Villa Ortúzar

Villa Ortúzar is one of the neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires. Its limits are La Pampa St., Forest Ave., Elcano Ave., Ferrocarril General Urquiza railroads, Del Campo Ave., Combatientes de Malvinas Ave. and Triunvirato Ave.

Villa Ortúzar
Triunvirato Avenue, Villa Ortúzar
Location of Villa Ortúzar within Buenos Aires
Country Argentina
Autonomous CityBuenos Aires
ComunaC15
Area
  Total1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
  Total22,591
  Density19,000/km2 (49,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)

The "Villa" received its name as after Esq. Santiago Francisco de Ortúzar y Mendiola, a basque businessman who bought the "area" in 1862 paying for it 265,000 pesos.

Aníbal Ibarra, the Buenos Aires Mayor impeached in 2006, lives in the area.


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