Buenos Aires is the capital of the Argentine Republic. The name means fair winds, or literally good air, in Spanish. The official name is Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires/Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, also called Capital Federal/Federal Capital.
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San Telmo is a district of Buenos Aires The Independencia station, on the E and C lines, will get you to Avenida 9 de Julio and Avenida Independencia, on the edge of San Telmo.
Recoleta is an upmarket district of Buenos Aires. One great feature of this and other supermarkets in Buenos Aires is the availability of home delivery.
Once is the informal name of a neighborhood in Buenos Aires city.
Retiro is in Buenos Aires. It's the district with the biggest train station and the general bus station that offers connections to the surrounding provinces and neighboring countries.
La Boca is a working class district of Buenos Aires. It has a reputation of being prone to more crime than central areas.
Tribunales is the theater district of Buenos Aires. This part of downtown has many theater shows, especially on Avenida Corrientes.
In the early times, the red docks was the registered trademark of Puerto Madero, but now the new buildings in east side are changing its traditional image.
Congreso is a dense downtown area of Buenos Aires that houses the legislative branch of government at the opposite end of Avenida de Mayo from the "pink house" seat of the executive branch.
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Other Names for Buenos Aires
- Chinese: 布宜诺斯艾利斯
- English: Buenos Aires F.D., Federal District
- French: Buenos Aires
- Spanish: Buenos Aires C.F., Capital Federal, Ciudad de Buenos Aires
- Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires
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