Antofagasta de la Sierra, Catamarca


Antofagasta de la Sierra, Catamarca

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Antofagasta de la Sierra
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pushpin_label_position =bottom
pushpin_map_caption =Location in Argentina
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = ARG
subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_name1 = Catamarca
subdivision_type2 = Department
subdivision_name2 = Antofagasta de la Sierra
subdivision_type3 = 3rd level Municipality
subdivision_name3 = Antofagasta de la Sierra
established_title =
established_date =
population_as_of = census-ar|2001
population_total = 667
population_density_km2 =
latd = 26
latm = 04
longd = 67
longm = 25
latNS=S|longEW=W
elevation_m = 3320
postal_code_type = CPA Base
postal_code = 4704
area_code = +54 3835
website =

Antofagasta de la Sierra is a village in Catamarca Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Antofagasta de la Sierra Department.

Antofagasta de la Sierra is a high altitude settlement, the majority of its inhabitants are descended from the Diaguitas and Atacameños.

Economy

The local economy is based on agriculture and farming, the residents keep sheep and llama and grow vegetables. Tourism plays an important part in the local economy as many tourists come to see the nearby mountains volcanoes and calderas including Galán caldera and the Antofagasta de la Sierra mountain. The village holds an annual Festival of the dead.

External links

*es icon [http://www.catamarcaguia.com.ar/Cultura/Cult_Antofagasta.php Catamarca Guide]


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