Neuquén Province

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Neuquén
Provincia de Neuquén
Province of Neuquén
Lago Espejo Chico 2.jpg
Coat of arms of Neuquén
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Coordinates: 38°57′06″S 68°04′28″W / 38.95167°S 68.07444°W / -38.95167; -68.07444Coordinates: 38°57′06″S 68°04′28″W / 38.95167°S 68.07444°W / -38.95167; -68.07444
CountryArgentina
CapitalNeuquén
Divisions16 departments
Government
 • GovernorOmar Gutiérrez
 • SenatorsOscar Parrilli, Silvia Sapag, Lucila Crexell
Area
 • Total94,078 km2 (36,324 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total551,266
 • Rank16th
 • Density5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Neuquino
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-Q
HDI (2019)0.852 Very High (10th)[2]
Websiteneuquen.gov.ar

Neuquén is a province of Argentina. It is in the west of the country, at the northern end of Patagonia. It borders Chile to the west and Mendoza Province to the northeast. The name comes from the Neuquén River.

Neuquén is one of the richest provinces in Argentina. There is a lot of natural gas and petroleum production.

National parks[change | change source]

There are four national parks: Los Arrayanes National Park, Lanín National Park, the Nahuel Huapí National Park, and the Laguna Blanca National Park.

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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