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For ither uises, see Liniers (disambiguation).
Rivadavia Avenue
Rivadavia Avenue
Offeecial seal o Liniers
Location o Liniers athin Buenos Aires
Location o Liniers athin Buenos Aires
Kintra  Argentinae
Autonomous Ceety Buenos Aires
Comuna C9
Important steids Estadio José Amalfitani, San Cayetano Kirk
 • Total 5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Tot 44,234
 • Density 8,200/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)

Liniers is a barrio (neebourheid) o Buenos Aires on the edge o the ceety, centered on Rivadavia Avenue. It is a important train station an bus hub an aw, connectin wastren Greater Buenos Aires wi the Buenos Aires Metro.

The neebourheid developit aroond the Liniers railwey station follaein its inaugural in 1872.[1]

The neebourheid is hame tae fitbaa club Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, whose stadium, the Estadio José Amalfitani, haes been established thare in 1951. Liners is the steid o the Kirk o San Cayetano an aw, consecratit in 1900 an elevatit tae a pairish in 1913.[2] The Kirk o San Cayetano hosts thoosans o faithful who gather each feast day (August 7) tae pray for employment or tae gie thanks for thair liveliheid.[3]

José Amalfitani Stadium
View of General Paz Freeway and Liniers (left).

The waird is namit efter Santiago de Liniers, a colonial admeenistrator who resistit the Breetish invasions o the Río de la Plata.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  2. "La Parroquia San Cayetano de Liniers cumple 100 años". Diario Popular. January 16, 2013. 
  3. "Miles de fieles llevan sus ofrendas para agradecer a San Cayetano". Télam. August 7, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 34°38′37″S 58°30′59″W / 34.6436°S 58.5164°W / -34.6436; -58.5164