Veintiocho de Noviembre

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from 28 de Noviembre)
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see November 28.

28 de Noviembre, written out as Veintiocho de Noviembre, is a town in southwestern Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. It has roughly 5,300 inhabitants, most of whom are of Argentinian and Italian origin, and is located 270 km (168 mi) west of Río Gallegos and 13 km (8 mi) south of Río Turbio. The town is near the border with Chile, not far from Puerto Natales. Its main economic activity is coal mining.

The town was officially founded on November 28, 1959, on the second anniversary of the adoption of the provincial constitution, when a decree merged several settlements into one town which was named after the date of foundation.

28 de Noviembre is the nearest town to Río Turbio Airport.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°39′S 72°18′W / 51.650°S 72.300°W / -51.650; -72.300