Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires

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Florencio Varela
Bernardo de Monteagudo Promenade
Bernardo de Monteagudo Promenade
Coat of arms of Florencio Varela
Coat of arms
Florencio Varela is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Florencio Varela
Florencio Varela
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°49′S 58°23′W / 34.817°S 58.383°W / -34.817; -58.383Coordinates: 34°49′S 58°23′W / 34.817°S 58.383°W / -34.817; -58.383
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Florencio Varela
Founded January 30, 1891
Elevation 125 m (410 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 120,678
CPA Base B 1888
Area code(s) +54 11

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.

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