General Alvear Depairtment, Mendoza

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General Alvear
Departamento General Alvear
Depairtment
location o Departamento General Alvear in Mendoza Province
location o Departamento General Alvear in Mendoza Province
Coordinates: 34°58′S 67°42′W / 34.967°S 67.700°W / -34.967; -67.700
Kintra Argentinae
Established 12 August 1912
Foondit bi ?
Seat General Alvear
Govrenment
 • Mayor Juan Carlod de Paolo, PJ
Aurie
 • Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot 44,147 (2,001 census [INDEC])
Demonym(s) alvearense
Postal Code M5620
IFAM MZA001
Aurie Code 02625
Patron saunt San José Obrero
Wabsteid http://www.generalalvearmza.gov.ar

General Alvear is a depairtment locatit in the sooth-east o Mendoza Province in Argentinae.

The provincial subdiveesion haes a population o aboot 44,000 indwallers in a aurie o 14,448 km², an its caipital ceety is General Alvear, which is locatit aroond 900 km frae Buenos Aires.

The Ceety o General Alvear is hame tae a campus o Universidad Nacional de Cuyo.

The partido an its agricultural land are irrigatit bi the Rivers Diamante an Atuel.

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The depairtment an its heid toun are namit efter General Carlos María de Alvear (1789-1852) a hero o the Argentine War o Unthirldom.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1879, The laund nou formin Departamento General Alvear is conquered in the 2nt desert campaign.
  • 1884, The land are purchased bi Diego de Alvear, son o General Carlos María de Alvear.
  • 1912, The Departamento wis offeecially creatit on 12 August an the Sarmiento Railroad arrivit in the ceety o General Alvear.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Smawer dounsets[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Canalejas
  • Carmensa
  • Cochicó
  • Colonia Alvear Oeste
  • Corral de Lorca
  • El Ceibo
  • El Juncalito
  • La Escandinava
  • La Mora
  • Línea de Poste
  • Los Compartos
  • Ovejería
  • Poste de Hierro

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