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Argentine Republic[upper-alpha 1]
República Argentina (Spainyie)
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "En unión y libertad" (Spainyie)
"In Unity an Freedom"
Anthem: Himno Nacional Argentino (Spainyie)
Argentine Naitional Anthem
Mainland Argentinae shown in daurk green, wi territorial claims shown in licht green
Mainland Argentinae shown in daurk green, wi territorial claims shown in licht green
Caipital Buenos Aires
34°36′S 58°23′W / 34.600°S 58.383°W / -34.600; -58.383
Largest city caipital
Offeecial leids Spainyie
Ethnic groups (2008)
Demonym
Government Federal presidential constitutional republic
 -  Preses Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
 -  Vice Preses Amado Boudou
 -  Supreme Court President Ricardo Lorenzetti
Legislatur Congress
 -  Upper hoose Senate
 -  Lawer hoose Chamber o Deputies
Unthirldom frae Spain
 -  Mey Revolution 25 Mey 1810 
 -  Declared 9 Julie 1816 
 -  Current constitution 1 Mey 1853 
Aurie
 -  Total 2,780,400 km2[upper-alpha 2] (8t)
1,073,518 sq mi 
 -  Watter (%) 1.57
Population
 -  2013 estimate 41,660,417[4]
 -  2010 census 40,117,096[3] (32nt)
 -  Densitie 14.4/km2[3] (212t)
37.3/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2012 estimate
 -  Total $743.121 billion[5] (21st)
 -  Per capita $18,112[5] (52nt)
GDP (nominal) 2012 estimate
 -  Total $474.954 billion[5] (26t)
 -  Per capita $11,576[5] (60t)
Gini (2010) positive decrease 44.49[6]
middlin
HDI (2013) Increase 0.811[7]
very heich · 45t
Currency Peso ($) (ARS)
Time zone ART (UTC−3)
Date format dd.mm.yyyy (CE)
Drives on the richt[a]
Cawin code +54
Internet TLD .ar
a. ^ Trains ride on left.
Saltae

Argentinae, offeecially the Argentine Republic, is the seicont lairgest kintra in Sooth Americae ahint Brazil. It is constitutit as a federation o 23 provinces an an autonomous ceety, Buenos Aires. It is the aicht-lairgest kintra in the warld bi land aurie an the lairgest amang Spainyie-spikin nations, though Mexico, Colombie an Spain ar mair populous.

Argentinae's continental aurie is between the Andes muntain range in the wast an the Atlantic Ocean in the east. It borders Paraguay an Bolivie tae the north, Brazil an Uruguay tae the northeast, an Chile tae the wast an sooth. Argentinae claims ower Antarcticae, as well as owerlappin claims made bi Chile an the Unitit Kinrick, are suspendit bi the Antarctic Treaty o 1961. Argentinae an aw claims the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) an Sooth Georgie an the Sooth Sandwich Islands, which are admeenistered bi the Unitit Kinrick as Breetish Owerseas Territories.

Argentinae is a foondin member o baith the Unitit Naitions, Mercosur an the Union o Sooth American Nations. Argentinae is ane o the G-20 major economies.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Article 35 of the Argentine Constitution gives equal recognition to the names "United Provinces of the River Plate", "Argentine Republic" and "Argentine Confederation" and authorizes the use of "Argentine Nation" in the making and enactment of laws.[1]
  2. Aurie does no include territorial claims in Antarcticae (965,597 km2, includin the Sooth Orkney Islands), the Falkland Islands (11,410 km2), the Sooth Georgie (3,560 km2) an the Sooth Sandwich Islands (307 km2).[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Constitution of Argentina, art. 35.
  2. "Argentina. The World Factbook". Bartleby. 2008. Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Población total por sexo, índice de masculinidad y densidad de población, según provincia. Total del país. Año 2010". Censo Nacional de Población, Hogares y Viviendas 2010 (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos. Archived from the original on 2013-11-13. 
  4. "Población por año y sexo. Total del país. Años 1950-2015". Serie análisis demográfico nº30 (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos. Archived from the original on 2013-11-11. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Argentina – World Economic Outlook Database". International Monetary Fund. April 2013. 
  6. "Argentina - GINI index". Index Mundi - World Bank, Development Research Group. 
  7. "Argentina Country Profile: Human Development Indicators". Report 2013. United Nations Development Programme. 2013.