Start free associating on the word ‘Argentina,’ and it’s quickly apparent why the country has long held travelers in awe: tango, beef, gauchos, fútbol, Patagonia, the Andes. The classics alone make a formidable wanderlust cocktail.

Argentina La Patagonia

Argentina is a multiethnic society, which means that it is home to people of many different ethnic backgrounds.
Capital: Buenos Aires
Land Area: 2,736,690 sq km
Total Area: 2,766,890 sq km
Population: 42,192,494 million ( 2012)
Official language: Spanish
Demonym: Argentinean
Currency: Peso
Independence from: Spain
Government: Republic
Calling Code: +54
The vast Argentine territory has a diversity of landscapes, where ice fields contrast with arid zones; mountains with valleys or pla¬teaus; fluvial streams and lakes with large oceans, broad grassy plains with woods and forests. Most Argentines are primarily of European descent, which separates them from other Latin American countries where European and Indian cultures are more mixed. Argentines are a warm peoples and their unreservedness brings to the fore their passion and sentimentality.


Argentina map