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Argentina Facts

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Argentina's Information

Flag of Argentina
Land Area 2,736,690 km2
Water Area 43,710 km2
Total Area 2,780,400 km2
Population 43,886,748
Population Density 15.78 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $879.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $20,200
Currency Peso (ARS)
Largest Cities
  • Buenos Aires (13,076,300)
  • Cordoba (1,428,214)
  • Rosario (1,173,533)
  • Mendoza (876,884)
  • San Miguel de Tucuman (781,023)
  • La Plata (694,167)
  • Mar del Plata (553,935)
  • Quilmes (518,788)
  • Salta (512,686)
  • Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz (489,505)
  • Name: Argentina
  • (long form) Argentine Republic
  • Capital City: Buenos Aires (2,891,082 pop.)
    (13,356,715 metro)
  • Argentina Population: 42,610,981 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Argentina Peso (ARS)
    (conversion rates)

    Argentina Peso
    One Argentinean Peso
  • Ethnicity: White (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97%, Mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry), Amerindian, or other non-white groups 3%
  • GDP total: $755.3 billion (2012 est)
  • GDP per capita: $18,400 (2012 est)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Spanish (official), Italian, English, German, French
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Rosario, Mendoza, La Plata, Tucuman, Mar del Plata
  • Name: Argentina is derived from the Latin "argentum" meaning "silver".
  • National Day: May 25
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 92%, Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 4%
  • Symbols

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