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Las Palmas, Argentina

Las Palmas is a rocket launch site in Argentina at 27.13°S 58.75°W  / -27.13; -58.75 used on November 12, 1966, for the launch of two Titus rockets for observing a solar eclipse.

                                               

La Leonesa

La Leonesa is a town in Chaco Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Bermejo Department. La Leonesa forms an urban agglomeration with the town of Las Palmas called La Leonesa-Las Palmes.

                                               

Libertad Department, Chaco

Libertad is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 11.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.088km², and its capital city is Puerto Tirol.

                                               

Libertador General San Martin Department, Chaco

Libertador General San Martin is a department located on the north eastern border of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 54.500 inhabitants in an area of 7.800 km², and its capital city is General Jos ...

                                               

Machagai

Native Argentines like the Qom people used to wander through the area, giving the place its name. After the end of the Argentine Civil War, the government turned its attention to scarcely populated regions of the country like Patagonia and Chaco, ...

                                               

Maipu Department, Chaco

Maipu is a central department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 25.000 inhabitants in an area of 2.855 km², and its capital city is Tres Isletas, which is located around 1.250 km from the Capital ...

                                               

Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana Department

Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana is a southern department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 53.500 inhabitants in an area of 3.708 km², and its capital city is Villa Angela, which is located around 182 k ...

                                               

Nueve de Julio Department, Chaco

Nueve de Julio is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 27.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.130 km², and its capital city is Las Breñas, which is located around 1.130 km from the Capital ...

                                               

OHiggins Department

OHiggins is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 19.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.580 km², and its capital city is San Bernardo, which is located around 190 km from the provincial cap ...

                                               

Presidencia de la Plaza Department

Presidencia de la Plaza is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 12.000 inhabitants in an area of 2.284 km², and its capital city is Presidencia de la Plaza, which is located around 1.12 ...

                                               

Presidencia Roque Saenz Peña

Presidencia Roque Saenz Peña is a city in the province of Chaco, Argentina. It is the second largest in the province. It is located 170 kilometres west-northwest of the provincial capital Resistencia, on the main rail and road route across northe ...

                                               

Primero de Mayo Department

Primero de Mayo is a south eastern department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 9.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.864 km², and its capital city is Margarita Belen, which is located around 1.035 k ...

                                               

Quitilipi Department

Quitilipi is a central department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 32.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.545 km², and its capital city is Quitilipi, which is located around 1.160 km from the Capita ...

                                               

San Fernando Department

San Fernando is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 365.000 inhabitants in an area of 3.489 km², and its capital city is Resistencia, which is also the provincial capital. It located a ...

                                               

San Lorenzo Department, Chaco

San Lorenzo is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 14.000 inhabitants in an area of 2.135 km 2 824 sq mi, and its capital city is Villa Berthet, which is located around 1.190 km 740 mi ...

                                               

Sargento Cabral Department

Sargento Cabral is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina, named after Juan Bautista Cabral a soldier in the Independence Wars. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 15.000 inhabitants in an area of 1.651 km 2 637 sq mi, and i ...

                                               

Tapenaga Department

Tapenaga is a southern department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 4.000 inhabitants in an area of 6.025km², and its capital city is Charadai, which is located around 1.070 km from the Capital f ...

                                               

Tres Pozos

Tres Pozos is a village and municipality in Chaco Province in northern Argentina. Tres Pozos is the place chosen to project a fourth bridge between the provinces of Chaco and Formosa.

                                               

Veinticinco de Mayo Department, Chaco

Veinticinco de Mayo is a department of Chaco Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 28.000 inhabitants in an area of 2.576 km², and its capital city is Machagai, which is located around 1.140 km from the Capit ...

                                               

28 de Julio

28 de Julio is a village and municipality in Gaiman Department, Chubut Province in southern Argentina, and is west of the lower Chubut River. To its east is Dolavon, to its north is National Route 25, to its south is a boundary, and to its west i ...

                                               

Aldea Apeleg

Aldea Apeleg is a village and rural municipality that is located in the southwest of the Chubut Province in southern Argentina. According to the Argentine National Institute of Statistics and Census, as of 2010 Aldea Apeleg had 126 inhabitants, a ...

                                               

Aldea Epulef

Aldea Epulef is a village and municipality in the Languiñeo Department of Chubut Province in southern Argentina.The population of the municipality grew from 150, in the 2001 census, to 251 in the 2011 census.

                                               

Caleta Cordoba

Caleta Cordoba, also spelled Caleta Cordova, is a small village with 638 inhabitants located in Escalante Department in the province of Chubut, Argentina, at the Atlantic coast 16 kilometers north of Comodoro Rivadavia, an economically oil-based ...

                                               

Camarones, Chubut

Camarones has a cold desert climate Koppen BWk. Winters are cool with a July mean of 6.8 °C 44.2 °F. Frosts are common during the winter months, averaging 4–7 days from June to August. Overcast days are common, averaging 8–10 days and sunshine is ...

                                               

Cushamen Department

Cushamen is a department located in the north west of Chubut Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 17.000 inhabitants in an area of 16.250km², and its capital city is Cushamen. The name means loneliness in th ...

                                               

Lago Puelo, Chubut

Lago Puelo is a town located in the Chubut Province, Argentina, 5 kilometers north from Puelo Lake and the Lago Puelo National Park, and 15 km south from El Bolson. With a population of 3.129 inhabitants in 2010, it is one of the towns that forms ...

                                               

Lago Rosario

Rosario Lago was the name given to Luis Jorge Fontana, the first governor of the territory of Chubut in 1885, during the exploration of Chubut Riflemen. Its name comes from nearby Lago Rosario. On April 30, 1902 the inhabitants of the Colony Octo ...

