Neuquén Province facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsNeuquén
|Area||94,078 km² (36,324 sq mi)|
|Density||5.9 /km² (15 /sq mi)|
|- Senators||Nanci Parilli, Marcelo Fuentes, Horacio Lores|
|ISO 3166-2 code||AR-Q|
Neuquén is a province of Argentina. It is in the west of the country, at the northern end of Patagonia. It borders Chile to the west. The name comes from the Neuquén River.
There are four national parks: Los Arrayanes National Park, Lanín National Park, the Nahuel Huapí National Park, and the Laguna Blanca National Park.
Neuquén is one of the richest provinces in Argentina. There is a lot of gas and petroleum production.
Images for kids
Reconstructed skeleton of the sauropod Argentinosaurus. It is among the largest known dinosaurs found in Neuquén.
All content from Kiddle encyclopedia articles (including the article images and facts) can be freely used under Attribution-ShareAlike license, unless stated otherwise. Cite this article:Neuquén Province Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.