La Rioja Province, Argentina

province of Argentina

La Rioja is one of the provinces of Argentina. It is in the west side of the country. The province's two largest cities are La Rioja and Chilecito.

La Rioja
Provincia de La Rioja
Province of La Rioja
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Coat of arms of La Rioja
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Coordinates: Coordinates: 29°26′S 66°51′W / 29.433°S 66.850°W / -29.433; -66.850
CountryArgentina
CapitalLa Rioja
Divisions18 departments
Government
 • GovernorRicardo Quintela (PJ/FDT)
 • National Deputies5
 • National Senators
Area
 • Total89,680 km2 (34,630 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total333,642
 • Rank21st
 • Density3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Riojano
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-F
HDI (2019)0.846 Very High (14th)[2]
Websitelarioja.gov.ar

Petroglyphs at the Talampaya National Park are dated around 10,000 years BCE.

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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