Argentina Culture

Argentina Culture

(República Argentina). State of South America (2,780,400 km²). Capital: Buenos Aires. Administrative division: provinces (24). Population: 42,669,500 (2014 estimate). Language: Spanish (official), Guaicurú, Quechua, Tehuelce. Religion: Catholics76%, non-religious / atheists 11%, Protestants 8%, Muslims 1.5%, Jews 0.7%, others 2.5%. Monetary unit: Argentine peso (100 cents). Human Development Index: 0.808 (49th place). Borders: Bolivia and Paraguay […]

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, […]