Argentina is a sheer sight for the sore eyes. Every view of this nation lying on the foot of the South American continent is enticing to its truest sense. The glistering scenes of its grandiose landscapes catch the fancy of every nature lover to decipher the deepest essence of amazement. The animated scenarios of gay days and twinkling nights feed your imagination. Once a wise man said, 'there is some magic that is real and some an illusion'. Argentina is the bona fide synonym of this divine thought. The glorious heritage, notable diversity, marvelous architectonics, and luscious flavors are the quintessential fragments of its religious definition. The snow-capped mountain trails are the guiding lines of its clear icy-blue glacier lakes that are encompassed by the dense green spaces and well-preserved rocky structures. Walkthrough the tracks of bedazzling serene nature and dive into the ocean of Argentina tourism. Get ready for a heart-pumping experience like never.
USEFUL INFO. ABOUT ARGENTINA
OFFICIAL NAME: Argentine Republic (Republica Argentina)
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic
CAPITAL & LARGEST CITY: Buenos Aires
POPULATION: 44,938,712 (est. 2019)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S): Spanish
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Guarani in Corrientes, Quechua in Santiago, Welsh in Chubut, del Estero, Qom, Mocovi, and Wichi in Chaco.
ETHNICITY: European and Mestizo (mostly Italian and Spanish descent), Amerindian, Asian, African
National COLOURS: Blue and White (as on Argentina's flag)
FAMOUS FOR: Tango, Street Art, Natural Magnificence, Popular Culture, and much more
TIME ZONE: UTC-3 (ART)
DRIVING SIDE: Right
LITERACY RATE: 99.13%
AIRPORTS IN ARGENTINA:
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Ba Aep
Ministro Pistarini Ba Eze
AVG. COST PER DAY: $39 per day
NETWORK / CONNECTIVITY
The Internet is a major part of the telecommunication service industry in Argentina. In fact, the internet was introduced in the late 20th century. Since 2011, the internet usage took rise, and numbers of registered domains and internet hosts escalated by 5% approx.
Apart from monthly-paid internet connections, commercial agreements of varied ISPs also increased. Wireless and satellite networks expanded too. Names of several ISPs in Argentina are Alternativa Gratis, Cotelcam, CSCom, and many more. They assure the best services possible.
As a record, over 788,000 connections were registered of several broadbands. Even the number of e-mail accounts increased in March 2011. All of this led to a massive explosion in the Internet industry of Argentina and soon the market competition led to better service options.
Telefonica de Espana brought the first ADSL in Argentina in the year of 1998. Now, ADSL is controlled by two major phone companies, Telecom (Arnet ADSL) and Telefonica (Speedy ADSL). Argentina ranks 90th in the list of average internet speed all over the world with 6.3 Mb/s.
Internet censorship has major issues like the other European countries of adult sights, internet fraud sites, and security violating links. Severe laws are built to stop the online nuisance that protects the user from difficult situations.
For tourists, there are many data and Wi-Fi services available. The major public spots like bus stands, airports have free Wi-Fi facilities. It is better to opt for the local sim as prices are reasonable and the connectivity is better too. To improve the experience, many towers in varied parts of the country from time to time.
Recommendation: Stay in touch with your family and friends with the online medium, it helps you avoid the international call charges. Make sure to use the digital portals (Skype, Twitter, etc.) to call and text.
CALLING CODE: +54
EMBASSY Of UAE: (+54) 11 4816-6701 | Click for more info here.
Emergency Contact: Number: 911 Ambulance : 107 Fire : 100 Police : 101
Official Argentina's currency name is Argentine Peso. The currency symbol is $ like all the other dollar denominating countries. The Peso is subdivided into centavos and the unit for Argentina's money is ARS. The initial sign of Argentino Peso is AR$.
Symbol: $ Code: ARS 1 Peso = 100 centavos
Argentina's Currency to AED
1 Argentine Peso (ARS)= 0.053 United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED) (as on 22 June 2020)
AR$ bank notes can be found in denominations of 200 pesos, 5 pesos, 100 pesos, 50 pesos, 20 pesos, 1000 pesos, 10 pesos, 2 pesos, 500 pesos.
