San Salvador, Entre Ríos

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San Salvador
Capital Nacional del Arroz
San Salvador is located in Argenteinie
San Salvador
San Salvador
Location o San Salvador in Argentinae
Coordinates: 31°37′S 58°30′W / 31.617°S 58.500°W / -31.617; -58.500Coordinates: 31°37′S 58°30′W / 31.617°S 58.500°W / -31.617; -58.500
Kintra Argentinae
ProvinceEntre Ríos
DepairtmentSan Salvador
Foondit biMiguel Pedro A. Malarín
 • MayorLucas Larrarte (PJ)
 • Total6.22 km2 (2.40 sq mi)
 • Total13,228
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
CPA base
Dialin code+54 345
WebsiteOffeecial Steid (spaingie)

San Salvador is a ceety in the province o Entre Ríos, Argentinae. It haes 13,228 indwallers per the 2010 census [INDEC], an is the heid toun o the San Salvador Depairtment. It is locatit on the center-east o the province, bi Naitional Route 18, aboot 48 km wast o the Uruguay River an 205 km east frae the provincial caipital Paraná. The ceety is kent as the 'Naitional Caipital o Rice'.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun wis foondit on 25 Dizember 1889 bi the lawyer Miguel Malarín. The focal pynt o the dounset wis the Malarín faimily hame, cried Villa Aurora, efter the mither o the foonder, Aurora Saint-Sauveur. The name o the toun wis a homage tae her an aw, as San Salvador is the Spaingie leeteral translation o the French surname Saint-Sauveur. Colonists brocht agricultur tae the aurie (wheat, linseed, corn, sunflouer, an later sorghum). Rice crops wur plantit first in 1932 an became popular, spreadin tae the whole province.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The San Salvador Depairtment haes rice as its tradeetional crop, an the ceety o San Salvador is nou kent as the Naitional Caipital o Rice. The aurie hosts industries an aw producin larrie chassis, agricultural machines, aluminium wirks, pumps, an rice mills.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naitional Museum o Rice Industry[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Museum displays the entire history o rice industry in Argentinae. Is ane o the three museums dedicatit tae the rice in the warld.

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