San Javier, Santa Fe
|• Mayor||Adrián Simil (Justicialist Party)|
|• Total||2,284 km2 (882 sq mi)|
|• Density||6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)|
|Time zone||ART (UTC-3)|
|Dialing code||+54 3405|
San Javier is a city in the northeast of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, 156 km north-northeast from the provincial capital. It had about 15,000 inhabitants at the 2001 census [INDEC] and it is the head town of the San Javier Department.
The town was founded in 1743 by Francisco de Echagüe y Andía, but only recognized as such by the provincial government in 1866. It attained the status of comuna (commune) on 1884-05-25, and became a city on 1979-12-02.
- Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)
- "San Javier, Santa Fe". Santa Fe provincial government.
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