La Rioja

Breathtaking landscapes between canyons,
mountain roads, lakes, deserts and reddish trails.

Perfect for discovering the magic of the High Andes, visit small towns with historical chapels and amazing views where you can enjoy nature, cultural, rural and archeological tourism.

One of the most visited places is the Talampaya National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage, where archeological sites and cave art can be appreciated.

The City of La Rioja was founded in 1591, it is one of the oldest cities in the country and has a rich historical and cultural heritage. Another attraction of the province is the La Rioja Caudillos Route, connected to the history of Facundo Quiroga and Chacho Peñaloza.

PROVINCE DATA

Location

Northern Region

Capital

La Rioja

Average annual temperature

Between 12°C and 25°C

Population

333,642 inhabitants

Administrative division

8 municipalities. The main cities are La Rioja, Chilecito, Chamical, Aimogasta, Chepes, Nonogasta and Villa Unión

River Regime

400 mm per year

Surface area

89,680 Km²

Climate

Semi-arid continental and mountain arid

Relief

Pampas mountains, frontal Cordillera

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