Zárate, Buenos Aires

Zarate, Argentina is 1hr and 15 minutes away from Argentina's capital Buenos Aires.

Coat of arms of Zárate
Coat of arms
Zárate is located in Argentina
Location in Argentina
Coordinates: 34°05′S 59°02′W / 34°05′S 59°02′W / -34.083; -59.033Argentina
ProvinceBandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Founded1854 (Partido)
27 m (89 ft)
(2010 census)
 • Total86,686
CPA Base
B 2800
Area code(s)+54 3487

Zárate is a city in the northeast of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It lies on the western shore of the Paraná River, 90 km (56 mi) from Buenos Aires. Its population as per the 2001 census [INDEC] is 101,271 inhabitants. It is the headquarters for and the only city in the partido of the same name.

Zárate and Campana are main points of an important industrial region. The city is located at one end of the Zárate-Brazo Largo Bridge, which joins Buenos Aires with the province of Entre Ríos and allows communication with the Argentine Mesopotamia and from there to Brazil and Uruguay.

The city was founded on March 19th, 1854.


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