Tanti

Tanti, Córdoba

Tanti is a town in the province of Córdoba, Argentina, located on the west of the Punilla Valley, about 50 km from the provincial capital Córdoba. It has 4,579 inhabitants as per the . Like most of the many small towns scattered in the valley, it is a touristic area, with natural attractions such as hills and streams, as well as historical colonial buildings and pre-Columbian ruins.

The town was officially founded on 23 March 1848, upon the construction of a chapel dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary. However, populated settlements existed in the area since the 16th century. At the time the region was a ranch (estancia) known as Merced de Quisquizacate. In the second half of the 17th century Juan Liendo acquired the lands and employed them for three ranches: Santa Ana, Tanti and Tanticuchu. They produced mules for the Peruvian market.

Los Chorrillos

Los Chorrilos is a 110m waterfall near the town.

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