Florida, Buenos Aires

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Florida
Avenida General San Martín
Avenida General San Martín
Florida is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Florida
Florida
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°31′S 58°30′W / 34.517°S 58.500°W / -34.517; -58.500Coordinates: 34°31′S 58°30′W / 34.517°S 58.500°W / -34.517; -58.500
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Vicente López
Founded 1856
Elevation 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 59,844
CPA Base B 1602
Area code(s) +54 11
Website www.lapaginadeflorida.com.ar

Florida is a mostly residential barrio of the Vicente López Partido in the northern suburbs of Gran Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is principally a middle-class neighbourhood and is located between the barrios of Olivos and Vicente López, also in the same partido (department).

The city is located between Avenida Maipú and the Pan-American highway.

Florida is served by three railway lines, the Ferrocarril General Bartolomé Mitre, Ferrocarril General Manuel Belgrano, and Tren de la Costa, which provide easy access to the Capital. Its main commercial areas are centered around Avenida General San Martín and Avenida Maipú.

Sport[edit]

Florida is home to football team Club Atletico Platense.

Images[edit]

Parroquia Santa Teresita del Niño Jesús
Plaza Héctor Eduardo González

External links[edit]

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