Paso de los Libres

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Paso de los Libres
City
San José Church, Paso de los Libres
San José Church, Paso de los Libres
Paso de los Libres is located in Argentina
Paso de los Libres
Paso de los Libres
Location of Paso de los Libres in Argentina
Coordinates: 29°43′S 57°5′W / 29.717°S 57.083°W / -29.717; -57.083Coordinates: 29°43′S 57°5′W / 29.717°S 57.083°W / -29.717; -57.083
Country Argentina
Province Corrientes
Department Paso de los Libres
Government
 • Mayor Eduardo A. Vischi (Unión Cívica Radical)
Population
 • Total 43,805
Demonym libreño/a
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base W3320
Dialing code +54 3772

Paso de los Libres is a city in the east of the province of Corrientes in the Argentine Mesopotamia. It had about 44,000 inhabitants at the 2001 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the department of the same name.

Monument to General Joaquín Madariaga and the 108 Valiants.

The city lies on the right-hand (western) shore of the Uruguay River, opposite the city of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to which it is joined by a road and railway bridge (Paso de los Libres-Uruguaiana International Bridge). The area is served by Paso de los Libres Airport.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Paso de los Libres
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 33.0
(91.4)
31.0
(87.8)
29.5
(85.1)
25.4
(77.7)
22.1
(71.8)
18.5
(65.3)
19.1
(66.4)
21.4
(70.5)
22.0
(71.6)
26.3
(79.3)
28.8
(83.8)
31.7
(89.1)
25.73
(78.32)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.5
(79.7)
25.1
(77.2)
23.3
(73.9)
19.8
(67.6)
16.2
(61.2)
13.1
(55.6)
13.4
(56.1)
15.4
(59.7)
16.2
(61.2)
20.1
(68.2)
22.8
(73)
25.2
(77.4)
19.76
(67.57)
Average low °C (°F) 20.6
(69.1)
20.2
(68.4)
18.1
(64.6)
15.2
(59.4)
11.5
(52.7)
8.8
(47.8)
9.3
(48.7)
10.4
(50.7)
11.3
(52.3)
14.2
(57.6)
17.4
(63.3)
18.7
(65.7)
14.64
(58.36)
Precipitation mm (inches) 124.0
(4.882)
163.9
(6.453)
176.2
(6.937)
214.7
(8.453)
152.5
(6.004)
100.4
(3.953)
82.9
(3.264)
70.2
(2.764)
144.0
(5.669)
120.6
(4.748)
174.2
(6.858)
87.7
(3.453)
1,611.3
(63.438)
Avg. precipitation days 8 9 8 8 7 8 7 7 8 8 8 6 92
 % humidity 66 74 75 80 81 83 81 77 76 70 70 63 74.7
Source: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Datos Estadísticos (Período 1981-1990)" (in Spanish). National Meteorological Service of Argentina. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)