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Dock Sud

 

Dock Sud

Dock Sud

Location in Greater Buenos Aires

Coordinates: 34°38′30″S 58°20′52″W / 34.64167°S 58.34778°W / -34.64167; -58.34778Coordinates: 34°38′30″S 58°20′52″W / 34.64167°S 58.34778°W / -34.64167; -58.34778

Country  Argentina
Province Partido Avellaneda
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 35,897
CPA Base B 1871
Area code(s) +54 11

Dock Sud is a district of the Avellaneda Partido of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It forms part of the Greater Buenos Aires agglomeration.

Sport

The area is home to Club Sportivo Dock Sud a football team playing in the lower leagues of Argentine football. Javier Zanetti was born here.

Neighborhoods

The oldest and most important neighbourhood in Dock Sud is Isla Maciel, which is home to Club Atlético San Telmo. The Nicolás Avellaneda housing complex, started in 1973 by President Héctor Cámpora, is the second most important, and is located on the other (eastern) side of the Buenos Aires-La Plata Freeway. Dock Sud, a predominantly working-class district, has in recent decades been afflicted with some of the nation's highest crime rates.

External links

Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (Spanish)

  • (Spanish) Welcome to Dock Sud


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