La Pampa Province

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La Pampa
Bandera de la Provincia de La Pampa.svg
Escudo de La Pampa.svg
Coat of arms
Divisions 22 departments
Capital Santa Rosa
Area 143,440 km² (55,382 sq mi)
Population 318,951 (2010)
Density 2.2 /km² (6 /sq mi)
Governor Óscar Jorge
 - Senators María Higonet, Carlos Verna, Juan Carlos Marino
Timezone ART (UTC−3)
ISO 3166-2 code AR-L
Demonym Pampeano
Provincia de La Pampa (Argentina).svg

La Pampa is a province of Argentina. It is in the center of the country. Very few people live there.

History[change | change source]

In 1952, the province was renamed after Eva Perón. In 1955, it was changed back to La Pampa.

Economy[change | change source]

Agriculture gives a fourth to La Pampa's economy. The most important activity is cattle ranching. Other livestock include sheep, goats and pigs.

Provinces of Argentina Flag of Argentina
Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires Province | Catamarca | Chaco | Chubut | Córdoba | Corrientes | Entre Ríos | Formosa | Jujuy | La Pampa | La Rioja | Mendoza | Misiones | Neuquen | Río Negro | Salta | San Juan | San Luis | Santa Cruz | Santa Fe | Santiago del Estero | Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Islands | Tucumán

Coordinates: 36°37′S 64°17′W / 36.617°S 64.283°W / -36.617; -64.283