Ayacucho, Buenos Aires

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Ayacucho
Ayacucho is located in Argentina
Ayacucho
Ayacucho
Location in Argentina
Coordinates: 37°08′S 58°28′W / 37.133°S 58.467°W / -37.133; -58.467Coordinates: 37°08′S 58°28′W / 37.133°S 58.467°W / -37.133; -58.467
Country  Argentina
Province Bandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Partido Ayacucho
Founded 22 June 1866
Elevation 74 m (243 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 16,444
CPA Base B 7150
Area code(s) +54 2296
Climate Cfb

Ayacucho is a city on the middle east of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina; administrative seat of Ayacucho Partido. The city is located on the banks of the arroyo Tandileoufú. Agriculture and ranching are central to the economy, along with agrotourism.

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The town is named after the Battle of Ayacucho which took place on 9 December 1824. The settlement was founded on 22 June 1866 by Zoilo Miguens.

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Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)