Coronda

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Coronda
City
Coronda is located in Argentina
Coronda
Coronda
Location of Coronda in Argentina
Coordinates: 31°58′S 60°55′W / 31.967°S 60.917°W / -31.967; -60.917Coordinates: 31°58′S 60°55′W / 31.967°S 60.917°W / -31.967; -60.917
Country Argentina
Province Santa Fe
Department San Jerónimo
Government
 • Mayor Cristian Bortolotto (UCR)
Area
 • Total 1,304 km2 (503 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 16,969
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base S2240
Dialing code +54 0342

Coronda is a small city in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is located in the San Jerónimo Department, 43 km south from the provincial capital (Santa Fe). It has a population of about 17,000 inhabitants (2001 census [INDEC]).

The town was founded in 1867 by Governor Nicasio Oroño, and became a city on 6 February 1860.

Its parish church was designed by Carlo Zucchi.

References[edit]

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