Olavarría, Argentina

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Olavarría
City
Ski ola.JPG
Coordinates: 36°54′S 60°20′W / 36.900°S 60.333°W / -36.900; -60.333Coordinates: 36°54′S 60°20′W / 36.900°S 60.333°W / -36.900; -60.333
Country Argentina
ProvinceBandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
PartidoOlavarría
FoundedNovember 25, 1867
Area
 • Total7,715 km2 (2,979 sq mi)
Elevation
162 m (531 ft)
Population
 (2010 census [INDEC])
 • Total111,320
 • Density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
CPA Base
B 7400
Area code(s)+54 2284
WebsiteOfficial website

Olavarría is a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is the administrative seat of the Olavarría Partido and has over 111,320 inhabitants, per the 2010 census [INDEC].

The settlement was officially founded on November 25, 1867, and named in honour of Colonel José Valentín de Olavarría (1801–1845), an early Argentine military leader.

External links[edit]

Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)