Malargüe Depairtment

Malargüe is a depairtment locatit in the sooth wast o Mendoza Province in Argentinae. Its borders are San Rafael in the north, La Pampa Province in the east, Neuquén Province in the sooth an Chile tae the wast.

Malargüe

Departamento Malargüe
location o Malargüe Depairtment in Mendoza Province
location o Malargüe Depairtment in Mendoza Province
Coordinates: 36°10′S 69°20′W / 36.167°S 69.333°W / -36.167; -69.333 (Malargüe Department)Coordinates: 36°10′S 69°20′W / 36.167°S 69.333°W / -36.167; -69.333 (Malargüe Department)
KintraArgentinae
Established16 November 1850
SeatMalargüe
Govrenment
 • MayorBenito Raúl Rodríguez, PJ
Area
 • Total41 km2 (16 sq mi)
Population
 • Total23,020 (2,001 census [INDEC])
Demonym(s)malargüino/na
Postal Code
M5613
IFAM
Aurie Code02627
Patron sauntNuestra Señora del Rosario
Websitehttp://www.malargue.gov.ar

The provincial subdiveesion haes a population o aboot 23,000 inhabitants in a aurie o 41,317 km², an its caipital ceety is Malargüe, which is locatit aroond 1,180 km frae the federal caipital Buenos Aires.

GeografieEedit

The sooth o the Malargüe Depairtment is considered as the north tip o the Patagonie an is hame tae the mony natur reserves such as La Payunia, Castillos de Pincheira, Caverna de las Brujas an Laguna de Llancanelo.

DestrictsEedit

The depairtment is dividit in fower destricts:

HydrologyEedit

Malargüe haes mony hydric resources. Amang its maist important rivers are the Grande River, the Colorado River, the Barrancas River an the Malargüe River, an the lagoons o Llancanelo, Negra an Niña Encantada.

ScienceEedit

Malargüe is hame tae the Pierre Auger Observatory, a observatory designed tae detect ultra-heich-energy cosmic rays.

TourismEedit

The depairtment haes mony excitin natural landmarks an is well suitit for adventur tourism such as muntaineerin, paraglidin, raftin an kayakin. Here are locatit such excitin landmarks as Castillos de Pincheira, Tigre Cave, Brujas Cave an Pozo de las Ánimas - twa closely locatit, up tae 101 m deep sinkholes, whaur the wind aften creates a houlin soond.[1]

Malargüe Depairtment is hame tae the famous skiin resort o Las Leñas.

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ReferencesEedit

  1. "Pozo de las Animas - Well of Souls". Wondermondo.

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