San Cristóbal, Santa Fe

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San Cristóbal
City
San Cristóbal is located in Argentina
San Cristóbal
San Cristóbal
Location of San Cristóbal in Argentina
Coordinates: 30°19′S 61°14′W / 30.317°S 61.233°W / -30.317; -61.233Coordinates: 30°19′S 61°14′W / 30.317°S 61.233°W / -30.317; -61.233
Country Argentina
Province Santa Fe
Department San Cristóbal
Government
 • Mayor Edgardo L. Martino (Socialist Party)
Area
 • Total 652 km2 (252 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 14,261
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base S3070
Dialing code +54 3408

San Cristóbal is a city in the center-north of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, 179 km north-northwest from the provincial capital. It had about 14,000 inhabitants at the 2001 census [INDEC] and it is the head town of the San Cristóbal Department.

The town was founded in 1890 and the attained the status of comuna (commune) on 1894-01-21. It became a city on 1959-03-01.

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