Rivadavia Partido

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Partido de Rivadavia
Coat of arms of Rivadavia
Coat of arms
location of Rivadavia Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of Rivadavia Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 35°29′S 62°59′W / 35.483°S 62.983°W / -35.483; -62.983Coordinates: 35°29′S 62°59′W / 35.483°S 62.983°W / -35.483; -62.983
Country Argentina
Province Buenos Aires
Established September 30, 1910
Founded by provincial law 3273
Seat América
 • Mayor Sergio Omar Buil (UCR)
 • Total 3,940 km2 (1,520 sq mi)
 • Total 15,452
 • Density 3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
Demonym(s) rivadaviense
Postal Code B6237
Area Code 2337
Website munirivadavia.gov.ar

Rivadavia is a partido in the northwest of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, on the border with La Pampa Province. It has an area of 3,940 square kilometres, and a population of 15,452 (2001 census [INDEC]).

Palacio municipal

The partido, created in 1910, has the town of América as its capital, and its main economic activities are cattle, and the cultivation of wheat, maize and soya beans. Most of the Soya grown in rivadavia partido is of the genetically modified variety.


Statue of Bernardino Rivadavia in América

The Partido is named in honour of Bernardino Rivadavia (1780–1845), veteran of the Argentine War of Independence and President of Argentina 1826–1827.

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