The Province of Santiago del Estero: Introductory Note
Philip RaworthEdited By: Philip Raworth
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The Province of Santiago del Estero is situated in north central Argentina. It is bordered on the south by the Province of Córdoba, on the southwest by Catamarca, on the west by Tucumán, on the northwest by Salta, on the north and northeast by Chaco and on the southeast by Santa Fe. It has, as of 2010, a population of 874,006 and it covers an area of 136,351 square kilometers (52,645 square miles). The capital is Santiago del Estero.The land was reached by the Spanish in 1542 and in 1553, Francisco de Aguirre founded the city of Santiago del Estero. Santiago...