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Location of Lobos
Official name Ciudad de Lobos
(City of Lobos)
Foundation June 2, 1803
Juan José Salgado
Country
Province
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Mayor Gustavo Sobrero
Population 33,004 (2001)
Density 19.0/km² (2001)
Noun -
citizens
Lobense(s)
Time zone UTC -3
Surface 1,725 km²
Distance to the capital 100km.
Telephone code 02227
Zip code 7240

Lobos is a city in the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, founded on June 2, 1802 by José Salgado. Image File history File links Lobosemblem. ... Image File history File links Lobos_location_Lmb. ... June 2 is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Buenos Aires province (IPA: , Spanish: Provincia de Buenos Aires) is the wealthiest and most populated province of Argentina. ... This is a list of the mayors of Lobos, Argentina. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... UTC also stands for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time, the basis for civil time, differs by an integral number of seconds from atomic time and a fractional number of seconds from UT1. ... The Buenos Aires province (IPA: , Spanish: Provincia de Buenos Aires) is the wealthiest and most populated province of Argentina. ... June 2 is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... --69. ...

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Background

Located 100 km from Buenos Aires, Lobos is currently a fertile agricultural area known mainly because of the dairy activity and dairy-related products. Lobos Administrative Area is bordered by Navarro to the northwest; General Las Heras to the north; Cañuelas to the northeast; San Miguel del Monte to the east; Roque Pérez to the south and 25 de Mayo to the west. Coordinates: Found 1536, 1580 Mayor Jorge Telerman Area    - City 203 km²  (78. ... Official name Partido de Navarro Capital Navarro Country Province Argentina Buenos Aires Foundation Founder October 12, 1881  ? Population:    - Total 15,797  - Density 9. ...


The administrative area is as web divided into 7 quarters: Arévalo, Carboni, Elvira, Empalme Lobos, Las Chacras, Salvador María and Zapiola.

Lobos Administrative Area and its divisions
Lobos Administrative Area and its divisions

Besides the rural importance, Lobos is considered and important tourist center within the Province of Buenos Aires, being Lobos Lagoon the most important feature. The lagoon is located some 15 km. from the city (some 115km. From Buenos Aires). Other areas of special interest are the local areodrome, several ranchs, a museum of sciences of the nature and history, and Perón’s museum. Image File history File links Lobosquarters. ... Categories: Argentine provinces | Buenos Aires province | Argentina geography stubs ... Laguna de Lobos is a lagoon located in Buenos Aires Province in Argentina. ...


As far as its history is concerned, Lobos is overly known for being the place of birth of three times President Juan Domingo Perón born in 1895, and it is also the place where the gaucho's legend Juan Moreira found his death in 1874 after struggling with the law. Perón’s original house was restored and turned inmto a museum where pictures, personal stuff, amid other ancient artifacts of Lobos history. Juan Domingo Perón (October 8, 1895 – July 1, 1974) was an Argentine military officer and the President of Argentina from 1946 to 1955 and from 1973 to 1974. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This article needs cleanup. ...


History

Main article: History of Lobos In 1740 a Jesuit mission led by Reverend Father Kalkner surveyed the centre and south of the Province of Buenos Aires and thus picked up some geographic information of the area. ...


The history of Lobos began in 1740 when a Jesuit mission led by Reverend Father Kalkner, who surveyed the centre and South of the Province of Buenos Aires and thus picked up some geographic information of the area. In 1772 thanks to Falkner's notes a map of the region was printed in London. The map contained the inscription Laguna de Lobos (Lagoon of Wolves, in Spanish) below the drawing of the lagoon. Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... Catherine IIs soldiers in the Russo-Turkish War, by Alexandre Benois. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Laguna de Lobos is a lagoon located in Buenos Aires Province in Argentina. ...


