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Chaco
Province of Argentina
Flag of Chaco
Flag
Coat of arms of Chaco
Coat of arms
Location of Chaco within Argentina
Location of Chaco within Argentina
Country  Argentina
Area
Ranked 12th
 • Total 99,633 km2 (38,469 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,055,259
 • Rank 10th
 • Density 10.59/km2 (27.4/sq mi)
Demonym(s) chacoan, chaqueño
Time zone ART (UTC−3)
ISO 3166 code AR-H
Website www.chaco.gov.ar

The Province of Chaco is a province in northeastern Argentina. There were 1,055,259 as of 2010. The province has an international border with the Paraguay. The capital and largest city is Resistencia.

Half of the people who live here are below the poverty line.

Chaco is from the word chacú. It is a Quechua word used for hunting by the people of the Inca Empire.

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