Santo Tomé, Santa Fe

Santo Tomé
City
Our Lady of Guadalupe church
Our Lady of Guadalupe church
Coat of arms of Santo Tomé
Coat of arms
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
 • Total65,684
 • Density830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)santotomesino
Time zoneUTC-3 (ART)
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 65,684 inhabitants (2010 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.