Aldea San Juan

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Aldea San Juan
Municipality and village
Country  Argentina
Province Entre Ríos Province

Aldea San Juan is a village, rural center and municipality in Entre Ríos Province in north-eastern Argentina.[1] It is located 42 km north of Gualeguaychú city and has a population of 466 inhabitants (INDEC, 2001). The main local activity is agriculture, which is the economy's driving force. It was founded by a group of Volga German immigrants. It has an Evangelical Temple, a Lutheran Temple, and Volga German descendants' associations.

History[edit]

These lands were owned by Jacobo Spangenberg, who sold them to Volga German colonists in 1889. Nineteen families arrived from the Volga. They subsequently founded three villages: San Juan, Aldea San Antonio and Santa Celia. Thirty families established residence in San Juan, most of them from Bauer and Messer in the Volga basin.

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Coordinates: 32°42′S 58°46′W / 32.700°S 58.767°W / -32.700; -58.767