Munro, Buenos Aires

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Munro is a city of the Vicente López Partido in northern Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina, best known for its jeans and apparel stores and outlets. It is located some 20 km from the downtown of the city.

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Munro commercial center on Avenida Mitre
Munro commercial center on Avenida Mitre
Munro is located in Greater Buenos Aires
Coordinates: 34°32′S 58°31′W
CountryFlag_of_Argentina.svg Argentina
ProvinceBandera_de_la_Provincia_de_Buenos_Aires.svg Buenos Aires
PartidoFlag_of_Vicente_L%C3%B3pez.svg Vicente López
Founded30 April 1912 [1]
26 m (85 ft)
 (2001 census [INDEC])
CPA Base
B 1605
Area code+54 11

It is bordered by the neighborhoods of Villa Adelina, Carapachay and Martínez on the north; Villa Ballester on the west; Florida Este in the south; and Olivos to the east. The border streets are Mariano Moreno, Bartolomé Mitre Avenue, Paraná, National Highway 9 (Panamericana), Antonio Malaver, Alexander Fleming, Luis María Drago, Primera Junta, Montes de Oca, Capitán Cajaraville, Juramento, Carlos Calvo, Albarellos, and Belgrano.

There are many sports clubs in Munro such as Unión Vecinal de Fomento Munro (founded on 1922), Olivos Rugby Club (1927), Club Unión de Munro (1946), Club Social y Deportivo Industrial Munro (1947).

Some of Munro's local industries are: Atanor, Fabriloza, Colorín, Virulana, Ripán, Telagoma, Bayer, Gillette and other factories of clothing, lumber, steel, food, etc. In the town were located the Lumiton filming studios (they still exist today as a museum of the movies filmed there).