Greater Buenos Aires

Greater Buenos Aires (Spaingie: Gran Buenos Aires; GBA) is the urban agglomeration comprisin the autonomous ceety o Buenos Aires an the adjacent 24 partidos (municipalities) ower the Province o Buenos Aires. Thus, it does no constitute a single admeenistrative unit. The conurbation spreads sooth, wast an north o Buenos Aires ceety. Tae the east, the River Plate serves as a natural boondar.

Gran Buenos Aires
Greater Buenos Aires
Kintra Argentinae
CeetiesLeet o ceeties in Greater Buenos Aires
Area
 • Metro
3,830 km2 (1,480 sq mi)
Population
 (INDEC 2010 Census[1])
12,801,365 (24 partidos plus Federal Destrict)
 • Metro
13,641,973 (includin partidos no yet conurbatit)
 • Metro density3342.39/km2 (8,656.8/sq mi)

Urban sprawl, especially atween 1945 an 1980, creatit a vast conurbation o 9,910,282 inhabitants in the 24 conurbated partidos, as of 2010, an a total o 12,801,365 includin the Ceety o Buenos Aires, a third o the total population o Argentinae.

HistoryEedit

The term Gran Buenos Aires ("Greater Buenos Aires") wis first offeecially uised in 1948, when Govrenor o Buenos Aires Province Domingo Mercante signed a bill delineatin as such a aurie coverin 14 coonties surroondin the Ceety o Buenos Aires.[2] The term is relatit tae ither expressions that are no necessarily well-defined an aw: the "Buenos Aires' conurbation" (Conurbano Bonaerense), the "Greater Buenos Aires Agglomeration" (Aglomerado Gran Buenos Aires), an the "Metropolitan Aurie o Buenos Aires" (Área Metropolitana Buenos Aires, AMBA).

DefinitionEedit

Greater Buenos Aires

The Naitional Institute o Statistics an Censuses (INDEC) haes defined Greater Buenos Aires.[3] Thare are three main groups athin the Buenos Aires' Conurbation. The first twa groups (24 partidos) comprise the tradeetional conurbation, or the "conurbation proper". The third group o sax partidos is in process o becomin fully integratit wi the rest.

Rank Partido Seat 2010 Census[4] % growth from
2001 Census
[4]
* Buenos Aires 2,890,151 4.1
1 La Matanza San Justo 1,775,816 41.5
2 Lomas de Zamora Lomas de Zamora 616,279 4.2
3 Quilmes Quilmes 582,943 12.4
4 Almirante Brown Adrogué 552,902 7.2
5 Merlo Merlo 528,494 12.4
6 Lanús Lanús 459,263 1.4
7 Moreno Moreno 452,505 18.9
8 Florencio Varela Florencio Varela 426,005 22.1
9 General San Martín San Martín 414,196 2.8
10 Tigre Tigre 376,381 25.0
11 Avellaneda Avellaneda 342,677 4.2
12 Tres de Febrero Caseros 340,071 1.1
13 Berazategui Berazategui 324,344 12.6
14 Malvinas Argentinas Los Polvorines 322,375 10.9
15 Morón Morón 321,109 3.8
16 Esteban Echeverría Monte Grande 300,959 23.4
17 San Isidro San Isidro 292,878 0.5
18 San Miguel San Miguel 276,190 9.1
19 Vicente López Olivos 269,420 -1.7
20 José C. Paz José C. Paz 265,981 15.5
21 Hurlingham Hurlingham 181,241 5.2
22 Ituzaingó Ituzaingó 167,824 6.1
23 Ezeiza Ezeiza 163,722 37.8
24 San Fernando San Fernando 163,240 8.0

