World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Angaco Department

Article Id: WHEBN0016081490
Reproduction Date:

Title: Angaco Department  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: San Juan Province, Argentina, Departments of Argentina, National Day of the Sun
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Angaco Department

Angaco
Departamento Angaco
Department

location of Departamento Angaco in San Juan Province
Country Argentina
Established March 16, 1816
Founded by Salvador María del Carril
Capital Villa El Salvador
Area
 • Total  km2 (Formatting error: invalid input when rounding sq mi)
Population
 • Total 7.570 (2,001 census [INDEC])
Demonym angaquero/a
Postal Code 5400
IFAM SJU002
Area Code 0264
Coordinates

31°24′S 68°22′W / 31.400°S 68.367°W / -31.400; -68.367

Patron saint Virgen del Carmen

Angaco is a department of the province of San Juan (Argentina). It is located in the center east of the province, especially in a desert landscape with mountains. Characterized by their remarkable wine production

Toponymy

Angaco home means Araucanian water or streams that are at the foot of a hill.

References

Coordinates: 31°24′S 68°22′W / 31.400°S 68.367°W / -31.400; -68.367

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.