Río Negro Coat of Arms
Río Negro Map
Area: 203.013 km²
Population: 552.822 inhabitants (Censo 2001).
Capital City: Viedma - 46.948 inhabitants (Censo 2001).
Main Cities: Viedma, San Carlos de Bariloche, General Roca, Cipolletti, Villa Regina, Allen, San Antonio Oeste, Río Colorado
Río Negro province is a varied region from the Atlantic to the Andes. In the east, beautiful and extended beaches cover the coast, in the north the fertile Río Negro Valley produces the best apples in the world and in the middle of the province the desert spreads out, while in the west is plente of forests and lakes. The most important cities are San Carlos de Bariloche on the west, which is the door to the Andes, Cipolleti, General Roca and Viedma, all of them beside the Río Negro river.
The province of Río Negro is bounded by the provinces of Neuquén on the West, Chubut on the South, La Pampa on the North and Buenos Aires province, on the east.