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San Salvador de Jujuy

Administration
Full nameSan Salvador de Jujuy
Native name langes
Settlement typeCity
CountryArgentina
ProvinceJujuy
DepartmentCapital
FoundedApril 19, 1593
Government
IntendantRaúl Jorge
Geography
Total Area7.3 sq mi (19 km2)
Elevation4130.6 ft (1259 m)
Demography
Total Population237751 (2001)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Demonymjujeño
Other information
Time zoneART (UTC-3)
CPA baseY4600
Area code+54 388

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San Salvador de Jujuy (-essan salβaˈðoɾ ðe xuˈxuʝ), commonly known as Jujuy and locally often referred to as San Salvador, is the capital city of Jujuy Province in northwest Argentina. It lies near the southern end of the Humahuaca Canyon where wooded hills meet the lowlands.

Its population, as of the 2001, is 237,751 inhabitants. If its suburbs are included, this figure rises to around 300,000. The current mayor is Raúl Jorge.


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