Departamento de Pisagua
|Department of Chile|
Map of Tarapacá Province (1895)
|Historical era||War of the Pacific aftermath|
|31 October 1884|
|Today part of||Chile|
The department was created on 31 October 1884 under the administration of the also new Tarapacá Province, both awarded to Chile under the Treaty of Ancón, along with Tacna. It was bordered to the north by the Arica Department, to the east by Bolivia, to the south by the Tarapacá Department (after 1928 the Iquique Department), and to the west by the Pacific Ocean.