Campana Partido

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Campana
Partido de Campana
Department
Campana Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Campana Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established July 6, 1885
Founded by Eduardo Costa
Capital Campana
Government
 • Mayor Stella Giroldi, PJ
Population
 • Total 83,698
Demonym campanense
Postal Code B2804
IFAM BUE017
Area Code 03489
Coordinates 34°08′S 58°52′W / 34.133°S 58.867°W / -34.133; -58.867
Patron saint Santa Florentina
Website http://www.campana.gov.ar

Campana Partido (Spanish: Partido de Campana) is a partido in the north-east of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of around 84,000 inhabitants in an area of 982 km² (379 sq mi), and its capital city is Campana, which is located 75 km (47 mi) from Buenos Aires.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Campana went through significant decline in the late 20th Century, but the town and its partido are going through an economic and cultural resurgence, which is reflected by its recent growth in population.

Attractions[edit]

  • Museo del Automóvil "Manuel Iglesias", display of antique cars, including the oldest car in Argentina.
  • Museo Ferroviario, museum of the Central Argentino and Mitre railway lines.
  • Teatro Municipal "Pedro Barbero", Theatre
  • Salón de Exposiciones "Ronald Nash", exhibition and conference centre.
  • Centro Cultural La Rosa, cultural centre and theatre.
  • Librería El Garage, display of local arts.

Sports[edit]

Campana is home to Club Villa Dálmine, a football club that currently plays in Argentina's regionalised 4th division, and to Puerto Nuevo, an older club that plays in 5th division.

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