Buenos Aires (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈbwenoˈsaiɾes]) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Argentinae, an the seicont-lairgest metropolitan aurie in Sooth Americae, efter São Paulo.[5] It is locatit on the wastren shore o the estuary o the Río de la Plata, on the sootheastren coast o the Sooth American continent. Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which an aa includes several Buenos Aires Province destricts, constitutes the third-lairgest conurbation in Latin Americae, wi a population o aroond 13 million.[3]

Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Autonomous Ceety o Buenos Aires
Clockwise frae top: skyline o the ceety at dusk, the National Congress, the Woman's Bridge, tango dancers in San Telmo, the Pink Hoose, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Cabildo, the Obelisk, Colón Theatre, the Recoleta Cemetery, the Tres de Febrero Park wi the Planetarium, an Caminito in La Boca.
Banner o Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Banner
Coat of airms o Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Coat airms
Eik-name(s): 

The Queen o la Plata, The Sooth American Paris, The Caipital o Tango, The ceety o books, The Paris o the Pampas,[1] The Cultural Caipital o Laitin Americae[2]
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Coordinates: 34°36′12″S 58°22′54″W / 34.60333°S 58.38167°W / -34.60333; -58.38167Coordinates: 34°36′12″S 58°22′54″W / 34.60333°S 58.38167°W / -34.60333; -58.38167
KintraArgentinae
Established1536, 1580
Govrenment
 • TeepAutonomous ceety
 • Chief o GovrenmentHoracio Rodríguez Larreta
Area
 • Autonomous Ceety203 km2 (78.5 sq mi)
 • Laund203 km2 (78.5 sq mi)
 • Metro
4758 km2 (1837 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census.)[3]
 • Autonomous Ceety2,891,082
 • Density14,000/km2 (37,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
12,801,364
 • Metro density2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)porteño (m), porteña (f), bonaerense
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
Area code(s)011
HDI (2010)0.876 – very high[4]
Website[www.buenosaires.gov.ar (in Spaingie) bue.gov.ar (in Inglis)

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Buenos Aires is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:

ReferencesEedit

  1. Owens, Mitchell. "Travel+Leisure: Buenos Aires Reinventing Itself". Travelandleisure.com. Retrieved 2 Mey 2012.
  2. "Sitio oficial de turismo de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires". Bue.gov.ar. Retrieved 2 Mey 2012.
  3. a b "Population projections" (PDF). Retrieved 9 August 2009.
  4. "Desarrollo humano en Argentina / 2010" (PDF). Retrieved 24 Februar 2012.
  5. R.L. Forstall, R.P. Greene, and J.B. Pick, "Which are the largest? Why published populations for major world urban areas vary so greatly", City Futures Conference, (University of Illinois at Chicago, July 2004) – Table 5 (p.34)
  6. Prefeitura.Sp - Descentralized Cooperation
  7. a b International Relations - São Paulo City Hall - Official Sister Cities
  8. "Sister Cities". Beijing Municipal Government. Retrieved 23 Juin 2009.
  9. "Intercity and International Cooperation of the City of Zagreb". © 2006–2009 City of Zagreb. Retrieved 23 Juin 2009.
  10. a b c d e "Listado de ciudades hermanas" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 16 Julie 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2010.
  11. "Berlin's international city relations". Berlin Mayor's Office. Archived frae the original on 22 August 2008. Retrieved 1 Julie 2009.
  12. Madrid city council webpage "Mapa Mundi de las ciudades hermanadas" Check |url= value (help). Ayuntamiento de Madrid. Retrieved 22 Julie 2009.
  13. Hermanamientos con Latinoamérica (102,91 kB). [29-9-2008]
  14. Erdem, Selim Efe (3 November 2003). "İstanbul'a 49 kardeş" (in Turkis). Radikal. Retrieved 22 Julie 2009. 49 sister cities in 2003