Nueve de Julio Department (Chaco)

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Nueve de Julio
Departamento 9 de Julio (Chaco - Argentina) .png
Location of Nueve de Julio in Chaco (Argentina)
Capital Las Breñas
population 26,955 (2001, INDEC)
surface 2,097 km²
Population density 12.9 inhabitants / km²

The Nueve de Julio department is located in the west of the Chaco province in northwest Argentina and is one of the province's 25 administrative units .

It is bordered to the north by the Almirante Brown department , to the northeast by the General Belgrano department , to the east by the O'Higgins department , to the south by the Chacabuco department and to the west by the province of Santiago del Estero .

The capital of the Nueve de Julio department is Las Breñas . It is 235 kilometers from the provincial capital Resistencia and 1,130 kilometers from Buenos Aires .


According to estimates by INDEC , the population of the department rose from 26,955 inhabitants (2001) to 27,806 inhabitants in 2005.

cities and communes

The department Nueve de Julio consists of a single municipality ( Municipio ):

Coordinates: 27 ° 6 ′  S , 61 ° 6 ′  W