Quitilipi Department

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Departamento Quitilipi (Chaco - Argentina) .png
Location of Quitilipi in Chaco (Argentina)
Capital Quitilipi
population 32,083 (2001, INDEC)
surface 1,545 km²
Population density 20.8 inhabitants / km²

The Quitilipi Department is located in the center of the Chaco Province in northwest Argentina and is one of the province's 25 administrative units .

It is bordered by the Department of Maipú to the north and northwest , the Department of Libertador General San Martín to the north and northeast , the Department of Veinticinco de Mayo to the east, the Department of San Lorenzo to the south and the Department of Comandante Fernández to the west .

The capital of the Quitilipi department is the Quitilipi of the same name . It is 140 kilometers from the provincial capital Resistencia and 1,160 kilometers from Buenos Aires .


According to estimates by INDEC , the population of the department rose from 32,083 inhabitants (2001) to 33,269 inhabitants in 2005.

cities and communes

The department of Quitilipi consists of a single municipality ( Municipio ) divided:

Coordinates: 26 ° 54 ′  S , 60 ° 15 ′  W