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Buenos Aires - Argentina

Buenos Aires
Country: Argentina

Buenos Aires by the numbers:
Population: 3,000,000 (city); 13,000,000 (metro area)

Average July temperature: 11.2 degrees C / 52 degrees F

Average January temperature: 25.4 degrees C / 78 degrees F

Annual rainfall: 1.147mm / 45in

Quick Facts:
Time zone: GMT -3.

Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50Hz; two-round-pin plugs are standard.

Country dialing code: +54

Operative taxi cabs: 40,000

Did You Know?
Avenida 9 de Julio, wandering through the center of the Microcentre (downtown) is the widest street in the world at an imposing sixteen lanes.

In Buenos Aires, Tango music and its trademark dance moves were invented in the 1920s. Since tango was frowned upon, places that played tango were brothels and poorer suburbs.

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