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Doing Business in Cordoba - Argentina

The city of Cordoba was founded on July 6, 1573, by Jeronimo Luis de Cabrera, on the banks of the Suquía River. It is the capital of the Province of Cordoba and has around 1,300,000 inhabitants.

Located in the geographical heart of Argentina, Cordoba lies in the center of the transoceanic corridor that links the ports of Rosario, Argentina and Valparaiso, Chile and is about 440 miles from Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires.  Argentina’s second largest city and traditionally a vibrant student hub, Cordoba is considered today to be the technological center of Argentina.  The suburb of Falda is home to the Argentine Spaceport and a variety of high-tech international companies have offices in Cordoba or its outlying areas.  A popular tourist destination, Cordoba combines a rich culture with a variety of outdoor activities such as paragliding, rafting and hiking.  Cordoba is connected to the surrounding areas by virtually every form of transport available; there are train lines, river routes, air connections and highways to all parts of the country and internationally.

Source: www.cordoba.gov.ar

Cordoba's Leading Industries 

After WWII, Cordoba developed a premier industrial base focused on automobile manufacturing, railway construction and aircraft construction. While automobile and aircraft manufacturing have remained important, Cordoba has diversified, and the province has since developed a variety of different industries. Food products, industrial machinery, agricultural machinery, apparel and wood based products are all major parts of Cordoba’s economy.  Most recently, it has transformed itself into the high-tech capital of Argentina.

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Trade Events 

EXICAL Fall/Winter
Frequency: Annual (February)
Location: Forja Fair Grounds
http://www.camcalzadocba.com.ar/

Footwear

Expooferta de la Vieja Usina
Frequency: Annual (March)
Location: La Vieja Usina Center
http://www.laviejausina.com/

Apparel

FIMAR
Frequency: Annual (March)
Location: Forja Fair Grounds
http://www.fimarweb.com.ar/

Furniture  

Workshop ACAV
Frequency: Annual (April)
Location: Forja Fair Grounds
http://www.acav.com.ar/

Travel & Tourism

Ahora Expo Mamá
Frequency: Annual (May)
Location: La Vieja Usina
http://www.ahoramama.com.ar/expo/

Mothers-to-be, children’s wear, baby wear

Mercolactea
Frequency: Annual (May)
Location: San Francisco Rural Society
http://www.mercolactea.com.ar

Dairy Production

AGROACTIVA
Frequency: Annual (June)
Location: Estancia La Berta, Ruta 9 Km 531 Ballesteros
http://www.agroactiva.com/

Agribusiness

EXPOMATICA
Frequency: Every two years (June)
Location: Sheraton Cordoba Hotel
http://expomatica2011.com.ar/

Information Technology

ExpoDent Cordoba
Frequency: Annual (August)
Location: Cordoba Fairs Complex
http://www.expodentcordoba.com.ar/

Dental Equipment

METAL EXPO
Frequency: Every two years (September)
Location: Forja Fair Grounds
http://www.metalexpo.com.ar/

Machine tools

Key Partners in Cordoba 

American Chamber of Commerce - Cordoba

The American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina (AmCham), an independent, non-profit organization, is dedicated to the promotion of trade and investment between the United States and Argentina. Founded in 1999, the Cordoba branch offers many important benefits to its members, including business facilitation and networking opportunities, sector committee participation, seminars and conferences, working breakfasts and lunches with economic and political experts, and much more.

