San Antonio (Jujuy)

San Antonio is the capital of the department of San Antonio in the province of Jujuy in northwestern Argentina. It lies on the southern edge of the province and has 3,698 inhabitants (2001, INDEC ). The distance to the provincial capital San Salvador de Jujuy is 37 kilometers. The road to San Antonio via the Ruta Nacional 9 and the Ruta Provincial 2


" Perico de San Antonio " will be held for the first time mentioned in the Act 598 of 8 May 1663 in a contract signed at the Estancia San Antonio de Perico. San Antonio is known as the National Capital of Quesillo in Argentina.


San Antonio is ideal for trekking, cycling, observing flora and fauna, photo safaris and white water rafting (rafting).