Argentina

Official name
Argentine Republic
Region
Americas
Sub-Region
South America
ISO 3166-1
ar

      

Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina. 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.  In the census of 2010 there were 2,891,082 people residing in the city. 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 17 million.