Rafaela is a city in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, about 96 km from the provincial capital. It is the head town of the Castellanos Deparment. It has a population of 83,642 inhabitants (2001 census) and an area of 156 km².
The town was founded in 1881 by Guillermo Lehmann, and officially became a city in 1913.
The Mayor of Rafaela as of 2005 is Omar Perotti, of the Justicialist Party.
In Spanish unless otherwise noted.
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