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Tres de Febrero District (Buenos Aires Province, Argentina)

Partido de Tres de Febrero

Last modified: 2008-05-24 by francisco gregoric
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[Flag of Tres de Febrero] 2:3
image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 10 Nov 2005

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About the district

The Partido de Tres de Febrero is located next to the City of Buenos Aires. It is 43 Km² and it had a total population of 336,467 inhabitants in the last census (2001).

The district’s name recalls the date of the Battle of Caseros in February 3, 1852, between the forces of the governor of Buenos Aires Province, Juan Manuel de Rosas and the governor of Entre Ríos Province, Justo José de Urquiza. The battle was fought inside the area of the present day Partido de Tres de Febrero.
Francisco Gregoric, 10 Apr 2008

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Description of the flag

Each of the (15) stars represents one the towns inside the District. These towns are the following ones:

  • Caseros (where the municipal government is located)
  • Ciudadela
  • Ciudad Jardín Lomas del Palomar
  • Churruca
  • Libertador
  • Loma Hermosa
  • 11 de Septiembre (*)
  • Pablo Podestá
  • Remedios de Escalada de San Martín
  • José Ingenieros
  • Martín Coronado
  • Sáenz Peña
  • Santos Lugares
  • Villa Bosch
  • Villa Raffo
Leonardo Leidi translated by Francisco Gregoric, 11 Nov 2005

(*)[Editor’s note: 11 de Septiembre (September 11) is named that way because September 11, 1888 was the date when 19 Century President of Argentina Domingo Faustino Sarmiento died. As Sarmiento made several reforms in the Argentine Education system, then September 11 is "Teacher’s Day" in Argentina.]

Detail of the canton

Detail of the flag of Tres de Febrero
image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 10 Nov 2005

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