VILLAGUAY: Entre Rios Province Print
International Jewish Cemetery Project - Argentina also see Entre Rios and San Gregorio
Located in central Entre Rios province, Villaguay was an inn halfway between Concepcion del Uruguay and Parana River and later named Santa Rosa de Villaguay. Until 1873, the town was under military control. Ashkenazi Jews from Ingeniero Sajaroff, Perliza, Desparramados, Villa Clara, and Villa Dominguez settled there. Tourism contact: Sergio Miranda (Mirst Travel), 301 Colon Street, Villagua, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Jewish Argentine Association of Villaguay: 567 Balcarce Street, Contact Silvio Teveles, Tel 03455-156-22789, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Jewish population in 1952 was 120 Jewish families. 2001 Jewish population was fifty families of the population of 54,000. Apparently, Villaguay Jews used the San Gregorio Jewish Cemetery. [December 2003]