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San Nicolás de los Arroyos

Full nameSan Nicolás de los Arroyos
Official nameSan Nicolás de los Arroyos
ProvinceBuenos Aires
PartidoSan Nicolás
FoundedApril 14, 1748
Elevation55.8 ft (17 m)
Total Population137867 (2001)
Other information
CPA BaseB 2900
Area code+54 3461

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San Nicolás de los Arroyos (usually shortened to San Nicolás) is a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the western shore of the Paraná River, 61 km from Rosario. It has about 138,000 inhabitants (2001). It is the head town of the partido of the same name. It is sometimes called Ciudad de María (City of Mary) of a series of Marian apparitions recorded since the 1970s.

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