Vicuña Mackenna, Argentina

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Vicuña Mackenna
Town
Vicuña Mackenna is located in Argentina
Vicuña Mackenna
Vicuña Mackenna
Location of Vicuña Mackenna in Argentina
Coordinates: 33°54′56″S 64°23′23″W / 33.91556°S 64.38972°W / -33.91556; -64.38972Coordinates: 33°54′56″S 64°23′23″W / 33.91556°S 64.38972°W / -33.91556; -64.38972
Country Argentina
Province Córdoba
Department Río Cuarto
Government
 • Mayor Héctor Laborde (UCR)
Elevation 195 m (640 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,994
Demonym(s) mackenense
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base X6140
Dialing code +54 03583

Vicuña Mackenna is a town located within the Río Cuarto Department, Córdoba Province, Argentina.

Location[edit]

Vicuña Mackenna geographically belongs to the Pampas plains with topographical features of the pampas.The town is located south of the province of Cordoba, in the Department of Río Cuarto some 300 km. of the city of Córdoba, the provincial capital, in a crossing of the National Roads No. 7 and 35.

Economy[edit]

It is one of the most dynamic economies in the area, among the main activities include agriculture, whose main crops are soybean, peanut and corn. It also highlights the dairy production and rural tourism. There are several industrial establishments in town that are dedicated especially to the processing of agricultural products and livestock.