Coronel Dorrego

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Coronel Dorrego
Coronel Dorrego is located in Argentina
Coronel Dorrego
Coronel Dorrego
Location in Argentina
Coordinates: 38°42′S 61°16′W / 38.700°S 61.267°W / -38.700; -61.267Coordinates: 38°42′S 61°16′W / 38.700°S 61.267°W / -38.700; -61.267
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Coronel Dorrego
Founded October 12, 1881
Elevation 118 m (387 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 11,644
CPA Base B 8150
Area code(s) +54 2921

Coronel Dorrego is a town in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is the administrative centre for Coronel Dorrego Partido.

Provincial Festival of the Plains[edit]

Fiesta Provincial de las Llanuras has been held in Coronel Dorrego since the 1960s, the festival celebrates the Gaucho traditions and features a grand asado in the town square.

External links[edit]

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