Buenos Aires is the political, economic and institutional heart of Argentina. It is the capital of Argentina and it is one of the largest cities in the world. It ranks as the leading financial, industrial, commercial, and cultural hub of the region.
The city has a cosmopolitan culture grown from its intensive neighbourhoods. It is a multicultural city, being home to multiple ethnic and religious groups. Several languages are spoken in the city in addition to Spanish, contributing to its culture and the dialect spoken in the city and in some other parts of the country.