Formosa Province

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Formosa
Provincia de Formosa
Province of Formosa
Enredaderas sobre los troncos secos, Bañado de la Estrella, Formosa, Argentina - panoramio.jpg
Coat of arms of Formosa
Formosa in Argentina (+Falkland hatched).svg
Coordinates: 26°11′00″S 58°10′30″W / 26.18333°S 58.17500°W / -26.18333; -58.17500Coordinates: 26°11′00″S 58°10′30″W / 26.18333°S 58.17500°W / -26.18333; -58.17500
CountryArgentina
CapitalFormosa
Government
 • GovernorGildo Insfrán (PJ)
 • Vice GovernorEber Solís (PJ)
 • Legislature30
 • National Deputies5
 • National SenatorsMaría Teresa González (FDT)
José Mayans (FDT)
Luis Naidenoff (UCR)
Area
 • Total72,066 km2 (27,825 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total530,162
 • Rank17th
 • Density7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Formoseño
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-P
HDI (2019)0.820 Very High (24th)[2]
Websiteformosa.gob.ar

Formosa Province is a province in northeastern Argentina. Its northeast end touches Asunción, Paraguay. The capital is Formosa.

Formosa's protected areas are the Río Pilcomayo National Park and the Formosa National Reserve.

Formosa is one of the poorest provinces in Argentina.[source?]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Censo 2010 Argentina resultados definitivos: mapas". 200.51.91.231. Archived from the original on 2012-09-01. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  2. "Información para el desarrollo sostenible: Argentina y la Agenda 2030" (PDF) (in Spanish). United Nations Development Programme. p. 155. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 August 2017. Retrieved 25 August 2017.


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