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San Cristóbal is a city in the center-north of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, 179 km north-northwest from the provincial capital. It had about 14,000 inhabitants at the 2010 census [INDEC] and it is the head town of the San Cristóbal Department.

San Cristóbal
Flag of San Cristóbal
Flag
Coat of arms of San Cristóbal
Coat of arms
San Cristóbal is located in Argentina
San Cristóbal
San Cristóbal
Location of San Cristóbal in Argentina
Coordinates: 30°19′S 61°14′W / 30.317°S 61.233°W / -30.317; -61.233Coordinates: 30°19′S 61°14′W / 30.317°S 61.233°W / -30.317; -61.233
Country Argentina
Province Santa Fe
DepartmentSan Cristóbal
Government
 • MayorEdgardo L. Martino (Socialist Party)
Area
 • Total652 km2 (252 sq mi)
Elevation
67 m (220 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total14,389
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
CPA base
S3070
Dialing code+54 3408

The town was founded in 1890 and the attained the status of comuna (commune) on 1894-01-21. It became a city on 1959-03-01.

ReferencesEdit

  • Municipality of San Cristóbal - Official website.
  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)
  • "San Cristóbal, Santa Fe". Santa Fe provincial government.