AR$ coins can be found in denominations of 1 peso, 10 centavos, 5 centavos, 2 pesos, 25 centavos, 50 centavos.
Argentinian Currency Exchange Rate:
Argentina's Currency To INR: 1.09 INR
Argentina's Currency To USD: 0.014 USD
Argentina's Currency To PKR: 2.40 PKR
**Please note that Travelers Cheques are NOT accepted in most places.
The history is majorly divided into four parts such as early history/ pre-Columbian time, Colonial period, the period of nation-building, and the history of modern Argentina. In the Southern tip of Argentina, the first human settlement started.
The first human settlement marked the commencement of Spanish colonization in 1776. The Spanish occupation of the earlier times started taking place and slowly and gradually independent states started taking form during the year of 1810.
Argentina was declared independent on 9th July 1816 by the Congress of Tucuman. Later in 1824, there was a military defeat of the Spanish empire that resulted in the formation of the federal state from 1853-1861. This was later known as the current Argentine Republic.
Argentina is located in the Southern American continent in the southernmost part of South America. It is the 8th largest country in terms of area and the total area is 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq. mi). The land coverage of Argentina is 98.43% and the water coverage 1.56%.
The coastal length of Argentina is 4,989 km (3,100 mi). The highest and lowest point of Argentina is Cerro Aconcagua at 6,960 m and Laguna del Carbon at -105 m respectively. Argentina is a neighboring country such as Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia, and Paraguay.
The topography of Argentina comprises of water areas, lush green forests, snow-capped mountain trails, and many natural extravagances. There are more than 23 provinces in Argentina that are well-connected and dazzle the tourists every now and then.
Argentina's culture is a mixture of varying ethnicities. You can definitely spot the influence of Italian, Spanish, and other European immigrations. The Amerindian and African influences can be spotted in specific areas, specifically in the field of music and arts that are still evident.
The traditional architecture is the imitation of many European style architecture. The buildings are built with special techniques that were prevalent in the old times. Also, the writings of the Argentinian authors reflect the beauty and the importance of mother nature.
The ideologies, thoughts, and beliefs of the writers were always strongly visible in their work. Since the time of independence till the modern days, most of the work is done in the support of personal ideologies. All of this helped in influencing the minds and understanding the power of writing.
Creative Visual Arts
19th century was the period of Argentine art and craft. Painters and sculptors created an intriguing design with creative skills and imagination. The wide effect of the imitable techniques of several fellow communities like Africans and many more was put to use. Soon the work became noteworthy and renowned for its distinctive motifs and specifications.
Spanish colonization gave birth to the architectural culture that was predominant at that time. The cities were built, and many styles were used to create the masterpieces. Soon the Argentine architecture was influenced massively by the European methods that were peculiar and attractive.
The music and lyrics are the heart and soul of a song. Poetry was the initial part of the music and later the tango-oriented songs became a trend. The fast pace of the music used to be popular for dance performances. Many musicians gave a new face to the folklore music. The modern pop music was immensely popular amongst the youth.
Theatre and Cinema
19th and 20th centuries were the eras for theatre and cinema. The theatre performance was done live in front of the audience with outstanding sound characteristics. The cinema had a huge impact on its viewers.
FOOD & DRINK
Argentina's cuisine is made with Mediterranean influences that make the use of Italian and Spanish cooking styles. The cultural blend took place in the 19th and 20th centuries that is clearly spotted in the traditional cuisine of many areas. The magic ingredients used are cereals, grains, oilseeds, fruits, and vegetables.
The use of varied spices, sauce, and rich ingredients make the Argentinian food delicious. The fusion of Western and Eastern touch was impeccable. Gradually the mixture took prominence in the trading areas and made its way to the household of every native.
