What country is Buenos Aires located in?
Buenos Aires is located on the Rio de la Plata and is the capital as well as the political and spiritual center of Argentina. It is one of the largest urban agglomerations in South America and the most important economic area of the country.
Buenos Aires (span.: “Good airs”) is the capital of Argentina.
It has 2.74 million inhabitants. If you add to this the more than 20 municipalities belonging to Greater Buenos Aires, then one in three Argentines lives in this metropolitan agglomeration of more than 11.5 million people.
Together with the suburbs, the industrial zones and the slums in the peripheral areas, Buenos Aires today covers an area four times the size of the island of Rügen, the largest German island with 926 km2.
Buenos Aires is located just under 300 km from the open Atlantic Ocean on the southwestern shore of the 45 km wide estuary of the Rio de la Plata.
As the state capital, Buenos Aires is the seat of the highest state organs. It also has several universities, academies, many museums, libraries and theaters.
But Buenos Aires is not only the political and spiritual, but also the economic center of Argentina.
Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina. Almost three million people live in Buenos Aires, there are more than 13 million in the surrounding area. One in three Argentines lives in Buenos Aires and its surroundings. The inhabitants of Buenos Aires call themselves “Porteños”.
The city was founded in 1536. The founder was a Spanish navigator. He named the city after the Catholic Saint Mary of the Good Air, in Spanish “Santa María del buen ayre”. That’s why the city is still called Buenos Aires, “Good airs”. It is believed that he was referring to the fresh winds that blew there. Buenos Aires is located on the Rio de la Plata, a wide stream that flows into the Atlantic Ocean.
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