- Tandil can refer also to a spider genus, and a German detergent.
is the main city of the homonymous partido
(department), located in Argentina
, in the southwest of Buenos Aires Province
, just NNW of the Tandilia Hills.
Tandil is located above sea level and its coordinates are . The city borders Rauch and Azul (to the north), Ayacucho and Balcarce (to the west), Lobería, Necochea and Benito Juárez (to the south) and Azul and Benito Juárez (to the west).
Tandil is situated approximately midway between La Plata (the provincial capital), 330 kilometres (205 mi.) to its NE, and Bahía Blanca
, lying the same distance to its SW; it is also NW of Mar del Plata
, and SSW of Buenos Aires
. Tandil is in a zone known as the Humid Pampa
According to the 2001 census (INDEC), Tandil had a population of 108,109, but its 2009 population is estimated to be 110,000. The total area of the Tandil partido
is 4,935 km2 (1,875 mi2 ).
Tandil's climate is mild and humid, with an average temperature of and of precipitation annually. Mornings are often cold in autumn, winter and spring, and generally fresh in the summer. Fog is very common in autumn and winter (when frosts are also common). Minimum temperatures below have been recorded in the winter months. Rainfall occurs throughout the year but more frequently in summer. Snow
and heat waves
are not very common.
data in the table below is from the perdiod 1981-1990:
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