The traditional dish of Argentina is asados. It is a variety of barbecued meat that is grilled on a Parillo (a large grill). The dish is packed with steaks, ribs, chorizo, mollejas (sweetbread), chinchulines (chitterlings), and morcilla (blood sausage). It is the specialty preferred by every local and mainly eaten at the time of celebrations and family gatherings.
The love for eating and making very bite an experience is the key to authentic Argentinian food that can be tasted in the lavish Argentinian restaurants. The local cuisine of various dishes showcases cultural diversity, the highlights of a meal is juicy meat with fresh veggies in the side.
Pasta, fries, and patties are the most famous Argentinian snack and the experiments of the snack are very prevalent in its street foods. The sweet dishes like pastries, donuts, puddings are available in a large variety. The bars, canteens, cafe houses have a range of affordable dishes.
Wine is the most popular traditional drink of Argentina also known as vino. The national drink of Argentina is Mate (caffeine-rich infused drink). In the late 19th century the beer industry got renowned and since then there are large varieties available in the range of soft and hard drinks. Fruit juices are its homemade specialties.
Must-Try Delicacies: Asado, Empanadas, Choripan, Chimichurri, Provoleta, Milanesa, Dulce De Leche and much more.
Must-Try Drinks: Mate, Wine, Beer, Coffee, Juice, and much more.
Visit Argentina to sight the sparkling glaciers at its National parks. The accessible icy-blue glaciers are fit for cool hiking adventures.
Visit Argentina to enjoy and experience the scenic views of the fast-moving waterfalls, voted as one of the seven natural wonders.
Visit Argentina for a beautiful getaway to the picturesque landscapes and step closer to the mesmerizing mountain peaks.
Visit Argentina to get the taste of the authentic wines that are its age-old legacies and a treat for all the wine enthusiasts.
Argentina is a paradise for meat lovers, the high-quality beef and sumptuous meals take you on a journey of gastronomic pleasure.
Tap and tango! Visit Argentina to experience the world-renowned tango performances. The music and the costumes of this performing arts are very prominent all over the country.
One of the top things to do in Argentina is to roam around its amazing sea coast and breathe in the fresh air and dive deep in its water areas for underwater magnificence.
Visit Argentina to explore Buenos Aires tourist attractions filled with natural magnificence and ecstatic sights.
In Argentina, the best places to visit are its mountain trails with alluring geological colors that add up to your experience of traveling and take you on a journey of dramatic past and present.
ARGENTINA CLIMATE | ARGENTINA WEATHER
Argentina's weather is warm, humid, and wet during summers, whereas the winters experience a cool and windy climate. Argentina's temperature during summers varies from 10℃ to 30℃ and during winters from 3℃ to 25℃.
Argentina's climate is divided into four seasons, winter (June - August), spring (September - November), summer (December - February), and autumn (March-May). All these seasons project different contrast of the country. The weather in Argentina is February is not extremely hot, but it is slightly warm, so evenings are the best time to explore outdoor activities.
The best time to visit Argentina is: Spring months Weather in September
The September climate of Argentina is pleasant. Cool winds blow and make the environment favorable for a day tour. The average temperature falls near 19.6℃.
Weather in October
It is the peak month of the season; a mass of tourists come and enjoy the beautiful scenarios of the town. The average temperature falls near 13℃ and cool winds blow during the daytime.
Weather in November
November is the last month the spring peak season, the nights are cold and the days warm. The average temperature falls near 16℃. Visitors can enjoy the beachside of the country.
Autumn months Weather in March
It is the transition month of summer to autumn; the weather becomes cool and fit for moving out during the daytime. The average temperature falls near 18℃.
Weather in April
During this month, no more humidity is experienced as the days start getting cooler with winds blowing from time to time. The average temperature falls to 13℃.
Weather in May
The decreased temperature makes the day chill and nights even cooler. It is the transition month of autumn to winters. The temperature is about 18℃.
Visit Argentina with Family
Visit Perito Moreno Glacier and get surrounded by amazing ice-blue glaciers.
