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  1. Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America, after Greater São Paulo. It is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the continent's southeastern coast. The Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also includes several Buenos Aires Province districts, constitutes the third-largest conurbation in Latin America, with a population of around fifteen and a half million.
    • also known as Bs. As.; La Reina del Plata; The Queen of the Plata; Capital Federal; Federal District; Distrito Federal; Buenos Aires D.F.; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Baires; Autonomous City of Buenos Aires; Paris of South America; The South American Paris; The Capital of Tango; The city of books; The Paris of the Pampas; The Cultural Capital of Latin America; B.A.; BA
    • country: Argentina
    • read more about Buenos Aires (city)
  2. Buenos Aires a.k.a. Buenos Aires Province: Buenos Aires is the largest and most populous Argentinian province. It takes the name from the city of Buenos Aires, which used to be the provincial capital until it was federalized in 1880. The current capital of the province is the city of La Plata, founded in 1882.
  3. Buenos Aires is a town and municipality in the Cauca Department, Colombia. Founded in by Vasco de Guzmán and Alonso de Fuenmayor in 1551, the municipality covers an area 520 km² and has a population of 21,300. The population is primarily engaged in agriculture and ranching.
  4. Buenos Aires: The city of Buenos Aires is the capital of the canton of Buenos Aires, which includes 12 districts. It is located in the province of Puntarenas of the Central American country Costa Rica. The city has a connection to the Pan-American Highway and therefore is easily accessible by car. The city has an airfield, named BAI.
  5. Buenos Aires is the name of the third canton in the province of Puntarenas in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 2,384.22 km², and has a population of 43,526. Its capital city is also called Buenos Aires.
  6. Buenos Aires a.k.a. Colonia Buenos Aires is a colonia of the Cuauhtémoc borough located south of the historic center of Mexico City. This colonia is primarily known for its abundance of dealers selling used car parts, and an incident when six youths were executed by police. About half of the colonia’s residents make a living from car parts, but these businesses have a reputation for selling stolen merchandise. The colonia is also home to an old cemetery established by Maximilian I, which has a number of fine tombs and sculptures.
  7. Buenos Aires or Independencia is a Sector in the city of Santo Domingo in the Distrito Nacional of the Dominican Republic.
  8. Buenos Aires is one of the forty sectors of Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  9. Buenos Aires is a town on São Tomé Island in the nation of São Tomé and Príncipe.
    • also known as Buenos Aires, Sao Tome and Principe; Buenos Aires, São Tomé and Príncipe
    • part of São Tomé and Príncipe

There are other places with in their name, like Buenos Aires Zoo, Buenos Aires Cabildo, Obelisco de Buenos Aires, Concepción de Buenos Aires, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens, Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral.


Buenos Aires is a musical group.


  1. "Buenos Aires" is a song from the musical Evita by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. The song is about Eva Perón's ambitions upon coming to Buenos Aires for the first time.
  2. "Buenos Aires" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "Buenos Aires" is a musical single of Glee Cast.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  4. "Buenos Aires" is a musical single of Nick Warren.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  5. "Buenos Aires" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  6. "Buenos Aires" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  7. "Buenos Aires" is a musical album of Maria Orieta.
    • released in (12 years ago)
  8. "Buenos Aires" is a musical album of Guy Marchand.
    • released in (21 years ago)


  1. "Buenos Aires" a.k.a. "Happy Together" is a 1997 Hong Kong film directed by Wong Kar-wai, starring Leslie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, that depicts a turbulent romance between two men. The English title is inspired by The Turtles' 1967 song, which is covered by Danny Chung on the film's soundtrack; the Chinese title is an idiomatic expression suggesting "the exposure of something intimate.
  2. "Buenos Aires" a.k.a. "Good Air" is a 2013 short, comedy film written by Daniel Gil Suárez, Arturo Ruiz and directed by Daniel Gil Suárez.


Buenos Aires a.k.a. Landmarks in Buenos Aires: There are many landmarks in Buenos Aires, Argentina some of which are of considerable historical or artistic interest.

Phrases with Buenos Aires

  1. Buenos Aires Tetra
  2. Buenos Aires Leaf-Eared Mouse

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Buenos Aires

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Google previewWorld Film Locations: Buenos Aires (2014)

by Michael Pigott, Santiago Oyarzabel

Plata, Buenos Aires is a city of important contrasts – often more so than its own people, the porteños, wish to acknowledge .

Google previewLet's Go Buenos Aires 1st Edition (2008)

by Let's Go Inc.

As many will explain, Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan city, and that cosmopolitanism plays out in ways both delicious and downright confusing. lt's a city where high-heeled fashionistas and broken down garbage drivers inhabit the same ...

Google previewReading Borges after Benjamin (2008)

Allegory, Afterlife, and the Writing of History by Kate Jenckes

Melancholic Fervor Borges's Buenos Aires is a world that is traversed by shadows and disturbances, wounds and edges. The city is always on the brink of dissolution or loss, and remembrance and representation are continually threatened by ...

