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Buenos Aires (Province)

Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is variably defined either as being a region of the Americas in its own right or as the southern portion of North America. Physiographically, Central America is a tropical isthmus that connects North and South America. It includes 7 countries and many small offshore islands. Overall, the land is fertile and rugged, and dominated through its heart by a string of volcanic mountain ranges with a few active volcanos.

The Buenos Aires province is the wealthiest and most populated province of Argentina. Although the city of Buenos Aires is located inside its territory, it is an autonomous city and not part of the province. The province has a population of 13,827,203 in 2001 and its capital is La Plata 850,000 inhabitants, 50 kilometers south of the city of Buenos Aires.
The city was evacuated in 1541. Juan de Garay re-founded it in 1580 as Santisima Trinidad y Puerto Santa Maria de los Buenos Aires. Always among fights with the aboriginals, the cattle farms extended from Buenos Aires, whose port was always the centre of the economy of the territory. At the end of the 18th century, with the creation of the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata, the exportation of meat, leather and derivatives thought the port of Buenos Aires was the base of the economical development of the region. After the independence from Spain in 1816, Buenos Aires Province and the Buenos Aires city were in constant confrontation with the other provinces because of the federal system that was managed at Buenos Aires. This period of internal instability lasted for decades.
Tourists, mainly from Buenos Aires, visit the Atlantic coast. There are many cities and town along the coast line that starts some 250 kilometres from Buenos Aires after the Samborombon Bay. Among them, the biggest and most important is Mar del Plata, followed by Pinamar, Villa Gesell, Miramar and Necochea. Other destinations include the Sierras of Tandil, Tigre and the many islands of the Rio de la Plata delta, the Martin Garcia Island, the Chascomus Lagoon, and the La Plata city.

Buenos Aires is the kind of town you daydream about. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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