Mar Chiquita Partido

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Mar Chiquita
Partido de Mar Chiquita
Department
location of Mar Chiquita in Buenos Aires Province
location of Mar Chiquita in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 34°40′S 59°26′W / 34.667°S 59.433°W / -34.667; -59.433
Country Argentina
Established December 25, 1839
Founded by Juan Manuel de Rosas
Seat Coronel Vidal
Government
 • Mayor Carlos Alberto Ronda, UCR
Area
 • Total 3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 17,908
 • Density 6,000/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) marchiquitense
Postal Code B7174
IFAM BUE079
Area Code 02265
Website http://www.marchiquita.gov.ar

Mar Chiquita Partido is a county (partido) located on the Atlantic coast of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

This provincial subdivision has a population of about 18,000 inhabitants in an area of 3,114 km2 (1,202 sq mi) and its county seat is Coronel Vidal.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Mar Chiquita Partido is dominated by agriculture, cattle raising, and the summer tourist season (December-February).

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