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La Pampa Province

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

La Pampa
Bandera de la Provincia 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

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

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

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