Google previewJorge Luis Borges (2006)

by Jason Wilson

Buenos Aires is a city linked to the pickaxe, for it has turned its past into building rubble to rebuild according to the latest fashions. Borges's birthplace was typically colonial. A single ...

Google previewThe Campaign (1991)

by Carlos Fuentes

Buenos Aires is a long way off. Colonial oppression is right at hand. We have to keep up the guerrilla war. The royalist forces are here, and so are we. You and yours, Bustos, should come, help out, give speeches. But don't lose sight of reality.

Google previewJaguar's Shadow (2014)

Searching for a Mythic Cat by Richard Mahler

BUENOS AIRES IS AN UNLIKELY name for the place. It translates as “pleasant breezes” and links in the public mind to the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina, famous for its tango and beefsteak. By coincidence, that waterfront city happens to ...

Google previewThe Spiritual Rococo (2014)

Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia by Professor Gauvin Alexander Bailey

Buenos Aires is a case in point: it became one of the epicenters of Rococo décor during an intensive population and building boom in the decades leading up to the city's elevation to capital of the new Viceroyalty of Río de la Plata in 1776.

Google previewPolitics and Urban Growth in Buenos Aires, 1910-1942 (2003)

by Richard J. Walter

Buenos Aires is a multiethnic city, but one that is overwhelmingly southern European in composition instead of the mix of largely Irish, Polish, and African Americans found in Chicago. The richness of culture, the pace of life, and the general ...

Google previewThe New Wealth of Nations

BUENOS AIRES IS AN ASSEMBLAGE OF SPLENDID RELICS, NOSTALGICALLY reminiscent of the old continent, with a charming mélange of Spanish and Russian cafes crammed with snooker or card players at all hours, elegant Parisian ...

Google previewAmericas (2012)

by Jason Lee Norman

Buenos Aires is a city run by dogs but in the cemetery the cats are safe. Dogs are afraid of cemeteries. Argentina is a nation built on the foundations of a good night's rest and a siesta during the day. One of the heroes of independence, General ...

Google previewLife At The Limit (2013)

by Sid Watkins

Buenos Aires is a wonderful city. The old architecture and the magnificent boulevards are reminiscent of the great cities of Europe and strolling in the streets one could almost believe that one was in Rome or Madrid. We all liked ...

Google previewIs Buenos Aires, This (2010)

by Julián de Dios

Buenos Aires is a city that forces you to pay attention to heights, never ceasing to look up, especially in neighborhoods such as Montserrat and Congreso. lt is on Av. de Mayo where the dome of the old La Prensa Newspaper (Av. de Mayo 575) ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1920)

(via Buenos Aires) Reconquista ...... (via Buenos Aires) Azul . . . . . . . . . . . . . (via Buenos Aires) Recreo .

(via Buenos Aires) Santiago del Estero (via Buenos Aires) Mendoza . . . . . . . . . . (via Buenos Aires) Tandil . . . . . . . . . . . (via Buenos Aires) ...

Google previewA Lexicon of Terror (2011)

Argentina and the Legacies of Torture, Revised and Updated with a New Epilogue by Marguerite Feitlowitz

Buenos Aires: Ediciones Dialectica, 1988. Duhalde, Eduardo. El Estado terrorista argentino. Buenos Aires: Editorial Argos Vergara, S.A. ...

Google previewThe Packers' Encyclopedia (1922)

Blue Book of the American Meat Packing and Allied Industries; a Hand-book of Modern Packing House Practice, a Statistical Manual of the Meat and Allied Industries, and a Directory of the Meat Packing, Provision, Sausage Manufacturing, Rendering and Affiliated Trades by Paul I. Aldrich

SOUTH AMERICA ARGENTINA Anglo South American Meat Company—Calle Sarmiento 443, Buenos Aires. Cía. Sansinena de Carnes Congeladas—Calle San Martin 132 Buenos Aires. . ' Cia. Frigorífica Argentina de Tierra del Fuego— Río ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Movement Media (2011)

by John D. H. Downing

Turkey Stuart Allan Bournemouth University Heather Anderson Queensland University of Technology Fabiana Arencibia National Alternative Media Network, Buenos Aires Chris Atton Edinburgh Napier University Stephen Baker University ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cremation (2016)

by Lewis H. Mates

Alberto Gerardo Ferretty (Chacarita Crematorium, Buenos Aires).

Google previewThe World's Population: An Encyclopedia of Critical Issues, Crises, and Ever-Growing Countries (2014)

by Fred M. Shelley

After six years of war, Argentina became independent from Spain in 1816, with Buenos Aires as its capital. Buenos Aires attempted to secede from Argentina and establish itself as an independent country in the 1850s, but these efforts were ...

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On July 18, we will mark the 12th anniversary of the senseless loss of 85 lives in the bombing of the Jewish Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Tom Lantos)
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