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Río Negro is a province of Argentina, located at the northern edge of Patagonia. The capital is Viedma. The province has a population of 552,822 (2001), and covers an area of 203,013 km². Neighboring provinces are from the south clockwise Chubut, Neuquén, Mendoza, La Pampa and Buenos Aires. To the west is Chile, to the east the Atlantic Ocean. Argentina consists of 23 provinces (provincias, singular - provincia), and 1 federal district (distrito federal), marked by a *: Categories: Geography of Argentina | Lists of subnational entities ... Argentina is a country in southern South America, situated between the Andes in the west and the southern Atlantic Ocean in the east. ... For the town, see Patagonia, Arizona. ... Viedma is a city in Argentina and is the capital of Río Negro Province. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Categories: Argentina geography stubs | Argentine provinces | Chubut ... Map of Argentina highlighting the province Neuquén is a province of Argentina, located in the west of the country. ... Categories: Argentina geography stubs | Argentine provinces | Argentinian wine regions ... Categories: Argentina geography stubs | Argentine provinces ... Categories: Argentine provinces | Buenos Aires province | Argentina geography stubs ... The Republic of Chile is a country located on the southwestern coast of South America. ... The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one-fifth of its surface. ...


Río Negro is home to towns like the beautiful San Carlos de Bariloche and El Bolson. View of the Nahuel Huapi Lake, Bariloche San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina is situated on the foothills of the Andes, surrounded by lakes (Nahuel Huapi, Gutiérrez, Moreno and Mascardi) and mountains (Tronador, Catedral, López). ... El Bolson is situated in the far southwest of Rio Negro Province at the foot of Piltriquitron Mountain. ...


On July 27, 1955 Río Negro territory was elevated to a province.


The province is divided in 13 departments (Spanish departamentos). The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ...


Department (Capital)

  1. Adolfo Alsina Department (Viedma)
  2. Avellaneda Department (Choele Choel)
  3. Bariloche Department (San Carlos de Bariloche)
  4. Conesa (General Conesa)
  5. El Cuy (El Cuy)
  6. General Roca (General Roca)
  7. Nueve de Julio Department (Sierra Colorada)
  8. Ñorquinco (Ñorquinco)
  9. Pichi Mahiuda (Río Colorado)
  10. Pilcaniyeu (Pilcaniyeu)
  11. San Antonio Department (San Antonio Oeste)
  12. Valcheta Department (Valcheta)
  13. Veinticinco de Mayo (Maquinchao)

Viedma is a city in Argentina and is the capital of Río Negro Province. ... View of the Nahuel Huapi Lake, Bariloche San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina is situated on the foothills of the Andes, surrounded by lakes (Nahuel Huapi, Gutiérrez, Moreno and Mascardi) and mountains (Tronador, Catedral, López). ...

See also

Nahuel Huapi National Park Categories: Stub ...






 
 

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