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Facts about Argentina

Administrative divisions: 23 provinces (provincias , singular - provincia) and 1 autonomous city* (distrito federal); Buenos Aires , Buenos Aires Capital Federal* , Catamarca , Chaco , Chubut , Cordoba , Corrientes , Entre Rios , Formosa , Jujuy , La Pampa , La Rioja , Mendoza , Misiones , Neuquen , Rio Negro , Salta , San Juan , San Luis , Santa Cruz , Santa Fe , Santiago del Estero , Tierra del Fuego - Antartida e Islas del Atlantico Sur , Tucuman note: the US does not recognize any claims to Antarctica
Area: total: 2 ,766 ,890 sq km land: 2 ,736 ,690 sq km water: 30 ,200 sq km
Background: In 1816 , the United Provinces of the Rio Plata declared their independence from Spain. After Bolivia , Paraguay , and Uruguay went their separate ways , the area that remained became Argentina. The country's population and culture were heavily shaped by immigrants from throughout Europe , but most particularly Italy and Spain , which provided the largest percentage of newcomers from 1860 to 1930. Up until about the mid-20th century , much of Argentina's history was dominated by periods of internal political conflict between Federalists and Unitarians and between civilian and military factions. After World War II , an era of Peronist authoritarian rule and interference in subsequent governments was followed by a military junta that took power in 1976. Democracy returned in 1983 , and has persisted despite numerous challenges , the most formidable of which was a severe economic crisis in 2001-02 that led to violent public protests and the resignation of several interim presidents. The economy has recovered strongly since bottoming out in 2002.
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of light blue (top) , white , and light blue; centered in the white band is a radiant yellow sun with a human face known as the Sun of May
Capital: name: Buenos Aires geographic coordinates: 34 36 S , 58 40 W time difference: UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins first Sunday in October; ends third Saturday in March; note - a new policy of daylight saving time was initiated by the government on 30 December 2007
Climate: mostly temperate; arid in southeast; subantarctic in southwest
Currency code: Argentine peso (ARS)
Ethnic groups: white (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97% , mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) , Amerindian , or other non-white groups 3%
Geographic coordinates: 34 00 S , 64 00 W
Geography note: second-largest country in South America (after Brazil); strategic location relative to sea lanes between the South Atlantic and the South Pacific Oceans (Strait of Magellan , Beagle Channel , Drake Passage); diverse geophysical landscapes range from tropical climates in the north to tundra in the far south; Cerro Aconcagua is the Western Hemisphere's tallest mountain , while Laguna del Carbon is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere
Government type: republic
Imports partners: Brazil 32.5% , US 14.2% , China 8.7% , Germany 5.7% (2007)
Internet country code: .ar
Land boundaries: 4 ,989 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 9 ,861 km border countries: Bolivia 832 km , Brazil 1 ,261 km , Chile 5 ,308 km , Paraguay 1 ,880 km , Uruguay 580 km
Languages: Spanish (official) , Italian , English , German , French
Location: Southern South America , bordering the South Atlantic Ocean , between Chile and Uruguay
Map references: South America
National holiday: Revolution Day , 25 May (1810)
Nationality: noun: Argentine(s) adjective: Argentine
Natural hazards: San Miguel de Tucuman and Mendoza areas in the Andes subject to earthquakes; pamperos are violent windstorms that can strike the pampas and northeast; heavy flooding
Population: 40.482 million (July 2008 est.)
Religions: nominally Roman Catholic 92% (less than 20% practicing) , Protestant 2% , Jewish 2% , other 4%
Terrain: rich plains of the Pampas in northern half , flat to rolling plateau of Patagonia in south , rugged Andes along western border
Unemployment rate: 8.5% (2007 est.)

Capital of Argentine Republic

Buenos Aires (click to view Buenos Aires map)

Places in Argentina

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Argentina. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Buenos Aires Auntonomous City (89 google map locations)
Buenos Aires Province (1087 google map locations)
Catamarca Province (273 google map locations)
Chaco Province (132 google map locations)
Chubut Province (114 google map locations)
Córdoba Province (807 google map locations)
Corrientes Province (190 google map locations)
Entre Ríos Province (246 google map locations)
Formosa Province (124 google map locations)
Jujuy Province (196 google map locations)
La Pampa Province (135 google map locations)
La Rioja Province (214 google map locations)
Mendoza Province (219 google map locations)
Misiones Province (150 google map locations)
Neuquén Province (136 google map locations)
Río Negro Province (138 google map locations)
Salta Province (372 google map locations)
San Juan Province (144 google map locations)
San Luis Province (238 google map locations)
Santa Cruz Province (107 google map locations)
Santa Fe Province (459 google map locations)
Santiago del Estero Province (494 google map locations)
Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Islands Province (35 google map locations)
Tucumán Province (299 google map locations)

Random cities in Argentina

Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina.


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