Roam in La Boca, the city with strong Italian flavors.
Casa Rosada, the famed palatial mansion of the president with amazing tours.
Caminito, a colorful street with open-air museums and unique architectural facades.
Visit Argentina as a Couple
Roam in Iguazu National Park, renowned for lush green rainforests varied wildlife, and ravishing waterfalls.
Explore Teatro Colon, a classical and ornate performing arts theatre.
Cerro Cathedral, a large mountain with multiple ski slopes.
Parque Nacional Los Alerces, a vast protected area of dense forests and tranquil lakes.
Visit with Argentina Friends
Explore Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, the national park with an ecstatic view of glaciers and natural surroundings.
Visit Aconcagua, the highest mountain point of Argentina with trekking points.
Explore Nahuel Huapi Lake, the famous spot for fishing and kayaking.
Devil's Throat, the dramatic waterfall in a national park.
Visit Argentina with Kids
Eco Park (formerly Zoo), a park with walking paths and diverse animals like birds and much more.
Visit Costa Cerrado Preventivamente, the amusement park with exciting rides and fun events.
Planetario Galileo Galilei, the spot for astronomical displays and exhibitions.
Mundo Marino, varied attractions with marine creatures and amazing dolphin shows.
What to Buy?
Asado Knives (Facones)
Dulce de Leche
Box of Alfajores
Rhodocrosite (Rodocrosita) Jewelry
Bottle of Malbec Wine
Boca Juniors Football Shirt
Argentine Tango CDs
Yerba Mate (a tea-like beverage)
Perito Moreno Glacier
It is the renowned glacier spot in the national park, one of Argentina's top tourist attractions. The views and sceneries of the place are amazing and project the sheer beauty of mother nature. The spot is in the southwest Santa Cruz Province of Argentina. Timing: 8 am to 7 pm every day Price: 13 USD for foreigners
It is the cemetery that holds the body of notable people, including Eva Peron, presidents of Argentina, Nobel Prize winners, and many more. It is the most preferred Argentinian attraction for all the history buffs. Timing: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm every day Price: 1.43 USD for foreigners
Iguazu National Park
It is the area of subtropical rainforest and a top Argentinian tourist place. The park is filled with lush green spaces and the waterfall encompasses many separate cascades. It is a sheer treat for nature lovers. Timing: 8 am to 6 pm every day Price: 0.86 USD per person
It is a historic square and a prominent neighborhood filled with bars, pubs, and cafes. The spit is famous amongst the youth and the place is filled with people at the time of the evening. The square is one of Argentina's top tourist places with amazing fun shops. Timing: 24 hours Price: Free!
It is a Latin art Museum with a varied collection of ancient masterpieces. It is Argentina's top tourist spot for all the art admirers. Sight and appreciate the creative works and discover the trail of ecstatic visual arts. Timing: Thursday to Monday from 12 pm to 8 pm, Wednesday from 12 pm to 9 pm and Tuesday is closed. Price: 2 USD to 4.1 USD
Other Popular Places to Visit in Argentina
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Torres del Paine National Park
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Catedral Metropolitana de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art
Monumento Historico Nacional a la Bandera
Nuestra Senora de Lujan
Planetario Galileo Galilei
Playa El Doradillo
Costa CERRADO PREVENTIVAMENTE
Aquasol - Parque Acuatico....and many more
Most Popular Regions to Visit in Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
It is the capital city and the cosmopolitan center of Argentina. The city has many amazing buildings and renowned tourist spots. It is one of the best places to visit in Argentina. Buenos Aires weather is humid during summers and cool during winters with an average temperature of 18℃. Buenos Aires Attractions: La Boca, Plaza de Mayo, Recoleta Cemetery, and much more.
It is a province in Argentina, and one of the top places to visit in Argentina. The place is famous for its natural extravagance and wonders that are truly ecstatic. Stroll and admire awe-inspiring beauty. Mendoza Attractions: Lago Del Parque General San Martin, Cerro de la Gloria, Plaza Independencia, Mendoza, and much more.
