Argentina Provinces




Argentinas is composed by 23 diferent provinces and its capital city: Buenos Aires. Each of this provinces has a subdivision called "departamentos" or "partidos". Each one of the provinces represets an independent goverment. All provinces have their own law but this one can not go against the national one which is the one that rules the country.


Besides Buenos Aires City (3.100.000 inhabitants), other important urban centers are: Córdoba (1.157.507 inhabitants) where the main economic source is the industry, Rosario City (1.118.905 inhabitants) with one of the most important harbours in the country mainly use for corn, soy and wheat exports, La Plata City (640.344 inhabitants) which is the capital of Buenos Aires Province, San Miguel de Tucumán City (622.242 inhabitants) it is also an important industrial center, Mar del Plata City (519.707 inhabitants) is probably the main tourist center of the country, Salta City (373.857 inhabitants) is lacated in the Argentinean Northwest and it is well known due to its arquitecture style, Mendoza City (728.966 inhabitants), capital of the province with the same name and located close to the Andes mountain range, bases its economy on the wine production. To the South, in the Patagonia Region, the most populated city is the Great Neuquén, with more than 300.000 inhabitants and its economy based on oil, gas and electricity production.

Province

Surface
(Km2)

Dept.

Buenos Aires City

200

-

1. Buenos Aires

307,571

127

2. Catamarca

102,602

16

3. Córdoba

165,321

26

4. Corrientes

88,199

25

5. Chaco

99,633

24

6. Chubut

224,686

15

7. Entre Ríos

78,781

16

8. Formosa

72,066

9

9. Jujuy

53,219

16

10. La Pampa

143,440

22

11. La Rioja

89,680

10

12. Mendoza

148,827

10

13. Misiones

29,801

17

14. Neuquén

94,078

16

15. Río Negro

203,010

10

16. Salta

155,488

23

17. San Juan

89,651

19

10. San Luis

76,748

9

19. Santa Cruz

243,943

7

20. Santa Fe

103,007

19

21. Santiago del Estero

106,351

27

22. Tierra del Fuego,
Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur

21,263
981,102

2
2

23. Tucumán

22,524

17


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