Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina. The name means fair winds, or literally good air, in Spanish. The official name is Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires ("Autonomous City of Buenos Aires"), also called Capital Federal ("Federal Capital"). It is one of the largest cities in Latin America, with many cultural offerings, and is the point of departure for traveling to the rest of the country. People from Buenos Aires are called porteños, "people from the port", implying that many of the inhabitants are immigrants in one way or another. Buenos Aires is a singular, open, and integrating destination that allows the visitor not only to view the city but also to have an exceptional urban adventure.
The City of Buenos Aires has 48 districts called barrios (neighborhoods). The most important and visited are:
The city is geographically contained inside the province of Buenos Aires, but it is politically autonomous. Read more