Monte Partido

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Monte
Partido de San Miguel del Monte
Department
location of Partido de San Miguel del Monte in Buenos Aires Province
location of Partido de San Miguel del Monte in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established November 18, 1779
Founded by Virrey Vértiz
Capital Monte
Government
 • Mayor Rogelio Andrés Bernardes, PJ
Area
 • Total 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 17,488
 • Density 17,000/km2 (45,000/sq mi)
Demonym montense
Postal Code B7220
IFAM BUE083
Area Code 02271
Coordinates 35°27′S 58°47′W / 35.450°S 58.783°W / -35.450; -58.783
Website http://www.monte.gov.ar

Monte Partido (also known as San Miguel del Monte) is a partido located in the eastern part of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 17,500 inhabitants in an area of 1,847 km2 (713 sq mi), and its capital city is Monte, located 110 km (68 mi) from Buenos Aires on the banks of the Salado River.

Geography[edit]

The nortwhest course of the Salado, borders with the Partidos of Roque Pérez and General Belgrano. Monte lies in the Humid Pampa, a flat rich-soiled agricultural zone. Drainage is insufficient due to the minimal sloping of the land which causes frequent floods in the area.

Climate[edit]

Monte has a template climate, with average temperatures of 17 °C (63 °F). The median on the warmest month is 25 °C (77 °F) and the coldest is 10 °C (50 °F). Annual precipitation is 1,000 mm (39.4 in).

Borders[edit]

Settlements[edit]

Tourism[edit]

Fishing and water sports[edit]

  • Laguna de Monte: 7.2 km2 (1,800 acres) lake
  • Laguna de Las Perdices: 12 km2 (3,000 acres) lake
  • Other lakes: 16 km2 (4,000 acres) lake

Ranches[edit]

  • Estancia "El Rosario": Antonio Dorna, a rancher built his ranch in the late 18th century on the banks of the Salado River. It is open to the public.

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