Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in SouthAmerica, after Greater São Paulo. Buenos Aires is one of the 20 largest cities in the world.It is, along with Mexico City and São Paulo, one of the three Latin American cities considered an 'alpha city' by the study GaWC5. It is also one of the most important, largest and most populous of South American capitals, often referred to as the Paris of South America.
Buenos Aires is a top tourist destination,and is known for its European-style architecture and rich cultural life, with the highest concentration of theatres in the world.People from Buenos Aires are referred to as porteñosThe name means fair winds, or literally good airs in Spanish. It is one of the largest cities in Latin America, with a lot of cultural offerings, and is the point of departure for travelling to the rest of the country.
Inhabitants of Buenos Aires are called porteños, "people from the port", implying that many of the inhabitants are immigrants in some ways or another. Buenos Aires is a singular, open, and integrating destination that allows the visitor not only to view the city but also to have an exceptional urban adventure.