Marcos Paz Partido
|Marcos Paz Partido
Partido de Marcos Paz
|Established||October 25, 1878|
|Founded by||provincial law 1244|
|• Mayor||Ricardo Pedro Curutchet, PV|
|• Total||470 km2 (180 sq mi)|
|• Density||92/km2 (240/sq mi)|
Established on 25 October 1878 (provincial law 1244), Marcos Paz is located at the eastern border of the Greater Buenos Aires with the rest of the province, although on an administrative sense, it is not considered part of the metropolitan area.
According to the 2001 INDEC National Census, the partido has 43,400 inhabitants, and a population density of 92.34 people per square kilometre. Marcos Paz's current mayor is Ricardo Pedro Curuchet, of the local Partido Vecinalista.
The town of Marcos Paz which gives its name to the partido gradually built up around a train station named Estación Coronel Doctor Marcos Paz. The station was named after Coronel Doctor Marcos Paz (1813-1868), an Argentine politician and vice president to Bartolomé Mitre in 1862.
Ricardo Curutchet: Affiliated with the UCR, was mayor of Marcos Paz in 2003 with an alliance of parties called "Coalition for Marcos Paz". Government since then in coalition with other forces such as the UCR, the Frente Grande, Peronist sectors, the kichnerismo, Encuentro Popular, independent sectors and progressive neighborhood. Was reelected in 2007 and 2011, reinforcing the Coalition for Marcos paz as a political base of your project.
- (Spanish) Marcos Paz at the Ministry of Interior's website
- (Spanish) InfoBAN - Noticias de Marcos Paz
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