Monte Chingolo is a toun in Buenos Aires Province, Argentinae. Locatit in Lanús Partido in the sooth o the Greater Buenos Aires metropolitan aurie.

Monte Chingolo
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Coordinates: 34°44′S 58°21′W / 34.733°S 58.350°W / -34.733; -58.350
Kintra Argentinae
ProvinceBandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Foondit23 November 1815
9 m (30 ft)
 (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total85,060
CPA Base
B 1825
Area code(s)+54 11


Monte Chingolo wis foondit on 23 November 1815 bi Juan Manuel de Rosas. The dounset wis the steid o Las Higueritas, the first recordit abbatoir in Argentinae. The toun grew follaein the openin o a Ferrocarril Provincial de Buenos Aires station in 1927, an it became the steid o numerous abbatoirs an ither industrial establishments.[1]

The Battalion 601 Arsenal at Monte Chingolo wis besiegit on 23 Dizember 1975, bi the ERP, a Trotskyite terrorist group. The attack left ower 100 deid, an the ERP's defeat lairgely subdued the organisation.[2]

The ceety later suffered frae the effects o a failed plan durin the 1976-83 dictatorship tae expand the General Paz Freewey frae the Villa Riachuelo waird in Buenos Aires tae the ceety o Avellaneda; niver completit, the demolitions resultin frae the project left an extensive swath alang the ceety o empty lots which, in mony cases, wur no adequately reurbanisit.


  1. "Historia de Lanús". Municio de Lanús.
  2. Lewis, Paul (2002). Guerrillas and Generals. Greenwood Publishing.

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