By: Jack Edwards
The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires. It is the largest city in Argentina and is the most visited city in South America and the second most visited city in Spanish Latin America.
The Argentinian flag is made up of three horizontal stripes, the top one and bottom one are a sky blue and the middle one is bright white. There is also a sun logo in the center of the flag. The sky blue and white stripes represent the bright skies and snow in Argentina, and the sun in the center is known as the sun of May.
Population of Argentina
The population of Argentina in 2013 was 41,450,000. This quickly increase to 43,498,000 in 2015
Government of Argentina
Argentina has a republic or (presidential) government. In this government the power of the Supreme Court rests in the people's hands and most things are voted on. The leader of Argentina currently is Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Currency in Argentina
The currency that is used in Argentina is a peso, which is used in many Hispanic countrys. One US dollar converts into 8.7375 Argentinian pesos.
Cultural Activities and Entertainment
Three things that you must do when you visit Argentina are tango, go to see street performers, and visit a rustic dance hall, or (peña). The tango is a dance which is very iconic and well known in Argentina. Even if you don't do the tango, you at least have to watch it if you go to Argentina. Another thing you must do is see live street performers. Street performers litter the streets left and right in Argentina and are usually unique and fun to watch. Last but not least you should visit a rustic dance hall which is called a Peña, these include wine, food, singing, and dancing.
Food in Argentina
Three foods you have to try when visit Argentina is asado, Malbec, and chimichurri. Asado is Argentinian barbeque, and goes great with Malbec. Malbec is a wine that is known everywhere in Argentina. It was voted the best wine of 2014. Chimichurri is a green salsa that is usedas a marinaded for grilled meats.
Tourist Attractions in Argentina
Three places you need to visit in Argentina are Iguaca Falls, Perito Moreno Glacier, and la Boca. Iguacu Falls is a water fall on the border of Argentina and Brazil that is visited by many people everyday. Perito Moreno Glacier is an easily accessible huge glacier in Argentina that is very popular. La Boca is a working class neighborhood with many colors and performers on the streets.
Rustic dance hall in Argentina
Streat performers in Argentina
Asaso in Argentina
Chimichurri in Argentina