Buenos Aires, Argentina » City Info

Buenos Aires (official name: Autonomous City of Buenos Aires) is the capital city of Argentina, and it is one of the largest cities in Latin America. It is located on the southern shore of the Rio de la Plata River, on the south-eastern coast of the South American continent. Strongly influenced by European culture, Buenos Aires is sometimes called the "Paris of the South" or "Paris of South America".

Buenos Aires is not a part of Buenos Aires Province also it is not the capital of Buenos Aires Province; it is an autonomous district.

In Spanish, Buenos Aires means 'Fair winds'. As the name suggests, it is an open and integrated city that offers a large variety of cultural activities to suit all tastes of visitors. It is one of the most diversified tourist destinations and an inexpensive city to explore and enjoy. It has preserved European architecture culture. The official language of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is Spanish, followed by Italian.

In 2018, Buenos Aires' QOL (quality of life) was ranked 91st in the world. It is the most visited city in South America.

CityBuenos Aires
AreaCity: 203km² (78.5 sq.mi.)
Metro: 4,758km² (1,837.1 sq.mi.)
PopulationCity: 2,891,082
Metro: 15,594,428
Time ZoneUTC-3 (ART)
Area Code011