Tornquist, Buenos Aires

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Tornquist
Tornquist Plaza
Tornquist Plaza
Tornquist is located in Argentina
Tornquist
Tornquist
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.

History[edit]

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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