Buenos Aires

Our Lady of Buen Aire in front of the National Migration Department
Juan de Garay founding Buenos Aires in 1580. The initial settlement, founded by Pedro de Mendoza, had been abandoned since 1542.
Aldus verthoont hem de stadt Buenos Ayrros geleegen in Rio de la Plata, painting by a Dutch sailor who anchored at the port around 1628.
Emeric Essex Vidal, General view of Buenos Ayres from the Plaza de Toros, 1820. In this area now lies the Plaza San Martín.
Impression of the Buenos Aires Cathedral by Carlos Pellegrini, 1829.
View of the Avenida de Mayo in 1915
Construction of the Obelisk of Buenos Aires on the 9 de Julio Avenue, 1936.
9 de Julio Avenue, 1986.
Catalinas Norte is an important business complex composed of nineteen commercial office buildings and occupied by numerous leading Argentine companies, foreign subsidiaries, and diplomatic offices. It is located in the Retiro and San Nicolás neighborhoods.
Satellite view of the Greater Buenos Aires area, and the Río de la Plata.
Buenos Aires Botanical Garden
Heavy rain and thunderstorm in Plaza San Martin. Thunderstorms are usual during the summer.
The Buenos Aires City Hall in the right corner of the entrance to the Avenida de Mayo
Metropolitan Police of Buenos Aires City
The Immigrants' Hotel, constructed in 1906, received and assisted the thousands of immigrants arriving to the city. The hotel is now a National Museum.
Villa 31, a villa miseria in Buenos Aires
The Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Catholic church in the city.
The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, the main stock exchange and financial center of Argentina.
Headquarters of the National Bank of Argentina, the national bank and the largest in the country's banking sector.
Buenos Aires Bus, the city's tourist bus service. The official estimate is that the bus carries between 700 and 800 passengers per day, and has carried half a million passengers since its opening.
Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina in the neighborhood of Palermo
The Centro Cultural Kirchner (Kirchner Cultural Center), located at the former Central Post Office, is the largest of Latin America.
Homage to Buenos Aires, a mural located at the Carlos Gardel station of the Buenos Aires Underground. It represents a typical scene from the city and several of its icons, such as singer Carlos Gardel, the Obelisco, the port, tango dancing and the Abasto market.
Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art.
The interior of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, a celebrated bookstore located in the barrio of Recoleta.
Tango dancers during the World tango dance tournament.
The Buenos Aires Philharmonic.
Gaumont Cinema opened in 1912.
A screening at Parque Centenario, as part of the 2011 edition of BAFICI
A fashion show at the Planetarium in 2013, as part of BAFWEEK.
View of Bolívar Street facing the Cabildo and Diagonal Norte, on Buenos Aires' historical center. The city's characteristic convergence of diverse architectural styles can be seen, including Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts and modernist architecture.
Teatro Colón.
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, a public high school in Buenos Aires, and it is one of the most prestigious in Argentina and Latin America.
University of Buenos Aires' Law School in Recoleta
July 9 Avenue
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
A Mitre Line Trenes Argentinos train in Retiro railway station
Map of the Greater Buenos Aires Commuter Rail Network
200 Series rolling stock at San José de Flores station, Buenos Aires Underground.
Buenos Aires Underground map
Metrobus, Paseo del Bajo.
Buquebus high-speed ferries connect Buenos Aires to Uruguay
Campo Argentino de Polo, home of the Argentine Open Polo Championship, the most important global event of this discipline
La Bombonera during a night game of Copa Libertadores between Boca Juniors v. Colo Colo.
Luna Park

Capital and largest city of Argentina.

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Neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, autonomous city and capital of Argentina, is composed of forty-eight neighborhoods (locally known as barrios).

Partidos of Buenos Aires

Second-level administrative subdivision only in the.

Political division of the province and its capital La Plata (red dot)

By the end of 18th century the town council (cabildo) of Buenos Aires established the first partidos in the countryside: San Isidro del Pago de la Costa (San Isidro) in 1779 and San Vicente, Quilmes, Magdalena, La Matanza, Cañada de Morón (Morón), Las Conchas (Tigre) and San Pedro in 1784.

President of Argentina

Both head of state and head of government of Argentina.

Bernardino Rivadavia, the first president of the Argentine Republic
Casa Rosada
The president's office
Quinta de Olivos
Presidential armchair
Audi A8
Tango 01

By the May Revolution of 25 May 1810, the first Argentine autonomous government, known as the Primera Junta, was formed in Buenos Aires.

List of mayors and chiefs of government of Buenos Aires City

This is a list of mayors and chiefs of government of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital, since its federalization.

2001 FIFA World Youth Championship

The 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship took place in Argentina between 17 June and 8 July 2001.

Javier Saviola, top scorer

The tournament took part in six cities, Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Mendoza, Rosario, Salta, and Mar del Plata.

2018 Summer Youth Olympics

Olympic Flag at Plaza de la República
Buenos Aires Underground
The Palermo Woods hosted the triathlon, beach volley and Cycling.
Olympic Park for Buenos Aires 2018 seen from the Space Needle, May 2018.
Roca Park is next to the City Park, where the Youth Olympic Village was built, and where the 200 meters high Space Needle is located.
The Roca Park Tennis Stadium was fully covered
Puerto Madero hosted events of three water sports
Tecnópolis hosted four sports
Presentation of the Olympic Rings at the opening ceremony
Athletes and sports functionaries watching the closing ceremony
Olympic Torch with emblem

The 2018 Summer Youth Olympics (Juegos Olímpicos de la Juventud de 2018), officially known as the III Summer Youth Olympic Games, and commonly known as Buenos Aires 2018, were an international sports, cultural, and educational event held in Buenos Aires, Argentina between 6 and 18 October 2018.

1978 FIFA World Cup

The 11th edition of the FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football world championship tournament among the men's senior national teams.

1978 FIFA World Cup official logo
Team captain Daniel Passarella holding the trophy won by Argentina
Juan Perón saluting the crowd, the inspiration of the Argentina 78 logo
France (wearing Club Kimberley jerseys) v Hungary. Jean Petit carrying the ball
Tunisia at the 1978 FIFA World Cup qualification in Cairo.
Teófilo Cubillas's free kick for a Peru goal v Scotland
Mario Kempes saving Argentina goal with his hand so the referee awarded a penalty kick to Poland

The final was held at River Plate's home stadium, Estadio Monumental, in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires.

Federalization of Buenos Aires

Process of assigning federal status to a territory with the purpose of making that territory the national capital.

Combat of June 20: Barrancas Bridge's defence by the National Guard of Buenos Ayres.
Battle of Los Corrales (June 21): Attack by national troops, near Corrales (Mataderos), defended by the National Guard of Buenos Ayres.

Federalization of Buenos Aires politically separated the city from the Buenos Aires Province to put it under direct control of the national government.

Flores, Buenos Aires

Bidegain Stadium, home of the San Lorenzo de Almagro football team
Flores Railway Station, scene of the 2011 Flores rail crash
Marcó del Pont Cultural Center
Plaza Pueyrredón

Flores is a middle-class barrio or district in the center part of Buenos Aires city, Argentina.

1951 Pan American Games

River Plate stadium (venue for athletics competitions) during the closing ceremony

The 1951 Pan American Games (the I Pan American Games) were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina between February 25 and March 9, 1951.