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Ethnic Mix
The people of Buenos Aires call themselves "porteños"("people of the port"). In the second half of the 19th Century, a massive inmigration of Europeans greatly increased the size of the city. Most part of the population are European , mainly Italian and Spanish. The city also has an important English community, as well as French, and German, and smaller numbers of Poles, Russians, Portuguese, Syrians, Turks. There is also an important presence of Paraguayans, Bolivians and people from other South American countries.

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