Piedra del Águila


Piedra del Águila

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Piedra del Águila


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = ARG
subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_name1 = Neuquén Province
subdivision_type2 = Department
subdivision_name2 = Collón Curá Department
established_title = Founded
established_date = April 8 1897
leader_title =Mayor
leader_name =Adolfo Paine
population_as_of = census-ar|2001
population_total = 3.372
population_density_km2 =
latd = 40
latm = 02
longd = 70
longm = 04
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elevation_m = 491
postal_code_type = CPA Base
postal_code = 8315
area_code = +54 02942
website =

Piedra del Águila (English: Stone of the Eagle) is a second category Municipality and the capital city of Collón Curá Department, located in Neuquén Province, Argentina.

Geography

Piedra del aguila is located 211 km from Neuquén, the capital city of the province. The town is located near the Limay River, in a chain of hills preceded by a mesa area and a small Mountain range with lakes and stone formations. The vegetation is characterized by small bushes, mostly Juncus.

Economy

Tourism

The major touristic attraction in Piedra del Aguila is the Fishing in the Limay River, in this track of the river the most common species of Fish are the Brown trout, the Perch and the Rainbow trout [Information extracted from [http://www.interpatagonia.com/piedradelaguila/ Interpatagonia] ] .

Power Sources

Due to the powerful stream of the Limay river in the zone there are two important electricity dams in the area, the Pichi Picún Leufú Dam and the Piedra del Águila Dam both provide some towns in the province including Piedra del Águila and some towns in Rio Negro Province.

Culture

The town was named Piedra del Águila due that in the zone eagles use to establish nests.

References


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