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    Buenos Airesball, or officially the Racism City Autonomous City of Buenos Airesball (CABAball) is officially white the capital cityball, and is the largest cityball in Argentinaball. It is also the second largest cityball in South America and also the turro capital of Argentinaball.

    Buenos Airesball is rich with history, and has a lot of immigration (mainly from Europe). Pope Francis was born here. One of its twin towns is Ceutaball in North Africa.

    The cityball 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 Provinceball districts, constitutes the fourth-most populous metropolitan area in the Americas, with a population of around 15.6 million.

    The cityball of Buenos Airesball is neither part of Buenos Aires Provinceball nor the Provinceball's capital; rather, it is an autonomous district. In 1880, after decades of political infighting, Buenos Airesball was federalized and removed from Buenos Aires Provinceball. The cityball limits were enlarged to include the towns of Belgrano and Flores; both are now neighborhoods of the cityball. The 1994 constitutional amendment granted the city autonomy, hence its formal name of Autonomous City of Buenos Airesball (Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires; "CABA"). Its citizens first elected a chief of government (i.e. mayor) in 1996; previously, the mayor was directly appointed by the President of the Republic.

    Buenos Airesball's quality of life was ranked 91st in the world in 2018, being one of the best in Latin America. In 2012, it was the most visited cityball in South America, and the second-most visited cityball in Latin America (behind Mexico Cityball).

    Buenos Airesball is known for its preserved Eclectic European architecture and rich cultural life. Buenos Airesball held the 1st Pan American Games in 1951 as well as hosting two venues in the 1978 FIFA World Cup. It also hosted the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics and the 2018 G20 summit.

    Buenos Airesball is a multicultural cityball, being home to multiple ethnic and religious groups. Several languages are spoken in the cityball in addition to Spanish, contributing to its culture and the dialect spoken in the cityball and in some other parts of the countryball. This is because in the last 151 years, the cityball, and the countryball in general, has been a major recipient of millions of immigrants from all over the world, making it a melting pot where several ethnic groups live together and being considered one of the most diverse cityballs of the Americas.

    History

    The Early Period

    The city of Buenos Aires was founded twice. The first attempt was in 1536 by an expedition led by the Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza. He named it Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Aire (which translates to “Our Lady St. Mary of the Good Air”). Mendoza became the first governor-general of the Río de la Plata region. Unfortunately, this initial settlement fell victim to local indigenous peoples and inadequate supplies, forcing the survivors to retreat up the river to the fortified settlement of Asunción.

    Nearly 50 years later, in 1580, Juan de Garay led a more substantial expedition back to the same site. There, at the mouth of the Riachuelo River, he refounded the city, which he called Ciudad de Trinidad (“City of Trinidad”). This second founding marked the true beginning of Buenos Aires as we know it today.

    Growth and Challenges

    For nearly two centuries, Buenos Aires grew at a modest pace. It was a reasonably good port, but its development was hindered by the rigid organization of the Spanish empire in America. Only selected ports were allowed for trade, and the entire Río de la Plata region was governed from Lima, part of the Viceroyalty of Peru. Buenos Aires suffered from its isolation, as goods from Callao (near Lima) took nearly six months to reach the city by oxcart. The exchange of goods between Buenos Aires and Spain was a lengthy process, lasting at least 24 months.

    Despite these challenges, the porteños (the people of Buenos Aires) thrived. They developed their own way of life, centered around extensive ranching and contraband trade. While other parts of the viceroyalty focused on mining enterprises in the Andean region, Buenos Aires became a bustling hub of commerce and culture.

    Buenos Aires Today

    Fast-forward to the present day, and Buenos Aires remains a vibrant metropolis. Its wealth, influence, and population overshadow the rest of Argentina. The city’s inhabitants, historically arriving by boat from Europe, are affectionately known as porteños. Buenos Aires serves as the national center of commerce, industry, politics, culture, and technology.

    So, from its early struggles to its current prominence, Buenos Aires has a fascinating history that reflects the resilience and dynamism of its people.

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