Córdoba is a city in central Argentina, situated in the foothills of the Sierras Chicas on the Suquía Rive. It is the capital of Córdoba Province and the second most populous city in Argentina.
Córdoba has many historical monuments preserved from Spanish colonial rule, especially buildings of the Roman Catholic Church. The most recognisable is perhaps the Jesuit Block (Spanish: Manzana Jesuítica), declared in 2000 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO which consists of a group of buildings dating from the 17th century, including the Colegio Nacional de Monserrat and the colonial university campus. The campus belongs today to the historical museum of the National University of Córdoba.
Córdoba is rated Sufficiency by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Córdoba has a population of over 1,414,201 people. Córdoba also forms part of the wider Córdoba metropolitan area which has a population of over 1,585,000 people.
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