Santiago Del Estero
is a province located in the north of Argentina. Its nearby provinces are those of Salta, Santa Fe, Chaco, Tucaman, and Catamarca.
This part of the country was discovered by Diego de Rojas in 1542 and founded by Francisco de Aquirre in 1553 .
The weather of Santiago Del Estero is mainly sub-tropical with an annual average temperature of 21.5 degree Celsius. The climate here is classified as having dry seasons with high temperatures throughout the year. The soil being rich in lime and salt is arid .
Santiago Del Estero is surrounded by some lagoons specially at Bañado de Figueroa and Bañado de Añatuya and is located mainly in the flat lands of the Gran Chaco.
Santiago Del Estero of Argentina offers you a visit to its historical buildings and museums, the Frontal dam popular for practising water sports, the Termas de Rio Hondo and the Rio Hondo hot springs with a wide range of about 200 hotels. A visit to Santiago Del Estero can take you to the Copo National Park and the 4 protected areas:
- Bañados de Figueroa
- Sierras de Ambargasta.
- Sierra de Sumampa
- Sierra de Guasayan..
The various sites at Santiago Del Estero is sure to refresh your senses and offer you the most memorable experience of your life. So, get ready to visit the fascinating area of Santiago Del Estero for its unique wild beauty, historical buildings and monuments, to be a part its art, literature and music.