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Santiago del Estero

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Santiago del Estero is a province of Argentina. The western part of the province is in the Andean Northwest region, the eastern part is in the Chaco region.

Santiago del Estero is the capital of its namesake Province in northern Argentina. It is 1,040 km NW of Buenos Aires and 440 km north of Cordoba on National Ruta 9. It is located on the Rio Dulce and about 350,000 people live there. In summer the days are very hot (with temperatures of between 40°C to 45°C), however nights tend to cool down a bit. There is also short, wet season in December and January and the rain usually falls during thunderstorms. Winters bring more pleasant conditions (20°C) with colder nights (5°C to 10°C). However, even during this time of the year there can be heat waves and colder spells.

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Santiago del Estero is also the capital of its namesake Province in northern Argentina. It is 1,040 km NW of Buenos Aires and 440 km north of Cordoba on National Ruta 9 and the Rio Dulce. Founded in 1533, Santiago del Estero is the oldest city in Argentina. About 350,000 people live there and it is known as "Madre de Ciudades" (Mother of Cities), and Cradle of Folklore.

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Ther are numerous restaurants along Avenida General Rocas. But remember the dining hours in Argentina are late and usually start after 10.00pm in the evening. Evenat 1.00am you'll still be able to order a meal.

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