- Avellaneda Partido
Infobox Partido Argentina
official name= Partido de Avellaneda
coat of arms = Sin escudo.svg
location= Location of Avellaneda in Gran Buenos Aires
April 7 1852
founder= provincial law
density= 5,981.9 Inhabitants/km²
pop change= -4.6%(1991-2001)
area= 55.17 km² (21.3 sq mi)
dist1= 5 km (3.1 mi)
dist2 = 52 km (32 mi)
mayor= Baldomero Álvarez de Olivera, PJ
The partido is located in the
Gran Buenos Airesurban area, separated from Buenos Airescity by the Riachuelo River. Connecting it to the federal district are two main bridges, being the most important the Puente Pueyrredón, that connects Mitre, the main Avenue in Avellaneda Partido, directly with the 9 de Julio Avenue. The Avellaneda bridge connects "Isla Maciel" with La Bocaneighbourhood.
The Partido was known as "Barracas del Sur", until it was renamed in honor of
Nicolás Avellanedain 1904.
The "Municipalidad de Avellaneda" is subdivided into 9 localities ("Localidades"). Here is a list with their populations (as of 2001):
Área Reserva Cinturón Ecológico¹ 3,500 Avellaneda Centro 24,000 Crucecita 22,000 Dock Sud 36,000 Gerli 31,000 Piñeiro 27,000 Sarandí 61,000 Villa Domínico 59,000 Wilde 66,000
¹The "Area Reserva Cinturón Ecológico", the "Environmental Belt Rerserve Area", is essentially part of a garbage dumping circle around Buenos Aires, which after being sated is planted with greenery.
The Partido is also home to several other football teams including
Arsenal de Sarandíof the Primera Division Argentina, and lower league teams El Porvenir and Sportivo Dock Sud.
*es icon [http://www.avellaneda-ba.gov.ar Official Website]
*es icon [http://www.mininterior.gov.ar/municipales/busqueda/amplia_info.asp?ID=BUE005 Ministry of the Interior statistics]
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