General Lavalle

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General Lavalle
General Lavalle is located in Argentina
General Lavalle
General Lavalle
Location in Argentina
General Lavalle is located in Argentina
General Lavalle
General Lavalle
Location in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 36°23′S 56°58′W / 36.383°S 56.967°W / -36.383; -56.967Coordinates: 36°23′S 56°58′W / 36.383°S 56.967°W / -36.383; -56.967
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.gif Buenos Aires
Partido General Lavalle
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 1,472
CPA Base B 7103
Area code(s) +54 2252

General Lavalle is a town located in the east of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It's the head of the partido of General Lavalle, and the General Lavalle municipality. It has a population of 3,046 (2001 census [INDEC]. The town, partido, and municipality, are named after Juan Lavalle (1797-1841), who was a military and political figure in the early years of the Argentine state.

The city is about a two-hour drive from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport. On the shores of the Ajó river, which flows from the interior of the province to the Atlantic Ocean, it has deep-waters port close to the sea.

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