Buenos Aires, the City

The City of Buenos Aires is the capital of the Argentine Republic. The city extends on a plain and has 202 square kilometers (78.3 sq miles). Approximately 3 million people live in this city. Including the metropolitan area, the total population of Buenos Aires is above ten millions, making it one of the 10 most populated urban centers in the world. Buenos Aires has always been an open-door city. Its inhabitants are called “porteños”, which makes reference to the fact that the city is a port. The inhabitant of the province of Buenos Aires is called bonaerense. Colonial, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassic, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern, International… Buenos Aires is a city with style. This capital city revives, all across the passages (narrow streets) surrounding Avenida de Mayo or in neighborhoods like Pompeya, the golden years of the beginning of century XX, the recycled facades of the 90s, backyards where people like Borges spent their childhood, when Palermo neighborhood was the end of the capital city. Passages of last century where crimes and love usually take place in the middle of marble sculptures and neon towers. The climate of Buenos Airesis mild all year round. The mean annual temperature is 18º C (64.4º F), making extremely hot and cold days very infrequent. Thus, visitors can enjoy walking around the city in any season. The Río de la Plata and the Riachuelo are the natural borders of the city on the east and south, respectively. The rest of the metropolitan perimeter is surrounded by the General Paz Avenue from north to west.

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You may visit the city all the year round. January (summer) is the most quiet month since many residents are on vacation, but the cultural offer is still abundant and varied. If you stay for several days, you may combine city tours with visits to places around the city such as the Delta (of the Paraná river), estancias (ranch houses), or Martín García island. Buenos Aires neighborhoods are 47 according to municipal bylaws. However, Buenos Aires inhabitants consider more than 47 neighborhoods within the city; for example, they distinguish areas like Abasto, Congreso and Once as neighborhoods (but the three of them comprise the Balvanera neighborhood); Av. Corrientes and Centro (San Nicolás neighborhood); Primera Junta and Parque Centenario (Caballito neighborhood); Las Cañitas, Palermo Hollywood, Palermo Soho (Palermo neighborhood). Buenos Aires is ready to provide lodging to more than five million tourists each year. The main chains of threeand four-star hotels worldwide offer their services in the city. You may also choose one-, two- and three-star hotels. In addition, apart hotels and economical hostels for people expecting more affordable fees are included in this offer.

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You can find more info in the The City of Buenos Aires is the capital of the Argentine Republic. The city extends on a plain and has 202 square kilometers (78.3 sq miles). Approximately 3 million people live in this city. Including the metropolitan area, the total population of Buenos Aires is above ten millions, making it one of the 10 most populated urban centers in the world. Buenos Aires has always been an open-door city. Its inhabitants are called “porteños”, which makes reference to the fact that the city is a port. The inhabitant of the province of Buenos Aires is called bonaerense. Colonial, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassic, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern, International… Buenos Aires is a city with style. This capital city revives, all across the passages (narrow streets) surrounding Avenida de Mayo or in neighborhoods like Pompeya, the golden years of the beginning of century XX, the recycled facades of the 90s, backyards where people like Borges spent their childhood, when Palermo neighborhood was the end of the capital city. Passages of last century where crimes and love usually take place in the middle of marble sculptures and neon towers. The climate of Buenos Airesis mild all year round. The mean annual temperature is 18º C (64.4º F), making extremely hot and cold days very infrequent. Thus, visitors can enjoy walking around the city in any season. The Río de la Plata and the Riachuelo are the natural borders of the city on the east and south, respectively. The rest of the metropolitan perimeter is surrounded by the General Paz Avenue from north to west.

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Turism in Buenos Aires

You may visit the city all the year round. January (summer) is the most quiet month since many residents are on vacation, but the cultural offer is still abundant and varied. If you stay for several days, you may combine city tours with visits to places around the city such as the Delta (of the Paraná river), estancias (ranch houses), or Martín García island. Buenos Aires neighborhoods are 47 according to municipal bylaws. However, Buenos Aires inhabitants consider more than 47 neighborhoods within the city; for example, they distinguish areas like Abasto, Congreso and Once as neighborhoods (but the three of them comprise the Balvanera neighborhood); Av. Corrientes and Centro (San Nicolás neighborhood); Primera Junta and Parque Centenario (Caballito neighborhood); Las Cañitas, Palermo Hollywood, Palermo Soho (Palermo neighborhood). Buenos Aires is ready to provide lodging to more than five million tourists each year. The main chains of threeand four-star hotels worldwide offer their services in the city. You may also choose one-, two- and three-star hotels. In addition, apart hotels and economical hostels for people expecting more affordable fees are included in this offer.

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