San Miguel De Tucuman Travel Guide, Argentina
The city of San Miguel de Tucumán is famous amongst the locals of the city by the tag name of Tucumán. This city of San Miguel de Tucumán is the capital city for Tucumán Province located somewhere in north of Argentina. The city of San Miguel de Tucumán was moved to some other location somewhere in the year 1685 although its foundation was laid on a different location during the mid 1565.
Located around 12 kilometers towards the eastern side from the city of San Miguel de Tucumán is its airport, Benjamín Matienzo International Airport. It is estimated that this airport serves around 250000 passengers every passing year. The airport connects the city of San Miguel de Tucumán with Jujuy, Buenos Aires, and Santiago del Estero. Travelers should not confuse this airport with aero club of San Miguel de Tucumán (called as Mauricio Gilli Aerodrome) which is located around 16 kilometers on the western side of the city. This aero club is used for private purposes and isn’t open for general public.
Road transport is also available for those who would like to move within the city. Busses are always ready to carry you from one part of the city to the other. Many bus services connect the city of San Miguel de Tucumán with neighboring cities like El Manantial, Yerba Buena, Las Talitas, Tafi Veijo, Alderetes, and Banda del Rio Sali. Terminal del Tucumán is considered to be the largest bus stations of Argentina. Hundreds of bus services leave and hit this terminal with every passing minute.
San Miguel de Tucumán is considered to be the largest city in complete northern Argentina. As per the census of year 2001 the population of San Miguel de Tucumán was around 525000 inhabitants. Population for the metropolitan area of San Miguel de Tucumán is around 800000 inhabitants. This makes the metropolitan area of San Miguel de Tucumán as the 5th largest in Argentina.
Media in San Miguel de Tucumán has expanded heavily. It is home to 3 cable television companies, five different local newspapers, and two different free-to-air television stations.
The city of San Miguel de Tucumán is famous in Argentina due to its cultural heritage. It is one of those few cities which have preserved the culture of Argentina as is and hence is a must visit city for anyone who plans to hit Argentina.
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