It's said that the name Lobos stems from the amount of otters that at that time populated the lagoon and were known as "lobos de agua" ("water wolves") or "lobos de río" ("river wolves"), however, there are historians who believe Lobos had been given this name due to the wild dogs staying around and because they bore a resemblance to wolves. Genera Amblonyx Aonyx Enhydra Lontra Lutra Lutrogale Pteronura The aquatic (sometimes marine) carnivorous mammals known as otters form part of the large and diverse family Mustelidae, which also includes weasels, polecats, badgers, and others. ... Wolf Wolf Man Mount Wolf Wolf Prizes Wolf Spider Wolf 424 Wolf 359 Wolf Point Wolf-herring Frank Wolf Friedrich Wolf Friedrich August Wolf Hugo Wolf Johannes Wolf Julius Wolf Max Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf Maximilian Wolf Rudolf Wolf Thomas Wolf As Name Wolf Breidenbach Wolf Hirshorn Other The call...


By 1779 several guards settled down the are and several forts, fortresses and military positions were built to form a defence wall against the natives. These positions were set up by order of viceroy Juan José de Vértiz y Salcedo and named them Chascomús, Ranchos, Monte, Lobos, Navarro, Areco and Rojas. 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A viceroy is a royal official who governs a country or province in the name of and as representative of the monarch. ...


On August 21, 1779 Gunnery Sergeant Pedro Rodríguez concluded the construction of the main parts of the fort San Pedro de Los Lobos, over the eastern bank of the Lagoon about 300 meters from its shoreline and nearly 1,500 meters east of the mouth of Las Garzas stream, finishing the work Lieutenant Bernardo Serrano. August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ...


By the end of XVIII century José Salgado and his wife Pascuala Rivas de Salgado were granted an area to colonize as a donation made by viceroy Vértiz, founding Pago de Los Lobos on June 2, 1802. (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... June 2 is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... --69. ...


Back in that time, their Christian faith brought them to build a straw-and-mud oratory, under advocation of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, forming the Chapel in june 1803 being the first priest doctor José García Miranda. The chappel became the urban core of Lobos. The term Christian Church, or Catholic Church, as it was known by Christians beginning in the second century, expresses the idea that organised Christianity (the Christian religion) is seen as an institution. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Surveyor Federico C. De Meyrelles conducted important mesures, and planning in 1868, from which the city was constituted. The regime of city management started when Fructuoso Velásquez was named by the Cabildo of Buenos Aires as Mayor of the Brethrem in 1805; after the regime was modified, the first city counsellor was Silvestre Cabral in 1822. after the first corporative city hall was established, with limited authority the first counsellor and president of the city hall was Juan Antonio Cascallares in 1856. Finally, the first mayor of the autonomous community was Manuel Antonio Caminos Arévalo in 1877.


After the school councils were set up in 1875. the first president of the división for Lobos was presbyterian Felipe Olivera, who became parish in 1876.


The first councillor with exclusive functions was Felipe Aráoz between 1877-1878.


Referencies about education in Lobos date back to the establishment of an elementary school by 1832, however, it is possible that there had already been school teachers settled in Lobos since 1826.


Jesuit Missions

In 1872 a Catholic Misión arrived to Lobos and left wooden cruxes each with a brick basis as clue of its presence, located at the northern part of the city near Salgado Channel’s bank and there is another crux at the southern part of the city.


Nuestra Señora Del Carmen Church

The current church was opened in 1906 by Monsignor Terreno, bishop of La Plata and it was completed in 1912. 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... La Plata is the capital city of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


In the church lies the rests of the founder José Salgado, Colonel Domingo S. Arévalo, soldier of the Independence and parishes Enrique Ferroni, José Albertini and Emilio Larumbe.


The church is 49 meters long and 19 meters wide with a capacity for 2,000 people. The tower lifts 37 meters. The main altar is made up of Carrara marble and it boasts a peculiar beauty. Carrara is a city in the Massa Carrara province of Tuscany, Italy, famous for the white or blue-gray marble quarried there. ...


Politics

To be completed.


See also:

This is a list of the mayors of Lobos, Argentina. ...

Economy

To be completed.


Tourism

Lobos is mainly known by its lagoon, the areodrome, a museum of sciences, Juan Perón's house, which has been turned into a museum, and several ranches.


Lobos Lagoon

The Lobos Lagoon (or Laguna de Lobos), at 15 kilometres from Lobos and 115 kilometres from the City of Buenos Aires is the main turism lure of the area. Coordinates: Found 1536, 1580 Mayor Jorge Telerman Area    - City 203 km²  (78. ...


