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Skyline of Crucesita
Crucesita is locatit in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°40′0″S 58°21′0″W / 34.66667°S 58.35000°W / -34.66667; -58.35000
Kintra  Argentinae
Province Bandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Partido Avellaneda
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Tot 22,000
CPA Base B 1872*
Aurie code(s) +54 11

Crucecita is a destrict o the Avellaneda Partido in Buenos Aires Province, Argentinae. It forms pairt o the Greater Buenos Aires urban agglomeration.

The toun is namit for the Arroyo de la Crucecita (Crossin Stream) encoontered bi a 1580 expedition led bi Captain Juan de Garay, the foonder o modren-day Buenos Aires. The Real Consulado de Buenos Aires ordered a pontoon brig built ower the stream in 1810, an hintle o the surroondin laund later belangit tae the Ximenez faimily. A wave o immigration in Argentinae efter 1880 led tae the soothwaird expansion o the Buenos Aires metro aurie pairt Avellaneda, an the first lots in Crucecita wur sauld tae hamesteaders in 1887. Follaein the inaugural o a Ferrocarril Provincial de Buenos Aires station at the steid, the Masllorens Brothers factory, a textile maker, wis inauguratit in Crucesita bi immigrants frae Barcelona. The Club Social y Deportivo Unión de Crucecita, the local fitbaa club, wis establisht in 1939. Presidente Bartolomé Mitre Avenue connects the suburb tae Avellaneda, tae the north, an Sarandí, tae the sooth.

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