Temperley

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Temperley (Bs.As. - ARGENTINA)
Temperley (Bs.As. - ARGENTINA) is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Temperley (Bs.As. - ARGENTINA)
Temperley (Bs.As. - ARGENTINA)
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°46′S 58°23′W / 34.767°S 58.383°W / -34.767; -58.383Coordinates: 34°46′S 58°23′W / 34.767°S 58.383°W / -34.767; -58.383
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Lomas de Zamora
Founded 1870
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 111,160
 • Density 6,991/km2 (18,110/sq mi)
CPA Base B 1834
Area code(s) +54 11

Temperley is a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, located in the south of Lomas de Zamora Partido. It forms part of the Greater Buenos Aires metro area.

History[edit]

In 1854 the industrial and textile merchant George Temperley (born in 1823 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England) bought from the Marenco brothers 51 hectares between the present streets of Dorrego, Almirante Brown, Eva Perón and Lavalle, and built a country house there. On October 16, 1870, Temperley set aside land from his extensive property for the establishment of a community, and participated in the building of both the original Lomas de Zamora City Hall and the Temperley railway station, one of the largest in Greater Buenos Aires.

In 1965 the town of Temperley was granted City status by the Provincial Legislature.

Origin of the name[edit]

It was George Temperley who helped to create Lomas de Zamora Partido and who made possible the foundation of the town of Temperley.

Important places[edit]

Founded on November 1, 1912, Club Atlético Temperley is the football club for the Cities of Temperley and Turdera.

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