Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana Department

The department Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana is located in the south of the province of Chaco in the north- western Argentina and is one of 25 administrative units in the province.

It is bordered on the north by the departments and Chacabuco O'Higgins, on the east by the departments of San Lorenzo and Tapenagá, to the south by the province of Santa Fe and the west by the departments Fray Justo Santa María de Oro and Dos de Abril.

The capital of the department of Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana Villa Ángela. It is located 182 km from the provincial capital Resistencia away.


According to estimates by the INDEC, the population of the department increased from 53,550 inhabitants (2001) to 56 865 inhabitants in 2005.

Cities and Towns

The department Mayor Luis Jorge Fontana is divided into the following municipalities:

  • Coronel Du Graty
  • Enrique Urien
  • Villa Ángela

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 )