Santiago del Estero Province

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Santiago del Estero
Province of Argentina
Government building in Santiago del Estero
Government building in Santiago del Estero
Flag of Santiago del Estero
Flag
Coat of arms of Santiago del Estero
Coat of arms
Location of Santiago del Estero within Argentina
Location of Santiago del Estero within Argentina
Coordinates: 27°47′0″S 64°16′0″W / 27.783333°S 64.266667°W / -27.783333; -64.266667Coordinates: 27°47′0″S 64°16′0″W / 27.783333°S 64.266667°W / -27.783333; -64.266667
Country Argentina
Capital Santiago del Estero
Departments 27
Municipalities 28
Government
 • Governor Claudia Ledesma Abdala[1]
Area
 • Total 136,351 km2 (52,645 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 874,006
 • Density 6.409971/km2 (16.60175/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Santiagueño
Time zone ART (UTC−3)
ISO 3166 code AR-G
Website www.sde.gov.ar

Santiago del Estero is a province in the north of Argentina. Its capital is the city of Santiago del Estero

Geography[change | change source]

The province of Santiago del Estero has an area of 136,351 km2 (52,645 sq mi); the province is in the northern part of the country and is surrounded by the provinces Salta, Chaco, Santa Fe, Córdoba, Catamarca and Tucumán.

Most of the province is in the Gran Chaco flat lands with some low places where some small lakes are formed. In some low places, there are wetlands that are known here as Esteros.

The main rivers of the province are the Dulce, that is known as Salí river in Tucumán, and the Salado.

Climate[change | change source]

Santiago del Estero has an arid climate, subtype Bsh in the Köppen climate classification.

The average temperature for the year in Santiago del Estero is 20.4 °C (68.7 °F). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 26.9 °C (80.4 °F). The coolest month on average is June, with an average temperature of 12.3 °C (54.1 °F).

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Santiago del Estero is 546.1 mm (21.5 in). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 104.1 mm (4.1 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 5.1 mm (0.2 in).[2]

Population[change | change source]

The inhabitants of Santiago del Estero are known, in Spanish, as Santiagueños (women: Santiagueñas).

The province of Santiago del Estero has a population, in 2010, of 874,006;[3] its population density is of 6.4 inhabitants/km2.

Evolution of the population in Santiago del Estero

Political division[change | change source]

The province is divided into 27 departments (Spanish: departamentos).

No. Department Capital Area[4]
(km²)
Population[3]
(2010)
Density
1 Aguirre Pinto &&&&&&&&&&&03692.&&&&&03,692 &&&&&&&&&&&07610.&&&&&07,610 2.1
2 Alberdi Department Campo Gallo &&&&&&&&&&013507.&&&&&013,507 &&&&&&&&&&017252.&&&&&017,252 1.3
3 Atamisqui Villa Atamisqui &&&&&&&&&&010923.&&&&&010,923 &&&&&&&&&&&02259.&&&&&02,259 4.8
4 Avellaneda Herrera &&&&&&&&&&&03902.&&&&&03,902 &&&&&&&&&&020763.&&&&&020,763 5.3
5 Banda La Banda &&&&&&&&&&&03597.&&&&&03,597 &&&&&&&&&0142279.&&&&&0142,279 39.6
6 Belgrano Bandera &&&&&&&&&&&03314.&&&&&03,314 &&&&&&&&&&&09243.&&&&&09,243 2.8
7 Capital Santiago del Estero &&&&&&&&&&&02116.&&&&&02,116 &&&&&&&&&0267125.&&&&&0267,125 126.2
8 Choya Frías &&&&&&&&&&&06492.&&&&&06,492 &&&&&&&&&&034667.&&&&&034,667 5.3
9 Copo Monte Quemado &&&&&&&&&&012604.&&&&&012,604 &&&&&&&&&&031404.&&&&&031,404 2.5
10 Figueroa La Cañada &&&&&&&&&&&06695.&&&&&06,695 &&&&&&&&&&017820.&&&&&017,820 2.7
11 General Taboada Añatuya &&&&&&&&&&&06040.&&&&&06,040 &&&&&&&&&&038105.&&&&&038,105 6.3
12 Guasayán San Pedro de Guasayán &&&&&&&&&&&02588.&&&&&02,588 &&&&&&&&&&&07602.&&&&&07,602 2.9
13 Jiménez Pozo Hondo &&&&&&&&&&&04832.&&&&&04,832 &&&&&&&&&&014352.&&&&&014,352 3.0
14 Juan Felipe Ibarra Suncho Corral &&&&&&&&&&&09139.&&&&&09,139 &&&&&&&&&&016937.&&&&&016,937 1.9
15 Loreto Loreto &&&&&&&&&&&03337.&&&&&03,337 &&&&&&&&&&020036.&&&&&020,036 6.0
16 Mitre Villa Unión &&&&&&&&&&&03667.&&&&&03,667 &&&&&&&&&&&01890.&&&&&01,890 0.5
17 Moreno Quimilí &&&&&&&&&&016127.&&&&&016,127 &&&&&&&&&&032130.&&&&&032,130 2.0
18 Ojo de Agua Villa Ojo de Agua &&&&&&&&&&&06269.&&&&&06,269 &&&&&&&&&&014008.&&&&&014,008 2.2
19 Pellegrini Nueva Esperanza &&&&&&&&&&&07330.&&&&&07,330 &&&&&&&&&&020514.&&&&&020,514 2.8
20 Quebrachos Sumampa &&&&&&&&&&&03507.&&&&&03,507 &&&&&&&&&&010568.&&&&&010,568 3.0
21 Río Hondo Termas de Río Hondo &&&&&&&&&&&02124.&&&&&02,124 &&&&&&&&&&054867.&&&&&054,867 25.8
22 Rivadavia Selva &&&&&&&&&&&03402.&&&&&03,402 &&&&&&&&&&&05015.&&&&&05,015 1.5
23 Robles Fernández &&&&&&&&&&&01424.&&&&&01,424 &&&&&&&&&&044415.&&&&&044,415 31.2
24 Salavina Los Telares &&&&&&&&&&&03562.&&&&&03,562 &&&&&&&&&&011217.&&&&&011,217 3.1
25 San Martín Brea Pozo &&&&&&&&&&&02097.&&&&&02,097 &&&&&&&&&&&09831.&&&&&09,831 4.7
26 Sarmiento Garza &&&&&&&&&&&01549.&&&&&01,549 &&&&&&&&&&&04607.&&&&&04,607 3.0
27 Silípica Arraga &&&&&&&&&&&01179.&&&&&01,179 &&&&&&&&&&&07712.&&&&&07,712 6.5

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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