Empalme Villa Constitución

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Not to be confused with Villa Constitución.
Empalme Villa Constitución
Town
Empalme Villa Constitución is located in Argentina
Empalme Villa Constitución
Empalme Villa Constitución
Location of Empalme Villa Constitución in Argentina
Coordinates: 33°16′S 60°23′W / 33.267°S 60.383°W / -33.267; -60.383Coordinates: 33°16′S 60°23′W / 33.267°S 60.383°W / -33.267; -60.383
Country  Argentina
Province Santa Fe
Department Constitución
Population
 • Total 5,890
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base S2918
Dialing code +54 3400

Empalme Villa Constitución (often shortened to Empalme) is a town (comuna) in the south of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It has 5,890 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC].

Overview[edit]

Empalme lies 5 km (3 mi) from the city of Villa Constitución and 45 km (28 mi) south of Rosario. Its name, which means junction in Spanish, alludes to its location at the junction of the main Buenos Aires–Rosario railway and a short line coming from the port of Villa Constitución, which was opened in 1886.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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