Neuquén

capital of Neuquen province, Argentina

Neuquén (Spanish pronunciation: [neuˈken]) is the capital city of Neuquén Province, Argentina. It is at the confluence of the Limay and Neuquén rivers.

Neuquén
Neuquén Capital
Monument to San Martin
Flag of Neuquén
Coat of arms of Neuquén
Neuquén is located in Argentina
Neuquén
Neuquén
Location of Neuquén in Argentina
Coordinates: 38°57′09″S 68°03′51″W / 38.95250°S 68.06417°W / -38.95250; -68.06417Coordinates: 38°57′09″S 68°03′51″W / 38.95250°S 68.06417°W / -38.95250; -68.06417
Country Argentina
Province Neuquén
DepartmentConfluencia
Founded1904
Government
 • MayorHoracio "Pechi" Quiroga (New Neuquino Commitment)
Area
 • Total63 km2 (24 sq mi)
Elevation
260 m (850 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total224,685
 • Density3,600/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
CPA base
Q8300
Dialing code+54 299
WebsiteOfficial website

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