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Flag of Pehuajó
Coat of arms of Pehuajó
Coat of arms
Pehuajó is located in Argentina
Location in Argentina
Pehuajó is located in Argentina
Location in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 35°48′S 61°54′W / 35.800°S 61.900°W / -35.800; -61.900Coordinates: 35°48′S 61°54′W / 35.800°S 61.900°W / -35.800; -61.900
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Pehuajó
Founded July 3, 1881
Elevation 84 m (276 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 31,513
CPA Base B 6450
Area code(s) +54 2396
Website Official website

Pehuajó (Spanish pronunciation: [peˈwaxo]) is a city in the Pehuajó Partido (Pehuajó district) in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The partido has about 38,400 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC]. The name of this relatively small city is well known in Argentina because of María Elena Walsh's song Manuelita, about an adventurous turtle; a dilapidated concrete statute of María Elena Walsh's Manuelita lies just outside the city, beside Ruta Nacional ("National Route") 5.[1]


  1. ^ Information from parallel article in Spanish-language Wikipedia.