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Cultural Tourism of La Rioja Province, Argentina

Time:2020-04-14   Source:www.cnicif.com

La Rioja Province is located in northwestern Argentina, whose capital is La Rioja city. The total land area is 89,680 square kilometers. With Chile to the west, it borders other four provinces of Argentina. Because of the continental arid climate with abundant groundwater resources, it abounds with the wheat, corn, grapes, olives, citrus, tobacco and alfalfa. Cattle and sheep graze on the mountainous regions. Mining industries such as gold, silver, copper, nickel, tin, coal, salt, etc., are playing important roles in La Rioja Province,as well as textiles, oil extraction, rock flour and wine. Meanwhile, its transportation has developed network with multiple railways and inter-provincial highways.