Located in Santa Fe Province, Rosario is one of the largest cities in Argentina. It has even been nicknamed "La Cuna de la Bandera" which translates to “the birthplace of the flag” for being the place where the Argentine flag was created by Manuel Belgrano, with the National Flag Monument being erected in his honor. Popular with tourists because of its neoclassical architecture as well as a range of attractions, expats living in Rosario will be able to enjoy sights such as the Planetarium and the statue of Che Guevara, who was born in Rosario, as well as take in the city’s museums, theaters, cultural centers and more. The city is further home to some spectacular beaches at La Florida, and there are also a number of cinemas, racecourses, shops and restaurants. Football is Rosario’s most popular sport and the city is famous for being the birthplace of a number of international footballers.
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Rosario is considered to be a pleasant city to live in, and has a lower cost of living than many other cities in Argentina such as Buenos Aires. Rosario has a humid subtropical climate, with generally warm summers and mild winters, although the city is prone to wet weather from time to time. Rosario has an extensive public transport network, and expatriates moving to Rosario will find that the area is well served by buses and trolleybuses whilst other parts of the country are accessible by road. Expats relocating to Rosario with families will find that the area has a number of recommended schools, including bilingual schools. If you are an expatriate new to Rosario, then you could benefit from joining InterNations, where you will be able to connect with fellow expats from over 190 different nations in order to find out more information about moving to a new city, network, or simply socialize with like-minded people.
Rosario is the main economic center of the area, and there are opportunities in a number of fields, especially manufacturing. The city is known for producing cars, food machinery and other goods, with a number of large companies having bases in the area including General Motors, John Deere and others. Expatriates working in Rosario may also find opportunities in areas such as finance, trading, education, health-care and technology. The city has a number of retail areas as well as bars and restaurants, which offer further employment opportunities. Any expat seeking work in Rosario could benefit from signing up to InterNations and joining the many community members who may be able to offer advice about finding work as well as more general information on such topics as accommodation, culture, transport, education and more. Sharing information and networking with fellow expatriates can provide expats in Rosario with a valuable online resource to help them get settled into life abroad quickly.