Colón, Buenos Aires

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Colón
City
Official seal of Colón
Seal
Colón is located in Argentina
Colón
Colón
Location in Argentina
Colón is located in Argentina
Colón
Colón
Location in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 33°53′S 61°06′W / 33.883°S 61.100°W / -33.883; -61.100Coordinates: 33°53′S 61°06′W / 33.883°S 61.100°W / -33.883; -61.100
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Colón
Founded 1892
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 23,171
CPA Base B 2720
Area code(s) +54 2473

Colón is a small city in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is the administrative centre for Colón Partido.

The town is located in an agricultural area, the main areas of employment are in agriculture, the production of agricultural machinery and textiles.

The local museum is housed at the former Ferrocarril General Bartolomé Mitre railway station and has a display of old photographs and artifacts.

External links[edit]

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