Ramallo Partido

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Ramallo
Partido de Ramallo
Department
location of Ramallo Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of Ramallo Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 33°29′S 60°01′W / 33.483°S 60.017°W / -33.483; -60.017
Country Argentina
Established October 25, 1864
Founded by provincial law
Seat Ramallo
Government
 • Mayor Walter Ariel Santalla, UCR
Area
 • Total 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 29,179
 • Density 29,000/km2 (76,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) ramallense
Postal Code B2915
IFAM BUE102
Area Code 03407
Patron saint ?
Website http://www.ramallo.gov.ar

Ramallo is a partido in the far north of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 29,000 inhabitants in an area of 1,040 km2 (400 sq mi), and its capital city is Ramallo, which is around 250 km (160 mi) from Buenos Aires.

Ramallo massacre[edit]

On September 17, 1999, provincial police opened fire on a getaway car from a bank robbery, and two of the hostages in the car were killed. There are several theories to explain the police action, ranging from incompetence to a scandal involving former president Carlos Menem and the suspicious death of his son.[citation needed]

Famous residents[edit]

Settlements[edit]

  • Ramallo, cabecera municipal (district capital)
  • Las Bahamas, Buenos Aires|Las Bahamas
  • El Paraíso, Buenos Aires|El Paraíso
  • Pérez Millán
  • Villa Ramallo
  • Villa General Savio

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