About Argentina

Argentina is the second-largest country in South America and the third most populated. Argentina is known for its cosmopolitan cities, wine exports, and of course for being the birthplace of tango. However, Argentina is also a magnificent gateway to the south pole, a hotbed of "futbol" enthusiasts, and a paradise for nature-lovers. True to its name, which comes from the Latin word for "silver," Argentina is a source of valuable minerals, which contributes to the economic prosperity of the nation. Tourists to Argentina are particularly drawn to the wilderness of Patagonia and the bustling urban center of Buenos Aires. 

Argentina Trivia

What is the Capital of Argentina?

The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires, which is located along the southeastern shore of South America, along the Río de la Plata. This city has a population size of 3.89 million and a metropolitan population of around 17 million, making it the largest in the country and fourth largest in the western hemisphere.

What Is The Capital of Argentina?

What Languages Are Spoken in Argentina?

Spanish is the most spoken language in Argentina. Argentina is the fourth most populous Spanish-speaking nation in the world after Mexico, Spain, and Colombia. Italian ranks second among the languages spoken in Argentina.

What Languages Are Spoken In Argentina?

What is the Biggest City in Argentina?

Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is also its largest city hosting a population of 2,776,138 people.

The Biggest Cities In Argentina

What Does the Flag of Argentina Mean?

The current flag of Argentina was officially adopted on February 12, 1812. The light blue stripes upon a white field were placed on the flag by Manuel Belgrano, the leader of the revolution, and are said to be symbolic of the sky above, when the fight for the country's independence began. The golden sun, with the Sun of May face, was added to the flag in 1818.

Flag of Argentina

What is the Largest Religious Group in Argentina?

Argentina is a predominantly Roman Catholic Christian nation, although daily life for most citizens is very secular.

Religious Beliefs In Argentina

What Kind of Government Does Argentina Have?

Argentina is a presidential democratic republic where the President is the Head of State and the Head of Government, and the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces. The government operates in three branches, the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary.

What Type Of Government Does Argentina Have?

What are the Biggest Industries in Argentina?

Food processing and beverages, appliances and electronics, etc., are some of the biggest industries in Argentina.

What Are The Biggest Industries In Argentina?

Which Is The Longest River In Argentina?

The Parana River is the longest river to flow through Argentina. It is 3,032 miles long. The Desaguadero River is the longest river flowing entirely within the country. It is 941 miles long.

Major Rivers Of Argentina