General La Madrid Partido

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General La Madrid
Partido de General La Madrid
Department
location of General La Madrid Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of General La Madrid Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established February 14 1890
Founded by provincial law
Capital General La Madrid
Government
 • Mayor Juan Carlos Pellita, Partido Justicialista
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 10,984
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Demonym lamadritense
Postal Code B7406
IFAM BUE048
Area Code 02286
Coordinates 37°15′S 61°15′W / 37.250°S 61.250°W / -37.250; -61.250
Website http://www.lamadrid.gba.gov.ar/

General La Madrid is a partido in the central region of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 11,000 inhabitants in an area of 4,811 km2 (1,858 sq mi), and its capital city is General La Madrid.

The Partido and its capital city are named after General Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid (or La Madrid) (1795-1857), a General who fought in the Argentine War of Independence. He served with Argentine heroes such as José de San Martín, Manuel Belgrano and José María Paz.

Towns: General La Madrid, La Colina, Líbano, Las Martinetas, Pontaut.