Argentina

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Information
Date of Independence
July 9, 1816
Leadership of the Country (format & people)
  • Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
    • President
Climate Description
  • Buenos Aires can get down to about 5 degrees Celsius.
  • It can reach temperatures of 25 degrees Celsius and above
Argentina Precipitation.jpg
Total Population & Distribution
  • Argentina has a population of over 42 million people (42,610,981) as of July 2013.
    • Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Rosario
      • Buenos Aires: 2.965 million people
      • Cordoba: 1,309,536 million people
      • Rosario: 1,193,605 people.
Major Cities & Location
The top 3 major cities are
  • Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Rosario
    • Buenos Aires: 2.965 million people
    • Santiago: 6.3 million people
    • Rosario: 907,718 people.
Major Languages (not just official)
  • Spanish
  • English
Important or Unique Physical Features
  • The Andes Mountains
    • Northwestern side of Argentina
  • The Grand Chaco
    • Northern Argentina,
  • Vast river complex
    • The upper half
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Flag
Argentina Flag.png
Economy (land use, resources, imports/exports, GDP, etc.)
  • Argentina
    • Mainly agricultural country.
      • 54% of it's land use is agricultural
Other Interesting Facts
  • The official name of Argentina is the Argentine Republic.
  • The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for silver, 'argentum'.
  • By land area Argentina is the 2nd largest country in South America and the 8th largest country in the world.
  • Spanish is the official language of Argentina but there are many other languages spoken throughout the country.
  • Argentina shares a land border with 5 countries including Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia and Paraguay.
  • The capital city of Argentina is Buenos Aires.

  • Argentina borders the Andes mountain range to the west, the highest point is Mount Aconcagua 6,962 m (22,841 ft) located in the Mendoza province.
  • The Argentine city of Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world.
  • The Latin dance and music called the Tango began in Buenos Aires.
  • Argentina has three Nobel Prize recipients in the Sciences, Bernardo Houssay, César Milstein and Luis Leloir.
  • The currency of Argentina is called the Peso.
  • The most popular sport in Argentina is football (soccer), the Argentine national team has won the football World Cup twice in 1978 and 1986.
Interesting Images (see below)
Satellite Image (see below)
Interesting Site/Attraction/Historical Site 1
Buenos Aires
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Mendoza
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Rosario
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Current Events (2)
Argentina has placed second at the 2014 world cup.


Argentina has made it to the final 16 of the Handball World cup.




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Current Events (2)








Creative Commons Images


http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1a/Flag_of_Argentina.svg/240px-Flag_of_Argentina.svg.png
http://www.mapsofworld.com/physical-map/maps/argentina-physical-map.jpghttp://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/images/buenosaires_Cf.jpg

MLA Format Cited Sources



"The World Factbook." Central Intelligence Agency. Central Intelligence Agency, 23 June 2014. Web. 01 Feb. 2015.
"Fun Argentina Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Argentina."Fun Argentina Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Argentina. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2015.