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Villa Ortúzar

Villa Ortúzar
Barrio
Triumvirato Avenue, Villa Ortúzar
Triumvirato Avenue, Villa Ortúzar
Location of Villa Ortúzar within Buenos Aires
Location of Villa Ortúzar within Buenos Aires
Country  Argentina
Autonomous City Buenos Aires
Comuna C15
Area
 • Total 1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 22,591
 • Density 19,000/km2 (49,000/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)

Villa Ortúzar is one of the neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires. Its limits are La Pampa St., Forest Ave., Elcano Ave., Ferrocarril General Urquiza railroads, Del Campo Ave., Combatientes de Malvinas Ave. and Triunvirato Ave.

The "Villa" received its name as after Esq. Santiago Francisco de Ortúzar y Mendiola, a basque businessman who bought the "area" in 1862 paying for it 265,000 pesos.

Aníbal Ibarra, the Buenos Aires Mayor impeached in 2006, lives in the area.


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