Diamante, Departamento Diamante, Entre Ríos Province

Includes the following communities: 
Punta Gorda
El Diamante

The town of Diamante was founded 27 February 1836. There are many nationalities represented in the city. Over the years, many Volga German families from the rural areas of Entre Ríos moved to Diamante, many settling in nearby Strobel.

The current rectory was the first church of Diamante, built in 1850. It is named in honor of St. Cyprian. The current building was constructed in 1890 and is dedicated to the Virgen de la Merced.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have lived in the Diamante area:

Bloch from Galka
Dorsch from Wiesenmüller
Margheim from Merkel

Volga Colonies: 

Elena Vega Stehle

Pre-Volga Origin

Iglesia San Cipriano in Diamante.
Source: Elena Vega Stehle.

The Micle (Michel) Family. Photo taken in Diamante (1919).
Source: Aldea Marienfeld FB.

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.765772
Longitude: 9.070005