It is a resort town and a must-visit place in Argentina. The snow-capped mountain trails along the tranquil lakes look amazing. It is a perfect place for nature admirers. The best thing to do here is to walk through the forests and go for hiking to the top of the mountain. Ushuaia Attractions: Museo del Fin del Mundo, Laguna Esmeralda, Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, and much more.
If you can make time.... More Places to Explore in Argentina
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
Mar del Plata, Argentina
La Plata, Argentina
San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina
Santiago del Estero, Argentina
El Calafate, Argentina
Puerto Madryn, Argentina
Bahia Blanca, Argentina
Jujuy (San Salvador de Jujuy), Argentina....and many other cities, towns, and villages
It is a native version of the German Beer Festival. It is celebrated with fun and enthusiasm. People share a glass of beer and celebrate their decade-old traditions, breweries that were set up decades ago come here to sell their in-house beers. Location: Cordoba Date: October
Buenos Aires Tango Festival
Tango is the specialty of Argentina and it is celebrated with utmost fun and thrill. People gather along and tap their feet on the fast pace music. Synchronization is not a vital element of the festival. It is a fun program where everyone comes and share laughter. Location: Buenos Aires Date: August
It is the festival of Catholic origin; it takes part in almost every part of Argentina. People dress up and play songs and dance on them. The festival is filled with fun and enthusiasm. It is not grand like the other carnivals, but the parades invite numerous crowds. Location: Gualeguaychu, Entre Rios Date: February/ March
The festival is a tribute to the vast and rich music history of Argentina. It is a socio-cultural festival. Many people gather and enjoy performances conducted by local artists. Solo and band performers take part and showcase their talent in various genres like blues, jazz, opera, pop-rock, tango, and recitals of local folklore. Location: Tucuman Province Date: October
Buenos Aires International Film Festival
The international film festival is celebrated to promote creative work in and around Argentina. Storyline distinctive ideas are put in nominations and in the end, the best work is awarded a prize. Location: Buenos Aires Date: April
The minimum validity required for passports to enter Argentina is equivalent to the time granted by immigration authorities on arrival (according to visa, the purpose of the trip, etc.). If the visitor is staying for one month, then the passport must be valid for at least one month.
For Argentina Citizens / Passport Holders: Argentina citizens/ passport holders have visa-free or visa on arrival access to 170 countries and territories ranking the Argentine passport 17th in terms of travel freedom.
Visa requirements to travel to Argentina:
Valid Passport - Your valid passport must still be good for up to 6 months from your date of arrival in Argentina.
Travel Itinerary - Have your travel plans (including when you'll leave Argentina) ready to show to the immigration officers.
Accommodation Information - The travel authorities of Argentina want to know you have a place to stay and can sustain yourself while in the country.
Payment Method: You'll need either a credit/debit card or a PayPal account to check out.
Visa fee for Argentina visa: To visit Argentina, you may need to get a visa which can cost up to USD 150.00 depending on the processing option you choose.
List of Countries that can travel visa-free to Argentina are:
There are 87 countries considered to be 'visa-free' meaning their citizens can enter Argentina for up to 90 days with a possible renewal of another 90 days, all without needing a visa.
United States, South Korea, Australia, Brazil, Turkey, most of Europe parts of Asia, South Africa, and Australia are some of those countries that do not require a visa to travel to Argentina.
If you are in Africa or Central Asia, you will most likely need a visa.
A visa is not required to transit through Argentina. The traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for six months beyond travel dates, a round-trip or onward ticket, and a valid visa for the next destination (if required).
Get more information on 'How to get a visa to Argentina' through the Official website of the Embassy of Argentina or contact the number of Consulate of Argentina.
**Please note that the information is subject to change. For the latest information and updates, please contact your embassy.
Renting a car to move in and around Argentina is best recommended as the country is large and traveling via a car is easy and convenient. The avg. price to rent a car is 21 USD per day.
