Entre Ríos Province,
The founding of the General Alvear Colonies on 21 July 1878 established the presence of the Volga Germans in the Province of Entre Ríos. The initial wave of Volga German immigrants brought 1,625 families (about 8,000 people) to Entre Ríos.
In Entre Ríos, the term "Aldea" is used often as a reference to a colony (rather than the term Colonía), and this term is used on many maps and on the highway signs in the Province (i.e., Aldea Brasilera, Aldea Protestante, etc.).
"Wolgarausch in Argentinien." Volk auf dem Weg (February 2006): 14-15. (English translation.)
Last updated 25 November 2013.