Argentina Country : Profile,Facts,Language,Population And Travel

Argentina Republic in the south of the South American continent, is located in the east of the Andes, it is only inferior in Brazilian territory (2780.4 thousand sq km). In the north it shares with Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay; East - with Uruguay; West and south - with Chile. The Atlantic Ocean washes the eastern coasts of Argentina, and the suburban streams - the southern.

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Administratively, State 23 provincial districts and divided into one federal. The territory of the state is formed by: the southeastern region of the South American continent, the eastern region of Tierra del Fuego and several nearby islands

Content Of Articles :
  • General information
  • Terrain
  • Story
  • Population
  • Climate
  • Sights
  • Largest cities
  • Interesting Facts
  • National cuisine
  • State symbols
  • National currency

Argentina country General Information 

The country's name can be translated as "silver". However this precious has nothing to do with metal. The main asset of Argentina, is the first, large pasture and fertile land. 

Today, the country is able to surprise visitors with its rich architectural and cultural heritage, and the capital Buenos Aires, which is often referred to as the south of Paris.

State Structure: Federal Republic, was head were president (the current president is Mauricio Macri), who is elected by popular vote for 4 years with the possibility of prolonging the presidency for a second term.

Argentina country language   : Spanish; Italian, French and German                                                                   are also spoken here.

Religion     : Most of it is Catholicism.

Currency   : Argentine Peso (ARS).

Favourite sports : Primarily football; basketball, Motorsport.

Terrain :

Due to the long distance from north to south, is characterised by an amazing landscape diversity: passes in a flat tropical savanna Gran Chaco, a subtropical moves north - Pampas, Ptagonian plateau in the south, is known for its harsh climate.

Large areas of the country has been divided into four natural regions :
  • mountain region of the Andes;
  • northern plains (with part of the Gran Chaco and the Parana and Uruguay interfluve);
  • Pampas - vast, treeless plains lying south of Gran Chaco, east of the Andes and north of Rio      Colorado ;
  • Patagonia - vast steppes, south of Rio Colorado.
From the west, Argentina borders the Andes - a vast mountain system with ridges and ridges parallel to each other; In the south, the Andes spread in the same ridge with glaciers and snow fields.

Being eternal toward Snow border north, mountains are slowly moving along the picturesque lake Nhuel Huapi vast lake region of Argentina in the provinces of Rio Negro and Neuquén. Many picturesque lakes area is spread over the entire area of Chile

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Argentina Country Short Story :

     It is hard to believe, but Argentina at the beginning of the 20th century was considered the richest country of the world. Even a proverb was also prevalent: rich as an Argentine.

Many thousands of Europeans participated in the picturesque foothills of the Andes, while any hope of prosperity - Italian, Iberian Basic, Catalan, Galician, German, Austrian, Swiss, Irish and Scots, Russian Ukrainians and Jews.
The government's efforts to populate the vacant areas of the state were unsuccessful, as most of the immigrants settled in the metropolitan area
Like the Africans due to the fact, Paragonian Indians had been almost completely excluded, in wars with Paraguay and Brazil, was on a "white" or "silver" countries formed the South American continent: Catholics - Religion, Spanish - by way of communication, and French - through life.

Argentina Country Population :

Today Argentina area until the 16th century was inhabited by several Indian tribes :
  • lived in Quechua and Daygetaits northwest, who have engaged in various crafts, lead an orderly life;
  • Guar in the Northeast, which were mainly engaged in agriculture;
  • Small tribes of nomads (Kerandi, Chaura, Peules and Hat) lived in the eastern part of the country (in Pampa);
  • Patagonia Arbuns, Tyuelche, was inhabited by tribes of Alkaluf, who traded clothes and skins with the neighboring people.
     In the XVI century. The Spanish colony of South America began. Across the continent, in Argentina it was the ruthless destruction of the indigenous population.

At the beginning of the 20th century, Indians were placed in the most remote corners of the country under the European immigrants of attack.
So to date, a small number of them live in the north - in the provinces of Formos (Spanish Formosa) and Chaco (Spanish Chaco); In the North-West - in the provinces of Jujuy (Spanish) Jujuy and Salto (Spanish) Slto; and in the south - in Patagonia (Spanish Patagonia).
Today, a small group of Indians like to come to the cities, where they work in the service sector, but also a significant proportion of Aboriginal people in society to live in the old way.

     In the Northeast, European colonization was carried out by Jesuit missionaries, who arrived to convert the local population to Christianity, and eventually, turned them into humble and humble servants of the Spanish crown. The Jesuits were mainly Spaniards, Italians, Germans, French and poles - that is, it was the first influx of immigrants from various European countries.

In the era of Spanish expansion to other foreigners had very limited access to Argentina, because in order to obtain permission to enter, you had to stay in Spain for at least 5 years. Only after the independence of the state, the country free admission opened, the government has implemented a policy of attracting immigrants to the development of the sparsely populated areas of the state.
It had a significant impact on the formation of the national structure of the immigration whose population, largely due to its distribution and demographic structure.

        National composition of immigrants was characterized by a great diversity, but certainly prevail over the Spanish and Italians. Representing the French, the Poles, the rest of immigrants as well as pre-revolutionary had refugees in Russia (Russian, Ukrainians, Jews, Russians and Germans) who had built agricultural settlements along the Parana River (Spanish Río Paraná).

In Argentina, is implementing a law which, according to all the people of Argentina, who was born in the country. In its present form, the formation of the Argentine nation was made by European immigrants in the XIX-XX centuries. Therefore, more than 85% of the population is of the white race. Today, the state of approximately 97% of the population descended here to Argentina (mostly Mestijhojh mix of European immigrants and native Indians married) holds, the only Indian to say 2% here. Therefore, the country is one of the most European of Latin American states. Also, people in Europe, Asia and neighboring South American countries live here.

