General San Martín Partido

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
General San Martín
Partido de General San Martín
Department
Coat of arms of General San Martín
Coat of arms
location of General San Martín Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
location of General San Martín Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
Country Argentina
Established 18 December 1856
Founded by provincial decree
Capital San Martín
Government
 • Mayor Gabriel Nicolás Katopodis, Frente Social de la Provincia de Buenos Aires
Area
 • Total 56 km2 (22 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 422,830[1]
Demonym sanmartinense
Postal Code B1650
IFAM BUE055
Coordinates 34°34′S 58°31′W / 34.567°S 58.517°W / -34.567; -58.517
Patron saint San Antonio de Padua
Website http://www.sanmartin.gov.ar

General San Martín Partido is a partido in the Gran Buenos Aires urban area, immediately to the north-west of Capital Federal in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.

San Martín Town Square

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 422,830 inhabitants[1] in an area of 56 km2 (22 sq mi), and its capital city is also named San Martín.

Name[edit]

The partido (district) and its capital are named in honor of General José de San Martín (1778-1850), who led Argentina against the Spanish Empire in the Argentine War of Independence.

Sports[edit]

The partido is home to Primera División football team Chacarita Juniors, and to fifth Division football team Club Social y Deportivo Central Ballester.

In rugby union San Martín partido is home to CEC Liceo Militar.

Villa Ballester city

Districts[edit]

Smaller neighbourhoods[edit]

These neighbourhoods have been absorbed into the municipality and are no longer commonly used.

San Andrés Golf Club.

Famous people[edit]

News WebPage[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]