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Catamarca (Spaingie pronunciation: [kataˈmarka]) is a province o Argentinae, locatit in the northwast o the kintra. The province haes a population o 334,568 as per the 2001 census [INDEC], an covers an aurie o 102,602 km². Its leeteracy rate is 95.5%. Neebourin provinces are (clockwise, frae the north): Salta, Tucumán, Santiago del Estero, Córdoba, an La Rioja. Tae the wast it borders Chile.

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Location o Catamarca athin Argentinae
Location o Catamarca athin Argentinae
KintraArgentinae
CaipitalSan Fernando del Valle de Catamarca
Depairtments16
Municipalities36
Govrenment
 • GovrenorLucía Corpacci (Justicialist - FPV)
 • LegislaturChamber o Deputies (41)
Senate (16)
 • Naitional Deputies
5
 • Naitional SenatorsOscar Castillo, Blanca María del Valle Montllau, Lucía Corpacci
Area
 • Total102,602 km2 (39,615 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Tot367,828
 • Rank20t
 • Density3.6/km2 (9.3/sq mi)
Demonym(s)catamarqueño, catamarcano
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-K
Wabsteidwww.catamarca.gov.ar

The caipital is San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, uisually shortened tae Catamarca. Ither important ceeties include Andalgalá, Tinogasta, an Belén.

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  1. "Censo 2010 Argentina resultados definitivos: mapas". 200.51.91.231. Retrieved 2012-08-15. 

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