San Fernando Department

San Fernando is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina.

San Fernando Department
Location of San Fernando Department within Chaco Province
Location of San Fernando Department within Chaco Province
Coordinates: 27°27′S 58°59′W / 27.450°S 58.983°W / -27.450; -58.983Coordinates: 27°27′S 58°59′W / 27.450°S 58.983°W / -27.450; -58.983
Country Argentina
ProvinceChaco Province
Head townResistencia
Area
 • Total3,489 km2 (1,347 sq mi)
Population
 • Total365,637
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
 [1]
Demonym(s)Sanfernandense
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
Area code(s)03722
Websitehttp://www.resistencia.gov.ar/

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 365,000 inhabitants in an area of 3,489 km², and its capital city is Resistencia, which is also the provincial capital. It located around 1,020 km from the Capital federal.

MunicipalitiesEdit

The department consists of 5 first-level municipalities:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2001 census [INDEC]

External linksEdit