Argentina is the largest Spanish speaking country in South America and the second largest if we include Brazil.
The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires.
Iguazu Falls in Argentina are the widest waterfalls in the world. Argentina shares Iguazu Falls with Paraguay and Brazil.
Argentina´s Avenida 9 de julio is the widest avenue/boulevard in the world. It has seven lanes in each direction and is flanked on either side by parallel streets of two lanes each. Between the side streets and the main road there are two wide medians.
Argentina has the highest consumption of red meat in the world
Other Interesting Facts
Argentina comes from the Latin word "Argentum"
The Argentinian cowboy is called Gaucho
They drink a bitter tea called Mate
Dulce de leche was created in Argentina
Part of Patagonia is in Argentina
Part of Land of Fire belongs to Argentina
Aconcagua in the Andes is the tallest point in the Western Hemisphere
The Andes pass through Argentina
La casa rosada is the equivalent to our White House
Tango is the national dance of Argentina
Argentina´s beef is famous around and the Asado (BBQ) is very popular in the country.
Soccer is the most popular sport in Argentina
The national sport of Argentina is Pato. It is a game played on horseback, which is a mix between polo and basketball. Pato is Spanish for 'duck' as early games used a live duck inside a basket for a ball
Argentina’s Perito Moreno Glacier, which contains the third largest reserve of fresh water on earth, is one of two glaciers in South America that is growing. This is a strange phenomena, as most of the world’s glaciers are shrinking because of climate change.