General La Madrid

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General La Madrid
General La Madrid is located in Argentina
General La Madrid
General La Madrid
Location in Argentina
Coordinates: 37°15′S 61°15′W / 37.250°S 61.250°W / -37.250; -61.250Coordinates: 37°15′S 61°15′W / 37.250°S 61.250°W / -37.250; -61.250
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido General Lamadrid
Founded February 14, 1890
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 7,923
CPA Base B 7406
Area code(s) +54 2286

General Lamadrid is a town in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is the administrative seat of General Lamadrid Partido.

The settlement was founded on February 14, 1890 by provincial law. Before that time it was a small trading center known as Centro La Gama, next to a railroad line (Ferrocarril Roca Sud) since 1883.

It has a summer resort named Balneario Eduardo Baraboglia made on the shores of the Arroyo Salado, 3 km away from the city.

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