The word Argentina is derived from the Latin word "argentum," which in English means silver. For this reason Argentina is sometimes called "The Land...
CAPITAL: Buenos Aires
FLAG: The national flag consists of a white horizontal stripe between two light blue horizontal stripes. Centered in the w...
Argentina: from Economic Miracle to Political Meltdown
After a period of relative stability in the 1990s, Argentina has faced renewed economic turmoil as its recession deepened from 1998 ...
Argentina is South America's second largest country; its 2.78 million square kilometers (1.07 million square miles) extend almost 4,000 kilometers (2,485 miles) from its subtropical n...
POPULATION 37,812,817ROMAN CATHOLIC 88.0 percentPROTESTANT 7.0 percentMUSLIM 2.0 percentJEWISH 1.5 percentOTHER OR NONAFFILIATED 1.5 percent
The Argentine ...