Vera, Santa Fe
|• Mayor||R. A. Seco Encina (Socialist Party)|
|• Total||1,657 km2 (640 sq mi)|
|• Density||12/km2 (31/sq mi)|
|Time zone||ART (UTC-3)|
|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.
- Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)
- "Vera, Santa Fe". Santa Fe provincial government.
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