Villa Sarmiento

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Villa Sarmiento
Villa Sarmiento is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Villa Sarmiento
Villa Sarmiento
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°38′S 58°34′W / 34.633°S 58.567°W / -34.633; -58.567Coordinates: 34°38′S 58°34′W / 34.633°S 58.567°W / -34.633; -58.567
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.gif Buenos Aires
Partido Morón
Founded April 4, 1909
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 17,737
 • Density 6,955.69/km2 (18,015.2/sq mi)
CPA Base B 1707
Area code(s) +54 11

Villa Sarmiento is a locality of Morón in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is home to 17.737 people and has an area of 2.55 km².

History[edit]

With the foundation of the Fomento Villa Progreso society on April 4, 1909, the locality boomed and was taken into account by municipal authorities.

Statue in Plaza Alsina

In 1913, Ward School was founded, becoming a symbol of Villa Sarmiento for its impressive architecture and beautiful school grounds.

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