Buenos Aires, located on the western bank of the Rio de la Plata, is the economic, political and cultural center of Argentina. It is a great metropolis with twelve million people with high cultural standard.
It is frequently described as the most European city of the Latin America. The majority of the population descends from Spanish, Italian and German immigrants. They are responsible for a city with intense cultural activity.
The Plaza de Mayo is the principal urban center of Buenos Aires. Around this square, important buildings can be found, like the Casa Rosada (the presidential palace), the metropolitan cathedral, and the Cabildo (the colonial town council, now a museum).
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Nueve de Julio, the main avenue in Buenos Aires.