Villa Sarmiento

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Villa Sarmiento
Villa Sarmiento is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Villa Sarmiento
Villa Sarmiento
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°38′S 58°34′W / 34.633°S 58.567°W / -34.633; -58.567Coordinates: 34°38′S 58°34′W / 34.633°S 58.567°W / -34.633; -58.567
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Morón
Founded April 4, 1909
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 17,737
 • Density 6,955.69/km2 (18,015.2/sq mi)
CPA Base B 1707
Area code(s) +54 11

Villa Sarmiento is a locality in Morón Partido in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is home to 17,737 people and has an area of 2.55 km².

History[edit]

With the foundation of the Fomento Villa Progreso society on 4 April 1909, the locality boomed and was taken into account by municipal authorities.

Statue in Plaza Alsina

In 1913, Ward School was founded, becoming a symbol of Villa Sarmiento for its impressive architecture and beautiful school grounds.

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