General Alvarado Partido

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General Alvarado
Partido de General Alvarado
Department
location of General Alvarado Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of General Alvarado Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established September 29, 1891
Founded by Fortunato de la Plaza
Capital Miramar
Government
 • Mayor Tomás Hogan, PJ
Area
 • Total 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 34,391
 • Density 34,000/km2 (89,000/sq mi)
Demonym alvaradense
Postal Code B7607
IFAM BUE042
Area Code 02291
Coordinates 38°09′21″S 58°01′42″W / 38.15583°S 58.02833°W / -38.15583; -58.02833Coordinates: 38°09′21″S 58°01′42″W / 38.15583°S 58.02833°W / -38.15583; -58.02833
Patron saint San Andrés
Website http://www.mga.gov.ar

General Alvarado Partido is a partido located on the Atlantic Coast of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 34,000 inhabitants in an area of 1,599 km2 (617 sq mi), and its capital city is Miramar, which is located 450 km (280 mi) from Buenos Aires.

Economy[edit]

Like many of the partidos on the Atlantic coast of Buenos Aires Province, the economy of General Alvarado Partido is dominated by seasonal tourism.

The vast majority of the tourists come from Gran Buenos Aires in the summer holiday season (December-February).

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