Presidencia de la Plaza Department

The department Presidencia de la Plaza 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 Departamento Sargento Cabral, on the east by the Department of General Donovan, on the south by the Departamento Tapenagá and to the west by the Departamento Veinticinco de Mayo.

The capital of the department Presidencia de la Plaza is the same Presidencia de la Plaza. It is located 100 kilometers from the provincial capital Resistencia and 1120 km from Buenos Aires.

Cities and Towns

The department Presidencia de la Plaza is divided into the following municipalities:

  • Fortin Aguilar
  • Paso de Oso
  • Presidencia de la Plaza

National park

The Chaco National Park lies partly within the territory of the department. It consists of forest, rivers and lakes. The local fauna includes, inter alia, Tapirs, monkeys, armadillos and Viscachas.