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Buenos Aires
Banner o Buenos Aires
Coat of airms o Buenos Aires
Coat airms
Location o Buenos Aires province athin Argentinae
Location o Buenos Aires province athin Argentinae
Coordinates: 33°42′S 61°00′W / 33.700°S 61.000°W / -33.700; -61.000
CaipitalLa Plata
 • GovrenorAxel Kicillof
 • LegislaturChamber o Deputies (92)
Senate (46)
 • Naitional Deputies
 • Total307,571 km2 (118,754 sq mi)
 • Total15,625,084
 • Rank1st
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−3 (ART)
ISO 3166 codeAR-B

The Province o Buenos Aires (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈbwenos ˈaiɾes], Provincia de Buenos Aires) (Inglis: Fair Winds) is the lairgest an maist populous Argentinie province. It taks the name frae the city o Buenos Aires, which uised tae be the provincial caipital till it wis federalisit in 1880. The current caipital o the province is the city 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 area surroondin the Autonomous City o Buenos Aires. The area o the province, 307,571 km2 (118,754 sq mi), maks it the lairgest in Argentinae wi aroond 11% o the Kintra's total area.


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