Partido de Necochea
location of Necochea Partido in Buenos Aires Province
|Established||July 19, 1865|
|Founded by||Ángel Ignacio Murga|
|• Mayor||Daniel Molina , UCR|
|• Total||4 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|• Density||22,000/km2 (58,000/sq mi)|
|Patron saint||Virgen del Carmen|
The partido has a population of around 89,000 people, in an area of 4,455 km². In the census of 2001 Neochea Partido had a population density of exactly 20.00 inhabitants per square kilometre.
As of 2001 the district had about 90,000 inhabitants. The district covers an area of 4.455 km² and lies about 530 kilometres south of Buenos Aires.
The partido was founded on July 19, 1865 and the settlement was founded on October 12, 1881 by Ángel Ignacio Murga.
The town of Necochea obtained its status as a city on July 26, 1911.
The partido has a salt-water lake known as El Lago de los Cisnes, (Necochea Lake).
The economy of Necochea benefits from an influx of tourists from Gran Buenos Aires during the summer vacation season (December–February).
The main elements of the non-tourist economy are farming, the production of agricultural chemicals and biodeisel.
- Balneario Los Ángeles
- Balneario Costa Bonita
- La Dulce
- Juan Nepomuceno Fernández
- Ramón Santamarina y Claraz
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