Leet o ceeties in Greater Buenos AiresEedit

 
Greater Buenos Aires Metropolitan Rail Netwirk.
Rank Ceety Destrict Partido 2001 Census[5]
1 Buenos Aires   Buenos Aires 2,776,138
2 Merlo   Buenos Aires Province Merlo 244,168
3 Quilmes   Buenos Aires Province Quilmes 230,810
4 Banfield   Buenos Aires Province Lomas de Zamora 223,898
5 José Clemente Paz   Buenos Aires Province José Clemente Paz 216,637
6 Lanús   Buenos Aires Province Lanús 212,152
7 Gregorio de Laferrère   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 175,670
8 Hurlingham   Buenos Aires Province Hurlingham 174,165
9 Berazategui   Buenos Aires Province Berazategui 167,498
10 González Catán   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 163,815
11 San Miguel   Buenos Aires Province San Miguel 157,532
12 Moreno   Buenos Aires Province Moreno 148,290
13 San Fernando   Buenos Aires Province San Fernando 145,165
14 Isidro Casanova   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 131,981
15 Bernal   Buenos Aires Province Quilmes 130,790
16 Florencio Varela   Buenos Aires Province Florencio Varela 120,678
17 Avellaneda   Buenos Aires Province Avellaneda 112,980[6]
18 Lomas de Zamora   Buenos Aires Province Lomas de Zamora 111,897
19 Temperley   Buenos Aires Province Lomas de Zamora 111,160
20 Monte Grande   Buenos Aires Province Esteban Echeverría 109,644
21 San Justo   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 105,274
22 Ituzaingó   Buenos Aires Province Ituzaingó 104,712
23 Castelar   Buenos Aires Province Morón 104,019
24 Rafael Castillo   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 103,992
25 Libertad   Buenos Aires Province Merlo 100,324
26 Ramos Mejía   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 97,076
27 Ezeiza   Buenos Aires Province Ezeiza 93,246
28 Morón   Buenos Aires Province Morón 92,725
29 Caseros   Buenos Aires Province Tres de Febrero 90,313
30 Parque San Martín   Buenos Aires Province Merlo 89,073
31 Burzaco   Buenos Aires Province Almirante Brown 86,113
32 Grand Bourg   Buenos Aires Province Malvinas Argentinas 85,189
33 Monte Chingolo   Buenos Aires Province Lanús 85,060
34 San Francisco Solano   Buenos Aires Province Quilmes
Almirante Brown
81,707
35 Remedios de Escalada (Lanús)   Buenos Aires Province Lanús 81,465
36 La Tablada   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 80,389
37 Ciudad Madero   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 75,582
38 Olivos   Buenos Aires Province Vicente López 75,527
39 El Palomar   Buenos Aires Province Morón
Tres de Febrero
74,757
40 Boulogne Sur Mer   Buenos Aires Province San Isidro 73,496
41 Ciudadela   Buenos Aires Province Tres de Febrero 73,155
42 Ciudad Evita   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 68,650
43 Bella Vista   Buenos Aires Province San Miguel 67,936
44 Wilde   Buenos Aires Province Avellaneda 65,881
45 Martínez   Buenos Aires Province San Isidro 65,859
46 Don Torcuato   Buenos Aires Province Tigre 64,867
47 Gerli   Buenos Aires Province Avellaneda
Lanús
64,640
48 Ciudad Jardín   Buenos Aires Province Tres de Febrero 61,780
49 Sarandí   Buenos Aires Province Avellaneda 60,752
50 Villa Tesei   Buenos Aires Province Hurlingham 60,165
51 Florida   Buenos Aires Province Vicente López 59,844
52 Villa Domínico   Buenos Aires Province Avellaneda 58,824
53 Béccar   Buenos Aires Province San Isidro 58,811
54 Glew   Buenos Aires Province Almirante Brown 57,878
55 Rafael Calzada   Buenos Aires Province Almirante Brown 56,419
56 Mariano Acosta   Buenos Aires Province Merlo 54,081
57 Los Polvorines   Buenos Aires Province Malvinas Argentinas 53,354
58 Lomas del Mirador   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 51,488
59 Villa Centenario   Buenos Aires Province Lomas de Zamora 49,737
60 William Morris   Buenos Aires Province Hurlingham 48,916
61 Longchamps   Buenos Aires Province Almirante Brown 47,622
62 San Isidro   Buenos Aires Province San Isidro 45,190
63 Villa Adelina   Buenos Aires Province Vicente López 44,587
64 San José   Buenos Aires Province Lomas de Zamora 44,437
65 Villa de Mayo   Buenos Aires Province Malvinas Argentinas 43,405
66 General Pacheco   Buenos Aires Province Tigre 43,287
67 Villa Fiorito   Buenos Aires Province Lomas de Zamora 42,904
68 Paso del Rey   Buenos Aires Province Moreno 41,775
69 Llavallol   Buenos Aires Province Lomas de Zamora 41,463
70 Tortuguitas   Buenos Aires Province Malvinas Argentinas
José C. Paz
41,310
71 Claypole   Buenos Aires Province Almirante Brown 41,176
72 Valentín Alsina   Buenos Aires Province Lanús 41,155
73 Virreyes   Buenos Aires Province San Fernando 39,507
74 Victoria   Buenos Aires Province San Fernando 39,447
75 Pablo Nogués   Buenos Aires Province Malvinas Argentinas 38,470
76 Haedo   Buenos Aires Province Morón 38,068
77 San Antonio de Padua   Buenos Aires Province Merlo 37,775
78 Munro   Buenos Aires Province Vicente López 35,844
79 Villa Ballester   Buenos Aires Province San Martín 35,301
80 Pontevedra   Buenos Aires Province Merlo 33,515
81 Villa Udaondo   Buenos Aires Province Ituzaingó 31,490
82 Villa La Florida   Buenos Aires Province Quilmes 31,268
83 Tigre   Buenos Aires Province Tigre 31,106
84 San Martín   Buenos Aires Province San Martín 28,339
85 Adrogué   Buenos Aires Province Almirante Brown 28,265
86 Tristán Suárez   Buenos Aires Province Ezeiza 27,746
87 Muñiz   Buenos Aires Province San Miguel 26,221
88 Villa Martelli   Buenos Aires Province Vicente López 26,059
89 Villa Bosch   Buenos Aires Province Tres de Febrero 24,702
90 Villa Maipú   Buenos Aires Province San Martín 24,447
91 Vicente López   Buenos Aires Province Vicente López 24,078
92 Don Bosco   Buenos Aires Province Quilmes 20,876
93 Billinghurst   Buenos Aires Province San Martín 19,138
94 Martín Coronado   Buenos Aires Province Tres de Febrero 19,121
95 Villa Sarmiento   Buenos Aires Province Morón 17,737
96 Ranelagh   Buenos Aires Province Berazategui 15,262
97 Tapiales   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 15,148
98 Aldo Bonzi   Buenos Aires Province La Matanza 13,410

