About Santa Fe

Santa Fe is a historic city. It was founded in 1573 by Juan de Garay and is one of the first developments of the Río de la Plata. Its status as port city and provincial capital gives it a particular economic and social life in a permanent dialogue between cultural traditions and innovative currents.

It is one of the most important cities of the Argentine Republic, due to its history and contribution to the national construction, it is worth mentioning its geo-strategic position at the international level when it is located at the confluence of two important Argentine rivers. One of them, the Paraná River, finds its last overseas port in the provincial capital, which is currently in the process of reactivation.


The annual average temperature oscillates between 17 ° C in the southern end and 21 ° C in the northern zone.

In summer, temperatures range from 22 ° C reaching a maximum of 38 ° C, and up to 43 ° C; with an average of 27 ° C. The heat is felt in Santa Fe from October - November and continues until the first days of April.

In winter, the temperatures oscillate between 15 ° C, reaching at least -1 ° C; with an average of 9 ° C. The advance of the cold air waves coming from the south region, originates low temperatures that come to descend beyond the zero degree and generate frosts in some cases.

Visa and Immigration

A valid passport and visa are required to enter Argentina. Some nationalities do not require a visa to enter the country, please see the details in http://www.migraciones.gov.ar/accesible/indexA.php?visas Holders of ordinary passport of countries who require a visa to enter into Argentina should contact the Argentinean Representation in their country. The list of Argentinean Representations can be found at the following link: http://www.mrecic.gov.ar/representaciones.

Visa Invitation Letters

Should you need a visa invitation letter in order to support your visa application please contact Ms. Victoria Sukenik (Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.) and attach the following details: Name, Gender, Date of birth, Nationality, Passport Nbr., Profession, Registration confirmation.

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The maximum term of stay is ninety (90) days, which may be extended only once by presenting itself in any of the delegations of the National Migration Directorate, before the term originally granted expires. For more information, call the consulate of your jurisdiction.

When arriving in Argentina, no vaccination certificate is required, except for cholera and yellow fever, to passengers from countries where these diseases are endemic.

Likewise, visitors from non-bordering countries are exempt from any lien on travel effects and on new items of less than U $ S 300, plus an additional U $ S 300 if they have been purchased in "free shops" authorized in the national territory.
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The electric current throughout the country is 220 volts A.C. (50 Hz). Make sure that your electrical appliances are designed to withstand this voltage and, if not, use voltage transformers to plug them in.

Circulation of vehicles

In Argentina, the cars must circulate on the right side of the streets and avenues. The control of the vehicle is located on the left side of it. To get ahead, you must do it also by left hand.

Conversions / Systems and units of measure

Metric system

To measure lengths: the unit of measurement is the meter (m.).
1 meter = 3.28 feet (feet) = 39.37 inches (inches)

To measure distances: in Argentina the geographical distances are measured in kilometers.
1 kilometer = 1000 meters = 0.62 miles = 1.09 yards

Units of weight: the unit of measure is the kilogram (Kg.).
1000 grams = 1 kilogram = 2.3 pounds

Temperature: the unit of measure is the Centigrade Degree (° C)
0 ° Centigrade = 32 ° Fahrenheit

100 ° Centigrade = 212 ° Fahrenheit
To convert from ° C to ° Fahrenheit, the following formula is used: ° F = (° C x 9/5) +32

And to convert from ° Fahrenheit to ° Celsius, the following: ° C = (° F -32) x 5/9

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