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Oncativo


Oncativo is a city in the province of Cordoba, Argentina. It has 12,660 inhabitants as per the . It is located near the center of the province, 76 km south-southeast from the provincial capital Cordoba City and 64 north-northwest from Villa Maria, by National Route 9.

Although the town had no official foundation, it is considered that it began with the arrival of the railway lines, and especially with the opening for public use of the train station of the Ferrocarril Central Argentino, 1 September 1869.

The area of the present-day city was the stage of the Battle of Oncativo, between the forces of generals Juan Facundo Quiroga and Jose Maria Paz, in 1830.

References

Municipality of Oncativo (official website).

InfOncativo (portal).

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