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Aerial view of Realicó
Aerial view of Realicó
Realicó is located in Argentina
Location in Argentina
Coordinates: 35°02′20″S 64°14′50″W / 35.03889°S 64.24722°W / -35.03889; -64.24722Coordinates: 35°02′20″S 64°14′50″W / 35.03889°S 64.24722°W / -35.03889; -64.24722
Country Argentina
Province La Pampa
Department Realicó
Founded by Tomás Leopoldo Mullally
 • Mayor Javier Facundo Sola (PJ)
 • Total 475 km2 (183 sq mi)
Elevation 146 m (479 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,789
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-03:00)
Dialing code +54 342

Realicó is a city in La Pampa Province, Argentina. It was founded the second of March in 1907 by Tomás Leopoldo Mullally[citation needed]. The small farming town has a population of about 9,000[citation needed]. There is one stoplight, and it is always blinking. A major employer of the town is the Cargill flour mill, although recently the mill's importance has waned, supporting fewer workers as the economy has become more services-oriented. There are three high schools, including a technical school (EPET), a business school, and a private, Catholic school (IPSF). There are also private English schools, including EIR and CELI. Teenagers from neighboring towns flock to Realicó every Saturday night to go to Ladrillo Disco, a popular nightclub.

See also[edit]

City Website (Spanish)
El Ladrillo Disco (Spanish)