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  10. Chats in Departamento de Santa Lucía
  11. Chats in Departamento de Valle Fértil
San Juan

San Juan is one of the 23 provinces in the Argentine Republic. In turn, it is one of the 24 self-governing states or jurisdictions of the first order that make up the country, and one of the 24 national legislative electoral districts. The capital and most populated city is the San Juan homonym. It is located northwest of the region of Nuevo Cuyo, in the west of the country, bounded on the northeast by La Rioja, on the southeast by San Luis, on the south by Mendoza and on the west by the Republic of Chile, whose boundary is determined by the boundary of water of the Andes mountain range.

The territory of this province has 89 651 km², where a mountainous relief interspersed by valleys and crossings prevails under a climate, predominantly, temperate dry, with a marked shortage of superficial water courses. In the valleys, the oases are developed as a result of the embalming and systematization of the rivers generated by the Andean snowmelt. In these spaces is where the population is concentrated, which for 2010 was around 681 055 inhabitants. Among them, the oasis of Tulum stands out, where the Great San Juan is located, an urban nucleus that concentrates more than 60% of the total population of the province. In the oasis prima, in its spatial development, the agricultural activity where it stands out, viticulture, activity that typifies the province. The olivícola also has great importance. Associated is also a good variety of fruits and vegetables.

Of the first two activities, mainly, an agroindustrial complex with wine production emerges, this province being the second producer in volume at a national level. It also has outstanding varietal wines and also produces large volumes of olive oil. In addition to the agricultural activity in the oases, there is also a growing and important mining activity. With regard to tourism, the most important international attractions are mountaineering, with the Mercedario hill and from the scientific point of view Ischigualasto, an important paleontological site of strange geoforms, dating from the Triassic period. Oenological tourism has grown considerably in recent years. Also the adventure sports such as rafting and carrovelismo, practiced the latter in a place known as the Pampa del Leoncito, among others. It is also well known for religious tourism, with the much visited Oratory of the Difunta Correa.