Santiago del Estero Province

Santiago del Estero (Spanish pronunciation: [sanˈtjaɣo ðel esˈteɾo]), also known simply as Santiago, is a province in the north of Argentina. Neighbouring provinces, clockwise from the north, are Salta, Chaco, Santa Fe, Córdoba, Catamarca and Tucumán.

Santiago del Estero
Provincia de Santiago del Estero
Province of Santiago del Estero
Location of Santiago del Estero within Argentina
CountryArgentina
CapitalSantiago del Estero
Departments27
Municipalities28
Government
  GovernorGerardo Zamora (FCpS)
  LegislatureChamber of Deputies (40)
  National Deputies
7
  National SenatorsClaudia Ledesma Abdala, José Emilio Neder, Gerardo Montenegro
Area
  Total136,351 km2 (52,645 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
  Total874,006
  Rank12th
  Density6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)
Demonym(s)santiagueño
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-G
HDI (2018)0.816 Very High (19th)[2]
Websitewww.sde.gov.ar