General Alvear Partido

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General Alvear
Partido de General Alvear
Department
location of General Alvear Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of General Alvear Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established July 22, 1869
Founded by provincial law
Capital General Alvear
Government
 • Mayor Aldo Sivero, PJ
Area
 • Total 3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 14,897
 • Density 5,000/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Demonym alvearense
Postal Code B7263
IFAM BUE043
Area Code 02344
Coordinates 36°02′S 60°01′W / 36.033°S 60.017°W / -36.033; -60.017
Website http://www.generalalvearbaires.com.ar

General Alvear Partido is one partido (administrative subdivision) out of 135 in Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

Located in the centre of Buenos Aires province, General Alvear Partido has a population of about 15,000 inhabitants in an area of 3,427 km2 (1,323 sq mi), and its capital city is General Alvear. The partido is 220 km (140 mi) from the city of Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina.

The partido and capital are named after the 19th Century Argentinian soldier and statesman Carlos María de Alvear (October 25, 1789 November 3, 1852).

Towns[edit]

  • General Alvear (capital)
  • El Chumbeao
  • El Parche
  • El Tabaré
  • Emma
  • Los Gatos
  • Jose Maria Micheo
  • Santa Isabel
  • Lafuente

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