San Salvador de Jujuy, commonly known as Jujuy and locally often referred to as San Salvador,is the capital city of Jujuy Province in northwest Argentina
. It lies near the southern end of the Humahuaca Canyon where wooded hills meet the lowlands.If its suburbs are included, this figure rises to around 300,000.The current mayor is Raúl Jorge.
The city has a colonial city centre including the Cabildo, the Cathedral, and a specially colourful Andean carnivals. The population of the city, and of the province in general, has a much more aboriginal character than the in rest of the country, reflected in the predominant Quechua, Aymara and Chiriguano people and cultures.