Mailing Address

AmCham Delegacion Cordoba
Av. Rafael Nuñez 3612, Piso 1, Of. 4B
Edificio Cerro Office, Barrio Cerro de las Rosas
X5009 Cordoba
Phone: 54-351-482-2961
Fax: 54-351-482-2965
Email: camcham@arnet.com.ar
URL: www.amchamar.com.ar

Members

AMERICAN AIRLINES

INTEL

AMERICAN INTERNACIONAL UNDERWRITERS /
LA MERIDIONAL CIA ARGENTINA DE SEGUROS

KPMG

APEX A SYKES COMPANY

LOCKHEED MARTIN

ARBITRA / AVIS ARVINMERITOR ARGENTINA SA

MANPOWER

BERKLEY INTERNATIONAL SEGUROS SA

MOTOROLA

BRINK'S

MWM INTERNATIONAL MOTORES

CABLEVISIÓN

NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS ARGENTINA SA

CHEVRON

PRICE - WATERHOUSE & CO / PWC

CITIBANK

PRUDENTIAL SEGUROS RAR S.A

DELOITTE

SENSORMATIC

DHL WORLDWIDE EXPRESS

SESA SELECT

EDS

SHERATON CORDOBA HOTEL

EFCO

STOLLER

EON.US

TELMEX

ERNST & YOUNG

TYCO ELECTRONICS ARGENTINA SA

GENENCOR INTERNACIONAL ARGENTINA

UNISYS SUDAMERICANA S.R.L.

GOLDEN PEANUTS

UPS

HOLIDAY INN CORDOBA

WAL MART

IMPSAT

 

Cordoba Bi-National Center

For over seventy years IICANA Cordoba BNC has promoted international educational exchange between Argentina and the United States. The Department of State-affiliated Educational Advising Center at IICANA Cordoba Bi-National Center promotes international education by providing accurate, unbiased and up-to-date information and advising on studying in the US to people of all ages in our community. The advising services offered by this EducationUSA Center include group orientation sessions on the many different programs of study in the U.S.A., individual advising, assistance with application, information about scholarships and financial aid, information for visa application, translation services and administration of standardized tests for college/university admission.

Mailing Address

IICANA
Dean Funes 454
X5000AAJ Cordoba
Phone: 54-351-423-6396
Fax: 54-351-421-1131
Email: iicanaeduusa@fibertel.com.ar
URL: www.iicana.org/ 

Key Government Agencies

Newspapers 

Tourism in Cordoba

Popularly known as La Docta, Cordoba is the capital city of the homonimous province. Cordoba is called La Docta due to the fact that there are important universities here, and also Ciudad de las Campanas (The City of the Bells) because both Franciscans and Dominicans built up many churches. This historical city was born due to the wish of linking the Alto Peru with the Rio de la Plata in the so-called Camino Real. Cordoba is the second largest city in Argentina and the most important one in the central region of the country.

Tourist destination chosen because of its history and impressive landscapes, Cordoba has attractive and surprising places for the visitor. A straight way of getting to this city is by plane arriving at Pajas Blancas International Airport.

It puts together the typical attractions of big cities with a lifestyle in contact with nature: Along the streets and avenues, one can admire the colonial architecture as well as modern buildings and charming green areas such as Parque Sarmiento designed at the end of the XIX Century.

Tourists can go on amusing tours that include San Martin Square, the hundred-year-old Cathedral, the historical Cabildo (Chapter House), Trejo's House and different museums.

Only a few kilometers away from Cordoba City, tourists can go on quad excursions, mountain bike rides or practice paragliding in one of the most beautiful regions of Argentina. And also nightlife in Cordoba has many cultural and entertainment alternatives. It's a city to be fully enjoyed.

Alta Gracia

Capilla del Monte  

Cosquin

Jesus Maria

La Falda

Mina Clavero

Santa Rosa de Calamuchita   

Villa Carlos Paz

Villa General Belgrano

Tourism Web Sites 

Welcome Argentina

  Visit Cordoba

Go SouthAmerica - Argentina - Córdoba  

  Cordoba Turismo  

Weather 

The climate of the city of Cordoba, as that of most of the province, is moderated by the altitude and, especially, the cold pampas winds.

The variations or thermal extents are greater than in Buenos Aires, but lower in annual rainfall: 30 in/year. The annual average temperature is 64 °F. In January, the hottest month of the Argentine summer, the average maximum is of 88 °F and the minimum of 63 °F. In July, the coldest month of the year, the average temperatures range between 66 °F and 37 °F.

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