The Province is the largest of the 23 provinces of Argentina, with a population of approximately 15.6 million inhabitants. It is located in the central-eastern part of the country, in a region known as the "Pampas". The capital of the Province is the city of La Plata. Each of the Province's 135 municipalities has its own government.
In the year 2017, the province exports valued over 19,3 million dollars, representing 33% of the country's total exports. The main export destinations are Brazil, China, Chile, USA, Paraguay, Uruguay and Peru, respectively.