Florencio Varela is a city in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Florencio Varela Partido. It forms part of the Greater Buenos Aires urban agglomeration.
The settlement was officially founded on January 30, 1891 by Juan de la Cruz Contreras. It is named after Argentine writer and journalist Florencio Varela (February 23 1807 - March 20 1848).
Grounds of the Schönstatt Catholic Order.
Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)