ou are already getting to
know Argentina,whose name comes from the Latin Argentum,that
This title goes back to the Spanish Conquerors who settled
in this region in 1524
n this territory youÂ´ll find three
main kinds of landcapes:montains,plains and plateaus.The
country is not only home of the highest summit in America
(Aconcagua 6.969 m),but also if the widest river in the
world (Rio de la Plata 220 km in itÂ´s mouth)
rgentina has mild warm climate,but to yhe
North,there is large subtropical area and to the South the
cold climate prevails.Buenos Aires is mainly humid; summers
are warm (28ÂºC average) ,and winters are not so cold,with
temperatures ranging from the 3ÂºC to the 8ÂºC.
n this country you may enjoy the dense forests
of TucumÃ¡n and Misiones,the sounds of silence in
the Nothern antiplano,the water falls from up to 80 meters
in the IguazÃ Falls,as well as the penetrating uproar
of thaw in the Perido Moreno Glaciar.
ou may also descry the touching flight of
condor above the impressive Cordillera de los Andes (The
Andes Mountain Range) ,or the courting of the Franca wale
in the Valdes Peninsula .
Argentina ,a facinating place to know and enjoy ;you will
sure to come back to the country of the six continents.
- Technical date
- Territory 3.761.274 km2 including the South Atlantic
Islands and Antartic Sector
- Territorial Extension N-S 3.799Km,W-E 1.423Km
- Population 37.000.000 estimate in year 2000
- From of Govermment Federal multiparty republic with
a bicameral Legislative Power.
- Independence From Spain,July 9,1816
- Main Citys Buenos Aires Capital 3.000.000
La Plata:, 724.000
- Official Language
Spanish,some minorities speak quechua,guaranÃ
and other aboriginal languages.
- Ethnical Composicion ,European ancestry 85%,others
- Life Expectation Men 69,women 76 years old.
- Religious Filiation Roman Catholics 92.8%
Protestant and Evangelic,Jewish and Islamic minorities.
- Nobel Awards
Carlos Saavedra Lamas-Peace ,1936
Bernardo Houssay-Medicine, 1947
Luis Federico Leilor- Chemistry,1970
Adolfo PÃ©rez Esquivel- Peace, 1980
CÃ©sar Milstein- Biology, 1984