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.

Geography

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
*Burruyacú
*El Chañar
*El Naranjo y El Sunchal
*El Puestito
*El Timbó
*Garmendia
*La Ramada y La Cruz
*Piedrabuena
*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

References

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


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