Monte Hermoso

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Monte Hermoso
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Monte Hermoso is located in Buenos Aires Province
Monte Hermoso
Monte Hermoso
Monte Hermoso is located in Argentina
Monte Hermoso
Monte Hermoso
Monte Hermoso (Argentina)
Coordinates: 38°59′S 61°18′W / 38.983°S 61.300°W / -38.983; -61.300Coordinates: 38°59′S 61°18′W / 38.983°S 61.300°W / -38.983; -61.300
Country Argentina
ProvinceBandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
PartidoMonte Hermoso
Elevation
24 m (79 ft)
Population
 (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total5,394
CPA Base
B 8153
Area code+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.