San Miguel de Tucumán

Brief information about the San Miguel de Tucumán

San Miguel de Tucumán San Miguel de Tucumán (Spanish pronunciation: [San miˈɣel de tukuˈman]; typically called only Tucumán) is the capital of this Tucumán Province, situated in northern Argentina 1,311 kilometres (815 mi) from Buenos Aires. It's the fifth-largest city of also the most important of this area and Argentina following Mendoza, Córdoba, Rosario and Buenos Aires.

The city was founded by the Spanish Conquistador Diego de Villarroel in the span of a trip from Peru in 1565. Tucumán moved to its current site in 1685.