San Juan Province, Argentina

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San Juan
Province
Ischigualasto

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Location of San Juan within Argentina
Coordinates: 30°52′S 68°59′W / 30.87°S 68.98°W / -30.87; -68.98Coordinates: 30°52′S 68°59′W / 30.87°S 68.98°W / -30.87; -68.98
Country Argentina
Capital San Juan
Departments 19
Districts 100
Government
 • Governor José Luis Gioja (PJ)
 • National Deputies
6
 • National Senators
3
Area
Ranked 15th
 • Total 155,488 km2 (60,034 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 680,427 (Ranked 8th)
Demonym sanjuanino
Time zone ART (UTC−3)
ISO 3166 code AR-J

San Juan is a province of Argentina. It is in the western part of the country. It borders with Chile at the west. The entire province has an important number of paleontological sites.

Agriculture is one of the most important economic activities, especially wine production and Olive oil. It is also an important center of mining and oil production.

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