Rivadavia, Mendoza

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Rivadavia is located in Argentina
Location of Rivadavia in Argentina
Coordinates: 33°11′S 68°28′W / 33.183°S 68.467°W / -33.183; -68.467Coordinates: 33°11′S 68°28′W / 33.183°S 68.467°W / -33.183; -68.467
Country  Argentina
Province Mendoza
Department Rivadavia
Elevation 659 m (2,162 ft)
 • Total 52,567
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base M5577
Dialing code +54 2634
Climate BWk

Rivadavia is a city in the center-north of the province of Mendoza, Argentina. It has 52,567 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC], and is the head town of the Rivadavia Department. The city lies on the north bank of the Tunuyán River, downstream from the reservoir of the El Carrizal Dam, which is one of its tourist attractions.

Rivadavia is also known for attractions such as Rivadavia Canta al Pais, a large plaza downtown and many places for shopping.

External links[edit]