Don Torcuato

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Don Torcuato
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Don Torcuato is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Don Torcuato
Don Torcuato
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°30′S 58°37′W / 34.500°S 58.617°W / -34.500; -58.617Coordinates: 34°30′S 58°37′W / 34.500°S 58.617°W / -34.500; -58.617
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Tigre
Elevation 17 m (56 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 64,867
CPA Base B 1611
Area code(s) +54 11

Don Torcuato is a city in Tigre Partido Buenos Aires Province, Argentina which forms part of the Greater Buenos Aires conurbation. It is named after Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, ex-President of Argentina, as he had his ranch and residency there. Most of the streets are named after his immediate family and his government staff.

It has a train station on the Belgrano North line of the Ferrocarril General Manuel Belgrano with direct connection to Buenos Aires, and also the nearby Pascual Palazzo highway, part of the Pan-American Highway. It also had a general aviation airfield (closed in January 2006) of the same name (Don Torcuato - ICAO:SADD)

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Don Torcuato is known to be the home of Hindu Club, Buenos Aires' most recent rugby tournament champion.

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