Chaco Province

  • chaco

    provincia del chaco
    province
    province of chaco
    flag of chaco
    flag
    coat of arms of chaco
    coat of arms
    location of chaco within argentina
    location of chaco within argentina
    country argentina
    official languagesspanish, kom, moqoit and wichí
    capital and largest cityresistencia
    government
     • governordomingo peppo (pj)
     • deputies7
     • senators3
    area

    ranked 12th
     • total99,633 km2 (38,469 sq mi)
    population
     (2010)[1]
     • total1,055,259
     • rank10th
     • density11/km2 (27/sq mi)
    demonym(s)chacoan, chaqueño
    time zoneutc−3 (art)
    iso 3166 codear-h
    hdi (2016)0.816 very high (24th)[2]
    websitewww.chaco.gov.ar

    chaco (spanish pronunciation: [ˈtʃako]; wichi: to-kós-wet[3]), officially the province of chaco (spanish: provincia del chaco, spanish pronunciation: [pɾo'βinsja dεl ˈtʃako]) is a province in north-eastern argentina.

    it is bordered by salta and santiago del estero to the west, formosa to the north, corrientes to the east, and santa fe to the south.[4] it also has an international border with the paraguayan department of Ñeembucú. the capital, and largest city, is resistencia.[4]

    with an area of 99,633 km2 (38,469 sq mi), and a population of 1,055,259 as of 2010, it is the twelfth most extensive, and the ninth most populated, of the twenty-three argentine provinces.

    chaco province has historically been among argentina's poorest regions, and presently ranks last by per capita gdp and on the human development index.

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Chaco

Provincia del Chaco
Province of Chaco
Flag of Chaco
Flag
Coat of arms of Chaco
Coat of arms
Location of Chaco within Argentina
Location of Chaco within Argentina
Country Argentina
Official LanguagesSpanish, Kom, Moqoit and Wichí
Capital and largest cityResistencia
Government
 • GovernorDomingo Peppo (PJ)
 • Deputies7
 • Senators3
Area
 • Total99,633 km2 (38,469 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total1,055,259
 • Rank10th
 • Density11/km2 (27/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Chacoan, chaqueño
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-H
HDI (2016)0.816 Very High (24th)[2]
Websitewww.chaco.gov.ar

Chaco (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtʃako]; Wichi: To-kós-wet[3]), officially the Province of Chaco (Spanish: provincia del Chaco, Spanish pronunciation: [pɾo'βinsja dεl ˈtʃako]) is a province in north-eastern Argentina.

It is bordered by Salta and Santiago del Estero to the west, Formosa to the north, Corrientes to the east, and Santa Fe to the south.[4] It also has an international border with the Paraguayan Department of Ñeembucú. The capital, and largest city, is Resistencia.[4]

With an area of 99,633 km2 (38,469 sq mi), and a population of 1,055,259 as of 2010, it is the twelfth most extensive, and the ninth most populated, of the twenty-three Argentine provinces.

Chaco Province has historically been among Argentina's poorest regions, and presently ranks last by per capita GDP and on the Human Development Index.