Mendoza Travel Guide, Argentina
The city of Mendoza happens to be the capital for Province of Mendoza in Argentina. The country of Argentina has around 23 provinces and Mendoza is one of them located somewhere in the central western region of Argentina. The city of Mendoza is located somewhere in central northern section of Mendoza Province. The city is located on the eastern side of this planet’s longest exposed mountain range famous by the name of Andes.
The city of Mendoza is famous for its beautiful culture and soothing natural surroundings. The Vendimia festival is the famous annual festival which is organized every year somewhere in the month of March. In this festival beauty queens from each province is nominated and then the best is selected by the panel of 50 judges.
The city of Mendoza is also famous for multiple museums which have preserved the culture of the city. The most famous museum of Mendoza is the wine museum which has the collection of almost every historical wine of Mendoza.
Transport facilities in the city of Mendoza are caring enough for the local and foreign tourists to utilize them. The International Airport for the city of Mendoza is located in the heart of the city thus making it easily accessible foe the tourists. The capital city of Argentina is located around 1000 kilometers from Mendoza and it hardly takes 2 hours to get to this capital city by air. Similarly it takes an hour to touch Santiago which is located around 400 kilometers from Mendoza.
The economy of Mendoza grew immensely in its early years due to the presence of railway line which connected it with major neighboring cities. On roads taxis and trolley buses are common method of transport. The trolley buses of Mendoza aren’t that famous although they are the most comfortable method of transport on roads.
The population of the city of Mendoza was around 110000 inhabitants as per the census of year 2001. The population for the metropolitan region of Mendoza was around 850000 inhabitants as per the census of year 2001. This makes the metropolitan region of Mendoza as the 4th most populated metropolitan region for Argentina. Greater Mendoza is the name of metropolitan region of Mendoza and its population is more than 50 percent of the total population in the Province of Mendoza.
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