Departamento de Doce de Octubre
October Twelve is a department in the province of Chaco, Argentina. The place was created, like almost all of Chaco, in 1953. Its head town is General Pinedo, which emerged in 1921 next to a tannin factory. The name 12 de Octubre, adopted in 1955, recalls the date of Christopher Columbus' arrival in America, which occurred in 1942. The department covers an area of 2,576 km². Its population is 20,149 inhabitants."INDEC 2001 Census.".