Cañada de Gómez

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Cañada de Gómez
City
Residential section in Cañada de Gómez
Residential section in Cañada de Gómez
Cañada de Gómez is located in Argentina
Cañada de Gómez
Cañada de Gómez
Location of Cañada de Gómez in Argentina
Coordinates: 32°49′S 61°24′W / 32.817°S 61.400°W / -32.817; -61.400Coordinates: 32°49′S 61°24′W / 32.817°S 61.400°W / -32.817; -61.400
Country Argentina
Province Santa Fe
Department Iriondo
Government
 • Mayor Stella Maris Clerici (Justicialist Party)
Area
 • Total 529 km2 (204 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 29,740
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym cañadense
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base S2500
Dialing code +54 3471

Cañada de Gómez is a city in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is the head town of the Iriondo Department and is located about 67 km (42 mi) west of Rosario and 224 km (139 mi) from the provincial capital, on National Route 9. It has a population of about 30,000 inhabitants (2001 census [INDEC]).

The town was founded in 1869 by Guillermo Perkins, and became a city on 7 October 1922.

References[edit]

  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)
  • Inforama — Municipal information at the official website of the Santa Fe provincial government.