General Alvear, Mendoza

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General Alvear
General Alvear is located in Argentina
General Alvear
General Alvear
Location of General Alvear in Argentina
Coordinates: 34°58′S 67°42′W / 34.967°S 67.700°W / -34.967; -67.700Coordinates: 34°58′S 67°42′W / 34.967°S 67.700°W / -34.967; -67.700
Country Argentina
Province Mendoza
DepartmentGeneral Alvear
FoundedAugust 12, 1914
Elevation
468 m (1,535 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total29,909
Demonym(s)Alvearense
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
CPA base
M5620
Dialing code+54 2625
ClimateBWk
WebsiteOfficial website

General Alvear is the head city of the General Alvear Department, Mendoza in Mendoza Province, Argentina.

Founded on August 12, 1914, it currently has a population of 29,909 (2010 census [INDEC]), and its UN/LOCODE is ARGVA.

It should not be confused with the General Alvear in Buenos Aires Province.

Name[edit]

The city is named after General Carlos María de Alvear (1789-1852)

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