Monte Hermoso

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Monte Hermoso
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Coordinates: 38°55′S 61°32′W / 38.917°S 61.533°W / -38.917; -61.533Coordinates: 38°55′S 61°32′W / 38.917°S 61.533°W / -38.917; -61.533
Country  Argentina
Province Buenos Aires province flag.png Buenos Aires
Partido Monte Hermoso
Elevation 24 m (79 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,394
CPA Base B 8153
Area code(s) +54 2921

Monte Hermoso is a town on the Atlantic coast of Argentina. It is about 100 km (62 mi) east of the city of Bahía Blanca. It is in the south of the Province of Buenos Aires. It is the capital of the partido of Monte Hermoso.

The tallest lighthouse in South America is nearby. It is called Faro Recalada a Bahia Blanca. It is 73 m (240 ft) high.