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Tucumán Province
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Tucumán Province

Tucumán is a province of Argentina, located in the northwest of the country. The capital is San Miguel de Tucumán, often short Tucumán. The province has a population of 1,338,523 (2001), and covers an area of 22,524 km². Neighboring provinces are from the north clockwise Salta, Santiago del Estero and Catamarca.

It is nicknamed "El Jardín de la Republica" (The Republic´s Garden)

The province is divided in 17 departments (spanish departamentos)

Department (Capital)

  1. Burruyacú (Burruyacú)
  2. Capital (San Miguel de Tucumán)
  3. Chicligasta (Concepción)
  4. Cruz Alta (Banda del Río Salí)
  5. Famaillá (Famaillá)
  6. Graneros (Graneros)
  7. Juan Bautista Alberdi (Juan Bautista Alberdi)
  8. La Cocha (La Cocha)
  9. Leales (Bella Vista)
  10. Lules (Lules)
  11. Monteros (Monteros)
  12. Río Chico (Aguilares)
  13. Simoca (Simoca)
  14. Tafí del Valle (Tafí del Valle)
  15. Tafí Viejo (Tafí Viejo)
  16. Trancas (Trancas)
  17. Yerba Buena (Yerba Buena)

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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