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Avellaneda is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°39′S 58°22′W / 34.650°S 58.367°W / -34.650; -58.367
Kintra Argentinae
Province Buenos Aires
Foondit7 Aprile 1852
2 m (7 ft)
 (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total24,313
CPA Base
B 1870
Area code(s)+54 11

Avellaneda (Spaingie pronunciation: [aβeʎaˈneða]) is a port ceety in the province o Buenos Aires, Argentinae, an the seat o the Avellaneda Partido, whose population wis 328,980 as per the 2001 census [INDEC].

Avellaneda sits in the metropolitan aurie o the Greater Buenos Aires, an is connectit tae Buenos Aires Ceety bi several brigs ower the Riachuelo River. A major rail centre, Avellaneda is ane o the foremaist commercial andindustrial centres o Argentinae an aw. Its population haes been stable syne aroond 1960. Avellaneda's lairgest employers are textile mills, meat-packin an grain-processin plants, ile refineries, metallurgical wirks, extensive dockin facilities, an mercats for ferm an ranch products.

Avellaneda is the hame o twa o the maist important Argentine fitbaa clubs an aw: Independiente an Racing.

The ceety wis ance kent as Barracas al Sur; it wis renamit on 11 Januar 1904 efter the statesman Nicolás Avellaneda.

See Category:Fowk frae Avellaneda


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