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Sunchales plaza central

Sunchales es una ciudad agroindustrial del departamento Castellanos, en la provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina.  Es la capital nacional del cooperativismo, por las importantes cooperativas asentadas en el lugar que acopian e industrializan la rica producción agrícola y ganadera de la zona. Dista 135 km de la ciudad capital provincial Santa Fe (capital) y 272 km de Rosario.  El ramal ferroviario que une al puerto de Rosario con el Noroeste argentino fue uno de los factores fundamentales en el desarrollo de la ciudad. Sunchales es aún hoy una importante escala en el recorrido del tren Nuevo Central Argentino.  Su población actual es mayoritariamente descendiente de piamonteses y alemanes,1 llegados hacia fines del siglo XIX y comienzos del siglo XX. Esa circunstancia ha motivado que actualmente se establezcan fuertes vínculos con Italia y Alemania, confirmado esencialmente a través del hermanamiento producido entre Sunchales y Rivarolo Canavese, localidad de la provincia de Torino ( = Turín ), región del Piemonte, desde el 29 de abril de 2000.


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Copyright: Marcelo Botta
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9948x4974
Taken: 18/12/2011
Uploaded: 20/12/2011
Updated: 06/01/2019


Tags: sunchales; plaza; night; square; cooperativismo; sancor
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