Liniers is a barrio (neighborhood) of Buenos Aires on the edge of the city, centered on Rivadavia Avenue. It is also an important train station and bus hub, connecting western Gran Buenos Aires with the Buenos Aires Metro.
Location of Liniers within Buenos Aires
|Autonomous City||Buenos Aires|
|Important sites||Estadio José Amalfitani, San Cayetano Church|
|• Total||5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)|
|• Density||8,200/km2 (21,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (ART)|
The neighborhood developed around the Liniers railway station following its inaugural in 1872.
The neighborhood is home to football club Club Atlético Vélez Sársfield, whose stadium, the Estadio José Amalfitani, has been established there in 1951. Liners is also the site of the Church of San Cayetano, consecrated in 1900 and elevated to a parish in 1913. The Church of San Cayetano hosts thousands of faithful who gather each feast day (August 7) to pray for employment or to give thanks for their livelihood.
- "LINIERS BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA:" (in Spanish). Latidobuenosaires.com.
- "La Parroquia San Cayetano de Liniers cumple 100 años". Diario Popular. January 16, 2013.
- "Miles de fieles llevan sus ofrendas para agradecer a San Cayetano". Télam. August 7, 2013.