Argentina

Buenos Aires

Major Cities

Mendoza, Tierra del Fuego, Córdoba

History

Was it controlled by another country? Yes

If yes, which country? Spain


Did it get independence? Yes

If yes, when? 1862


Is it still controlled by another country? No

Official Language

Spanish

Location

South America.

Neighboring Countries: Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay

Physical Features

Iguazu falls, Aconcagua Mountain, Pampas

Political Information

Type of government: Republic


Leader: President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Economic information

Currency: Argentina Peso


Economic system: capitalism

Tourist information

Why should people visit: Igauzu Falls, Horses in Argentina Ushuaia winter sports, Tigre Delta Summer Sports, go kayaking or canoeing in Patagonia, whale watching in puerto madryn.