Buenos Aires Province

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Buenos Aires
Province

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Location o Buenos Aires province athin Argentinae
Coordinates: 33°42′S 61°00′W / 33.700°S 61.000°W / -33.700; -61.000
Kintra Argentinae
Caipital La Plata
Partidos 135
Government
 • Govrenor Daniel Scioli (PJ)
 • Legislatur Chamber o Deputies (92)
Senate (46)
 • Naitional Deputies
70
 • National Senators Aníbal Fernández, María Laura Leguizamón, Jaime Linares
Area
Ranked 1st
 • Total 307,571 km2 (118,754 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 15,625,084
 • Rank 1st
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym bonaerense
Time zone ART (UTC−3)
ISO 3166 code AR-B
Website www.gba.gov.ar

The Province o Buenos Aires (Spainyie pronunciation: [ˈbwenos ˈaiɾes], Provincia de Buenos Aires) (Inglis: Fair Winds) is the lairgest an maist populous Argentinie province. It taks the name frae the ceety o Buenos Aires, which uised tae be the provincial caipital till it wis federalisit in 1880. The current caipital o the province is the ceety o La Plata, foondit in 1882.

The province borders Entre Ríos tae the north; Santa Fe tae the wast; Córdoba, La Pampa an Río Negro tae sooth an east; an the Atlantic Ocean. The entire province is pairt o the Pampas geografical region.

The province haes a population o aboot 15.6 million fowk, or 39% o Argentinae's total population. Nearly 10 million fowk live in Greater Buenos Aires, the metropolitan aurie surroondin the Autonomous Ceety o Buenos Aires. The aurie o the province, 307,571 km2 (118,754 sq mi), maks it the lairgest in Argentinae wi aroond 11% o the Kintra's total aurie.

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  1. "República Argentina por provincia o jurisdicción. Densidad de población. Año 2010". Censo 2010 (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos. Retrieved 2012-08-14. 

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