Tarija Department in the far south of the country is Bolivia's smallest Department, covering an area of 37,623 km² / 14,526 sq miles, its capital is the city of Tarija. It is Bolivia's main wine producing region and also has significant reserves of natural gas. It was the first region in South America to declare itself independent from the Spanish and culturally and historically it has much in common with neighbouring Argentina. The eastern half of the Deparment forms the Gran Chaco Province, an autonomous region. This gallery contains images of both the city and the Department.