ICPE International Conference on Physics Education 2014

Córdoba

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Province of Cordoba

Cordoba mapaCultural and touristic, traditional and modern, industrial and handcrafted, Córdoba is one of the most important economic centers of the country. This region is characterized by its hilly landscape and mild weather, combining natural landscapes with colonial architectural monuments.

Little towns, historical antiques and cave paintings are found in a pleasant valley landscape, high plains and gorges. Cordoba’s hills rise towards the northwestern Pampas plains. They reach its maximum altitude of 2.790 m. with the Champaqui Hill.

All these hills are particularly appealing because of their fertile valleys, deserts and salt mines. Heading northwards, visitors shall find many 17th and 18th century chapels and estancias inherited from the Jesuits. The five Jesuit Estancias, together with the Jesuit Block, located in the heart of the capital city, were declared Patrimony of Mankind by the UNESCO.

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City of Cordoba

Córdoba (capital city, bearing the same name as the province) has an intense cultural, commercial and university life. Sometimes abbreviated Cba, also known as La Docta. Founded on July 6, 1573 by Don Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera and owner of a rich history , the city of Cordoba is one of the destinations chosen by thousands of tourists coming from all over the country and abroad.

Its privileged location in the centre of Argentina at the foot of the mountains, its rich history linked to the major milestones of the past, its cultural life, a bustling economic activity and an educational center undisputed internationally, makes the city of Córdoba a place that many want to know.

Due to its geographical position and its infrastructure is a major air and ground node communications, both domestic and international. It has more than 1,300,000 inhabitants and is considered the second largest city in the country.

Cordoba is also a major recipient of college students across the country and the world. Its university, founded in 1613, is the first in Argentina and the fourth oldest in America. It is considered one of the largest in the continent. It has over one hundred thousand students.

Also, the capital of Cordoba hosts numerous conferences, conventions and meetings that take place throughout the year in different spaces used exclusively for that purpose.

Offers visitors a wide network of services, first class hotel, a shopping area in the city center, major shopping centers, various supermarkets, modern cinemas and a variety of cultural and sporting activities.

Anyone visiting the city of Córdoba, can explore its historic center through the first pedestrian area of ​​the country, find jewels of colonial architecture and take walks of singular beauty, which will make your stay an unforgettable experience.

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