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Argentina



Basic Information:

Official Name: Argentine Republic
Population: 40,117,096
Area: 2,766,890 km2
Capital City: Buenos Aires
Major Religion: Roman Catholic
Currency: Argentine peso (ARS)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT -3
Current time: 03:44pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 54
Region: South America
Language: Spanish
Useful Travel Phrases in: Spanish

Climate (Buenos Aires):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.sectur.gov.ar
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type I


Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Iguazu National Park - The Iguazu National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Iguazu) is a national park located in the north of the province of Misiones, Argentine Mesopotamia. It is best known for the beauty of Iguazu Falls.
  • Quebrada de Humahuaca - Quebrada de Humahuaca located in Jujuy province offers a rich blend of inspiring natural wonders and pre-Incan cultural heritage. It was declared a UNESCO Heritage Site in 2003.
  • Perito Moreno Glacier - The Perito Moreno Glacier (Spanish: Glaciar Perito Moreno) is a glacier located in the Los Glaciares National Park in southwest Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. The 250 km2 (97 sq mi) ice formation, 30 km (19 mi) in length, is one of 48 glaciers fed by the Southern Patagonian Ice Field located in the Andes system shared with Chile. This ice field is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water.
  • Tango in Buenos Aires - Tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires. You will be able to watch performances on the streets or in restaurants or cafes.

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