Ubicación geográfica de la ciudad de Mendoza

Geographical Location

Mendoza is located in central-western Argentina. Mendoza is –with a population of approximately 2 million inhabitants- the cultural and business center of the Cuyo Region. It is bounded by the Province ...
Cerro Aconcagua, un gran atractivo turístico

Main Attractions

Traditionally known as the ‘Land of Wine and Sunshine’, Mendoza is one of Argentina’s tourist destinations whose takes in travelers 365 days a year not only with its usual warmth, but with a variety of th...

Climate

Mendoza has a continental semi-arid climate. It has very high temperatures during summer and very low temperatures during winter. Precipitations barely exceed 250 mm annually. Seasonal weather varies dependi...

Economic Profile

The main activity in Mendoza is viticulture. It is the most important province for the production of Argentinean wine. Half of the agricultural exploitations in Mendoza correspond to this branch. This activity ...
Orografía de Mendoza: Cordillera Principal

Orography of Mendoza

Mendoza has three differentiated geographical structures: the Andean mountain to the west, plains to the east, and plateaus, mountains, and volcanoes to the south. The mountain range determines almost all the g...

Natural Oases

In the west mountain ridges the rivers of the province start from melting snow and glaciers that then flow through the plains. The systemization and control of these rivers, and the exploitation of groundwater ...
Castillos de Pincheira, Malargüe

Tourist Regions

The diversity of landscapes that make up Mendoza makes it impossible to give it any single description. With this in mind, we offers a general outline of the four main zones. •The Northern Region, which ...

Access

Besides its three airports (El Plumerillo in Mendoza City, San Rafael and Malargüe airports) the Province of Mendoza features an efficient road network that connects it with the rest of the country and Chile. ...

History

When the conquerors arrived, present-day Mendoza was inhabited by native tribes, mainly Huarpes and Incas who named it ‘Cuyum Mapu’ (sandy land) due to the aridity of the soil. Native peoples were clever...

Culture

In the field of culture, Mendoza has given rise to various national and internationally famous personalities. In literature, in the XIX Century, the poet Juan Gualberto Godoy stood out. He was a popular auth...