Argentina

Matthew Reith

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FAST FACTS

Continent:South America

Capital:Buenos Aires

Population:43,432,886

Area:2,780,400

Main Languages:Spanish

Main Religions:Roman Cathlic

Distance From Capital To Washington D.C:5173.82 Miles

FUN

Almost everybody in the area likes soccer.Kids and adults both.Also mostly everybody likes football too.Another very popular sport there is called Poto.It is on horseback and is mix of polo and basketball.

TRANSPORTATION

Most people there travel by cars,taxis,subways,trains,and buses.In small villages people will ride horses,horse carriages,and by bikes.Trucks,trains and boats will transport goods to and away from Argentina.Most people have cars though.

HOLIDAYS

They celebrate carnival a holiday close to Easter.At 9PM they gather for diner Christmas eve with fire works and a dance.Before getting gifts from father Christmas.On January 6th kids will put their shoes,water,and grass on the window sill for baby Jesus.In the morning the kids wake up with gifts in their shoes and by their shoes.

SCHOOLS

You go to elementary school from ages 6-14 and go in shifts.The first shift is in the morning the second shift is in the afternoon the shifts are each 4- 5 hours long.They have to wear a uniform to school.Students can go to high school if they want.They have alot better chance of getting a job or a better job.

FOOD

The people of Argentina like to eat alot of meet.Including steak,bacon,burgers,ham,and turkey.They also like to eat vegetables turnover stew.Their are alot of farmers in Argentina so they eat alot of vegetables to.

THINGS I WOULD LIKE TO DO OR SEE

I would like to see an Fifa world cup game with Argentina v.s Brazil. I would like to be their for one of their holidays like carnival or January 6th to celebrate baby Jesus. I also want to go to see the scenery, like Iguazu falls. I would like to try their vegetable turnover stew.
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CITATION

Iguazú Falls. 2006. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 18 Nov 2015.

Steak and Fries. 2007. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 18 Nov 2015.

Argentina: Flag. 2015. ProQuest.

Argentina. ProQuest, 2015. CultureGrams Online Edition. Web. 18 Nov. 2015.