Argentina

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Argentina

Presidential republic, independant since 1816

Region:
South America
Area:
2,780,400 km²
Local name:
Argentina
Capital:
Buenos Aires
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Climate
Tourism
Airports
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
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Refugees
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Country comparison
Current time in Argentina:

The countrywide time in Argentina is Argentina Time (ART).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Argentina.
So there is all over the year the same difference of -3 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Population

44,271,000
15.92
Ø 72.8 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 80.3 years
Birthrate:
17.2 ‰
Deathrate:
7.6 ‰
Males/Females:
48.9% : 51.1%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Argentina 2017
The currency in Argentina is Argentine Peso (ARS).
1 Peso is divided into 100 Centavos.
Status: 11/14/2018
1 US Dollar = 36.02 Peso
1000 Peso = 27.76 US Dollar

The climate in Argentina

For a country with a north-south extent of over 3600 km, it is not possible to describe the climate in general. In Argentina dominates a subtropical climate. Especially in the summer months there is hardly any precipitation and the usual evaporation ensures a strong dryness. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 17 and 30 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 35 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 5°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Spanish

mother tonguedistribution
Spanish96.8 %
Italian1.7 %
Quechua0.4 %
other1.1 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Roman Catholics92.0%
Protestants2.0%
Jews0.4%
other5.6%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:564.39 bn €
Exportations:52.84 bn €
Importations:53.80 bn €
Tourism receipts:4.69 bn €
Unemployment rate:8.5 %
Inflation rate:10.62 %
corruption index:39 (bad)
Energy consumption:122.5 bn kWh

Land use

2% Urban areas:55,032 km²
53% Agricultural areas:1,487,117 km²
10% Forest:271,206 km²
2% Water areas:43,710 km²
33% Others:923,334 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:231,374 km
Railways:36,917 km
Waterways:11,000 km
Commercial harbors:36
Airports:1,138

Argentina is a country in the southern half of South America on the Atlantic Ocean. The land has a total area of 2,780,400 km² and a total coastline of 4,989 km. This area is approximately 0% of the area of Texas. The country has about 50 islands. There are direct national borders with the 5 neighbouring countries Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. The distance between New York City and the Capital Buenos Aires is about 8,530 km.

Most important cities in Argentina

CityRegionPopulation
Buenos Aires / CapitalBuenos Aires F.D.2,890,000
CórdobaCordoba1,330,000
RosarioSanta Fe1,194,000
MendozaMendoza877,000
San Miguel de TucumánTucumán781,000
La PlataBuenos Aires694,000
Mar del PlataBuenos Aires554,000
QuilmesBuenos Aires519,000
SaltaSalta513,000
Santa Fe de la Vera CruzSanta Fe490,000
San JuanSan Juan447,000
ResistenciaChaco387,000
Santiago del EsteroSantiago del Estero355,000
CorrientesCorrientes339,000
PosadasMisiones324,000
San Salvador de JujuyJujuy306,000
ParanáEntre Rios262,000
NeuquénNeuquen242,000
FormosaFormosa221,000
San Fernando del Valle de CatamarcaCatamarca189,000
San LuisSan Luis184,000
La RiojaLa Rioja163,000
Río CuartoCordoba154,000
ConcordiaEntre Rios145,000
Comodoro RivadaviaChubut141,000
Santa RosaLa Pampa111,000
San RafaelMendoza109,000
Villa MercedesSan Luis97,000
San Carlos de BarilocheRio Negro95,000
TrelewChubut93,000




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
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Voice accountability:
Death penalty:abolished in 2008



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