• 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.

Iguazu Falls 1

Patagonia, Argentina

Gauchos- juego del pato


Iguazu Falls 2

Patagonia- Perito Moreno Glacier

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