Ituzaingó, Buenos Aires

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Ituzaingó
City
City Hall and downtown promenade
City Hall and downtown promenade
Ituzaingó is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Ituzaingó
Ituzaingó
Coordinates: 34°40′S 58°40′W / 34.667°S 58.667°W / -34.667; -58.667Coordinates: 34°40′S 58°40′W / 34.667°S 58.667°W / -34.667; -58.667
Country  Argentina
Province Bandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Partido Ituzaingó
Elevation 28 m (92 ft)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 168,419
CPA Base B 1714
Area code(s) +54 11
Website Municipality of Ituzaingó

Ituzaingó (Spanish pronunciation: [itusaiŋˈɡo]) is the capital of the Ituzaingó Partido in the Greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area, Argentina, west of Buenos Aires.

Overview[edit]

San Martín Plaza, Ituzaingó.

Ituzaingó has been the capital of the Ituzaingó Partido or municipality of Buenos Aires Province since 1995, when the partido was created. Buildings of more than three stories were until recently prohibited and most houses are only one story high

The shopping area near the train station connecting the city with Buenos Aires City (Downtown) is located surrounding a square, opposite the church, where concerts, cultural events and fares are held on weekends and holidays.

Ituzaingó is 28 km (17 mi) away from the city of Buenos Aires. It has 38.51 km2 (14.87 sq mi) French-style chalets, quiet streets and leafy trees, which coexist in all neighborhoods of the city. According to the last national census of 2010, the population was of 168,419 people.

It stands out the neighborhood of Parque Leloir, one of the largest protected ecological zones of the Province, and also known to be a quiet residential neighborhood with huge houses and home of many celebrities.

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