La Paz, Córdoba

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La Paz
Town
Corner in downtown La Paz
Corner in downtown La Paz
La Paz is located in Argentina
La Paz
La Paz
Location of La Paz in Argentina
Coordinates: 31°56′00″S 65°12′00″W / 31.93333°S 65.20000°W / -31.93333; -65.20000Coordinates: 31°56′00″S 65°12′00″W / 31.93333°S 65.20000°W / -31.93333; -65.20000
Country Argentina
Province Córdoba
Department San Javier
Elevation 505 m (1,657 ft)
Population
 • Total 1,783
Demonym(s) Paceño
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base X5870
Dialing code +54 3544

La Paz is a small town in the province of Córdoba, Argentina. Its population is 1189 inhabitants (2010 Census) and it is located 41 km (25 mi) from Villa Dolores.

The town grew around a Catholic church, San Juan de las Talas, built there in 1720, during colonial times.

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The main activity is tourism and the production of medical vegetables. One of its tourist attractions is Cerro Loma Bola (Loma Bola Hill), the Piedra Blanca stream, and wide native woods, as well as its local gastronomy.

Each August 29 the town celebrates the Virgen de la Merced.