Welcome to Buenos Aires


Brief information about the Buenos Aires

The town is located on the South American continent shore, on the western shore of the estuary of this Río de la Plata. "Buenos Aires" could be translated as "fair winds" or "good airs" however, the former was the meaning intended by the founders in the 16th century, by the usage of their original name "Real de Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Ayre", named after the Madonna of Bonaria in Sardinia.

The Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also contains several Buenos Aires Province districts, which constitutes the fourth-most populous metropolitan region in the Americas, with a population of about 15.6 million. The city of Buenos Aires is neither part of Buenos Aires Province nor the Province's funding it is an autonomous district.

In 1880, following decades of political infighting, Buenos Aires was federalized and removed from Buenos Aires Province. The city limits were enlarged to include the towns of Belgrano and Flores; equally are neighborhoods of the city.

Buenos Aires' quality of life was ranked 91st in the world in 2018, being among the finest in Latin America. In 2012, it had been the most visited town in South America, and also the second-most visited town of Latin America (behind Mexico City).

Buenos is famous for its Eclectic European architecture and cultural life. Buenos Aires hosting two venues in the 1978 FIFA World Cup as well as held the 1st Pan American Games in 1951. Buenos Aires hosted the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics and also the 2018 G20 summit.

Buenos Aires is a city, being the home to multiple ethnic and religious groups. Several languages are spoken in the city in addition to Spanish, contributing to its culture and the dialect spoken in a few parts of the country and in the city. This is because in the previous 151 decades the town, and the country in general, is a major recipient of millions of immigrants from all over the planet, which makes it a melting pot where many ethnic groups live together and being considered among the most diverse cities of the Americas.