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General Pinto
Country  Argentina
Province Bandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Partido General Pinto
Founded 23 October 1891
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 6,154
CPA Base B 6050
Area code(s) +54 2356

General Pinto city was founded on October 23, 1869. It was named after General Manuel Guillermo Pinto (1783-1853). It belonged to Lincoln government until its autonomy was declared in 1891.

It has 6557 inhabitants. There are many public buildings such as a Town Hall, a hospital, a police station, a bank, a fire station and schools.

You can get to the city from Route 188 and Route 7.

Celebrations

Carnival is celebrated the last week of February. It takes place in Mitre Avenue. There are parades, bands and some people wear masks to have fun.

Sports

People can play football and hockey in Pintense or Deportivo, but they can play tennis in Deportivo and volleyball in Pintense only.

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