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GalleryEedit


Further readinsEedit

  • Buzai, G.D. and Marcos, M. (2012). "The social map of Greater Buenos Aires as empirical evidence of urban models". Journal of Latin American Geography. Volume 11 Number 1, pp. 67-78, DOI 10.1353/lag.2012.0012
  • Keeling, D. (1996). Buenos Aires: Global Dreams, Local Crisis. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "2010 Census provisional results". Archived frae the original on 1 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
  2. Alicia Novick & Horacio Caride. "Ciudad versus área metropolitana. Notas para una historia del gran Buenos Aires".
  3. (in Spaingie) "¿Qué es el Gran Buenos Aires?" (PDF) (Press release). National Institute of Statistics and Censuses. 1 August 2003. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 11 September 2008. Retrieved 28 Juin 2008.
  4. a b "Provincia de Buenos Aires, 24 partidos del Gran Buenos Aires. Población total y variación intercensal absoluta y relativa por partido. Años 2001-2010" (PDF). INDEC.
  5. [1] Archived 2007-04-06 at the Wayback Machine, Instituto Nacional de Estadisticas y Censos
  6. Includes Dock Sud, Piñeiro and Crucecita
  7. "INDEC eph" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 21 August 2011. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
  8. "INDEC est" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 9 Apryle 2014. Retrieved 24 September 2013.

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