Godoy Cruz Depairtment

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Godoy Cruz Depairtment

Departamento Godoy Cruz
location o Godoy Cruz Depairtment in Mendoza Province
location o Godoy Cruz Depairtment in Mendoza Province
Coordinates: 32°55′S 68°49′W / 32.917°S 68.817°W / -32.917; -68.817
Established11 Mey 1855
Foondit bi?
SeatGodoy Cruz
 • MayorCésar Rodolfo Biffi, UCR
 • Total156 km2 (60 sq mi)
 • Tot182,977 (2,001 census [INDEC])
Postal Code
Aurie Code0261
Patron sauntVincent Ferrer

Godoy Cruz is a central depairtment o Mendoza Province in Argentinae.

The provincial subdiveesion haes a population o aboot 183,000 indwallers in a aurie o 75 km², an its caipital ceety is Godoy Cruz, which is locatit aroond 1,110 km frae Capital Federal. Its borders are Capital Depairtment in the north, Guaymallén in the northeast, Maipú in the sootheast, Luján de Cuyo in the sooth an Las Heras in the soothwast an tae the wast.

The depairtment an its cabecera (heid toun) are namit in honour o Argentine statesman an businessman Tomás Godoy Cruz (1791-1852).

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Despite its relatively smaw size (0.1% o Mendoza Province), Godoy Cruz is hame tae 182,977 indwallers (11.6%), an accoonts for aroond 36% o Mendoza's economy.

The main activity o the depairtment is the commerce (specially auto sales companies) an the services sector. Thare are some wineries but thare arena vineyards. The Casino o Mendoza is in the border o Godoy Cruz an Mendoza Ceety.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Considerin its urban population (99.97%), it's the maist densely populatit depairtment o Mendoza Province.

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety o Godoy Cruz is hame tae Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba, a fitbaa club, which became in 2006 the first club frae Mendoza Province iver tae compete in the Primera Division. Ither significant sport clubs are Andes Talleres, notewirthy in airtistic roller skeitchin, an YPF.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The five destricts o the Godoy Cruz Depairtment, in reid the ceety o Godoy Cruz

Godoy Cruz is dividit in five destricts:

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