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La Plata
Ciudad de La Plata
Frae top left: Estación del Ferrocarril Roca • Heich view o Plaza Dardo Rocha • Garibaldi's statue • Legislatura Provincia de Buenos Aires • Palacio Municipal • Catedral • Museo de Ciencias Naturales • Estadio Ciudad de La Plata.

Coat of arms
La Plata is located in Argentina
La Plata
La Plata
Location in Argentinae
Coordinates: 34°55′16″S 57°57′16″W / 34.92111°S 57.95444°W / -34.92111; -57.95444Coordinates: 34°55′16″S 57°57′16″W / 34.92111°S 57.95444°W / -34.92111; -57.95444
Kintra  Argentinae
Foondit 1882
Founded by Dardo Rocha
Government
 • Intendant Pablo Bruera
Area
 • City 203 km2 (78.5 sq mi)
 • Land 203 km2 (78.5 sq mi)
 • Metro 4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi)
Elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Population (2001)2001 census [INDEC]
 • City 740,369
 • Density 3,600/km2 (9,400/sq mi)
 • Metro 894,253
Demonym platense
Time zone ART (UTC−3)
Area code(s) +54 221
Website http://www.laplata.gov.ar

La Plata (Inglis:The Silver) is the caipital ceety o the province o Buenos Aires, Argentinae, as well as o the partido o La Plata. The ceety wis planned tae serve as the caipital o the province efter the ceety o Buenos Aires wis declared as the federal district in 1880. Per the 2001 census [INDEC], the ceety proper haes a population o 740,369 an its metropolitan aurie haes 894,253 inhabitants.

La Plata wis offeecially foondit bi Governor Dardo Rocha on November 19, 1882 an its construction wis fully documentit in photographs bi Tomás Bradley Sutton. It wis referred tae as Eva Perón Ceety (Ciudad Eva Perón) atween 1952 an 1955.

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is hame tae twa fitbaa teams that play in the first diveesion: Estudiantes de La Plata an Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

La Plata haes signed lang-lastin cooperative ties in the nature o twinnin, wi the follaein ceeties on the dates specified:

 

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bruera firmó Convenio de Hermanamiento con la Alcaldesa de Toluca.". Municipalidad de La Plata. Retrieved 23 October 2010.