorEduardo Giner, UCR
Area
 • Total3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total42,125 (2,001 census [INDEC])
Demonym(s)tunuyanense
Postal Code
M5560
IFAM
Area Code02622
Patron saint?
Websitehttp://www.tunuyan.gov.ar

Tunuyán Department is a department located on the eastern border of Mendoza Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 42,000 inhabitants in an area of 3,317 km², and its capital city is Tunuyán, which is located around 1,175 km from the Capital federal.

Famous residents include Belinda Liliana Cruz who is a famous explorer and mountaineer.

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