Necochea Partido

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Necochea Partido
Partido de Necochea
Department
location of Necochea Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of Necochea Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established July 19, 1865
Founded by Ángel Ignacio Murga
Capital Necochea
Government
 • Mayor Daniel Molina , UCR
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 89,096
 • Density 22,000/km2 (58,000/sq mi)
Demonym necochense
Postal Code B7630
IFAM BUE088
Area Code 02262
Coordinates 38°33′S 58°44′W / 38.550°S 58.733°W / -38.550; -58.733
Patron saint Virgen del Carmen
Website http://www.necochea.gov.ar

Necochea is a coastal partido and city area in the south-east of the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The seat of the municipality is the port of Necochea.

The partido has a population of around 89,000 people, in an area of 4,455 km². In the census of 2001 Neochea Partido had a population density of exactly 20.00 inhabitants per square kilometre.

Necochea beachfront

Geography[edit]

As of 2001 the district had about 90,000 inhabitants. The district covers an area of 4.455 km² and lies about 530 kilometres south of Buenos Aires.

History[edit]

The partido was founded on July 19, 1865 and the settlement was founded on October 12, 1881 by Ángel Ignacio Murga.

The town of Necochea obtained its status as a city on July 26, 1911.

El lago de los Cisnes (Necochea Lake).

Geography[edit]

The partido has a salt-water lake known as El Lago de los Cisnes, (Necochea Lake).

Economy[edit]

The economy of Necochea benefits from an influx of tourists from Gran Buenos Aires during the summer vacation season (December–February).

The main elements of the non-tourist economy are farming, the production of agricultural chemicals and biodeisel.

Settlements[edit]

El Complejo Casino, a typical feature of the city of Necochea.
Necoche Avenue, one of the main roads of the partido.