Ride a bus
Argentina is well connected via bus routes. There are many bus stops and the frequency is good. If you are on budget traveling, it is the best way to travel around the country. The avg. price for the bus ticket is 0.41 USD approximately.
For a convenient and easy traveling in Argentina, train tours are the best. The slots are scheduled, and specific information is available for the ease of understanding. The avg. price of train tickets is 10 USD approximately.
Info: The price differs from place to place and the information is provided in the online charts distinctively.
The most convenient, easy, and fast means of traveling around Argentina are domestic flights. It is the eighth-largest country with many services and the best connectivity. The avg. domestic flight price in Argentina is 210 USD approximately.
Via Road Route
Visitors can definitely opt for road-route to travel to Argentina as it borders almost five countries. Just make sure to carry the necessary documents. Make sure to pay for international taxes as per the rules.
Via Water Route
Many international cruise companies travel to Argentina due to its large coastal length. The service is good and it gives an amazing experience.
Via Air Route
Argentina's flights go to many countries and the connectivity is good too. The rates of the flights depend as per the distance to the destination.
The most essential travel tip is to carry hard cash and change. It is better to not carry large denomination notes and money.
Try to stay safe from the protests and demonstrations that may occur without your knowledge.
Always keep a track of your route, especially, when traveling during the off-hours.
It is best to take taxis at night.
Always carry a SUBE card while traveling. It reduces excessive charges.
It is recommended to keep extra cash as the cost rises due to constant inflation.
Many places do not accept credit or debit cards so keep cash most of the time before shopping.
Try to explore the capital city as there are many amazing things to do in Buenos Aires like the sight of its beauty and culture.
Make sure to stroll in its wine regions and get a chance to taste the mouth-watering wines in its traditional vineyards.
The train is the best means of transportation to hop from one place to another in Argentina.
Tipping isn't mandatory in Argentina.
Keep your pronunciation tab always open while traveling as it might be hard to pronounce several names of the places.
Tap water is drinkable in some places but it is recommended to opt for bottled water.
Pack weather favorable clothes.
Make use of public charging spots in case of emergencies.
The place is a paradise for meat lovers.
Do not reveal the location of your accommodation to strangers.
Do make a note of the traffic rules and regulations of Argentina before self-driving.
Tipping is common at restaurants.
Signing for travel insurance is highly recommended.
Do not indulge in any sort of photography in the prohibited areas.
It is recommended to hook onto the Wi-Fi as much as possible for better connectivity.
It is highly recommended to use public transport for an amazing travel experience.
Make sure to taste the traditional cuisines of Argentina like the delectable seafood and much more.
Make sure to buy the handmade home decors.
Make sure of the neighboring places and do check the details of the places before you visit. Some places are no-go zones.
Stay safe from the petty crimes of theft and fraud.
Always keep the emergency numbers on speed dial.
It is recommended to not travel at night. Step out only in case of emergencies.
Keep your valuables locked and safe.
Never reveal your credentials like address, name, and numbers to any stranger.
Always keep a vivid note of the vehicle before riding to avoid any mishappening.
Never indulge in illegal smuggling of banned products.
Always keep printed proof of all the pre-bookings or online bookings you make.
Do keep your visa and passport in your bag before heading out.
Obtain a valid tourist driving license before renting a car.
Do not click pictures of the restricted areas.
Must carry a first aid.
Do take mosquito repellents to avoid mosquito-borne diseases and stay safe from diseases like:
Get a vaccination for:
Get medical insurance before traveling to Argentina.
In the case of diarrhea and food poisoning, reach out to the nearest emergency clinic as soon as possible.
Drink only boiled and treated water.
Make sure to keep medicine for motion sickness due to its high altitudes.
Obtain an eye-cooling drop to protect the eyes from being strained.
Always keep hand sanitizers, wet tissues, and germ-kill sprays.
Do keep valid prescriptions in case of emergencies.
Do carry painkillers, prescription medication, and pain relief sprays.
WHAT TO PACK?
