Leandro N. Alem Partido

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Leandro N. Alem
Partido de Leandro Nicéforo Alem
Department
location of Leandro Alem in Buenos Aires Province
location of Leandro Alem in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established October 8, 1918
Founded by provincial law 3665
Capital Vedia
Government
 • Mayor Alberto Conocchiari, UCR
Area
 • Total 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 16,358
 • Density 16,000/km2 (42,000/sq mi)
Demonym alemense
Postal Code B6030
IFAM BUE070
Area Code 02354
Coordinates 34°30′S 61°29′W / 34.500°S 61.483°W / -34.500; -61.483

Leandro N. Alem Partido is a partido located in the north of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 16,000 inhabitants in an area of 1,603 km2 (619 sq mi), and its capital city is Vedia, which is located 329 km (204 mi) from Buenos Aires.

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The Partido is named in honour of Leandro Nicéforo Alem (1844-1896) an Argentine politician, founder of the Radical Civic Union political party and mentor to Hipólito Yrigoyen who became President of Argentina.

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