|Population density||5.4 inhabitants / km²|
The Trancas department is located in the north of the Tucumán Province in northwest Argentina and is one of 17 administrative units in the province. It borders the province of Salta to the west and north , the department Burruyacú to the east, the department Tafí Viejo to the south and the department Tafí del Valle to the southeast . The Trancas Department has an area of 2,862 km² with 15,473 inhabitants (2001, INDEC ). The population density is 5.4 inh / km². The capital of the department also bears the name Trancas .
The Trancas department was shaken on January 19, 1826 at 8 a.m. by an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was at a depth of 30 m at the coordinates 26 ° 11'59 "S, 65 ° 15'0" W.
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