Departamento San Martín
|Established||December 20, 1816|
|• Mayor||Jorge Omar Giménez,|
|• Total||1,504 km2 (581 sq mi)|
|• Density||72/km2 (190/sq mi)|
The provincial subdivision has a population of about 108,500 inhabitants in an area of 1,504 km2 (581 sq mi), and its capital city is San Martín, which is located around 1,100 km (680 mi) from the Capital federal.
The Department and its cabecera (capital) are named in honour of General San Martín (1778-1850), the military leader that led the Argentine forces to victory over the Spanish Empire during the Argentine War of Independence.
- Media related to San Martín Department, Mendoza at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipal Website (Spanish)
- Viví San Martín (Spanish)
- Atlético Club San Martín (Spanish)