Dock Sud

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Dock Sud
Dock Sud is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Dock Sud
Dock Sud
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°38′30″S 58°20′52″W / 34.64167°S 58.34778°W / -34.64167; -58.34778Coordinates: 34°38′30″S 58°20′52″W / 34.64167°S 58.34778°W / -34.64167; -58.34778
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.gif Buenos Aires
Partido Avellaneda
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 35,897
CPA Base B 1871
Area code(s) +54 11
The Nicolás Avellaneda Bridge, connecting Dock Sud (left) to Buenos Aires

Dock Sud is a district of the Avellaneda Partido of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It forms part of the Greater Buenos Aires agglomeration.

Sport[edit]

The area is home to Club Sportivo Dock Sud a football team playing in the lower leagues of Argentine football. Former Argentina national football team captain Javier Zanetti was born here.

Neighbourhoods[edit]

The oldest and most important neighbourhood in Dock Sud is Isla Maciel, which is home to Club Atlético San Telmo. The Nicolás Avellaneda housing complex, started in 1973 by President Héctor Cámpora, is the second most important, and is located on the other (eastern) side of the. Dock Sud, a predominantly working-class district, has in recent decades been afflicted with some of the nation's highest crime rates.

External links[edit]

Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)