Tornquist, Buenos Aires

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Tornquist Plaza
Tornquist Plaza
Tornquist is located in Argentina
Location in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 38°06′S 62°13′W / 38.100°S 62.217°W / -38.100; -62.217Coordinates: 38°06′S 62°13′W / 38.100°S 62.217°W / -38.100; -62.217
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Tornquist
Founded 1883
Elevation 276 m (906 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 6,066
CPA Base B 8160
Area code(s) +54 291

Tornquist is a town in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Tornquist Partido.


The settlement was founded in 1883 by Ernesto Tornquist, and was settled by Germans and Volga Germans. Historically agricultural, its economic base was later supplemented by a growing tourism sector related to the scenic Ventana System.

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