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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on May 07, 2023

Summary: The approximate population of Buenos Aires, Argentina is 2.89 million people. People describe Buenos Aires , Argentinaas a vibrant, cosmopolitan city with a unique culture and a rich history. Expats love the city's lively nightlife, its diverse cultural offerings, and its excellent public transportation system. The weather in Buenos Aires, Argentina is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit (10-30 Celsius). The average cost of living in Buenos Aires, Argentina for an expat is around $1,500 USD per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $600 USD per month, and a two bedroom apartment is around $800 USD per month.

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What do I need to know about living in Buenos Aires?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Buenos Aires, they said:

"Before retiring in Buenos Aires, Argentina, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is generally lower than in other major cities. It is important to research the different neighborhoods and find one that is safe and comfortable. Additionally, expats should familiarize themselves with the local culture and customs, as well as the language. It is also important to understand the healthcare system and the availability of medical services. Finally, expats should research the visa requirements and make sure they have the necessary documents to stay in the country," wrote one member in Buenos Aires .

"Don't be shy, embrace the experience. You only have one chance at life, eat good food and drink great wine," remarked one expat who made the move to Buenos Aires.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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