                                               

Los Altares

Los Altares is a rural commune in Paso de Indios Department, Chubut Province in southern Argentina. As of 2001, it had 123 inhabitants. Mario Oviedo is the municipalitys leader, with the title Presidente Junta Vecinal. The rural commune of Los Al ...

                                               

Los Altares Valley

Los Altares Valley, also called Las Ruinas Valley is a valley in central Chubut Province in southern Argentina. It is accessed via National Route 25. Los Altares Valley is crossed by the middle Chubut River, located 200 kilometres 120 mi west of ...

                                               

Punta Ninfas

Punta Ninfas is found in Chubut Province, Patagonia, Argentina. A promontory into the Atlantic Ocean, it encloses one side of the Golfo Nuevo, with Peninsula Valdes opposite almost enclosing the circular gulf. The Point is about 90 km southwest o ...

                                               

Rio Pico, Chubut

Rio Pico is a town in Tehuelches Department, province of Chubut, Argentina. The town owes its name to the engineer Octavio Pico Burgess 1837–1892, in honor of his task as an expert in the border conflict between Argentina and Chile.

                                               

Rio Senguer Department

Rio Senguer Department is a department of Chubut Province in Argentina. This provincial subdivision has a population of about 6.194 inhabitants in an area of 22.335 km², and its capital city is Alto Rio Senguer, which is located around 2.021 km f ...

                                               

Tehuelches Department

Tehuelches Department is a department of Chubut Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 5.159 inhabitants in an area of 14.750 km², and its capital city is Jose de San Martin, which is located around 1.870 km f ...

                                               

Punta Tombo

Punta Tombo is a peninsula into the Atlantic Ocean 110 km south of Trelew in Chubut Province, Argentina, where there is a large colony of Magellanic penguins - the largest such colony in Argentina. It is a short distance north of Camarones.

                                               

Vintter Lake

Vintter Lake or Palena Lake is a lake located in Patagonia which is shared by Argentina, where it is known as Lago General Vintter, and by Chile, where its called Lago Palena. Both names are internationally accepted. The Argentine name is after G ...

                                               

Amboy, Cordoba

Amboy is a village and commune in the Calamuchita Department in the province of Cordoba, Argentina. It is located 115 km from the provincial capital in the Sierras de Cordoba region, 20 miles from Santa Rosa de Calamuchita, by Provincial Routes R ...

                                               

Barranca Yaco

Barranca de Yaco or Barranca Yaco and the Quechua yaku) is a geographical feature along the ancient camino real of the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata, located between Villa Tulumba and Sinsacate, in the province of Cordoba, Argentina. The pla ...

                                               

Calamuchita Department

The Calamuchita Department is a subdivision of the province of Cordoba, Argentina. The department is located in the center-west of the province and includes important tourist destinations, especially along the Calamuchita Valley. The center of th ...

                                               

Colon Department, Cordoba

Colon Department is a department of Cordoba Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 171.067 inhabitants in an area of 2.588 square kilometers 999 sq mi, and its capital city is Jesus Maria, which is located 760 ...

                                               

Cruz del Eje Department

Cruz del Eje Department is a department of Cordoba Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 52.172 inhabitants in an area of 6.653 km², and its capital city is Cruz del Eje, which is located around 861 km from C ...

                                               

General San Martin Department, Cordoba

General San Martin Department is a department of Cordoba Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 116.107 inhabitants in an area of 5.006 km², and its capital city is Villa Maria, which is located around 600 km ...

                                               

Jovita, Cordoba

Jovita is a town located south of the Province of Cordoba, in central Argentina. According to the 2010 census, Jovita has a population of 4.470. Jovita is geographically situated in the middle of the Humid Pampa region or Pampas Plain, and its ec ...

                                               

Juarez Celman Department

Juarez Celman Department is a department of Cordoba Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 55.348 inhabitants in an area of 8.902 km², and its capital city is La Carlota, which is located around 502 km from Ca ...

                                               

La Cumbre, Argentina

La Cumbre is a small town in the province of Cordoba, Argentina, in a valley known as the "Valle de Punilla". It has a population of 7800 inhabitants.

                                               

Malvinas Argentinas, Cordoba

Malvinas Argentinas is a municipality in the Department of Colon of Cordoba Province, Argentina. Its population is 8.628, showing a 67% increase since the previous census. It is a working-class suburb of Cordoba City, one of the poorest places in ...

                                               

Marcos Juarez Department

Marcos Juarez Department is a department of Cordoba Province in Argentina. The provincial subdivision has a population of about 99.761 inhabitants in an area of 9.490 km², and its capital city is Marcos Juarez, which is located around 450 km from ...

                                               

Oncativo

Oncativo is a city in the province of Cordoba, Argentina. It has 13.180 inhabitants as per the 2010 census. It is located near the center of the province, 76 km south-southeast from the provincial capital Cordoba City and 64 north-northwest from ...

                                               

Plaza Luxardo

Plaza Luxardo is a village located in the San Justo Department, Cordoba, Argentina. It consists of 218 inhabitants and is located 12 km from San Francisco, the head city of the San Justo Department, and approximately 270 km from the city of Cordo ...

                                               

Punilla Department

The Punilla Department is an administrative division of the province of Cordoba, Argentina. It has over 155.000 inhabitants, with a population density of almost 60 inhabitants/km 2.

                                               

Punilla Valley

The Punilla Valley is a broad fluvial valley in the province of Cordoba, Argentina. It is located in the center-northwest of the province, bordered by the Sierras Chicas in the east and the Sierras Grandes and the Pampa Achala in the west, orient ...