Population of modern Argentina is mainly rising due to natural growth, today it has approximately 42.6 million people, it is the third largest national group in South America, only Brazil and the Colombian people ahead of them.

In the case of Argentina is ahead of many Latin American states. For example, the average life expectancy of residents since the mid-twentieth century 50. Increase in men - 60 to 73 years, women - from 65 to 80 years old. In the coastal area of Pampa is characterized by dwelling on high level of concentration and urbanization. In general, Argentina is still not densely populated country (10 / with an average density of 1 km still).

Currently Argentina, holds 83% of the population of cities; In South American countries, it is second only to Uruguay as part of urban residents. The so-called hypertrophy of a specific characteristic capital rehabilitation of the country - more than 2/5 of the more than 1 population 3 of the population and the population of those cities the capital Buenos Aires, live in the city. One of the ten largest groups in the world.

Argentina Country Climate :

     The climate is totally unique in the north - subtropical; In the central regions - humid tropics; In the south - light, medium. Please note that eats cold / heat-mails with us in the Southern Hemisphere, only vice versa.

In the mountainous region of the Andes, there is a rainy season, with intense heat in summer, with snow cover in winter, often with dry winds - "check". In humid areas, savannah forests and lowland areas of the forest, torrential rains often. Average temperature indicator: + 5º, in January, + 20 ... + 22 .С in July.
Travelling in South Andes and Patagonia is best in summer (December - February). Winter (May - September) can be created north and plan to travel to the north-western regions.

In spring and autumn, you have Buenos Aires, Cordillera foothills, will have a great time in Mesopotamia, the provinces of Catamarca and La Rioja. And May waiting for fans of downhill skiing snow of the Andes until October.

Natural And Historical Sites :

     The region, with its nearly 3 million km² area, with different climatic and geographic regions, many are developing various natural landscapes.
Natural phenomenon with the Buenos Aires city sophistication and originality are harmonious combined. Ptagonian endless plateau stretches south of the Lake District, is famous for its magnificent glaciers. 

Between Atlantic rocky coast in the east to the majestic Andes in the west, where the seven-thousandth reign - speak Mount Akkagua, lie pristine open space. List of natural wonders of Argentina went stopped by majestic Antarctica.

The territory of Argentina is rich in monuments belonging to the UNESCO World Heritage :
  • Los Glaciares National Parks in Patagonia and Iguazu (Missiones Province);
  • Jesuit missions of the Guarani tribes ;
  • Cueva de las Manos Cave (province of Santa Cruz);
  • the magnificent parks of Talampaya and Ischigualasto; ancient flora and fauna that arose 230 million years ago are preserved there;
  • Jesuit buildings in the vicinity of the province of Cordoba ;
  • Natural and historical artifacts in the Cebrada de Umauaca Valley , along the famous Inca Road ; and many others.
Here you can see exotic birds can move with the penguins can swim nearby can walk on horseback in the snow eggs, fur seals, dolphins and whales, Patagonia, and the American Serengeti.
You must visit Salta, with its churches and ancient Jesuit temples, as well as the local market for folk art products - genuine works of original art. From Salta you can go on a wonderful walk in the valley of Umak and the valley of Kalachki.

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     The famous resort of Mar del Plata is located south of Buenos Aires, in a mild climate zone, there are about 600 thousand inhabitants, and there are up to 6 million people and guests and tourists for the season! There are many parks where tourists are offered shows with seals, dolphins and sharks.
"Eco-tourism" is becoming increasingly popular - a walk to the fields where you can see how sheep graze and feed newborn lambs, and also enjoy national cuisine. Incendiary dances, enchanting show and a wine festival with the election of the Queen is regularly held in Mendoza.

      A wonderful excursion to the second largest city of Cordoba in the country, but not inferior to the capital in terms of architecture. The city has the best historical museum in Argentina.

The natural attractions are the national parks of Los Glacier, Nahuel Hapi, Iguazu, Lannin and others. Sea cruises to Antarctica, Patagonia and Cape Horn are very popular with travelers.

"Fiesta Gaucho" and "Tango Show" - an incendiary dance that introduces the life, music and national cuisine of local Gauche cowboys.

Largest Cities :
Title                                    Population*

Buenos Aires                      3,050,728
Cordoba                              1,346,092
Rosario                               1,249,594
Mendoza                             885 434
San Miguel de Tucuman     789 504
La plata                               759,224
Mar del Plata                       604 563
Santa fe                               493 547
Salt                                      464,678
San juan                              453,229
Resistencia                          377 564
Santiago del Estero             327 974
Corrientes                            328 689
Neuquen                              327 534
Bahia Blanca                       310 657
Posadas                              279 961
Parana                                 270 968
San Salvador de Jujuy        231,229
San louis                             162 011
Rio Quarto                           149,303
Rio Gallegos                        110,000

* according to data for 2016

Argentina Country Some Interesting Facts :

Proud for "Silver Country": Tango, a symbol of service famous for the people of Eva Peron, beautiful football and a beautiful female president ... it's just the beginning of a long list. In this foreign country, it is possible to get a variety of external impressions in the least amount of time: admire the majestic glacier and stroll the scenic streets of the world's most southern city, get a tango lesson on the road and visit the famous cape Horn, or take a real Antarctic cruise! To move from the Russian cold of winter to the summer of Argentina, due to the lack of visa formalities, all you need is free money and free time, Bienvenido a la Argentina!
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