San Luis Province

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San Luis
Provincia de San Luis
Province of St. Louis
Circuito Serrano San Luis 01.jpg
Coat of arms of San Luis
San Luis in Argentina (+Falkland hatched).svg
Coordinates: 33°18′S 66°21′W / 33.300°S 66.350°W / -33.300; -66.350Coordinates: 33°18′S 66°21′W / 33.300°S 66.350°W / -33.300; -66.350
CountryArgentina
CapitalSan Luis
Divisions9 departments
Government
 • GovernorAlberto Rodríguez Saá (CF/FDT)
 • SenatorsMaría Eugenia Catalfamo, Adolfo Rodríguez Saá, Gabriela González Riollo
Area
 • Total76,748 km2 (29,633 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[2])
 • Total432,310
 • Rank19th
 • Density5.6/km2 (15/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Puntano
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-D
HDI (2019)0.853 (5th)[3]
Websitesanluis.gov.ar

San Luis is a province of Argentina. The Pampa de las Salinas is a great salt lake in the province. The Sierra de las Quijadas National Park is here.

Transportation[change | change source]

The railway system reached San Luis in the year 1875.

Mining[change | change source]

Mining is mostly for construction materials such as limestone and marble. There is also mining for tungsten, uranium and salt.

References[change | change source]

  1. "San Luis (Province, Argentina)". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 23 March 2020.
  2. "Argentina: San Luis". City Population. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  3. "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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