Located South America, Argentina is the eighth largest country in the world in territorial are. It has a very varied landscape, ranging from snowy peaks of the Andes to a lush rainforest jungle, and the Iguazu Falls of the Northeast, passing through the fertile Pampas plain and ending at its long shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
All this framework makes possible a very rich combination of natural beauty, typical dishes and historical-cultural heritage. Buenos Aires, its capital city and birthplace of tango, combines an elegant European architecture with an extensive artistic activity, expressed in museums of all kinds, innumerable theaters and vast musical offerings.
The current population of Argentina is over 42 million people, almost half of them live in the city and province of Buenos Aires. The population density is calculated on a basis of 14 inhabitants per square kilometer.
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Because of its strategic location and air and ground connectivity, Córdoba is in a strategic location in the MERCOSUR bi-oceanic corridor, with regular direct flights and transfers (national and international) to the main cities in Latin America (Santiago de Chile, Lima, Asunción, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Panama) and the country (Buenos Aires, Rosario, Tucumán, Mendoza, Salta, Iguazú and Resistencia). Besides, the capital city has a bus station, trains and an important road network with fast access to the province’s main tourist centers.
Córdoba, the second largest city in Argentina, was founded on July 6, 1573 by the Spanish conquistador Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera. Its original name was Cordoba of the New Andalucía. During the period 1599-1767, the Jesuits performed a strong influence not only in Cordoba but also in neighboring towns. The Jesuit priests were promoters of the agricultural-cattle activity, founding estancias dedicated to the production of food and mules for transport of loads. The resources generated by these rooms were used to finance the University of Córdoba and the Monserrat College.
The University of Córdoba, founded in 1613, was the first in the current Argentine territory and the second in Latin America. This not only meant to the city the historical denomination of “The Docta” but also laid the foundations for a system its cultural, religious, educational and political system that gave to the region of Cordoba a proper identity and a very marked influence on various aspects of Argentine life. Many decisive personalities were formed in Córdoba in the processes of the May Revolution in 1810 and the Declaration of Independence in 1816, as well as many political and social leaders in Argentine history. Córdoba was the cradle of the University Reform in 1918, which allowed, among other achievements, popular access to university education throughout the country, previously reserved only for wealthy and conservative families. In 1969 a popular uprising of workers and students began in Córdoba, which went down in history as “El Cordobazo” and which began the fall of a military dictatorship established in 1963.
In 1927, with the founding of the Military Aircraft Factory, it began in Cordoba's industrial development, which was later completed with the installation of automobile factories, auto parts production and the metal-mechanical industry. All this, together with the agricultural production and tourism development of the province, locate Cordoba as one of the three most important in Argentina.
Weather Conditions in Córdoba in September
In general, the weather in Córdoba is warm/mild, with monsoon-type rainfall patterns concentrated in spring-summer-fall. September (beginning of Spring) is a very warm month, with maximum daytime temperatures of around 22-25°C (71°-77°F). During the night, temperatures may drop to 10-15ºC (50-58ºF). Generally, the days are sunny and nice, and rainfall and/or storms are not very frequent.
Taxis in the City
If you need a taxi while in the City of Cordoba, we suggest you to contact the concierge at your hotel
Shopping Centers Open
Mondays through Fridays from 10:00 to 22:00 h.
Restaurant and hotel tips range from 10% to 15% and are not mandatory.
Public transportation in the city uses contactless cards for payment. Cards can be purchased in convenience stores or special stands in the central area of the city, identified with the RedBus logo. More information about public transportation in the city at: https://turismo.cordoba.gob.ar/turismo/movilidad/