San Miguel de Tucumán is the capital of the Tucumán Province, located in northern Argentina at 1,311 kilometres from Buenos Aires. It is the fifth biggest city of Argentina after Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Rosario and Mendoza, and it is also the most important city of Northern Argentina. It was founded in 1565 by Spanish ConquistadorDiego de Villarroel during an expedition from Peru, and was moved to its present site in 1685.
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Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America, after Greater Sao Paulo It is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern coast of the South American continent. Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also includes several Buenos Aires Provincedistricts, constitutes the third-largest conurbation in Latin America, with a population of around thirteen million.