Vera, Santa Fe

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Vera
City
Vera is located in Argentina
Vera
Vera
Location of Vera in Argentina
Coordinates: 29°28′S 60°13′W / 29.467°S 60.217°W / -29.467; -60.217Coordinates: 29°28′S 60°13′W / 29.467°S 60.217°W / -29.467; -60.217
Country Argentina
Province Santa Fe
Department Vera
Government
 • Mayor R. A. Seco Encina (Socialist Party)
Area
 • Total 1,657 km2 (640 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 19,760
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Demonym(s) verense
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base S3550
Dialing code +54 3483

Vera is a city in the north of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is the head town of the Vera Department and lies 256 km from the provincial capital (Santa Fe). It has a population of about 20,000 inhabitants (2001 census [INDEC]).

The town was founded in 1891 by M. Leiva and E. Alemán, soon after the arrival of the Ferrocarril Provincial de Santa Fe in February 1890, and became a city on 24 June 1954.

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