Hurlingham, Buenos Aires

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Hurlingham
Hurlingham is locatit in Greater Buenos Aires
Hurlingham
Hurlingham
Coordinates: 34°36′00″S 58°38′00″W / 34.60000°S 58.63333°W / -34.60000; -58.63333
Kintra  Argentinae
Province Bandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Partido Hurlingham
Govrenment
 • Intendant Luis Acuña
Elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Population (2010 census [INDEC])
 • Tot 60,000
CPA Base B 1686
Aurie code(s) +54 11

Hurlingham is the caipital ceety o Hurlingham o the province o Buenos Aires Province in Argentinae. It is locatit in the wast o Greater Buenos Aires.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wi a lang history o nearly 140 years based on the contribution o Breetish colonies, German, Italian an Spainyie, wis creatit wi the gestation o Hurlingham Club that led tae the veelage.

The municipality wis creatit bi the provincial Law No. 11,610 in Dizember 1994 an functions as a municipality syne 1995. The toun, locatit in the central-east o the province, is kent for its green spaces (gowf research INTA, boondaries tae Camino del Buen Ayre.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is locatit in the Greater Buenos Aires, approximately 20 km o the Buenos Aires.

Bordered on the sooth bi William C. Morris, on the wast bi the Ituzaingó Partido, on the north bi the Villa Tesei an this wi the Tres de Febrero Partido.

Origin o name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Hurlingham Club wis founded in 1888 by the Inglis commonty in the aurie, follaein the oreeginal Hurlingham Club, foondit in Fulham (Unitit Kinrick). Accordin tae the history o the Hurlingham Club, the name wis inheritit frae the Hurlingham House, hame o the club wis foondit, oreeginally built bi Dr. William Cadogan in 1760.

The wird "ham" in Auld Inglis meant "hoose" mey hae been relatit tae the name referrin tae "The Hoose o Hurlin", an auncient Erse sport. Housomeivver, this haes no been confirmed bi staff o the Hurling Club in Fulham, who ken the oreegin o the name.

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety haes three rugby clubs o the match: Curupaity, Hurling Club an El Retiro all associatit wi Unión de Rugby de Buenos Aires. An aw at the Hurlingham Club develops open ane o the warld's auldest polo.

Muisic[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety haes been the birthplace o some o the main rock baunds o the kintra such as Sumo, Divididos, Las Pelotas an Gangrena.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]