Almirante Brown Department

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Almirante Brown
Almirante Brown Department (Chaco - Argentina) .png
Location of Almirante Brown in Chaco (Argentina)
Capital Pampa del Infierno
population 29,086 (2001, INDEC)
surface 17,276 km²
Population density 1.7 inhabitants / km²

The department of Almirante Brown is located in the west of the province of Chaco in north-west Argentina and is one of the province's 25 administrative units .

It is bordered on the northwest by the province of Salta , in the north-east by the Department of General Guemes , in the east on the Maipú Department , on the southeast by the Departamento Independencia , on the south by the departments of General Belgrano and Nueve de Julio and to the west by the province of Santiago del Estero .

The capital of the Almirante Brown department is Pampa del Infierno . It is 237 kilometers from the provincial capital Resistencia and around 1,265 kilometers from Buenos Aires .

The department was named after William Brown (1777-1857), Irish- born Commander in Chief of the Argentine Navy.

cities and communes

The Almirante Brown department is divided into the following municipalities:

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Coordinates: 26 ° 0 ′  S , 61 ° 30 ′  W