La Rioja

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La Rioja

 

province in western Argentina, in the foothills of the Andes. Area, 92,300 sq km. Population, 136,000 (1970). Administrative center, La Rioja. The economy is based on extensive animal husbandry; there is viticulture in the foothills. Agricultural raw materials are processed in La Rioja.

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