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Mendoza is west of Argentina at the foot of the Andes and is the main town in the province of Mendoza. The center has 114,822 (2010) inhabitants. With the surrounding cities, Gran Mendoza, the population of 848 660 inhabitants
Close to Aconcagua in the Andes, which is the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere, characterize this quiet town. Every year it attracts a good number of travellers who try to climb the 6962 meter high peak. In the area there are several exciting possibilities Forum for walkers and climbers. Rafting is another popular attraction.
Wine production attracts a large number of visitors to Mendoza. Argentina is the world’s fifth largest wine producer, and most of the wine produced in Mendoza. The vineyards are beautifully situated on the foothills of the Andes, and the dry climate, with cool nights and warm days make conditions perfect. There are good opportunities to visit the thousands of vineyards, a few kilometres from the city center. In particular, the plump and round malbec wine, Mendoza is known for.
The center of Mendoza can be visited on foot, and is concentrated around Plaza Independencia with its beautiful fountain. The city offers many good restaurants with good selection of Argentine wines.
The nearest airport is Aeropuerto Internacional Gobernador Francisco Gabrielli, more commonly known as El Plumerillo. It is located 11 km north of the city.