|Autonomous City of Buenos Aires|
|Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires|
|National Congress, the Woman's Bridge in Puerto Madero, Tango dancers in San Telmo, the Pink House, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Cabildo, the Obelisk, Colón Theatre, La Recoleta Cemetery, the Planetarium in the Palermo Woods, and Caminito in La Boca.|
The Queen of El Plata, The South American Paris, The Capital of Tango, The city of books, The Paris of the Pampas, The Cultural Capital of Latin America
|• Type||Autonomous city|
|• Chief of Government||Mauricio Macri|
|• Senators||María Eugenia Estenssoro, Samuel Cabanchik, Daniel Filmus|
|• Autonomous City||203 km2 (78.5 sq mi)|
|• Land||203 km2 (78.5 sq mi)|
|• Metro||4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi)|
|Elevation||25 m (82 ft)|
|Population (2010 census.)|
|• Autonomous City||2,890,151|
|• Density||14,240/km2 (36,817/sq mi)|
|Demonym||porteño (m), porteña (f)|
|Time zone||ART (UTC−3)|
|HDI (2010)||0.953 – Very High[not in the source given]|
Buenos Aires city is also known as Capital Federal to differentiate the city from the Buenos Aires Province.
Population[change | edit source]
Weather[change | edit source]
Buenos Aires has a mild weather. The average temperature is 17 °C. During the 20th century the temperature has gone up because of the urbanization. Rainfall is 1222.6 mm. per year. Summers are warm and humid. Winters are mild or cold, the highest medium temperature is 13.7ºC during this season. Temperature rarely reaches 0 °C or below. Fog is frequent.
Neighborhoods[change | edit source]
Buenos Aires is divided into 48 neighborhoods. Most populated areas are:
- Palermo: Located in the northeast of the city, it also is the largest neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Some parts of Palermo are highly touristic: Bosques de Palermo (Palermo Woods), Palermo Soho, Palermo Hollywood
- Caballito: This mostly residential neighborhood is located in the geographical centre of the city.
- Recoleta: Recoleta is one of the most wealthy neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. Recoleta Cemetery is located there.
Wikimania[change | edit source]
References[change | edit source]
- Owens, Mitchell. "Travel+Leisure: Buenos Aires Reinventing Itself". Travelandleisure.com. http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/buenos-aires-steps-it-up. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
- "Sitio oficial de turismo de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires". Bue.gov.ar. http://www.bue.gov.ar/?ncMenu=785&&lang=en. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
- "Argentina: Censo2010". http://www.censo2010.indec.gov.ar/preliminares/cuadro_totalpais.asp. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
- "Reports | National Reports | Latin America and the Caribbean | Argentina | Human Development Reports (HDR) | United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)". Hdr.undp.org. http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/nationalreports/latinamericathecaribbean/argentina/name,3424,en.html. Retrieved 2013-03-12.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Google Maps Satellite city View
- digital Buenos Aires
- Buenos Aires Travel Guide
- english.buenosaires.com - Tourism Portal
- Official Tourism Website (English, Spanish, Portuguese and guides in ten different languages including Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, etc.)
Online newspapers[change | edit source]
- The Buenos Aires Herald Online edition of a local English language newspaper
- La Nación
- La Prensa
|Provinces of Argentina|
|Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires Province | Catamarca | Chaco | Chubut | Córdoba | Corrientes | Entre Ríos | Formosa | Jujuy | La Pampa | La Rioja | Mendoza | Misiones | Neuquen | Río Negro | Salta | San Juan | San Luis | Santa Cruz | Santa Fe | Santiago del Estero | Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Islands | Tucumán|