Santiago del Estero (Spanish pronunciation: [sanˈtjaɣo ðel esˈteɾo], Spanish for Saint-James-Upon-The-Lagoon) is the capital of Santiago del Estero Province in northern Argentina. It has a population of 244,733 inhabitants, (2001 census [INDEC]) making it the twelfth largest city in the country, with a surface area of 2,116 km². It lies on the Dulce River and on National Route 9, at a distance of 1,042 km north-northwest from Buenos Aires. Estimated to be 455 years old, Santiago del Estero was the first city founded by Spanish settlers in the territory that is now Argentina. As such, it is nicknamed "Madre de Ciudades" (Mother of Cities). Similarly, it has been officially declared the "mother of cities and cradle of folklore."
Discover the best top things to do in Province of Santiago del Estero, Argentina including Centro Cultural del Bicentenario, Museo Del Automovil, Plaza Libertad, Forum, Reserva Natural Tara Inti, Iglesia Catedral Basilica, Represa Rio Hondo, Casino Del Sol - Termas de Rio Hondo, Dique y Embalse de Termas de Rio Hondo, Complejo Juan Felipe Ibarra.
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