They are especially active in the north, in the province of Jujuy.
In the provinces of Tucumn, Salta and Jujuy the main industry is sugar growing and manufacture.
Salta and Jujuy have a much moister climate, and have no less than 570 and 740 millimetres of rain annually.
The diocese was created in 1806 and comprises the provinces of Salta and Jujuy.
Gemes, a town of two thousand inhabitants is the junction for Salta and for Jujuy.
It is already connected with Bolivia by a line running northwards through Jujuy.
The agricultural productions of Jujuy include sugar cane, wheat, Indian corn, alfalfa and grapes.
Although Salta is on a branch line and Jujuy is on the main one, all through trains go to Salta for it is the largest place.