Zárate, Buenos Aires

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Zárate
Zárate is located in Argentina
Zárate
Zárate
Location in Argentina
Zárate is located in Argentina
Zárate
Zárate
Location in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 34°05′S 59°02′W / 34.083°S 59.033°W / -34.083; -59.033Coordinates: 34°05′S 59°02′W / 34.083°S 59.033°W / -34.083; -59.033
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.gif Buenos Aires
Partido Zárate
Founded 1854 (Partido)
Elevation 27 m (89 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 86,686
CPA Base B 2800
Area code(s) +54 3487

Zárate is a city in the northeast of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It lies on the western shore of the Paraná River, 90 km (56 mi) from Buenos Aires. Its population as per the 2001 census [INDEC] is 101,271 inhabitants. It is the head town and the only city in the partido of the same name.

Zárate and Campana are main points of an important industrial region. The city is located at one end of the Zárate-Brazo Largo Bridge, which joins Buenos Aires with the province of Entre Ríos and allows communication with the Argentine Mesopotamia and from there to Brazil and Uruguay.

The city was founded on March 19th, 1854.

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