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Monte Chingolo
Monte Chingolo is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Monte Chingolo
Monte Chingolo
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°44′S 58°21′W / 34.733°S 58.350°W / -34.733; -58.350
Kintra  Argentinae
Province Bandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Partido Lanús
Foondit 23 November 1815
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Tot 85,060
CPA Base B 1825
Aurie code(s) +54 11

Monte Chingolo is a toun in Buenos Aires Province, Argentinae. Locatit in Lanús Partido in the sooth o the Greater Buenos Aires metropolitan aurie.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Monte Chingolo wis foondit on 23 November 1815 bi Juan Manuel de Rosas. The dounset wis the steid o Las Higueritas, the first recordit abbatoir in Argentinae. The toun grew follaein the openin o a Ferrocarril Provincial de Buenos Aires station in 1927, an it became the steid o numerous abbatoirs an ither industrial establishments.[1]

The Battalion 601 Arsenal at Monte Chingolo wis besiegit on 23 Dizember 1975, bi the ERP, a Trotskyite terrorist group. The attack left ower 100 deid, an the ERP's defeat lairgely subdued the organisation.[2]

The ceety later suffered frae the effects o a failed plan durin the 1976-83 dictatorship tae expand the General Paz Freewey frae the Villa Riachuelo waird in Buenos Aires tae the ceety o Avellaneda; niver completit, the demolitions resultin frae the project left an extensive swath alang the ceety o empty lots which, in mony cases, wur no adequately reurbanisit.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Historia de Lanús". Municio de Lanús. 
  2. Lewis, Paul (2002). Guerrillas and Generals. Greenwood Publishing. 

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