San Martín Department, Santa Fe

San Martín Department
Department
Location of San Martín Department within Santa Fe Province
Location of San Martín Department within Santa Fe Province
Coordinates: 31°45′S 61°50′W / 31°45′S 61°50′W / -31.750; -61.833
Country Argentina
ProvinceSanta Fe
Head townSastre
Area
 • Total4,860 km2 (1,880 sq mi)
Population
 • Total60,698
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneART (UTC-3)

The San Martín Department (in Spanish, Departamento San Martín) is an administrative subdivision (departamento) of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is located in the center-south of the province. It limits with the departments of Castellanos (north), Las Colonias (north-east), San Jerónimo (east), and Belgrano (south); the western limit coincides with the interprovincial border between Santa Fe and Córdoba.

The department has over 60,000 inhabitants. Its head town is Sastre. Other towns and cities are Cañada Rosquín, Carlos Pellegrini, Casas, Castelar, Colonia Bel Grano, Crispi, El Trébol, Landeta, Las Bandurrias, Las Petacas, Los Cardos, María Susana, Piamonte, San Jorge, San Martín de Las Escobas, and Traill.

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References

  • Inforama - Municipalities of the San Martin Department.
  • "San Martín Department, Santa Fe" (in Spanish). Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. 
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