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Buenos Aires: Capital and largest city of Argentina
Buenos Aires, officially Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, is the capital and largest city of Argentina. The city is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the South American continent's southeastern coast. "Buenos Aires" can be translated as "fair winds" or "good airs", but the former was the meaning intended by the founders in the 16th century, by the use of the original name "Real de Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Ayre", named after the Madonna of Bonaria in Sardinia. The Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also includes several Buenos Aires Province districts, constitutes the fourth-most populous metropolitan area in the Americas, with a population of around 15.6 million.

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Argentina's nurses demand better working conditions as pandemic rages on [Video]

Argentina's nurses demand better working conditions as pandemic rages on

.Hundreds of nurses march through the streets of Buenos Aires towards the local government headquarters to ask for recognition, better salaries and improved working conditions.View on euronews

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