San Justo, Santa Fe

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San Justo
City
San Justo is located in Argentina
San Justo
San Justo
Location of San Justo in Argentina
Coordinates: 30°47′S 60°35′W / 30.783°S 60.583°W / -30.783; -60.583Coordinates: 30°47′S 60°35′W / 30.783°S 60.583°W / -30.783; -60.583
Country Argentina
Province Santa Fe
Department San Justo
Government
 • Mayor Mario Ruben Silvestrini (Socialist Party)
Area
 • Total 790 km2 (310 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 21,815
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base S3040
Dialing code +54 3498

San Justo is a city in the center region of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, 99 km north from the provincial capital. It had about 22,000 inhabitants at the 2001 census [INDEC] and it is the head town of the San Justo Department.

Founded in 1868 by Mariano Cabal, San Justo attained the status of a comuna (commune) on 13 July 1887 and the following year the Ferrocarril Provincial de Santa Fe arrived on 1 September 1888. It became a city on 17 September 1959.

References[edit]

  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)
  • Inforama — Municipal information at the official website of the Santa Fe provincial government.