Facts About Argentina



Facts About Argentina

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Argentina is located in Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay.

  • Language: Official language is Spanish

  • Currency: Peso

  • Population: 40,913,584 (July 2009 est.)

  • Land Size: 2,780,400 square kilometers

  • Capital: Buenos Aires

  • Borders:
    Argentina has borders with, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

  • Industries:
    Food processing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, textiles, chemicals and petrochemicals, printing, metallurgy, steel. Agriculture: Sunflower seeds, lemons, soybeans, grapes, corn, tobacco, peanuts, tea, wheat; livestock

  • Land divisions:
    23 Provinces 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.

  • Major Cities:
    Catamarca, Cordoba, Corrientes, Eva Peron, Formosa, Gallegos, Jujuy, La Plata, La Rioja, Mendoza, Nequen, Neuquen, Parana, Posadas, Puerto Gallegos, Puerto Rio Gallegos, Rawson, Resistencia, Rio Gallegos, Salta, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, San Juan, San Luis, San Miguel de Tucuman, San Salvador de Jujuy, Santa Fe, Santa Rosa de Toay, Santa Rosa, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman, Ushuaia, Viedma.



    Sources
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ar.html
    http://www.easybuenosairescity.com/currency.htm



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