Political Map of Argentina shows the international boundaries, provincial boundaries with names, national capital and provincial capitals.
Argentina is located in the south of South America. It is the eighth-largest county of the world. Buenos Aires is its capital. Argentina is a highly prosperous country. In fact, it had the highest real GDP between 1895 and 1896. However, the Great Depression pushed the country to underdevelopment with both economic decline and political instability. Currently, Argentina is a developing county.
The root of the country most lie in the Spanish colonization. Interestingly, even the name “Argentina” has its root in the Spanish language. Argentina, in the Spanish language, means “land of silver.”
Argentina shares its border with Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, South Atlantic Ocean and the Drake Passage. Aconcagua is the highest point of not only Argentina but the entire Southern and Western hemisphere.
The country is known for its rich biodiversity. It flaunts two marine zones and 15 continental zone. In addition to that, the soil of Argentina is filled with humus. As a result, it is one of the most agriculturally productive regions.
Four distinct climate types mark Argentina. These are warm, moderate, arid and cold climate. The northern part of the country experiences a subtropical climate, whereas the southern part of Argentina experiences polar countries.
Argentina is the third populous country of South America. Currently, the country in the demographic stage of slow-growing population consisting of a large number of older populations. Both the infant mortality rate and population growth rate is low.
This country is popularly known as the “country of immigrants” for obvious regions. Immigrants from Uruguay, Australia, New Zealand, United States and Canada have settled here. In addition to that, a huge Arab population also resides here.
The Constitution of Argentina gives free of religion. More than 75% of the population is Catholic. Also, it should be noted that it houses the most significant Jewish and Muslim communities.
Argentina is a country of immigrants and therefore, it isn’t a surprise that it is a multicultural country. It has a European influence. An imitation of both European and American style can be found in Argentina.
The urban centers of Argentina are filled with galleries, cinemas and museums. The literary history of Argentina is very rich. Moving forward, let’s talk about Tango. Well, it is the international cultural symbol of Argentina. Did you know that Buenos Aires is famous for all the great theatres of the world?
Top 3 Places To Visit in Argentina
1. Iguazu Falls
This amazing waterfall lies in the border of Argentina with Brazil. The fall resides in Iguazu National Park. It is also listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This isn’t a single fall as it consists of around 300 falls stretch in an area of three kilometers.
If you are into a picture-perfect location, then you will fall in love with Ushuaia. This place is especially known for its spectacular landscape. In Ushuaia, you can see together woods, glaciers, sea and the mountain. Can you imagine the beauty of the place?
3. Tierra del Fuego National Park
The Tierra del Fuego National Park attracts hikers and visitors from old across the world. This coastal national park is particularly known for its dramatic scenery that consists of lakes, mountains, dense forests and even waterfalls. If you ever go to this park, don’t forget to explore the Senda Costera route.