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Santa Fe, Argentina

Administration
Full nameSanta Fe
Native name langes
Settlement typeSanta Fe de la Vera Cruz City
CountryArgentina
ProvinceSanta Fe
DepartmentLa Capital
Government
MayorMario Barletta
Geography
Total Area288.7 sq mi (748 km2)
Demography
Total Population369046
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Demonymsantafesino
Other information
Time zoneART (UTC-3)
CPA baseS3000
Area code+54 342

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Santa Fe is the capital city of province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It sits in northeastern Argentina, near the junction of the Paraná and Salado rivers. It lies opposite the city of Paraná, to which it is linked by the Hernandarias Subfluvial Tunnel. The city is also connected by canal with the port of Colastiné on the Paraná River. Santa Fe has about 369,000 inhabitants as per the 2001. The metropolitan area has a population of 454,238, making it the ninth largest in Argentina.

Santa Fe is linked to Rosario (170 km to the south), the largest city in the province, by the Brigadier Estanislao López Highway and by National Route 11, which continues south towards Buenos Aires, and it is home to Sauce Viejo Airport with daily direct flights to Rosario and Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires.


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