General Pinto Partido

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General Pinto
Partido de General Pinto
Department
location of General Pinto Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of General Pinto Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established October 22, 1891
Founded by provincial law 2437
Capital General Pinto
Government
 • Mayor Alexis Raúl Guerrera, FpV
Area
 • Total 2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 11,129
 • Density 5,600/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Demonym pintense
Postal Code B6050
IFAM BUE052
Area Code 02356
Coordinates 36°02′S 59°06′W / 36.033°S 59.100°W / -36.033; -59.100
Website http://www.generalpinto.gov.ar

General Pinto Partido is a partido on the Northern border of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 11,000 inhabitants in an area of 2,540 km2 (981 sq mi), and its capital city is General Pinto, which is located around 355 km (221 mi) from Buenos Aires.

The partido and its district capital are named after General Manuel Guillermo Pinto, who fought in the defence of Buenos Aires against the English and in the Argentine War of Independence. He later went on to serve as Governor of Buenos Aires.

The partido was reduced in size in 1991 due to the creation of Florentino Ameghino Partido.

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