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Lanús is a partido in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, at the south of the Gran Buenos Aires urban conglomerate neighbouring Buenos Aires city.

Lanús
Partido de Lanús
Department
location of Lanús Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
location of Lanús Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°42′S 58°24′W / 34.700°S 58.400°W / -34.700; -58.400
CountryArgentina
EstablishedJanuary 1, 1945
Founded byprovincial law
SeatLanús
Government
 • MayorNéstor Grindetti, Cambiemos
Area
 • Total45 km2 (17 sq mi)
Population
 • Total453,500[1]
Demonym(s)lanusense
Postal CodeB1824
IFAMBUE067
Area Code011
Patron saintSanta Teresa de Jesus
Websitehttp://www.lanus.gov.ar
The main avenue, Hipólito Yrigoyen, in Lanús district.

The partido has an area of 45 km2 (17 sq mi), and a population of 453,500 (2010 census [INDEC]).[1] Its capital is the city of Lanús.

Lanús Partido is connected to the Buenos Aires city across the Valentín Alsina Bridge over the Riachuelo River. The name of the partido comes from the former land owner Anacarsís Lanús, who was a pioneer in the urbanization of the area.

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The partido is home to Club Atlético Lanús, a football club playing in the Argentine Primera Division.

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