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La Plata

location of La Plata Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Official name Partido de La Plata
Capital La Plata
Buenos Aires
November 19, 1882
Dardo Rocha
 - Total 574,369
 - Density Inhabitants/km²
 - Population change +5.99% (1991-2001)
Demonym Platense
Telephone code 0221
Post Code B1900
 - Coordinates 34°55′S 57°17′W / 34.917°S 57.283°W / -34.917; -57.283
Area 926 km2 (358 sq mi)
 - to Buenos Aires  52 km (32 mi)
 - to La Plata 
Patron Saint 
Mayor  Pablo Bruera, PJ
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IFAM Statistics  IFAM

La Plata is a partido (department) in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, located some 60 kilometers south-east of the city of Buenos Aires.

It has an area of 926 km2 (358 sq mi), and a population of 574,369 (2001 census [INDEC]). Its capital is La Plata, which also serves as the capital of the province. La Plata is the centre of the Greater La Plata urban connurbation.

Many of the suburbs have train links to both Buenos Aires and La Plata, and also good road access via the Buenos Aires-La Plata toll highway. There is also an extensive network of buses serving the Greater La Plata area.

The Manuel B. Gonnet village features the República de los Niños theme park.

Several parks lie along the Camino General Belgrano road, which crosses the department north-to-south, notably the Parque Pereyra Iraola.


La Plata is home to one of the fiercest derby matches (clásicos) in Argentine football, contested between Estudiantes and Gimnasia y Esgrima.


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