Health

Emergency telephone numbers
Vaccines

Vaccination universal (diphtheria, tetanus, polio, pertussis, measles, mumps, hepatitis B), hepatitis A and typhoid fever.

Health risks

Beware of mosquitoes, the "Soroche" (altitude sickness)

Doctor consultation fees
€15
Quality of public medical facilities
Good
Tap water
Safe to drink

Practical information

Capital
Buenos Aires
Major towns and cities
Cordoba, Rosario, Mendoza, San Miguel de Tucuman, La Plata, Mar del Plata, Salta, Santa Fe, San Juan, Resistencia
Official languages
Spanish
GDP
USD 368 billion
Population
40.7 million
Area
2 766 8901 km2
Currency
Time zone
UTC -3 (-2 in summer)
Country code
+54 +area code +number of the person you are calling
International airport

Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) in Buenos Aires

Tourism & local way of life

Public holidays

January 1: New Year’s Day
March 24: Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice
April 2: Day of the veterans and the fallen in Malvinas War
May 1: Labour Day
May 25: Day of the First National Government
June 20: National Flag Day
July 9: Independence Day
December 8: Immaculate Conception Day
December 25: Christmas Day

Climate
Subtropical in the northeast and subarctic in the south
Best time to visit
October to May for the south and April to October for the north
Best places to visit

Iguazu Falls
Perito Moreno Glacier, El Chalten
The North West (Province of Salta and Jujuy)
The region of Cordoba
Bariloche region

Housing
€200 for a studio in Buenos Aires

Partenaires

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