Los Toldos

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Los Toldos
Los Toldos is located in Argentina
Los Toldos
Los Toldos
Location in Argentina
Coordinates: 34°59′S 61°02′W / 34.983°S 61.033°W / -34.983; -61.033
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido General Viamonte
Elevation 73 m (240 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 13,462
CPA Base B 6015
Area code(s) +54 2358

Los Toldos (Sometimes referred to as General Viamonte) is a small town in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, situated in General Viamonte Partido, which developed around a station of the same name on the Buenos Aires Western Railway. It is located at 310 km (193 mi) from the city of Buenos Aires and had about 17,600 inhabitants in 2001.

It is most famous as the birthplace of Argentine first lady Eva Perón in 1919.

The town of Los Toldos is home to an Indigenous Mapuche colony.

Tourist attractions[edit]

FF.CC. Los Toldos Train Station
  • Parque Balneario Municipal (Municipal Balneario Park)
  • (in Spanish) Carnaval de Los Toldos
  • Laguna La Azotea or Rehue
  • (in Spanish) La Casa de María Eva Duarte de Perón (María Eva Duarte de Perón's House)
  • Monasterio Benedictino Santa María (Benedictine Monastery of St Mary)
  • Monumento al Indio (Indian Monument)
  • Plaza Bernardino Rivadavia (Bernardino Rivadavia Square)
  • Iglesia Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Nuestra Señora del Pilar Church)
  • Monasterio Hermanas de la Santa Cruz (Hermanas de la Santa Cruz Monastery)
  • Museo de Artes e Historia de Los Toldos (Los Toldos Museum of Art and History)
  • Aeroclub General Viamonte
  • Vivero Escuela de Educación Especial Nº 501

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°00′S 61°02′W / 35.000°S 61.033°W / -35.000; -61.033