Burruyacú Department

Burruyacú Department is a department located in the northwest of the Tucumán Province, Argentina. According to the 2001 census, its population was 32,936 The Department seat is the town of Burruyacú.


The department has a total area of 3,605 km², making it the largest department in the province. It has a mountainous west formed by the Sierra de Medinas. East of these mountains is a fertile and sparsely populated plain where ranching and agriculture dominate the land use.

Adjacent districts

*Salta Province – north
*Santiago del Estero Province – east
*Cruz Alta Department – south
*Trancas Department and Tafí Viejo Department – west

Towns and comunas rurales

*Benjamín Aráoz y El Tajamar
*El Chañar
*El Naranjo y El Sunchal
*El Puestito
*El Timbó
*La Ramada y La Cruz
*7 de abril
*Tala Pozo
*Villa Padre Monti

Transportation infrastructure

Major highways

*National Route 34
*Tucumán Province Route 304
*Tucumán Province Route 305
*Tucuman Province Route 310
*Tucuman Province Route 317
*Tucuman Province Route 321
*Tucuman Province Route 336


* [http://www.tucuman.gov.ar Tucuman Province Government website]

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