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Martín Coronado, Buenos Aires

Martín Coronado

A street in Martín Coronado

Location in Greater Buenos Aires

Coordinates: 34°36′S 58°33′W / 34.600°S 58.550°W / -34.600; -58.550Coordinates: 34°36′S 58°33′W / 34.600°S 58.550°W / -34.600; -58.550

Country  Argentina
Province Partido Tres de Febrero
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 19,121
 • Density 8,313.5/km2 (21,532/sq mi)
CPA Base B 1682
Area code(s) +54 11

Martín Coronado is a town in Tres de Febrero Partido of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. It is located in the Greater Buenos Aires urban agglomeration.

Name

The town was originally called Villa Lacroze after the original name of the railway station. In 1920 the population accepted a proposal that the town be renamed after Martín Coronado, an important artist in the late 19th and early 20th century who lived in the area.



External links

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


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