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Formosa Province
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Formosa Province

Formosa Province is in northeastern Argentina, part of the Chaco Region. Its northeast end touches Asunción, Paraguay, and borders the provinces of Chaco and Salta to its south and west, respectively. The capital is Formosa.

The native language of Pilagá is spoken in central and western Formosa.

Table of contents
1 History
2 Departments
3 Cities
4 External links

History

On June 15, 1955, Formosa Territory became a province.

Departments

The province is divided into nine departments:

Department (Capital)

  1. Bermejo (Laguna Yema)
  2. Formosa (Formosa) - The most populous department (40,04 % of province population)
  3. Laishí (San Francisco de Laishí)
  4. Matacos (Ingeniero Suárez)
  5. Patiño (Comandante Fontana)
  6. Pilagás (Espinillo)
  7. Pilcomayo (Clorinda)
  8. Pirané (Pirané)
  9. Ramón Lista (General Enrique Mosconi)

Cities

Major cities are:

External links


Provinces of Argentina
Buenos Aires Province | Catamarca | Chaco | Chubut | Córdoba | Corrientes | Entre Ríos | Formosa | Jujuy | La Pampa | La Rioja | Mendoza | Misiones | Neuquén | Río Negro | Salta | San Juan | San Luis | Santa Cruz | Santa Fe | Santiago del Estero | Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Islands | Tucumán