Puan Partido

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Puan
Partido de Puan
Department
Coat of arms of Puan
Coat of arms
Country Argentina
Established July 28, 1886
Founded by Salvador Maldonado
Capital Puan
Government
 • Mayor Facundo Castelli, UCR
Area
 • Total 6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 16,381
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Demonym puanense
Postal Code B8180
Area Code 02923
Coordinates 37°33′S 67°36′W / 37.550°S 67.600°W / -37.550; -67.600
Patron saint Inmaculada Concepción de María
Website

http://www.puan.gob.ar

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Puan Partido is a partido located in the south west of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 16,000 inhabitants in an area of 6,835 km², and its capital city is Puan, which is located around 575 km from Buenos Aires.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Puan Partido is dominated by agriculture. The main crops are wheat, barley and oats, which are processed in the Maltería Pampa (Pampa brewery), which is one of the largest breweries in South America.

Other agricultural products of the region are sunflowers, soya beans and maize. Beef farming also plays a major role in the rural economy, the main breeds are Aberdeen Angus and Polled Hereford.

Settlements[edit]

Foundation dates of settlements in Puán Partido
Settlement Foundation Railway
Azopardo March 8, 1904 Jan 1906
Bordenave November 10, 1906
Darregueira October 5, 1906
Estela December 1908
Felipe Solá January 20, 1908 January 1906
López Lecube October 1906
Puan June 5, 1876
Rivadeo December 1908
Rondeau February 1891
San Germán March 23, 1909
Tres cuervos January 20, 1908
Víboras Jan 1906
Villa Castelar (Erize) May 1899
Villa Durcudoy (17 de agosto) August 17, 1904
Villa Iris May 27, 1900

External links[edit]

Coordinates are wrong, Puan it's located on 37°32'S and 62°46 W, please, check it, because on Google Earth it's wrong located the link to this article too, because of this mistake.