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Godoy Cruz, Mendoza

Full nameGodoy Cruz
Native name langes
Settlement typeCity
DepartmentGodoy Cruz
Total Population182977
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneART (UTC-3)
CPA baseM5501
Area code+54 261

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Godoy Cruz is a city in the province of Mendoza, Argentina. It has 183,000 inhabitants as per the 2001, and is part of the metropolitan area of the provincial capital (Mendoza).

Godoy Cruz was initially known as Villa de San Vicente (since 1872) and then as Villa Belgrano (1889). On 9 February 1909 it received city status and its current name, in homage to Dr. Tomás Godoy Cruz, who represented the province of Mendoza in the Congress of Tucumán and was also a provincial governor and legislator.

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