General San Martín Partido

General San Martín Partido is a partido in the Gran Buenos Aires urban area, immediately to the north-west of the Capital federal in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.

General San Martín

Partido de General San Martín

Coat of arms
location of General San Martín Partido in Gran Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°34′S 58°31′W
CountryArgentina
Established18 December 1856
Founded byprovincial decree
SeatSan Martín
Government
  MayorGabriel Nicolás Katopodis (Frente Social de la Provincia de Buenos Aires)
Area
  Total56 km2 (22 sq mi)
Population
  Total422,830
  Density7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)sanmartinense
Postal Code
B1650
IFAM
Patron saintSan Antonio de Padua
Websitewww.sanmartin.gov.ar

The provincial subdivision has a population of 422,830 inhabitants[1] in an area of 56 km2 (22 sq mi), and its capital city is also named San Martín.

Name

The partido (district) and its capital are named in honor of General José de San Martín, who led Argentina against the Spanish Empire in the Argentine War of Independence.

Sports

The partido is home to Primera División football team Chacarita Juniors, and to fifth Division football team Club Social y Deportivo Central Ballester.

In rugby union San Martín partido is home to CEC Liceo Militar.

Districts

Smaller neighbourhoods

These neighbourhoods have been absorbed into the municipality and are no longer commonly used.

  • Villa Ayacucho
  • Villa Bernardo Monteagudo
  • Villa Chacabuco
  • Villa Coronel José M. Zapiola
  • Villa General Antonio J. de Sucre
  • Villa General Eugenio Necochea
  • Villa General José Tomás Guido
  • Villa General Juan G. Las Heras
  • Villa Godoy Cruz
  • Villa Granaderos de San Martín
  • Villa Gregoria Matorras
  • Villa Juan Martín de Pueyrredón
  • Villa María Irene de los Remedios de Escalada
  • Villa Marqués Alejandro María de Aguado
  • Villa Parque Presidente Figueroa Alcorta
  • Villa Parque San Lorenzo
  • Villa Yapeyú

Notable people

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References


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