Tank tops and t-shirts
Sweaters for winters
Warm jacket or cool evenings
Cap and Scarf
Shorts or a skirt
Pair of gloves
Pair of goggles
Adaptors or convertors
Battery charger and power bank
Camera with extra batteries
Waterproof jackets or umbrella
Passport and Visa
Printed travel documents and tickets
Sport shoes or hiking shoes
Small backpack to carry essentials
DRESS CODE & ETIQUETTE
Women can wear feminine clothes like skirts and dresses.
For the evening tours, wear something classy, Argentinians like to dress up.
Wear breezy and cotton clothes in summer moths are the humidity is very high.
Argentinians do not have any specific dress code wear whatever you feel comfortable in.
Dress as per the weather conditions.
Keep a jacket with you for the evenings as it might get cool during autumn months.
Dress modestly at religious places.
PLACES TO VISIT NEAR ARGENTINA Chile (691 km)
It is a country in South America with a Pacific Ocean coastline. The country is decked with mountain ranges, neoclassical cathedral, and many natural extravagances. The botanical gardens and zoos are a part of its major tourist spots.
Brazil (2991 km)
It is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. The country is renowned for its varied flora and fauna and magical environs filled with lush green spaces and fields.
Bolivia (1995 km)
It is located on the South American continent and filled with a varied terrain spanning the Andes Mountains. The natural magnificence of this place is extraordinary. High mountains, scenic landscapes, and popular monuments are its highlights.
Uruguay (1,271.8 km)
It is a beach-lined country filled with mesmerizing seaside views that appear heavenly from time to time. The country is filled with art deco buildings, colonial homes, and many beautiful surprises.
Paraguay (1456 km)
It is a landlocked country filled with subtropical forests, wildernesses comprising savanna and scrubland, and much more that makes it a perfect getaway destination from Argentina. The ceramics and historical buildings are the key points of Paraguay tourism.
Distance Between Places of Importance In And Around Argentina
Buenos Aires to Ushuaia: 3,080.2 km
Buenos Aires to Santiago:1,414.2 km
Buenos Aires to Brasilia:2,863.5 km
Buenos Aires to Sucre:2372 km
Buenos Aires to Montevideo: 593.0 km
Buenos Aires to Asuncion:1038 km
Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world.
The name "Argentina" derived from the Latin word "silver".
Buenos Aires is the most visited city in South America.
The total area of Argentina is 1,068,296 square miles.
In 1913, Argentina was the 10th wealthiest nation.
All the hottest and the coldest temperatures are recoded in Argentina on the South American continent.
Argentina is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world.
The world's second-highest rate of anorexia is recorded in Argentina.
Argentina shares its borders with five countries, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay.
Buenos Aires is the capital and the largest city in Argentina.
Buenos Aires is the birthplace of Latin Music.
Tango, the most popular dance style around the world was originated in Argentina.
Argentine beef is famous around the world.
The highest amount of red meat consumption in the world is recorded in Argentina.
In 1878 and in 1886, Argentina won the football world cup.
Pato is a national sport in Argentina which is played on horseback.
Argentina has over 30 national parks.
Argentine soccer hero Lionel Messi is the world's best footballer.
Argentina holds over 10% of the world's flora.
The world's earliest plants "Liverworts" were found in Argentina.
Perito Moreno Glacier is the third-largest freshwater source present in Argentina.
The largest number of psychoanalysts and psychiatrists are present in Buenos Aires than any other city in the world.
The largest number of radio-viewers is present in Argentina.
The fifth-leading wheat exporter country in the world is Argentina.
Argentina was the first country in South America to authorize same-sex marriage in 2010.
Abortion is restricted in Argentina.
Argentines greet each other by kissing on the cheek.
Argentina was the first country to have radio broadcasting in the world on August 27, 1920.
The longest river in Argentina is the Parana River.
the first animated film in 1917 was created by Quirino Cristiani.
Argentina was the first country to use fingerprints for identification.
The national drink of Argentina is Yerba Mate.
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