Necochea Partido

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Necochea Partido
Partido de Necochea
Department
location of Necochea Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of Necochea Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 38°33′S 58°44′W / 38.550°S 58.733°W / -38.550; -58.733
Country Argentina
Established July 19, 1865
Founded by Ángel Ignacio Murga
Seat Necochea
Government
 • Mayor Daniel Molina , UCR
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 89,096
 • Density 22,000/km2 (58,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) necochense
Postal Code B7630
IFAM BUE088
Area Code 02262
Patron saint Virgen del Carmen
Website http://www.necochea.gov.ar

Necochea is a coastal partido and city area in the south-east of the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The seat of the municipality is the port of Necochea.

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.

Necochea beachfront

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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.

El lago de los Cisnes (Necochea Lake).

Geography[edit]

The partido has a salt-water lake known as El Lago de los Cisnes, (Necochea Lake).

Economy[edit]

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.

Settlements[edit]

El Complejo Casino, a typical feature of the city of Necochea.
Necoche Avenue, one of the main roads of the partido.