La Matanza Partido

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La Matanza

Partido de La Matanza
location o La Matanza in Gran Buenos Aires
location o La Matanza in Gran Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°43′S 58°38′W / 34.717°S 58.633°W / -34.717; -58.633
SeatSan Justo
 • MayorFernando Espinoza, PJ
 • Total325 km2 (125 sq mi)
 • Total1,772,130[1]
Postal Code
Aurie Code011 or 02202

La Matanza ('The Slauchter' in Spaingie) is a partido (destrict) locatit in the Greater Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires Province in Argentinae.

The provincial subdiveesion haes a population o 1,772,130 inhabitants (at the 2010 Census)[1] in a aurie o 325.71 km2 (125.76 sq mi), an its caipital ceety is San Justo, which is locatit aroond 16 km (10 mi) frae the autonomous ceety o Buenos Aires.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name o the Partido comes frae a confrontation that Diego Mendoza the brither o conquistador Pedro de Mendoza haed wi the Querandí tribe in 1536, whaur he an 22 sodgers that wur wi him dee'd. In his name, this aurie an the river are namit La Matanza (The Slauchter), sometimes uisin the plural form.

The Partido wis namit Pago till 1730, then Partido de Matanza y Pozos (Partido o Slauchter an Wells): it wis then a lairgely unpopulatit landwart aurie, an wis led bi a twa-mayor seestem. In 1784, the Partido wis dividit in twa, Las Matanzas an Cañada de Morón (Morón's Gully). In 1856, the caipital ceety San Justo wis foondit.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the Argentine census bureau, the INDEC, the population wis 1,121,298 in 1991, 1,255,288 in 2001 an 1,772,130 in 2010. It is the maist populatit Partido in the Province o Buenos Aires an the biggest municipality in the kintra.

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