• Argentina


    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. 

  • World Records

    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.


Iguazu Falls - City Video Guide

Patagonia, Argentina

Gauchos - Juego del pato


Iguazu Falls - This is Planet Earth

Patagonia - Perito Moreno Glacier

7 facts about Argentina