Santo Tomé, Santa Fe

Santo Tomé
City
Our Lady of Guadalupe church
Our Lady of Guadalupe church
Santo Tomé is located in Argentina
Santo Tomé
Santo Tomé
Location of Santo Tomé in Argentina
Coordinates: 31°40′S 60°46′W / 31°40′S 60°46′W / -31.667; -60.767
Country Argentina
Province Santa Fe
DepartmentLa Capital
Government
 • MayorÁngel Piaggio (Justicialist Party)
Area
 • Total79 km2 (31 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total65,684
 • Density830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)santotomesino
Time zoneART (UTC-3)
Dialing code+54 342

Santo Tomé is a city in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is located only 9 km from the capital city (Santa Fe). It has a population of about 58,000 inhabitants (2001 census [INDEC])and estimated at 80,000 inhabitants based on population growth rate provided by the INDEC, and is classified as a second-category municipality.

History

The town of Santo Tomé was founded in 1872 by the provincial government, and became a city on 12 April 1962.