About Mar del Plata
Mar del Plata is an Argentine city in the southeast part of Buenos Aires Province located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Mar del Plata is one of the major fishing ports and the biggest seaside beach resort in Argentina. With a population of 614,350 as per the 2010 census. The region was inhabited by Günuna Kena nomads (also known as northern Tehuelches). They were later (after the 11th century) strongly influenced by the Mapuche culture. 1874–1886 Patricio Peralta Ramos acquired a meat salting factory factory (created in the years before) along with the surrounding terrain, and founded the town on February 10, 1874. Basque rancher Pedro Luro bought a part of Peralta Ramos land for agricultural production. First docks also erected around this time. 1946–1955 The massive tourism, triggered by the welfare politics of Perón and the surge of the middle class marked a huge growth in the city's economy. The average temperatures for January reach 20 °C (68 °F) and 8 °C (46 °F) for July. Mar del Plato has some beaches a nightlife and museums and art galleries.