Campana, Buenos Aires

Campana is a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is the seat of the Campana Partido. It is located about 75 km (47 mi) from the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, on the right-hand margin of the Paraná River. Its population is 94,333 inhabitants as per the 2010 census [INDEC].

City Hall, Campana
City Hall, Campana
Flag of Campana
Coat of arms of Campana
Mánchester argentina (Argentine Manchester)
Coordinates: 34°10′S 58°55′W / 34.167°S 58.917°W / -34.167; -58.917Coordinates: 34°10′S 58°55′W / 34.167°S 58.917°W / -34.167; -58.917
Province Buenos Aires
FoundedJuly 6, 1885
20 m (70 ft)
 (2010 census [INDEC])
 • Total94,333
CPA Base
B 2804
Area code+54 3489
WebsiteOfficial website

Campana and Zárate make up an important industrial region. The city is linked to Zárate and the Zárate-Brazo Largo Bridge (and from there to Mesopotamia) by Provincial Route 6. The Pan-American Highway (Route 9) links Campana to Buenos Aires, Rosario, Córdoba and the north of Argentina.

The village of Campana was officially created in 1875. It was on July 6th, 1885 that Campana Partido was created as an offshoot of the Exaltación de la Cruz Partido.

Campana has been since late 19th century and to a lesser degree today an important shipyard and port for passengers traveling to the remote Ibicuy Islands of the Paraná Delta.

Japanese automobile manufacturer Honda opened a factory in 2011, where it has built the Honda City and Honda HR-V.


Campana has a total of 94,333 inhabitants (INDEC, 2010).[1]

Population originsEdit

Welcome Centre at the Otamendi Natural Reserve, outside Campana.

Most of the city's population consists almost entirely by descendants of Italian and Spanish (mostly Galicians) immigrants, although there are other minorities such as Germans, British, French and Roms. In recent years there has been a slight increase in population from East Asia (China and South Korea) and Latin American countries like Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru.


Campana is home to Club Villa Dálmine, a football club that plays in Argentina's regionalised 2nd division,[2] and to Puerto Nuevo, an older club that plays in 5th division.


  1. ^ Argentine Census of 2010
  2. ^ [1], Villa Dálmine se coronó campeón de la Primera C y ascendió a la Primera B Metropolitana. (in Spanish)