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Campana, Buenos Aires

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Country  Argentina
Elevation  20 m (70 ft)
Area code(s)  +54 3489
Province  Buenos Aires Province
Partido  Campana Partido
Founded  July 6, 1885
CPA Base  B 2804
Climate  Cfa
Population  94,333 (2010)
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Weather  24°C, Wind E at 16 km/h, 62% Humidity
University  National Technological University, Delta Regional Faculty

Campana is a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is the seat of the Campana Partido. It is located about 75 km (47 mi) from the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, on the right-hand margin of the Paraná River. Its population is 94,333 inhabitants as per the 2010 census .

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Map of Campana, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

Campana and Zárate make up an important industrial region. The city is linked to Zárate and the Zárate-Brazo Largo Bridge (and from there to Mesopotamia) by Provincial Route 6. The Pan-American Highway (Route 9) links Campana to Buenos Aires, Rosario, Córdoba and the north of Argentina.

The village of Campana was officially created in 1875. On 6 July 1885 the Campana Partido was created as an offshoot of the Exaltación de la Cruz Partido.

Campana has been since late 19th century and to a lesser degree today an important shipyard and port for passengers traveling to the remote Ibicuy Islands of the Paraná Delta.

Japanese automobile manufacturer Honda opened a factory in 2011, where it has built the Honda City and Honda HR-V.

Demographics

Campana has a total of 94,333 inhabitants (INDEC, 2010).

Population origins

Most of the city's population consists almost entirely by descendants of Italian and Spanish (mostly Galicians) immigrants, although there are other minorities such as Germans, British, French and Roms. In recent years there has been a slight increase in population from East Asia (China and South Korea) and Latin American countries like Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru.

Sports

Campana is home to Club Villa Dálmine, a football club that currently plays in Argentina's regionalised 2nd division, and to Puerto Nuevo, an older club that plays in 5th division.

References

Campana, Buenos Aires Wikipedia


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