Dolavon

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Dolavon
Toun
Municipal biggin
Municipal biggin
Dolavon is locatit in Argentinae
Dolavon
Dolavon
Location o Dolavon in Argentinae
Coordinates: 43°18′S 65°42′W / 43.300°S 65.700°W / -43.300; -65.700
Kintra  Argentinae
Province Chubut
Depairtment Gaiman
Elevation 27 m (89 ft)
Population
 • Tot 2,929
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base U9107
Dialin code +54 2965

Dolavon (Welsh: Dolafon) is a sma toun in the Patagonie province o Chubut, Argentinae. It haes a population o 2,929 accordin tae the 2001 census [INDEC]. It is locatit close tae the Chubut River, aboot 19 km tae the wast o Gaiman. The name comes frae Welsh dôl (meadae) an afon (river). Welsh immigrants began tae settle in the aurie efter their arrival in Patagonie in 1865. The Central Chubut Railwey arrivit in 1915, linkin the dounset tae Trelew, an the toun wis offeecially foondit in 1919. Dolavon became a centre o wheat production uisin irrigation canals tae compensate for the arid climate. The auld flour mill wi its watter wheel is nou a museum.

Accordin tae plans annooncit in November 2006, Dolavon wis tae be the steid o important energy generation facilities bi mid-2008: a combined cycle pouer plant (wi an ootput o atween 330 and 465 MW) an a wind ferm (100 MW). [1]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Dolavon at ArgentinaXplora.com.
  • Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Meenistry o Interior, Argentinae. (in Spaingie)