Laishí Department

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Laishi Department (Formosa - Argentina) .png
Location of Laishí in Formosa (Argentina)
Capital Misión San Francisco de Laishí
population 16,227 (2001, INDEC)
surface 3,480 km²
Population density 4.7 inhabitants / km²

The Laishí Department is located in the south of the Formosa Province in northern Argentina and is one of nine administrative units in the province. It borders the Formosa Department in the north, Paraguay in the east, the Chaco Province in the south and the Pirané Department in the west .

The capital of the Laishí department is Misión San Francisco de Laishí .


According to INDEC estimates , the number of inhabitants in the Laishí department rose from 16,227 (2001) to 17,042 in 2005.


The Laishí department is divided into the third category municipalities, General Lucio V. Mansilla , Herradura , Misión San Francisco de Laishí and Villa Escolar, and the Juntas Vecinales Provinciales Banco Payaguá and Tatané .

Coordinates: 26 ° 24 ′  S , 58 ° 36 ′  W