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Argentina, Department 2001 [Level 2, GIS]

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GEO2_ AR2001 identifies the household's department within Argentina in 2001. Departments are the second level administrative units of the country, after provinces. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO2_ AR2001 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.

The full set of geography variables for Argentina can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level of any country refer to GEOLEV1, and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

2001 Argentina sample includes Antarctic Argentina, Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands.

Departments with populations less than 20,000 (based on the most recent sample year) were regionalized (combined) with neighboring departments within the same province to create units with populations greater than 20,000.


  • All households


  • Argentina: 2001