Quilmes Partido

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Partido de Quilmes
Coat o airms o Quilmes
Coat o airms
location o Quilmes Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
location o Quilmes Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°43′S 58°16′W / 34.717°S 58.267°W / -34.717; -58.267
Kintra Argentinae
Established 14 August 1812
Foondit bi First Triunvirate's decree
Seat Quilmes
 • Mayor Martiniano Molina, Republican Proposal-Cambiemos
 • Total 125 km2 (48 sq mi)
 • Tot 580,829[1]
Demonym(s) quilmense "quilmeño/a"
Postal Code B1878
Aurie Code 011
Patron saunt Exaltation o the Holy Cross (september 14th)
Wabsteid http://www.quilmes.gov.ar

Quilmes is a partido o Buenos Aires Province, Argentinae, athin the Greater Buenos Aires conurbation.

It haes a aurie o 125 square kilometres, an a population o 580,829 (2010 census [INDEC]),[1] makkin it the third maist populous partido in the Gran Buenos Aires. Namit efter the Quilmes Tribe, its caipital is the ceety o Quilmes.

Quilmes Municipal Biggin (toun haw)

Beer[eedit | eedit soorce]

Quilmes gives its name tae ane o Argentinae's favourite beers, Cerveza Quilmes, which was oreeginally brewed in the aurie. The company produce aboot 1.5 billion litres o beer a year, maist o which is consumit in Argentinae.

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Quilmes is hame tae twa fitbaa clubs, Quilmes Atlético Club o the Primera Division and Club Atlético Argentino de Quilmes o the regionalisit 5t Diveesion. The ceety staunds oot in mony ither sports an aw, includin field hockey, basketbaw an rugby, amang ithers.

Christianity[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1666 wis established the Cathedral o Quilmes (Catedral de Quilmes in Spaingie). In 1976 a papal bull creatit the Diócesis de Quilmes. The first meenister wis Padre Obispo Jorge Novak, famous for his defense o Human Rights during the Naitional Reorganization Process.

The first Rivers o Life Kirk ("Ríos de Vida" in Spaingie) wis established in Quilmes in 1967. It is a group o ower 80 evangelical kirks aroond the warld. Rivers o Life, Quilmes haes the lairgest congregation o aw the Rivers o Life churches around the world.

Ither notable evangelical kirks include the Iglesia del Encuentro an the Iglesia del Puente.

Destricts (localidades)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Districts of the Partido and its population
Ceety Destrict Inhabitants
West Bernal
West Ezpeleta
West Quilmes
Source: 2001 Census, INDEC and DPE (Provincial Direction of Statistics)

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