Pico Truncado  ( Spanish: Pico Truncado ) - a city in Argentina , located in the north of the province of Santa Cruz . The population is 14 985 people. (2001)
|Spanish Pico truncado|
|History and Geography|
|Telephone code||+54 0297|
In 1915, the population of the city was only 200 people. After 1918, people from all over Argentina began to arrive in the city. Economic growth began in 1946 , when a group of scientists discovered natural gas deposits in the area of the city.
Population in 1991 : 12,750, in 2001 - 14,985, of which 49.7% are women and 50.3% are men. Population growth was 17.5% in 2001, compared with 1991. In 2015, the population reached 24 thousand people. Pico Truncado is the third largest city in the province of Santa Cruz.
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