Albardón Department

Albardón Department

Infobox San Juan Department
official name= Departamento Albardón

location= location of Departamento Caucete in San Juan Province
capital= General San Martín
foundation= November 15, 1851
pop= 20.413 (census-ar|2001)
density= 21,6 Inhabitants/km²
pop change= +13.26% (1991-2001)
resident= albardonero/a
tel= 0264
post= 5400
coor= coord|31|25|S|68|30|W|
area= 945 km²
dist1= 1,190km
mayor= | web=
ifam= SJU001
Albardón is a department of the San Juan Province (Argentina). It is located in the center south of the same, which emphasizes a desert landscape with mountains and numerous plantations at, highlighting the presence of prestigious wineries known nationally.


The word Albardón, in Spanish, represents a kind of "Earth cord" ("en español cordón de tierra)" or hill that comes up on a piece of land. According to the tradition, this is what the Spanish saw on the north side of the San Juan River, and according to this feature defined the zone name.


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