Capital: Buenos Aires
Population of main cities including suburbs:
Buenos Aires (12,924,000); Cordoba (1,528,000); Rosario (1,358,000); La Matanza (1,255,000); Mendoza (849,000); La Plata (833,000); Tucuman (830,000).
85% Europeans, 13% mixed ethnic origins and 2% Amerindians.
Spanish is the national language of Argentina.
Other Languages Spoken:
It is important to note that a part of the population understands and/or speaks English and Italian. All the other Argentines only speak Spanish, except the immigrant population. There are also minority groups speaking approximately 20 native languages.
According to the type of company contacted, its geographical location and sector of activity, it may be difficult to find someone who speaks English.
Catholics 89.9%; Protestants 2.1%; Jews 1.9%; Others 6.1%.
It is %T:%M %A In Buenos Aires
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National Currency: Argentine Peso (ARS)
Type of State:
The official name of Argentina is the Republic of Argentina. It is a federal republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy:
Upper-middle-income economy, Emerging Financial Market.
Argentina faced a long and costly reconstruction after the economic crisis of 1998-2002. The country has much natural wealth and an agriculture oriented towards export.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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8.4 per 100 Inhabitants
24.3 per 100 Inhabitants
55.8 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
97.2% of the Population
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