Independencia Department, Chaco

The department Independencia is located in the center of Chaco Province in northwestern Argentina and is one of 25 administrative units in the province.

It is bordered to the north by the department of Maipú, on the east by the department of Comandante Fernández, on the south by the Departamento O'Higgins, on the southwest by the Department of General Belgrano and west by the department of Almirante Brown.

The capital of the department Independencia is Campo Largo. It is located 195 km from the provincial capital Resistencia and 1229 km from Buenos Aires.


According to estimates by the INDEC, the population increased from 20,620 inhabitants (2001) to 20,977 inhabitants in 2005.

Cities and Towns

The department Independencia is divided into the following municipalities:

  • Avia Terai
  • Campo Largo
  • Napenay

Almirante Brown | Bermejo | Chacabuco | Comandante Fernández | Doce de Octubre | Dos de Abril | Fray Justo Santa María de Oro | General Belgrano | General Donovan | General Güemes | Independence | Libertad | Libertador General San Martín | Maipú | Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana | Nueve de Julio | O'Higgins | Presidencia de la Plaza | Primero de Mayo | Quitilipi | San Fernando | San Lorenzo | Sargento Cabral | Tapenagá | Veinticinco de Mayo

  • Department ( Chaco )