For ither uises, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation).

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
Coat o airms o Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Coat o airms

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]
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires is locatit in Argentinae
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Location athin Argentinae
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
Established1536, 1580
 • TeepAutonomous ceety
 • Chief o GovrenmentHoracio Rodríguez Larreta
 • Autonomous Ceety203 km2 (78.5 sq mi)
 • Laund203 km2 (78.5 sq mi)
 • Metro
4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi)
 (2010 census.)[3]
 • Autonomous Ceety2,891,082
 • Density14,000/km2 (37,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
 • Metro density2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)porteño (m), porteña (f), bonaerense
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
Aurie code(s)011
HDI (2010)0.876 – very high[4]
Wabsteid[ (in Spaingie) (in Inglis)

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Buenos Aires is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:


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