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La Plata is the capital city of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and of the partido La Plata. According to the 2001 census [INDEC], it has a population of 765,378 and its metropolitan area has 899,523 inhabitants. La Plata was planned and developed to serve as the provincial capital after the city of Buenos Aires was federalized in 1880. It was officially founded by Governor Dardo Rocha on 19 November 1882. Its construction is fully documented in photographs by Tomás Bradley Sutton. La Plata was renamed Eva Perón City (Ciudad Eva Perón) between 1952 and 1955. The city is home to two important first division football teams: Estudiantes de La Plata and Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.

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La Plata is the capital city of Buenos Aires Province- which is the main state of Argentina. It is situated about 56 kilometers south-east of Buenos Aires. The city’s urban design of a perfect square was worked on by Pedro Benoit and his team.

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Facts and Stats for La Plata*

  • Pollution Statistics in La Plata

    Know the pollution level of La Plata before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • La Plata: Crime and Safety

    How safe is La Plata for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in La Plata.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 73.21 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 73.21 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in La Plata - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 39.06 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 46.55 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 68.89 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.45 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in La Plata

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in La Plata

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.21 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.96 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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