The province of Córdoba is in central Argentina sharing borders with the provinces of Catamarca (northwest), La Rioja and San Luis (west), La Pampa (south), Buenos Aires (southeast), Santa Fé (east) and Santiago del Estero (north).
The province’s capital of the same name, Córdoba, is the most developed city in the central region of Argentina. It is a beautiful historical city showing old colonial architecture along with modern structures and a lively atmosphere. The city of Córdoba sits in a valley, with the surrounding mountains offering a great environment for outdoor activities.
Córdoba has a wealth of stunning natural areas, with green mountains and delightful valleys such as Punilla and Calamuchita valleys, lakes and rivers. On the shores of San Roque Lake lies Villa Carlos Paz, a favoured resort town in the province.
In Uritorco Hill, in Capilla del Monte, there are verdant landscapes and interesting rock formations, wildlife and hiking trails. Uritorco Hill is known in Argentina as well as internationally for the numerous alleged unidentified flying object sightings and other paranormal phenomena.
Population: over 3.3 million inhabitants
Other major cities: San Agustín, Jesús María, Cruz del Eje, Villa María, Villa Huidobro, La Carlota, Deán Funes, Marcos Juárez
Main attractions: Plaza San Martin (square), Paseo del Buen Pastor (cultural centre), Cathedral of Córdoba, Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón (church), Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba, Evita Fine Arts Museum, Rocsen Museum, Sarmiento Park, San Roque Lake, Uritorco Hill
Nearest Airports: Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport (COR - Aeropuerto Internacional de Cordoba "Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella")