Tornquist Partido

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Tornquist
Partido de Tornquist
Department
location of Tornquist Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of Tornquist Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Country Argentina
Established 1910
Founded by Ernesto Tornquist
Capital Tornquist
Government
 • Mayor Gerardo Rattero, P.J.
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 11,759
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
Demonym tornquistense
Postal Code B8160
IFAM BUE125
Area Code 0291
Coordinates 38°06′S 62°13′W / 38.100°S 62.217°W / -38.100; -62.217
Website http://www.escribahia.org/tornquist.htm

Tornquist Partido is a partido located in the south west of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina and is named after Ernesto Tornquist, founder of Tornquist, the partido's main city.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 12,000 inhabitants in an area of 4,184km², and its capital city is Tornquist, which is located 634km (394mi) from Buenos Aires.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Tornquist is dominated by farming, the main agricultural products are: wheat, barley, oats, maize, sunflower, soybeans and sorghum.

There is also large scale production of beef and dairy products, and smaller scale production of pork, chicken, sheep and honey.

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