Caleta Olivia ( Spanish: Caleta Olivia ) is a city in Argentina located in the northeast of the Argentine province of Santa Cruz . The city has a population of 36,000 (2001). The city is the second most important in the province, after Rio Gallegos .
|Spanish Caleta olivia|
|History and Geography|
|Telephone code||+54 297|
The city was founded on November 20, 1901 . Lt. Eksekel Guttero , captain of the ship of the Navy of Argentina "Guardia Nacional" , delivered on board the equipment and workers for the construction of a telegraph line south of Comodoro Rivadavia . The settlement was given the name of his wife Olivia (Caleta means “small bay”, “at the entrance”).
The main economic activities in the city are oil , sheep farming and fishing. The port is a fishing center and is also used to send other locally produced goods.