La Rioja Province, Argentina facts for kids

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La Rioja
Flag of La Rioja province in Argentina.svg
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Coat of arms
Divisions 18 departments
Capital La Rioja
Area 89,680 km² (34,626 sq mi)
Population 333,642 (2010)
Density 3.7 /km² (10 /sq mi)
Governor Luis Beder Herrera
 - Senators Ada Maza, Carlos Menem, Teresita Quintela
Timezone ART (UTC−3)
ISO 3166-2 code AR-F
Demonym Riojano
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La Rioja is one of the provinces of Argentina. It is in the west side of the country. The province's two largest cities are La Rioja and Chilecito.

Petroglyphs at the Talampaya National Park are dated around 10,000 years BCE.

Coordinates: 29°26′S 66°51′W / 29.433°S 66.85°W / -29.433; -66.85

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