Independencia Department (Chaco)

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Departamento Independencia (Chaco - Argentina) .png
Location of Independencia in Chaco (Argentina)
Capital Campo Largo
population 20,620 (2001, INDEC)
surface 1,871 km²
Population density 11 people / km²

The Departamento Independencia is located in the center of the province of Chaco in northwest Argentina and is one of 25 administrative units in the province.

It borders the Maipú Department in the north, the Comandante Fernández Department in the east, the O'Higgins Department in the south, the General Belgrano Department in the southwest and the Almirante Brown Department in the west .

The capital of the Department of Independencia is Campo Largo . It is 195 kilometers from the provincial capital Resistencia and 1,229 kilometers from Buenos Aires .


According to INDEC estimates , the population increased from 20,620 inhabitants (2001) to 20,977 inhabitants in 2005.

cities and communes

The Department of Independencia is divided into the following municipalities:

Coordinates: 26 ° 48 ′  S , 60 ° 48 ′  W