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Pomona, Rio Negro


Pomona is a small village on the island of Choele Choel in Rio Negro Province, in Argentina. It's was used as a cross point for the Negro River into the Choele Choel Island already in 1890, when it was known as Paso Penalva. It was formally founded in 1933 and named after the goddess Pomona because of its gardens.

It has the provincial primary school 7, an agrotechnic school and a municipal library. In the Pomona area there are farms that cultivate mainly pears and apples, but also peaches and trees for wood. The closest city is Lamarque.

References

Localidades del Valle Medio:Pomona

" De Paso Penalva" - Diario Rio Negro

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