Where is Santiago del Estero Located?
The province of Santiago del Estero is located in the north of Argentina in a central position between the Chaco plain in the East and North, the Sierras Pampeanas in the West and South and the Pampa in the South-East. While in the South Hill and low mountain chains loosen up the country, north and East are mostly flat.
What Country is Santiago del Estero in?
The main development axis is the agricultural-rich area along the national road 9 and the rivers Dulce and Salado, between the border of the province of Santa Fe in the East and the tourism centre of Termas de Río Hondo in the West. Otherwise, the province is sparsely populated and is used only to a small extent Agricultural, the poverty is extreme in the interior of the country.
Santiago del Estero is a special cultural case: in the rural regions of the province the old Inca language Quechua is still spoken, in a variant threatened by extinction, the Quichua Santiagueño. Although the language has been protected since the 1980s, it has little significance in public life.