Patagones Partido

Patagones Partido is the southernmost partido of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.

Patagones
Partido de Patagones
Coat of arms of Patagones
location of Patagones Partido in Buenos Aires Province
location of Patagones Partido in Buenos Aires Province
Coordinates: 40°49′S 63°00′W / 40.817°S 63.000°W / -40.817; -63.000
CountryArgentina
Established1779
Founded byFrancisco de Biedma y Narváez
SeatCarmen de Patagones
Government
 • MayorJosé Luis Zara (Cambiemos)
Area
 • Total13,570 km2 (5,240 sq mi)
Population
 • Total27,938
 • Density2.1/km2 (5.3/sq mi)
Demonym(s)maragata/o
Postal Code
B8504
IFAM
Area Code02920
Patron saint?

The provincial subdivision has a population of about 28,000 inhabitants in an area of 13,570 km2 (5,240 sq mi), making it by far the largest partido in Buenos Aires Province. The capital city of Patagones Partido is Carmen de Patagones, which is around 960 km (600 mi) from Buenos Aires.

It is bordered on the north by Villarino Partido.

EconomyEdit

The economy of Patagones Partido is dominated by farming.

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