It has an area of 8 km² making it the right place for fishing activities. Due to its surrounding which is rich in vegetation it is possible to appreciate a wealth of birds. However, the fishing fauna allows amateur fishers to enjoy an unforgettable stay.


Since 1988 every year the Sport Fishing Festival is carried out. It takes place in December, such Competence was declared of City Tourism Interest, the Province and the Nation. In this contest different activities are carried out and by the end of it the Queen of Fishing is selected. There is a music show on a stage over water. All these activities are taking place at the Lobos Fishing Club, which was founded in 1945.


The Lagoon possess its own boats and a 150-metre long wharf, restaurants, grills, public telephones, etc.


The "Loguercio Village" is located over the northwestern margin of the Lagoon and it is inhabited by 400 people and nearly 2,000 people who only come to spend the weekend.


See also:

  • Public transport in Lobos

Geography of Lobos

Lobos has a surface of 1,725 km² and is bordered to the south by the Río Salado which usually becomes the source of recurrent flooding. Lobos city is as well limited by Salgado Channel which is coming from Río Salado. The southeastern area of the city is bordered by Muñiz Channel. The Salado River at the north of the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, begins at the El Chañar Lake on the border with Santa Fe Province, 40 meters above mean sea level, to later flow mostly to the Southeast for 640 kilometres before reaching the Atlantic Ocean at the Samboromb...


Salgado Channel splits the city from the countryside areas. Lobos boasts as well of 6 lagoons: Salada; Laguna Salada Chica; Laguna Culú Culú; Laguna de Colis; Laguna Seca, and the most important of all: Lobos Lagoon (Laguna de Lobos for Spanish). Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, was built in the 1950s near Monterey, California. ...


In the 1980s geologist Víctor Mansione discovered a plaster deposit beneath the Lagoon. The existence of this deposit prevented the Lagoon to drain. Currently the Lagoon has become an issue of political concern due to its polluted water that worsened during the past years on account of the lack of sound policies to prevent this situation. A geologist is a contributor to the science of geology, studying the physical structure and processes of the Earth and planets of the solar system (see planetary geology). ... // Gypsum plaster Plaster of Paris, or simply plaster, is a type of building material based on calcium sulfate hemihydrate, nominally (CaSOâ‚„)â‚‚*Hâ‚‚O. It is created by heating gypsum to about 150 ℃, 2(CaSOâ‚„ · 2Hâ‚‚O) → (CaSOâ‚„)â‚‚ · Hâ‚‚O + 3 Hâ‚‚O (released as steam). ... Deposit may refer to: Finance A deposit is a specific sum of money taken and held on account, by a bank as a service provided for its clients. ...

Geographical data
City and divisions
Name Geographic coordenates Altitude above sea level
Lobos Latitude: -35.185
Longitude: -59.095
29 meters
Arévalo Latitude: No data
Longitude: No data
No data
Carboni Latitude: -35.200
Longitude: -59.333
31 meters
Elvira Latitude: -35.233
Longitude: -59.483
30 meters
Empalme Lobos Latitude: -35.150
Longitude: -59.083
21 meters
Las Chacras Latitude: -35.083
Longitude: -59.167
32 meters
Salvador María Latitude: -35.300
Longitude: -59.167
27 meters
Zapiola Latitude: -35.050
Longitude: -59.050
33 meters

NOTE: Geographical data taken from Heavens Above.com


Maps:

Lobos Administrative Area
Lobos Administrative Area
Lobos city map
Lobos city map

Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1177x654, 192 KB)Description: map of the administrative area of Lobos. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1177x654, 192 KB)Description: map of the administrative area of Lobos. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2222x1121, 170 KB)Free of Copyright Laws File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2222x1121, 170 KB)Free of Copyright Laws File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

External links

  • Lobos.com (In Spanish)
  • Lobos City Hall (In Spanish)
  • INFOLOBOS (In Spanish) It is the first digital newspaper in Lobos where there is information available about tourism, culture, social news, police news, sports, etc.

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