San Francisco Solano
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|San Francisco Solano|
|Greater Buenos Aires|
|Partido||Quilmes & Almirante Brown|
|Elevation||12 m (39 ft)|
|Population (2001 census [INDEC])|
|CPA Base||B 1846 & B 1881|
|Area code(s)||+54 11|
- 17 February 1773, the Franciscan convent of Buenos Aires buys territory in the area but sells it in 1871
- 1948, the territory is subdivided into plots and sold by the provincial administration
- 1949, the settlement is officially founded with the name of San Francisco Solano, despite a council resolution to name the settlement after Paulino Barreiro, a Buenos Aires-born judge assassinated in 1840
- 12 October 1981, the settlement is officially declared a city
The city is named after Spanish missionary Saint Francis Solanus (10 March 1549 – 14 July 1610).
53,363 inhabitants live in the Quilmes administered part of the city and 28,344 inhabitants live in the Almirante Brown partido.
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