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Partido de Lincoln
location of in Buenos Aires Province
|Established||19 July 1865|
|• Mayor||Jorge Abel Fernández, PJ|
|• Total||2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)|
|• Density||21,000/km2 (53,000/sq mi)|
As of the 2010 census, this provincial subdivision had a population of about 41,000 inhabitants in an area of 2,253 km2 (870 sq mi). Its administrative seat is Lincoln which is located 320 km (199 mi) from Buenos Aires.
- Carlos Salas
- Coronel Martínez de Hoz
- El Triunfo
- Fortín Vigilancia
- Las Toscas
When the partido was founded in 1865, the name Lincoln was chosen as a tribute to the recently assassinated Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and enactor of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Lincoln's economy is dominated by agriculture. The main crops are wheat, corn, soy and sunflower. The district is home to around 500,000 cows and responsible for 10% of Argentina's honey production.
Lincoln Partido is home to a number of football clubs, including;
- El Linqueño
- Argentino de Lincoln
- Juventud Unida de Lincoln
- Atlético de Roberts
- San Martín de Roberts
- Deportivo de Arenaza
- CASET de El Triunfo
- Atlético Las Toscas
- Independiente de Martínez de Hoz
- Deportivo General Pinto
- Pintense de General Pinto
- Atlético de Pasteur.
Pasteur in Lincoln Partido is home to one of Argentina's most important folk festivals, it takes place in February each year.