General Pacheco

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General Pacheco
General Pacheco is located in Greater Buenos Aires
General Pacheco
General Pacheco
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°27′S 58°39′W / 34.450°S 58.650°W / -34.450; -58.650Coordinates: 34°27′S 58°39′W / 34.450°S 58.650°W / -34.450; -58.650
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Tigre
Founded Approx 1880
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 43,287
CPA Base B 1617
Area code(s) +54 11

General Pacheco is a city in Tigre Partido, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The city's position inside Tigre significantly sums up to its importance inside the partido. According to the most recent census (2001), Pacheco had 43,287 inhabitants, making it the second most populated city of the partido.

Industry[edit]

There are important automotive assembly plants; Ford Motor Argentina and Volkswagen plus Kraft Foods located in the area. In addition the Techint Group has an industrial plant.

Furthermore, the shortwave-transmitter of Radiodifusión Argentina al Exterior is located in General Pacheco and can be heard all over the world.

External links[edit]

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