General Arenales Partido

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General Arenales

Partido de General Arenales
location of General Arenales Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of General Arenales Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 34°18′S 61°18′W / 34.300°S 61.300°W / -34.300; -61.300
CountryArgentina
Established6 September 1889
Founded byprovincial law 2165
SeatGeneral Arenales
Government
 • MayorJuan Carlos Geloso, PJ
Area
 • Total1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total14,876
 • Density15,000/km2 (39,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)arenalense
Postal Code
B6005
IFAM
Area Code02353

General Arenales Partido is a partido on the northern border of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 15,000 inhabitants in an area of 1,522 km2 (588 sq mi), and its capital city is General Arenales, which is located 320 km (199 mi) from Buenos Aires.

Economy[edit]

The economy of General Arenales Partido is dominated by agriculture, the main products are arable crops, beef, pork, honey and dairy products.

There are also small scale metal and textile industries as well as numerous small businesses.

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