General Alvear, Mendoza

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General Alvear
City
General Alvear is located in Argentina
General Alvear
General Alvear
Location of General Alvear in Argentina
Coordinates: 34°58′S 67°42′W / 34.967°S 67.700°W / -34.967; -67.700Coordinates: 34°58′S 67°42′W / 34.967°S 67.700°W / -34.967; -67.700
Country Argentina
Province Mendoza
Department General Alvear
Founded August 12, 1914
Elevation 468 m (1,535 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 28,956
Demonym Alvearense
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base M5620
Dialing code +54 2625
Website Official website

Gral. Alvear is the head city of the General Alvear Department, Mendoza in Mendoza Province, Argentina.

Founded on August 12, 1914, it currently has a population of 26,342 (2001 census [INDEC]), and its UN/LOCODE is ARGVA.

It should not be confused with the General Alvear in Buenos Aires Province.

Name[edit]

The city is named after General Carlos María de Alvear (1789-1852)

External links[edit]

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