From Spain, where yesterday we met beautiful places in Extremadura, we moved to Argentina, the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world and the second largest in Latin America. Considered a country developed both economically and culturally, it not only surprises for its size, but for its natural wealth, hosting deserts, jungles, beaches, glacial islands and mountains, as well as for its culture, customs, exquisite cuisine and its cities.
Today we move to Argentina to tell you about their cities more important. It is important that you take into account that we are going to base ourselves on the number of inhabitants, so it is possible that you are missing a place that stands out for other reasons: tourist, historical, cultural importance… Would you like to join us?
How could it be otherwise, we must start by talking about Buenos Aires, the country's capital. Is cosmopolitan city is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world, in addition to being a global city of alpha category, due to its commercial influences, in finance, fashion, art, education, gastronomy, entertainment ...
The second most populous city in Argentina is Córdoba, which is located in the province of the same name. Of course, it is the largest in the country. It is an important cultural, economic, educational and financial center. In addition, we want to comment that it houses important points historical, cultural and tourist.
To the southeast of the province of Santa Fe is the third most populous city in Argentina. It is Rosario, which is an important economic, cultural, educational, financial and entertainment center. The city is known as the Cradle of the Argentine Flag. In fact, its best-known building is the Flag Monument.
The fourth most populous city in the country is La Plata, which is located in the province of Buenas Aires. Nicknamed the City of Diagonals for its layout (a perfect square), it is a city with history and tradition, although with a strong European accent.
San Miguel de Tucumán
We continue our tour of the most important cities in Argentina in the province of Tucumán, where we find San Miguel de Tucumán, the fifth largest city in the country. Nicknamed "The Garden of the Republic", it is a city of great importance historical, since it was here where the Declaration of Independence of Argentina was produced.
Mar del Plata
The sixth most populous city in Argentina is Mar del Plata, an important port and spa, as well as being the second most important tourist destination in the country. In fact, in summer its population can increase by 311%. Beyond tourism, its main economic activities are fishing and the textile industry.
In the province of Salta is the City of Salta, the seventh largest city in Argentina. It is located east of the Andes mountain range, in the Lerma Valley. Due to its historical heritage and monumental and its diverse scenic and cultural spaces, it is a city that receives national and international tourists.
We also have to tell you about Lanús, the eighth most populous city in Argentina. Located in the province of Buenos Aires, the municipality is considered one of the most insecure in the country.
Santa Fe city
In ninth position we find the City of Santa Fe, capital of the homonymous province. It is one of the main educational centers of Argentina. In addition, it is important to note that it is known as Cradle of the Constitution, thanks to the fact that it was the city where the Constitution of Argentina was signed.
City of Corrientes
Finally, we want to talk about the City of Corrientes, the oldest city in the northeast of Argentina, in addition to being administrative, university, building and sanitary, with a great boom in tourism for its cultural and natural attractions.
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