Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires ( or ; ) is the capital and largest city of Argentina.wikipedia
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Argentina

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Buenos Aires ( or ; ) is the capital and largest city of Argentina.
The sovereign state is subdivided into twenty-three provinces (provincias, singular provincia) and one autonomous city (ciudad autónoma), Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation (Capital Federal) as decided by Congress.

Greater Buenos Aires

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The Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also includes several Buenos Aires Province districts, constitutes the fourth-most populous metropolitan area in the Americas, with a population of around 15.6 million.
Greater Buenos Aires (Gran Buenos Aires, GBA), Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area or Buenos Aires Metropolitan Region refers to the urban agglomeration comprising the autonomous city of Buenos Aires and the adjacent 24 partidos (districts) in the Province of Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires Province

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The Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also includes several Buenos Aires Province districts, constitutes the fourth-most populous metropolitan area in the Americas, with a population of around 15.6 million.
It takes its name from the city of Buenos Aires, the capital of the country, which used to be part of the province and the province's capital until it was federalized in 1880.

Partidos of Buenos Aires

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The Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also includes several Buenos Aires Province districts, constitutes the fourth-most populous metropolitan area in the Americas, with a population of around 15.6 million.
By the end of 17th century the municipal 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.

List of mayors and chiefs of government of Buenos Aires

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Its citizens first elected a chief of government (i.e. mayor) in 1996; previously, the mayor was directly appointed by the President of the Republic.
A list of Mayors and Chiefs of Government of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital, since its federalization.

Federalization of Buenos Aires

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In 1880, after decades of political infighting, Buenos Aires was federalized and removed from Buenos Aires Province.
Federalization of Buenos Aires politically separated the city from the Buenos Aires Province to put it under direct control of the national government.

2018 Summer Youth Olympics

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Buenos Aires hosted the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics and the 2018 G20 summit.
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.

Belgrano, Buenos Aires

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The city limits were enlarged to include the towns of Belgrano and Flores; both are now neighborhoods of the city.
Belgrano is a leafy, northern barrio or neighborhood of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1978 FIFA World Cup

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Buenos Aires held the 1st Pan American Games in 1951 as well as hosting two venues in the 1978 FIFA World Cup.
The final was held at River Plate's home stadium, Estadio Monumental, in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires.

Flores, Buenos Aires

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The city limits were enlarged to include the towns of Belgrano and Flores; both are now neighborhoods of the city.
Flores is a middle-class barrio or district in the center part of Buenos Aires city, Argentina.

1951 Pan American Games

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Buenos Aires held the 1st Pan American Games in 1951 as well as hosting two venues in the 1978 FIFA World Cup.
The 1951 Pan American Games (the I Pan American Games) were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina between February 25 and March 9, 1951.

Río de la Plata

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The city is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the South American continent's southeastern coast.
It forms part of the border between Argentina and Uruguay, with the major ports and capital cities of Buenos Aires and Montevideo on its western and northern shores, respectively.

2018 G20 Buenos Aires summit

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Buenos Aires hosted the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics and the 2018 G20 summit.
The 2018 G20 Buenos Aires summit was the thirteenth meeting of Group of Twenty (G20), which was held on 30 November and 1 December 2018 in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Eduardo Madero

But Eduardo Madero, in 1882 after conducting extensive research in Spanish archives, ultimately concluded that the name was indeed closely linked with the devotion of the sailors to Our Lady of Buen Ayre.
Eduardo Madero was born in Buenos Aires, in 1823, to a family of farmers.

Córdoba, Argentina

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In the brief period of British rule, the viceroy Rafael Sobremonte managed to escape to Córdoba and designated this city as capital.
Córdoba is a city in central Argentina, in the foothills of the Sierras Chicas on the Suquía River, about 700 km northwest of the Buenos Aires.

May Revolution

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This is known as the May Revolution, which is now celebrated as a national holiday.
The May Revolution (Revolución de Mayo) was a week-long series of events that took place from May 18 to 25, 1810, in Buenos Aires, capital of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.

Autonomous administrative division

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The 1994 constitutional amendment granted the city autonomy, hence its formal name of Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires; "CABA").

Montevideo

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In 1806 the British successfully invaded Buenos Aires, but an army from Montevideo led by Santiago de Liniers defeated them.
Between 1680 and 1683, Portugal founded the city of Colonia do Sacramento in the region across the bay from Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires Underground

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The city's main avenues were built during those years, and the dawn of the 20th century saw the construction of South America's tallest buildings and its first underground system.
The Buenos Aires Underground (Subterráneo de Buenos Aires), locally known as Subte (, from subterráneo – 'underground' or 'subterranean'), is a rapid transit system that serves the area of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Culture of Argentina

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The Colón Theater became one of the world's top opera venues, and the city became the regional capital of radio, television, cinema, and theatre.
Buenos Aires, its cultural capital, is largely characterized by both the prevalence of people of European descent, and of conscious imitation of European styles in architecture.

British invasions of the River Plate

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During the British invasions of the Río de la Plata, British forces attacked Buenos Aires twice.
A detachment from the British army occupied Buenos Aires for 46 days in 1806 before being expelled.

Asunción

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A second (and permanent) settlement was established in 1580 by Juan de Garay, who sailed down the Paraná River from Asunción (now the capital of Paraguay).
From Asunción the colonial expeditions departed to found other cities, including the second foundation of Buenos Aires and other important cities such as Villarrica, Corrientes, Santa Fe and Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

President of Argentina

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Its citizens first elected a chief of government (i.e. mayor) in 1996; previously, the mayor was directly appointed by the President of the Republic.
By the May Revolution of 25 May 1810, the first Argentine autonomous government, known as the Primera Junta, was formed in Buenos Aires.

Argentine War of Independence

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This event started the Argentine War of Independence, and many armies left Buenos Aires to fight the diverse strongholds of royalist resistance, with varying levels of success.
The territory of modern Argentina was part of the Spanish Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata, with its capital city in Buenos Aires, seat of government of the Spanish viceroy.

Lima

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During most of the 17th century, Spanish ships were menaced by pirates, so they developed a complex system where ships with military protection were dispatched to Central America in a convoy from Seville the only port allowed to trade with the colonies, to Lima, Peru and from it to the inner cities of the viceroyalty.
The 1687 Peru earthquake destroyed most of the city buildings; the earthquake marked a turning point in the city's history as it coincided with a trade recession and growing economic competition with cities such as Buenos Aires.