Moreno Partido

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Moreno
Partido de Moreno
Department
location of Moreno Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
location of Moreno Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
Country Argentina
Established October 24, 1864
Founded by Amancio Jacinto Alcorta
Capital Moreno
Government
 • Mayor Andrés Roberto Arregui, PJ
Area
 • Total 186 km2 (72 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 462,242 [1]
Demonym morenense
Postal Code B1744
IFAM BUE085
Area Code 0237
Coordinates 34°39′S 58°47′W / 34.650°S 58.783°W / -34.650; -58.783
Patron saint Nuestra Sra. del Rosario
Website www.moreno.gov.ar

Moreno Partido is a partido of the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, within the Gran Buenos Aires urban agglomerate. It has an area of 186 square kilometres, and a population of 462,242 (2010 census [INDEC]).[1] It is named after the Argentine politician Mariano Moreno.

Demographics[edit]

The evolution of the population from the end of the 20th century is: 114,041 (1970); 194,440 (1980); 287,295 (1991); 380,503 (2001); 462,242 (2010)[citation needed]

Moreno has grown in population during the first years of the 21st century thanks to the Chinese immigration that swept all over Argentina to which Moreno was no exception.[citation needed]

Transportation[edit]

Moreno is connected to Capital Federal with the railways (Ferrocarril Sarmiento), where Moreno is the last station and Once (Capital Federal) is the first one.[citation needed]

In 2007 Moreno renewed itself by doing a makeover of its bus and train station based on a 1980s architectural plan. Because of this several streets in Moreno Centro have changed from being two-way to one-way since the beginning of the 21st century.[citation needed]

Museums[edit]

The Museo de Historia Natural "Francisco Javier Muñiz" de Moreno was inaugurated in Moreno Partido in 1999 in honor of Francisco Javier Muñiz, who was considered the first paleontologist of Argentina. Partido de Luján, now part of Moreno, was the site of his most important discoveries.[2]

Districts (localidades)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2010 Census provisional results
  2. ^ "Apertura de las actividades en el Museo Javier Muñiz". Moreno Municipio. August 20, 2013. Retrieved 20 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

News WebPage[edit]