Argentina Environment

Argentina Environment

A remarkable diversity of environments derives from the variety of climatic conditions. The most characteristic, more typically Argentine, is the Pampa, a large grassy plain, fed by winter rains, which in the more arid interior becomes steppe, but generally always on rich agricultural soils suitable for cereal cultivation. In the humid subtropical north, the river […]

Argentina Geography

Argentina Geography

TERRITORY: MORPHOLOGY From a geomorphological point of view, the plains predominate in Argentina; given the vastness of the territory, the mountainous areas are naturally also very extensive, corresponding to the eastern slope of the Andes, which is not steep and unitary, but rather dismembered and preceded by a mountainous system (pre-European system) or, better, by […]

Argentina Population

Argentina Population

Argentina is the American country that retains fewer traces of the ancient indigenous peoples, almost totally replaced by whites. The first residents of today’s Argentina arrived in these lands around 10,000 years ago; given the nature of the territory they were characterized as nomadic peoples, dedicated to hunting, gathering and fishing. When the Spaniards arrived, […]

Argentina Traditions

Argentina Traditions

Almost completely extinct the original tribes, their folkloric weight remains in a mixture of Spanish traditions and, more precisely, criollas. Still a very lively symbol of popular tradition are the gauchos whose parties, the rodeos, are held at the time of the marking of the cattle. But religious feasts also have great importance, in which, […]

Argentina Literature 2

Argentina Literature Part II

Among the poets, Oliverio Girondo stands out, rich in daring metaphors; and with him (and Borges) Leopoldo Marechal, also notable as a narrator, RE Molinari, E. González Lanuza, R. Ledesma, FL Bernárdez, C. Mastronardi, L. Franco, C. Nalé Roxlo, Nicolás Olivari, V. Barbieri, JL Ortiz. This first avant-garde generation was followed, around 1940 and 1960, […]