Junín de los Andes

Junín de los Andes

Junín de Los Andes
Junín de los Andes

Location in Argentina

Coordinates: 39°55′S 71°04′W / 39.917°S 71.067°W / -39.917; -71.067Coordinates: 39°55′S 71°04′W / 39.917°S 71.067°W / -39.917; -71.067
Country  Argentina
Province Neuquén
Department Huiliches
Founded February 15, 1883
  Mayor Rubén Enrique Campos
Elevation 902 m (2,959 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
  Total 10,302
CPA Base Q 8371
Area code(s) +54 02972
Climate Csb
Website www.junindelosandes.gov.ar

Junín de los Andes is a village in the province of Neuquén, Argentina. It has 10,592 inhabitants at the 2001 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the Huiliches Department. It is located in the south of the province, by the Chimehuin River, on National Route 234, about 35 km (22 mi) north of San Martín de los Andes and 17 km (11 mi) from the Chapelco Airport, which services the area. In spring and summer, it's a famous place for birdwatching, fishing and also climbing the nearlest volcano called Lanin.


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