Ayacucho, Buenos Aires

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Ayacucho is located in Argentina
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.


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)