Cañada de Gómez

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Cañada de Gómez
Residential section in Cañada de Gómez
Residential section in Cañada de Gómez
Flag of Cañada de Gómez
Flag
Coat of arms of Cañada de Gómez
Coat of arms
Cañada de Gómez is located in Argentina
Cañada de Gómez
Cañada de Gómez
Location of Cañada de Gómez in Argentina
Coordinates: 32°49′S 61°24′W / 32.817°S 61.400°W / -32.817; -61.400Coordinates: 32°49′S 61°24′W / 32.817°S 61.400°W / -32.817; -61.400
Country Argentina
Province Santa Fe
DepartmentIriondo
Government
 • MayorStella Maris Clerici (Justicialist Party)
Area
 • Total529 km2 (204 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total29,205
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)cañadense
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
CPA base
S2500
Dialing code+54 3471

Cañada de Gómez is a city in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is the head town of the Iriondo Department and is located about 67 km (42 mi) west of Rosario and 224 km (139 mi) from the provincial capital, on National Route 9. It has a population of about 29,000 inhabitants (2010 census [INDEC]).

The town was founded in 1869 by Guillermo Perkins, and became a city on 7 October 1922.

References[edit]

  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)
  • "Cañada de Gómez". Santa Fe provincial government.