Monte Hermoso

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Monte Hermoso
Skyline of Monte Hermoso
Monte Hermoso is located in Argentina
Monte Hermoso
Monte Hermoso
Location in Buenos Aires Province
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
Province Bandera Buenos Aires.svg Buenos Aires
Partido Monte Hermoso
Elevation 24 m (79 ft)
Population (2001 census [INDEC])
 • Total 5,394
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.