General Alvarado Partido

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General Alvarado
Partido de General Alvarado
location of General Alvarado Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of General Alvarado Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 38°09′21″S 58°01′42″W / 38.15583°S 58.02833°W / -38.15583; -58.02833Coordinates: 38°09′21″S 58°01′42″W / 38.15583°S 58.02833°W / -38.15583; -58.02833
Country Argentina
Established September 29, 1891
Founded by Fortunato de la Plaza
Seat Miramar
 • Mayor Tomás Hogan, PJ
 • Total 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
 • Total 34,391
 • Density 34,000/km2 (89,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) alvaradense
Postal Code B7607
Area Code 02291
Patron saint San Andrés

General Alvarado Partido is a partido located on the Atlantic Coast of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 34,000 inhabitants in an area of 1,599 km2 (617 sq mi), and its capital city is Miramar, which is located 450 km (280 mi) from Buenos Aires.


Like many of the partidos on the Atlantic coast of Buenos Aires Province, the economy of General Alvarado Partido is dominated by seasonal tourism.

The vast majority of the tourists come from Gran Buenos Aires in the summer holiday season (December-February).


  • Miramar
  • Mar del Sud 16 km (10 mi) south of Miramar
  • Comandante Nicanor Otamendi: 35 km (22 mi) north of Miramar
  • Mechongué: 50 km (31 mi) north-east of Miramar
  • Centinela del Mar

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