San Miguel de Tucumán, capital city of the Province of Tucumán, it ha an active commercial and industrial movement, as well as a busy nigh life, discos, restaurants, pubs, and a casino. It also has beautiful squares and parks.
The economy is based in the growth and processing of the sugar cane, of which Tucumán is the main producer in the country. The processing plants are real industrial centers, that employ lots of workers, and turn millions of tons of sugar cane into sugar, cane honey, and alcohol. Sorghum, soy, wheat, tobacco, citrus fruits, are grown in the province.
The condensed geography of Tucumán offers the tourist a significant variety of landscapes. To the East the are plains, to the West, mountains, among which you can see the Calchaquíes summits, and the snow-topped Aconquija. In the Eastern lopes of the hills, there is an incredibly beautiful forest of palos amarillos (yellow sticks), cedars of Tucumán, lapachos, bay trees, walnut trees, and other species of less importance.
To the East, the landscape is plain, with some little forests. The Central part, where the Salí River runs, is ideal for the agricultural development due to its fertile soil, and the appropriate weather.
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