Martín Coronado, Buenos Aires

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Martín Coronado
Town
A street in Martín Coronado
A street in Martín Coronado
Martín Coronado is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Martín Coronado
Martín Coronado
Coordinates: 34°36′S 58°33′W / 34.600°S 58.550°W / -34.600; -58.550Coordinates: 34°36′S 58°33′W / 34.600°S 58.550°W / -34.600; -58.550
Country Argentina
ProvinceBandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
PartidoTres de Febrero
Population
 (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total19,121
 • Density8,313.5/km2 (21,532/sq mi)
CPA Base
B 1682
Area code(s)+54 11

Martín Coronado is a town in Tres de Febrero Partido of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is located in the Greater Buenos Aires urban agglomeration.

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The town was originally called Villa Lacroze after the original name of the railway station. In 1920 the population accepted a proposal that the town be renamed after Martín Coronado, an important artist in the late 19th and early 20th century who lived in the area.

View of Martín Coronado railway station

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