Northern Argentina

The Argentine Northwest region consists of three formations: The Puna Plateau is the area, which also occupies part of Bolivia, southern Peru and northern Chile. Is a group of volcanic nature, with high-altitude volcanoes like Trident, currently inactive. The Eastern Cordillera is composed of two parallel ridges (the western and eastern), training Paleozoic folding subsequently promoted by the Andes, separated by ravines and valleys. snowy hill and the highest of 6200m. East cord is lower, and the Hill’s Black Zuch reaches 4850m. The streams are the arteries of the area, rainwater usually home, are long and narrow valleys. The most important and picturesque, are, Del Toro and Santa Maria.

and filled with sediment, with subtropical climate, and where crops were grown and settled in cities. The most prominent are the Valle. The Sierras are lower, and covered by subtropical vegetation, and its highest elevation is Mount of 2.580m. Weather in the region coexist two different types of climate: arid high mountain semi-desert and subtropical climate of the mountains, with subtropical forest. Geography has formed salt flats and salt marshes. In the Eastern Cordillera and the Sierras down the Salado del Norte, which will come down and join it.

Population and Society is clearly visible the active process of urbanization and the scarcity of people of European origin, mainly grouped in the provincial capitals (San Miguel de Tucuman, San Salvador), and the city of Oran. In most inhospitable areas of the people who master the techniques of irrigation for crops, especially maize, the art of weaving and pottery, metallurgy of gold, copper and silver. The Quechua language is now commonly used in northwestern Argentina. Economy Agriculture in the area is specialized in subtropical crops (sugar cane, snuff, horticulture and tropical fruit) and industrial activities (processing of agricultural products and mining) in the process of intensification and diversification. We performed the zebu breeding and racial mixing. The mineral resources are sulfur, iron, borax, lithium, lead, silver, oil and gas. Destinations Tourism and Tourism is an important economic resource for scenic and cultural attractions, so pictures of the geography, people and their customs, typical of their dress, their dances and ceremonies, and historical monuments there are visit. There are places where time seems to have stopped. Deserve special mention as places to visit, in addition to those already mentioned, and Santa Rosa de Tastil Baritu National Parks and Finca El Rey, Churches in San Carlos, Cachi, and Yavi, and countless natural attractions. .