La Plata Partido

La Plata is a partido (depairtment) in Buenos Aires Province, Argentinae, locatit some 60 kilometres sooth-east o the ceety o Buenos Aires.

La Plata

Partido de La Plata
location o La Plata Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location o La Plata Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 34°55′S 57°17′W / 34.917°S 57.283°W / -34.917; -57.283
KintraArgentinae
EstablishedNovember 19, 1882
Foondit biDardo Rocha
SeatLa Plata
Govrenment
 • MayorPablo Bruera, PJ
Area
 • Total926 km2 (358 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot774,369
 • Density840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Platense
Postal Code
B1900
Aurie Code0221
Wabsteidhttp://www.laplata.gov.ar
Frae top left: Estación del Ferrocarril Roca • High view of Plaza Dardo Rocha • Garibaldi's statue • Legislatura Provincia de Buenos Aires • Republica de los Niños • Catedral • Museo de Ciencias Naturales • Estadio Ciudad de La Plata.

It haes a aurie o 926 km2 (358 sq mi), an a population o 774,369 (2001 census [INDEC]). Its caipital is La Plata, which serves as the caipital o the province an aw. La Plata is the centre o the Greater La Plata urban conurbation.

Mony o the suburbs hae train links tae baith Buenos Aires an La Plata, an guid road access via the Buenos Aires-La Plata toll heich-gate an aw. Thare is a extensive netwirk o buses servin the Greater La Plata aurie an aw.

The Manuel B. Gonnet veelage featurs the República de los Niños theme park.

Several pairks lee alang the Camino General Belgrano road, which crosses the depairtment north-tae-sooth, notably the Parque Pereyra Iraola.

EducationEedit

Statistics[1]
Educational Institutions
Educational Level Total State Private
 Nivel Inicial 184 82 102
 Nivel Primario 171 96 75
 Nivel Medio 102 48 54
 Nivel Terciario o  Superior no Universitario 42 9 33
Students enrolled
Educational Level Total State Private
 Nivel Inicial 29.111 14.791 14.320
 Nivel Primario 93.575 58.825 34.750
 Nivel Medio 29.884 21.243 8.641
 Nivel Terciario o Superior no Universitario 12.162 4.597 7.565

The ceety haes a guid nummer o educational institutions at various levels, baith public an private. The maist renowned public schuils are three o the fower members o the UNLP: the Colegio Nacional Rafael Hernández, the Liceo Víctor Mercante an the Bachillerato de Bellas Artes.

La Plata is a seembol o a distinguished an prolific academy. Pheesics, astronomie, biologie, wur undoubtitly the fields that scientists in this ceety ower their peers in the kintra an the region, hae dominatit.

SportsEedit

La Plata is hame tae one o the fiercest derby matches (clásicos) in Argentine fitbaa, contestit atween Estudiantes an Gimnasia y Esgrima.

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ReferencesEedit

  1. "Estadísticas de Educación de La Plata". Municipalidad de La Plata. Retrieved 2009-02-10.

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