Aldea San Antonio

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Aldea San Antonio
Village
Aldea San Antonio is located in Argentina
Aldea San Antonio
Aldea San Antonio
Location of Aldea San Antonio in Argentina
Coordinates: 32°37′S 58°42′W / 32.617°S 58.700°W / -32.617; -58.700Coordinates: 32°37′S 58°42′W / 32.617°S 58.700°W / -32.617; -58.700
Country Argentina
Province Entre Ríos
Department Gualeguaychú
Government
 • Mayor Javier Horacio Schultheis
Population (INDEC, 2001)
 • Total 791
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
Dialing code +54 3446
Website www.munialdea.gov.ar

Aldea San Antonio is a village in the department of Gualeguaychu, in Entre Ríos Province, Argentina. The village was founded on February 27, 1889 by immigrant Volga German families from the village of Splavnukha (Huck), to the west of the Volga river in Saratov Oblast, in Russia.[1]

Aldea San Antonio entrance.

History[edit]

Aldea San Antonio Town Hall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ San Antonio, Departamento Gualeguaychú, Entre Ríos Province. Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia University. Accessed November 2014.

Further reading[edit]

Die Russlanddeutschen, insbesondere die Wolgadeutschen am La Plata (Argentinien, Uruguay und Paraguay). Festschrift zum 50 jährigen Jubileum ihrer Einwanderung (1878–1928) by Pastor Jakob Riffel (published in 1928).