Lanús Partido

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Lanús
Partido de Lanús
Department
location of Lanús Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
location of Lanús Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
Country Argentina
Established January 1, 1945
Founded by provincial law
Capital Lanús
Government
 • Mayor Darío Diaz Pérez, FPV
Area
 • Total 45 km2 (17 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 453,500[1]
Demonym lanusense
Postal Code B1824
IFAM BUE067
Area Code 011
Coordinates 34°42′S 58°24′W / 34.700°S 58.400°W / -34.700; -58.400
Patron saint Santa Teresa de Jesus
Website http://www.lanus.gov.ar
The main avenue, Hipólito Yrigoyen, in Lanús district.

Lanús is a partido in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, located at the south of the Gran Buenos Aires urban conglomerate neighbouring Buenos Aires city.

The partido has an area of 45 km2 (17 sq mi), and a population of 453,500 (2010 census [INDEC]).[1] Its capital is the city of Lanús.

Lanús Partido is connected to the Buenos Aires city across the Valentín Alsina Bridge over the Riachuelo River. The name of the partido comes from the former land owner Anacarsís Lanús, who was a pioneer in the urbanization of the area.

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The partido is home to Club Atlético Lanús, a football club currently playing in the Argentine Primera Division.

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