Zárate, Buenos Aires
|Buenos Aires Province|
|Elevation||27 m (89 ft)|
|Population (2001 census [INDEC])|
|CPA Base||B 2800|
|Area code(s)||+54 3487|
Zárate is a city in the northeast of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It lies on the western shore of the Paraná River, 90 km (56 mi) from Buenos Aires. Its population as per the 2001 census [INDEC] is 101,271 inhabitants. It is the headquarters for and the only city in the partido of the same name.
Zárate and Campana are main points of an important industrial region. The city is located at one end of the Zárate-Brazo Largo Bridge, which joins Buenos Aires with the province of Entre Ríos and allows communication with the Argentine Mesopotamia and from there to Brazil and Uruguay.
The city was founded on March 19th, 1854.
- Municipality of Zárate - Official website
- Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)
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