Campana, Buenos Aires
City Hall, Campana
|Nickname(s): Mánchester argentina (Argentine Manchester)|
|Founded||July 6, 1885|
|Elevation||20 m (70 ft)|
|Population (2010 census [INDEC])|
|CPA Base||B 2804|
|Area code(s)||+54 3489|
Campana is a city in the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, in the Campana Partido. It is located about 75 km (47 mi) from Buenos Aires City, on the right-hand margin of the Paraná River. Its population is 94,333 inhabitants as per the 2010 census [INDEC].
Campana and Zárate make up an important industrial region. The city is linked to Zárate and the Zárate-Brazo Largo Bridge (and from there to Mesopotamia) by Provincial Route 12. The Pan-American Highway links Campana to Buenos Aires, Rosario, Córdoba and the north of Argentina.
The village of Campana was officially created in 1875. On 6 July 1885 the Campana Partido was created as an offshoot of the Exaltación de la Cruz Partido.
Campana has a total of 94,333 inhabitants (INDEC, 2010).
Most of the city's population consists almost entirely by descendants of Italian and Spanish (mostly Galicians) immigrants, although there are other minorities such as Germans, British, French and Roms. In recent years there has been a slight increase in population from East Asia (China and South Korea) and Latin American countries like Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru.
- Argentine Census of 2010
- , Villa Dálmine se coronó campeón de la Primera C y ascendió a la Primera B Metropolitana. (Spanish)
- (Spanish) Municipality of Campana - Official website.
- Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)