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The San Jerónimo Department (in Spanish, Departamento San Jerónimo) is an administrative subdivision (departamento) of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is located in the center-south of the province. It limits with the Paraná River in the east; and from there (going clockwise) with the departments of San Lorenzo and Iriondo (south), Belgrano (southwest), San Martín (west), and Las Colonias and La Capital (north).

San Jerónimo Department
Location of San Jerónimo Department within Santa Fe Province
Location of San Jerónimo Department within Santa Fe Province
Coordinates: 31°58′S 60°55′W / 31.967°S 60.917°W / -31.967; -60.917Coordinates: 31°58′S 60°55′W / 31.967°S 60.917°W / -31.967; -60.917
Country Argentina
ProvinceSanta Fe
Head townCoronda
Area
 • Total4,282 km2 (1,653 sq mi)
Population
 • Total77,253
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)

The department has over 77,000 inhabitants. Its head town is Coronda (population 17,000). Other cities and towns are Arocena, Barrancas, Bernardo de Irigoyen, Campo Piaggio, Casalegno, Centeno, Desvío Arijón, Díaz, Gaboto, Gálvez, Gessler, Larrechea, Loma Alta, López, Maciel, Monje, Pueblo Irigoyen, San Eugenio, San Fabián, San Genaro, and San Genaro Norte.

ReferencesEdit

  • [permanent dead link] Inforama - Municipalities of the San Jerónimo Department.
  • "San Jerónimo Department" (in Spanish). Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina.