Isidro Casanova

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Isidro Casanova
Isidro Casanova is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Isidro Casanova
Isidro Casanova
Coordinates: 34°42′S 58°35′W / 34.700°S 58.583°W / -34.700; -58.583
Kintra Argentinae
Greater Buenos Aires
PartidoLa Matanza
Foondit15 Mey 1911
 • Total19.5 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
14 m (46 ft)
 (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total131,981
 • Density6,800/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
CPA Base
B 1765
Area code(s)+54 11

Isidro Casanova is a ceety in La Matanza Partido, Greater Buenos Aires, Argentinae. It borders the touns o Villa Luzuriaga, San Justo, Ciudad Evita, Rafael Castillo, Laferrere, an Ezeiza.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

1939 view o local stretch o Route 3

The aurie encompassin Isidro Casanova wis initially utilisit bi cattle ranches an dairy ferms established bi German Argentine immigrants aroond 1850. The Buenos Aires Midland Railway (Spaingie: Ferrocarril Midland de Buenos Aires) extendit soothwast intae the aurie in 1909,[1] an the San Sebastián station wis inauguratit. A railyard follaeed in 1910, an in 1911, the Carhué station wis opened; tho the toun haes nae specific establishment date, 15 Mey o that year wis later acknawledgit as its foondation.[2]

The dounset's first significant manufacturin establishment wis inauguratit shortly efterwaird bi Isidro Casanova, a Italian Argentine immigrant. The toun wis renamit in his honor follaein his daith, an ane o its main streets wad later be namit República de Portugal in honor o the toun's distinction as the hame o the lairgest Portuguese commonty in Argentinae. The Provincial Legislatur recognisit Isidro Casanova as a ceety on 29 August 1974.[3] Local historian Alejandro Enrique published twa volumes on the history o Isidro Casanova in 2010.[4]

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is hame tae the Club Almirante Brown fitbaa club, foondit in 1922.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Historia de Isidro Casanova". Archived frae the original on 1 August 2013. Retrieved 6 Januar 2014.
  2. "Ferrocarril Midland". Archived frae the original on 5 Juin 2013. Retrieved 6 Januar 2014.
  3. "Historia de Isidro Casanova". Archived frae the original on 14 Apryle 2001. Retrieved 6 Januar 2014.
  4. "Isidro Casanova. La historia de un pueblo. La vida de una ciudad".