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Flag of Argentina.svg Cities and towns
in Argentina
Río Cuarto
Province Córdoba
Department Río Cuarto
Location 33°8′S 64°21′W / 33.133°S 64.35°W / -33.133; -64.35Coordinates: 33°8′S 64°21′W / 33.133°S 64.35°W / -33.133; -64.35
Population 144,021
Demonym
Phone code +54 358
CPA base X5800
Mayor Juan Jure
Party Frente Cívico y Social

Río Cuarto is a city in the province of Córdoba, Argentina. Located in the south of the province, it has about 144,000 inhabitants (2001 census [INDEC]) and is an important commercial and agricultural hub. It was founded in 1786 as "Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto", by the then-Governor Rafael de Sobremonte.

Río Cuarto River flows through the province of Córdoba.

UN/LOCODE is ARRCU.

The town's football teams include Estudiantes and Atenas.

In 2006 Rio Cuarto hosted the International Biology Olympiad.

References

Julio Roca Plaza, downtown Rio Cuarto.
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