in Departamento de Iruya of Salta Province, Argentina

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-22.767 and -65.233 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -22° 46' 0" and W -65° 13' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - ARS
Spoken languages:
Spanish, English, Italian, German, French, Guarani
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:26 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Argentina/Salta
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:36 am and 7:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
22.757 and 114.770 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Touring Iruya

Iruya in Departamento de Iruya (Salta Province) is a town located in Argentina about 917 mi (or 1,476 km) north-west of Buenos Aires, the country's capital place.

Time in Iruya is now 01:26 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Argentina / Salta with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Iruya. The closest is airport we know is Bermejo Airport in Bolivia in a distance of 59 mi (or 94 km). The closest airport in Argentina is Orán Airport in a distance of 63 mi (or 94 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Quebrada de Humahuaca in a distance of 37 mi (or 60 km), East. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Humahuaca, Abra Pampa, Santa Victoria, La Quiaca and Valle Grande. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 65 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 21%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

19°C (66 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

18°C (65 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

15°C (59 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hosteria de Iruya

2,0 mi
Avenida San Martin s/n
. Iruya

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.


Published: May 17, 2011
Length: 07:41 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Emiliano Garcia

Caminando desde Iruya a San Isidro por el lecho del rio.

Urdiendo en San Isidro, Iruya, Salta. Argentina. Cecilia Koppmann

Published: July 29, 2010
Length: 00:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cecilia Koppmann

Cecilia Koppmann. Juan Carlos Choque, muestra cómo urde en la montañas del pueblo de San Isidro, cerca de Iruya, Salta, Argentina.

PALLCA trailer oficial

Published: August 31, 2012
Length: 17:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alejandro Arroz

Celina, una pequeña niña de 11 años perteneciente a una comunidad kolla, quiere ser maestra y usar los tradicionales zarcillos de la puna. Mediante esta sencilla trama, Pallca se propone...

KM Cero - Iruya HD

Published: September 19, 2013
Length: 48:40 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: KM Cero

Iruya, Salta - Argentina. KM Cero muestra Iruya a través de los habitantes locales y los viajeros que la recorren. Iruya, se encuentra a los 2.780 MSNM (metros sobre el nivel del mar), a...

Iruya en mi corazón-Anhelando Iruya-Perota Chingó

Published: April 08, 2013
Length: 02:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Juan Manuel Lere

Iruya en el corazón "Tenés que ir a Iruya si vas al norte" sentenció un amigo antes de mi partida. Pocas veces había escuchado el nombre de ese pueblo, apenas sabía que se encontraba...

Viaje de Iruya al límite con Jujuy, abril 2012

Published: May 04, 2012
Length: 21:23 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Sergio L. Klimovsky

Viaje en Ómnibus desde Iruya (el pueblo más lindo del mundo), provincia de Salta, hasta el límite con la provincia de Jujuy. Los paisajes que se pueden apreciar son espectaculares. Realizado...

Fiesta Patronal 2014 “San Roque” en Iruya

Published: September 06, 2014
Length: 04:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nemoniaco

Esta fiesta es el 16 de agosto, pero si no coincide con un fin de semana se la celebra el sábado siguiente. Se realiza una novena, rezando el rosario. En la víspera se efectúa una procesión...

Iruya - Salta - Argentina

Published: March 02, 2012
Length: 51:49 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: hechizosyembrujos

Compilado de fotos desde ruta 9 Ruta 13 de Jujuy y ruta 133 de Salta. El video está hecho sin sonido por una cuestión de copyright.


Published: July 29, 2012
Length: 43:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hospedaje Alcira

Iruya: Consejo Indígena Kolla de Iruya

Published: December 27, 2007
Length: 56:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Cesar Luis

Ubicación de las comunidades de este departamento que lo integran.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Iruya is a small town of population 1,070 in northwestern Argentina. It is located in the Salta Province of northwestern Argentina, and is the capital of the Iruya Department.

Located at -22.7916, -65.2164 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Salta Province

San Isidro de Iruya

San Isidro de Iruya is a village and rural municipality in Salta Province in northwestern Argentina.

Located at -22.7447, -65.2453 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Salta Province

San Juan (Iruya)

San Juan is a small village in northwestern Argentina. It is part of the Iruya Department in the Salta Province, located 7 km north of the Iruya village, 4 km northeast of the village of San Isidro and 4 km west of the village of Chiyayoc. San Juan is part of Finca El Potrero. The village lives from tourism and agriculture. In San Juan potatoes and corn are grown and geese, goats and sheep are raised. San Juan is accessible from Iruya by walking in about 5 hours, in parts via a steep footpath.

Located at -22.7257, -65.2313 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Salta Province


Chiyayoc is a small village in northwestern Argentina. It is part of the Iruya Department in the Salta Province. The village is located at an elevation of 3100 meters, 4 km east of the village of San Juan and 9 km north of the village of Iruya. Chiyayoc is part of the Finca el Potrero and has a school with about 30 children. The village lives from agriculture and tourism. It is easily accessible from Iruya in a six hours walk.

Located at -22.7244, -65.1978 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Salta Province

Iruya Department

Iruya is a department is located in the north of Salta Province in northwest Argentina in the high altitude basin of the Bermejo River. It is one of 23 administrative units in the province. Adjacent departments are Santa Victoria Department in the north of Iruya, Oran Department in the east and south and Humahuaca Department of the Jujuy Province in the west. The capital of the Iruya Department is the homonymous village of Iruya.

Located at -22.7908, -65.2186 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Salta Province

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Iruya, 伊魯亞