Tornquist Partido

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Tornquist
Partido de Tornquist
Department
location of Tornquist Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of Tornquist Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 38°06′S 62°13′W / 38.100°S 62.217°W / -38.100; -62.217
Country Argentina
Established 1910
Founded by Ernesto Tornquist
Seat Tornquist
Government
 • Mayor Gerardo Rattero, P.J.
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 11,759
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) tornquistense
Postal Code B8160
IFAM BUE125
Area Code 0291
Website http://www.escribahia.org/tornquist.htm

Tornquist Partido is a partido located in the south west of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina and is named after Ernesto Tornquist, founder of Tornquist, the partido's main city.

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 12,000 inhabitants in an area of 4,184km², and its capital city is Tornquist, which is located 634km (394mi) from Buenos Aires.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Tornquist is dominated by farming, the main agricultural products are: wheat, barley, oats, maize, sunflower, soybeans and sorghum.

There is also large scale production of beef and dairy products, and smaller scale production of pork, chicken, sheep and honey.

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