Valentín Alsina, Buenos Aires

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Valentín Alsina
Valentín Alsina is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Valentín Alsina
Valentín Alsina
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°40′S 58°25′W / 34.667°S 58.417°W / -34.667; -58.417Coordinates: 34°40′S 58°25′W / 34.667°S 58.417°W / -34.667; -58.417
Country  Argentina
Province Bandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Partido Lanús
Founded 1874
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 41,155
CPA Base B 1822
Area code(s) +54 11

Valentín Alsina is a city in the Lanús Partido of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is located next to Buenos Aires city in the Gran Buenos Aires urban area.

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The city was named after Valentín Alsina (1802–1869), two-time Governor of the independent State of Buenos Aires. It is considered one of the historical 'cien barrios porteños,' one of the 100 'barrios' of the city.

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