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
Provincia de La Pampa
Province of La Pampa
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Coat of arms of La Pampa
La Pampa in Argentina (+Falkland hatched).svg
Coordinates: 36°37′S 64°17′W / 36.617°S 64.283°W / -36.617; -64.283Coordinates: 36°37′S 64°17′W / 36.617°S 64.283°W / -36.617; -64.283
CountryArgentina
CapitalSanta Rosa
Divisions22 departments
Government
 • GovernorSergio Ziliotto
 • SenatorsDaniel Kroneberger
María Victoria Huala
Daniel Pablo Bensusán
Area
 • Total143,440 km2 (55,380 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total318,951
 • Rank22nd
 • Density2.2/km2 (5.8/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pampeano
Spanish: <500,000 speakers
Volga German: 300-2,000 speakers (unofficial)
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-L
HDI (2019)0.853 Very High (5th)[2]
Websitewww.lapampa.gob.ar

HistoryEdit

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

EconomyEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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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