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Argentina - Physical geography

Area : 2 784 000 Km2
Water : 1.1 %
Lands under cultivation : 10 %
Wild pasture lands : 52 %
Forests : 13 %

Min. Height : -40 m (Salinas Chicas)
Max. Height : 6960 m (Aconcagua)


Argentina - Climate
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Buenos Aires
Rainfall (mm) in Buenos Aires
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Argentina - People
Nationality : Argentine
Main language(s) : Spanish, Guarani (3%)

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Population (2005) : 38 740 000 people
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Density : 14 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.31 children / woman
Life expectancy : 75 years
Urban population : 90 %

Main cities :
13 500 000 people Buenos Aires (capital) (aggl.)
1 200 000 people Cordoba
1 111 000 people La Matanza
950 000 people Rosario
900 000 people Mar del Plata
680 000 people La Plata
645 000 people Tucuman
640 000 people Moron
575 000 people Lomas
510 000 people Quilmes
40 000 people Tierra del Fuego


Argentina - Economy
Currency : Peso (ARS) = 100 Centavos
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 3.63 Peso (ARS)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 103 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 2659 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 173 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 4466 dollars


Argentina - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Wine = 40 l (4)
- Cheese = 11 Kg (16)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Sun-flowers (1)
- Soya (3) (transgenic)
- Pears (3)
- Lemons (3)
- Corn (5)
- Tea (9)
- Wheat (11)
- Sugar cane (14)
- Oranges (16)
- Potatoes (24)
- Cotton (27)
- Oxen (5)
- Sheeps (19)
- Silver (15)
- Copper (15)
- Gold (17)
- Zinc (25)
- Lead (30)
- Natural gas (15)
- Oil (22)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 2003) :
- Wine (6)
- Cheese (7)
RECORDS :
- Highest mountain in South America = Aconcagua (Andes ; 6960 m).
- Lowest recorded temperature in South America = -33°C / -27°F (Sarmiento, 1907-June 01).
- Highest recorded temperature in South America = 49°C / 120°F (Rivadavia, 1905-Dec.11).


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