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Argentina Flag:
Flag of Argentina

The current flag of Argentina was officially adopted on February 12, 1812.

The 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.

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Argentina Coat of Arms:
Argentina coat of arms

At the top of the Argentinian coat of arms is the golden Sun of May, signifying Argentina as a new and glorious nation rising to the surface of the earth. The cap at the top of the spike is the Phygian cap symbolizing liberty.

The two shaking hands symbolize the unity of the different provinces of Argentina. The blue and white behind the coat of arms symbolizes the Argentinian people and the beautiful land they inhabit. The spike under the cap represents the people's willingness to defend their land and protect their liberties.

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 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 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 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

Which Are The Native Plants Of Argentina?

Argentina’s varied climate and terrain creates the ideal environment for the growth of a great diversity of species of flowers, trees, and grasses. The country is home to over 10% of the global varieties of flora. These include Darwin’s Barberry, Yerba Mate, Darwin’s Slipper, Santa Cruz Water Lily, etc.

Native Plants Of Argentina

About the Author

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