Santiago del Estero


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Santiago del Estero,

city (1991 pop. including La Banda 264,273), capital of Santiago del Estero prov., N Argentina. It is a transportation hub of the Argentine Chaco and a commercial center for cattle raised in the region. Founded in 1553, Santiago del Estero is one of the oldest cities of Argentina. Nearby thermal springs have made the city a health resort. There are two 16th-century churches.
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Santiago del Estero

 

a province in northern Argentina, in the southern part of the Gran Chaco. Area, 135,300 sq km. Population, 507,000 (1970). The city of Santiago del Estero is the capital of the province. The economy is based on forestry and agriculture, especially on extensive methods of stock raising; corn, rice and cotton are grown. The province has lumber and wood-products industries.


Santiago del Estero

 

a city in northwestern Argentina; situated on the Río Dulce. Capital of the province of Santiago del Estero. Population, 105,200 (1970). Santiago del Estero has a railroad station. It has lumber and wood-products industries and food-processing, textile, and leather enterprises. The surrounding region is devoted to the pasturing of livestock, the cultivation of cotton and grains, and the exploitation of the quebracho tree. Santiago del Estero was founded in 1553.

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Santiago del Estero

a city in N Argentina: the oldest continuous settlement in Argentina, founded in 1553 by Spaniards from Peru. Pop.: 385 000 (2005 est.)
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