Aguirre Department

The department Aguirre located in the southeast of the province of Santiago del Estero in northwestern Argentina and is one of 27 administrative units in the province.

It is bordered to the north by the Department of Belgrano, on the east by the province of Santa Fe, on the south by the Departamento Rivadavia and to the west by the departments Mitre and Salavina.

The capital of the department Aguirre Pinto.

Cities and Towns

The department Aguirre is divided into the following municipalities:

  • Pinto (Municipio the 3rd category)
  • Argentina ( Comisión Municipal)
  • Casares ( Comisión Municipal)
  • Malbrán ( Comisión Municipal)


The economic activity depends mainly on agriculture and livestock. In agriculture, the production of maize, sorghum, wheat, rye, pumpkin and soy is in the foreground. In the livestock industry, the rearing of cattle, sheep, pigs and goats.