Olavarría

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Olavarría
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Olavarría is located in Argentina
Olavarría
Olavarría
Location in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 36°54′S 60°20′W / 36.900°S 60.333°W / -36.900; -60.333Coordinates: 36°54′S 60°20′W / 36.900°S 60.333°W / -36.900; -60.333
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Olavarría
Founded November 25, 1867
Area
 • Total 7.715 km2 (2.979 sq mi)
Elevation 162 m (531 ft)
Population (2010 census [INDEC])
 • Total 111,320
 • Density 14,000/km2 (37,000/sq mi)
CPA Base B 7400
Area code(s) +54 2284
Website Official website

Olavarría is a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is the capital of the Olavarría Partido and has over 111,320 inhabitants, per the 2010 census [INDEC].

The settlement was officially founded on November 25, 1867, and named in honour of Coronel José Valentín de Olavarría (1801–1845), an early Argentine military leader.

External links[edit]

Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)