Carcarañá

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Carcarañá
City
Carcarañá is located in Argentina
Carcarañá
Carcarañá
Location of Carcarañá in Argentina
Coordinates: 32°51′S 61°09′W / 32.850°S 61.150°W / -32.850; -61.150Coordinates: 32°51′S 61°09′W / 32.850°S 61.150°W / -32.850; -61.150
Country Argentina
Province Santa Fe
Department San Lorenzo
Government
 • Mayor Mauro Decándido (Justicialist Party)
Area
 • Total 145 km2 (56 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 15,619
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base S2138
Dialing code +54 341

Carcarañá is a city in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, located in the San Lorenzo Department, on the southern banks of the Carcarañá River, 47 km (29 mi) west of Rosario on National Route 9, and 196 km (122 mi) south of the provincial capital. As of the 2010 census [INDEC] it has about 22,000 inhabitants.

Carcarañá was founded in 1870 and attained the status of comuna (commune) on 10 December 1890. It is the birthplace of José Ernesto Sosa, Claudio Yacob, and brothers Javier and Germán Lux.

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In Spanish unless otherwise noted.