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Mendoza Province
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Mendoza Province

Mendoza is one of the 23 provinces of Argentina, located in the western central part of the country. The capital is Mendoza. The province has a population of 1,579,651 (2001), and covers an area of 148,827 km². Neighboring provinces are from the north clockwise San Juan, San Luis, La Pampa, Río Negro and Neuquén. To the west is Chile.

Mendoza province is primarily agricultural and is the largest of several wine producing regions in Argentina. A renowned harvest festival is held each year in late February or early March.

The province is divided in 18 departments (spanish departamentos).

  1. Capital (Mendoza)
  2. General Alvear (General Alvear)
  3. Godoy Cruz (Godoy Cruz)
  4. Guaymallén (Villa Nueva)
  5. Junín (Junín)
  6. La Paz (La Paz)
  7. Las Heras (Las Heras)
  8. Lavalle (Lavalle)
  9. Luján de Cuyo (Luján de Cuyo)
  10. Maipú (Maipú)
  11. Malargüe (Malargüe)
  12. Rivadavia (Rivadavia)
  13. San Carlos (San Carlos)
  14. San Martín (San Martín)
  15. San Rafael (San Rafael)
  16. Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa)
  17. Tunuyán (Tunuyán)
  18. Tupungato (Tupungato)

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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