Department Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana

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Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana
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Location of Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana in Chaco (Argentina)
Capital Villa Ángela
population 53,550 (2001, INDEC)
surface 3,708 km²
Population density 14.4 inhabitants / km²

The Department Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana is located in the south of the province of Chaco in northwest Argentina and is one of 25 administrative units in the province.

It is bordered to the north by the departments of Chacabuco and O'Higgins , to the east by the departments of San Lorenzo and Tapenagá , to the south by the province of Santa Fe and to the west by the departments of Fray Justo Santa María de Oro and Dos de Abril .

The capital of the Department Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana is Villa Ángela . It is located 182 kilometers from the provincial capital Resistencia .


According to estimates by INDEC , the population of the department rose from 53,550 inhabitants (2001) to 56,865 inhabitants in 2005.

cities and communes

The Department Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana is divided into the following municipalities:

Coordinates: 27 ° 36 ′  S , 60 ° 42 ′  W