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Argentine Republic[upper-alpha 1]
República Argentina  (Spaingie)
Motto: "En unión y libertad"  (Spaingie)
"In Unity an Freedom"
Anthem: Himno Nacional Argentino  (Spaingie)
Argentine Naitional Anthem
Argentinae shown in daurk green
Argentinae shown in daurk green
and largest city
Buenos Aires
34°36′S 58°23′W / 34.600°S 58.383°W / -34.600; -58.383
Offeecial leids Spaingie
Ethnic groups (2008)
Govrenment Federal presidential constitutional republic
• Preses
Mauricio Macri
Gabriela Michetti
Legislatur Congress
Chamber o Deputies
Unthirldom frae Spain
25 Mey 1810
• Declared
9 Julie 1816
1 Mey 1853
• Total
2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi)[upper-alpha 2] (8t)
• Water (%)
• 2013 estimate
• 2010 census
40,117,096[3] (32nt)
• Density
14.4/km2 (37.3/sq mi)[3] (212t)
GDP (PPP) 2012 estimate
• Total
$743.121 billion[5] (21st)
• Per capita
$18,112[5] (52nt)
GDP (nominal) 2012 estimate
• Tot
$474.954 billion[5] (26t)
• Per capita
$11,576[5] (60t)
Gini (2010) positive decrease 44.49[6]
HDI (2013) Increase 0.811[7]
verra heich · 45t
Currency Peso ($) (ARS)
Time zone UTC−3 (ART)
Date format (CE)
Drivin side richt[a]
Cawin code +54
ISO 3166 code AR
Internet TLD .ar
  1. ^ Trains ride on left.

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 Spaingie-spikin naitions, tho Mexico, Colombie an Spain ar mair populous.

Argentinae's continental aurie is atween 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 frae the oreeginal 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 frae the oreeginal 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.