Rafaela, Santa Fe Province, Argentina


🇦🇷 Rafaela is a city in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, about 96 km from the provincial capital. It is the head town of the Castellanos Department.

The city was established in 1881 by Guillermo Lehmann, and officially became a city in 1913. The city has grown 22.2% between 1991 and 2001, and 18.6% in the last census period (2001-2011) according to the official data of the Population Census (INDEC). The city is almost the exact antipode of Wuhu in China.

The city hosts Rafaela Aerodrome airport and the Autódromo Ciudad de Rafaela race track.

The city is located in the western-center area of Santa Fe Province and has an area of 156 km² (60 sq mi). The design of most of the urban area of the city has a shape of a checkerboard with the main plaza (Plaza 25 de mayo) in the middle of the city and four main boulevards coming from there. The street grid of the city is composed by square blocks in most part of the neighbourhoods, mainly in the historical and older part of the city.

The city has 37 neighbourhoods and the downtown area (called Microcentro in Spanish).

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Rafaela has a population of over 99,150 people. Rafaela also forms the centre of the wider Castellanos Department which has a population of over 162,000 people.

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Twin Towns, Sister Cities Rafaela has links with:

🇮🇹 Fossano, Italy 🇮🇹 Scalenghe, Italy 🇩🇪 Sigmaringendorf, Germany
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Antipodal to Rafaela is: 118.517,31.267

Locations Near: Rafaela -61.4833,-31.2667

🇦🇷 Sastre -61.833,-31.75 d: 63.2  

🇦🇷 Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz -60.7,-31.633 d: 84.8  

🇦🇷 Santa Fe -60.7,-31.633 d: 84.8  

🇦🇷 Paraná -60.533,-31.733 d: 103.9  

🇦🇷 Cañada de Gómez -61.4,-32.817 d: 172.5  

🇦🇷 Marcos Juárez -62.1,-32.7 d: 169.7  

🇦🇷 San Lorenzo -60.733,-32.75 d: 179.5  

🇦🇷 Bell Ville -62.683,-32.633 d: 189.5  

🇦🇷 Rosario -60.678,-32.956 d: 202.6  

🇦🇷 Villa María -63.267,-32.583 d: 223.1  

Antipodal to: Rafaela 118.517,31.267

🇨🇳 Wuhu 118.364,31.344 d: 19998.2  

🇨🇳 Xuanzhou 118.757,30.955 d: 19973.6  

🇨🇳 Maanshan 118.507,31.669 d: 19970.3  

🇨🇳 Ma'anshan 118.35,31.7 d: 19964.4  

🇨🇳 Yaxi 119.15,31.367 d: 19953.9  

🇨🇳 Chaohu 117.89,31.624 d: 19943.6  

🇨🇳 Tongling 117.811,30.945 d: 19939  

🇨🇳 Yixing 119.3,31.03 d: 19936  

🇨🇳 Nanjing 118.765,32.063 d: 19923.5  

🇨🇳 Xuanwu 118.848,32.06 d: 19921.5  

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