Córdoba, Argentinae

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Córdoba, Argentina
Ceety an provincial caipital
Ceety o Córdoba
Clockwise frae top: Cityscape taken frae Naciones Park, San Martin Square, La Cañada Glen, Argentina Pavilion frae Naitional Varsity o Córdoba, Cityscape at night taken from Nueva Cordoba neebourheid, Airch o Córdoba, Plaque commemoratin the designation o the Jesuit block as Warld Heritage Steid in 2000, Evita Fine Arts Museum.
Clockwise frae top: Cityscape taken frae Naciones Park, San Martin Square, La Cañada Glen, Argentina Pavilion frae Naitional Varsity o Córdoba, Cityscape at night taken from Nueva Cordoba neebourheid, Airch o Córdoba, Plaque commemoratin the designation o the Jesuit block as Warld Heritage Steid in 2000, Evita Fine Arts Museum.

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Córdoba, Argentina is located in Argentina
Córdoba, Argentina
Córdoba, Argentina
Coordinates: 31°25′0″S 64°11′0″W / 31.41667°S 64.18333°W / -31.41667; -64.18333Coordinates: 31°25′0″S 64°11′0″W / 31.41667°S 64.18333°W / -31.41667; -64.18333
Kintra Argentinae
Province Córdoba
Depairtment Capital
Established 1573
Government
 • Mayor Ramón Javier Mestre
Area
 • Laund 576 km2 (222 sq mi)
Elevation atween 352 an 544 m (atween 1,154.86 an 1,784.78 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Ceety an provincial caipital 1,309,536 (census)
 • Density 2,273.5/km2 (5,888.46/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,528,000 (est)
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Time zone ART (UTC−3)

Córdoba (Spainyie pronunciation: [ˈkorðoβa]) is a ceety locatit in the geographical center o Argentinae, in the fuithills o the Sierras Chicas on the Suquía River, aboot 700 km (435 mi) northwast o Buenos Aires. It is the caipital o Córdoba Province an the seicont-lairgest ceety in Argentinae efter the autonomous ceety o Buenos Aires, with about 1.3 million inhabitants accordin tae the 2001 census. It wis foondit on 6 Julie 1573 bi Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera, who namit it efter Córdoba, Spain. It wis ane o the first Spainyie colonial caipitals o the region that is nou Argentinae (the auldest ceety is Santiago del Estero, foondit in 1553). The Naitional Varsity o Córdoba is the auldest varsity o the kintra an the seicont tae be inauguratit in Laitin Americae. It wis foondit in 1613 bi the Jesuit Order. Acause o this, Córdoba earned the elk-name La Docta (roughly translatit, "The Learned ane").

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  1. "INDEC: estimaciones de población" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-04-22. 

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