General Alvear Depairtment, Mendoza

General Alvear is a depairtment locatit in the sooth-east o Mendoza Province in Argentinae.

General Alvear

Departamento General Alvear
location o Departamento General Alvear in Mendoza Province
location o Departamento General Alvear in Mendoza Province
Coordinates: 34°58′S 67°42′W / 34.967°S 67.700°W / -34.967; -67.700
KintraArgentinae
Established12 August 1912
Foondit bi?
SeatGeneral Alvear
Govrenment
 • MayorJuan Carlod de Paolo, PJ
Area
 • Total14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population
 • Total44,147 (2,001 census [INDEC])
Demonym(s)alvearense
Postal Code
M5620
IFAM
Aurie Code02625
Patron sauntSan José Obrero
Websitehttp://www.generalalvearmza.gov.ar

The provincial subdiveesion haes a population o aboot 44,000 indwallers in a aurie o 14,448 km², an its caipital ceety is General Alvear, which is locatit aroond 900 km frae Buenos Aires.

The Ceety o General Alvear is hame tae a campus o Universidad Nacional de Cuyo.

The partido an its agricultural land are irrigatit bi the Rivers Diamante an Atuel.

NameEedit

The depairtment an its heid toun are namit efter General Carlos María de Alvear (1789-1852) a hero o the Argentine War o Unthirldom.

HistoryEedit

  • 1879, The laund nou formin Departamento General Alvear is conquered in the 2nt desert campaign.
  • 1884, The land are purchased bi Diego de Alvear, son o General Carlos María de Alvear.
  • 1912, The Departamento wis offeecially creatit on 12 August an the Sarmiento Railroad arrivit in the ceety o General Alvear.

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Smawer dounsetsEedit

  • Canalejas
  • Carmensa
  • Cochicó
  • Colonia Alvear Oeste
  • Corral de Lorca
  • El Ceibo
  • El Juncalito
  • La Escandinava
  • La Mora
  • Línea de Poste
  • Los Compartos
  • Ovejería
  • Poste de Hierro

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