Sarandí, Buenos Aires

Sarandí
Sarandí is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Sarandí
Sarandí
Location in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°41′S 58°20′W / 34°41′S 58°20′W / -34.683; -58.333
Country   Argentina
Province Bandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Partido Avellaneda
Population (2001 census [ INDEC])
 • Total 60,752
CPA Base B 1872
Area code(s) + 54 11

Sarandí (Spanish pronunciation:  [saɾanˈdi]) is a localidad (district) in the Avellaneda Partido of the urban agglomeration of Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is located to the south of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

The district has an area of 54 square kilometres (21 sq mi) and a population of 60,752 inhabitants (INDEC, 2001); the second most populated locality in the partido after Avellaneda, with 18.5% of the partido's population. The main economical activity in the area is the production of leather goods. The leather industry, especially the tanning process, is often criticized for its contamination of the Riachuelo River.

The localidad was named after a native bush called sarandí ( Cephalanthus glabratus).

Sports

Sarandí is home to Arsenal de Sarandí, a football (soccer) club that currently plays in the Argentine first division.

Other Languages
العربية: ساراندي
Deutsch: Sarandí
español: Sarandí
فارسی: ساراندی
français: Sarandí
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: সারানডি
italiano: Sarandí
occitan: Sarandí
português: Sarandí
ślůnski: Sarandí
中文: 薩蘭迪