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With an area of 2.78 million square kilometers, Argentina is the second largest country in Latin America after Brazil. It is located in the southeastern part of South America, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, across the sea from Antarctica to the south, borders Chile to the west, and Bolivia, Paraguay, to the northeast. Neighbors with Brazil and Uruguay. The terrain is gradually low and flat from west to east. The main mountains are Ojos de Salado, Mejicana, and Aconcagua at 6,964 meters above sea level, which is the crown of the ten thousand peaks in South America. The Parana River is 4,700 kilometers in length, making it the second largest river in South America. The famous Umahuaca Canyon was once the channel through which the ancient Inca culture spread to Argentina, known as the "Inca Road". |
Argentina, the full name of the Republic of Argentina, with an area of 2.78 million square kilometers, is the second largest country in Latin America, second only to Brazil. It is located in the southeastern part of South America, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Antarctica to the south across the sea, Chile to the west, Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, and Brazil and Uruguay to the northeast. The terrain is gradually low and flat from west to east. The west is a mountainous land dominated by rolling veins and majestic Andes, which accounts for about 30% of the country’s area; the Pampas grasslands in the east and the middle are famous agricultural and pastoral areas; the north is mainly the Gran Chaco Plain with swamps , Forest; the south is the Patagonian plateau. The main mountains are Ojos de Salado, Mejicana, and Aconcagua at 6,964 meters above sea level, which is the crown of the ten thousand peaks in South America. The Parana River is 4,700 kilometers in length, making it the second largest river in South America. The main lakes are Lake Chiquita, Lake Argentino and Lake Viedma. The climate is tropical in the north, subtropical in the middle, and temperate in the south. The famous Umahuaca Canyon was once the channel through which the ancient Inca culture spread to Argentina, known as the "Inca Road".
The country is divided into 24 administrative units. It is composed of 22 provinces, 1 region (the administrative district of Tierra del Fuego) and the federal capital (Buenos Aires).
Indians lived before the 16th century. In 1535 Spain established a colonial stronghold in La Plata. In 1776, Spain established the Governorate of La Plata with Buenos Aires as the capital. Independence was declared on July 9, 1816. The first constitution was formulated in 1853 and the Federal Republic was established. Bartolome Mitre became president in 1862, ending the long-term division and turmoil after independence.
National flag: It is rectangular, the ratio of length to width is about 5:3. From top to bottom, it consists of three parallel horizontal rectangles of light blue, white, and light blue. In the middle of the white rectangle is a round of "the sun in May." The sun itself resembles a human face and is the pattern of the first coin issued by Argentina. There are 32 straight and straight rays of light distributed equidistantly along the circumference of the sun. Light blue symbolizes justice, white symbolizes faith, purity, integrity and nobility; the "May sun" symbolizes freedom and dawn.
Argentina has a population of 36.26 million (2001 census). Among them, 95% are white people, mostly of Italian and Spanish descent. The Indian population is 383,100 (preliminary results of the 2005 Aboriginal Census). The official language is Spanish. 87% of residents believe in Catholicism, while the rest believe in Protestantism and other religions.
Argentina is a Latin American country with strong comprehensive national strength, rich in products, suitable climate and fertile land. The industrial categories are relatively complete, mainly including steel, electric power, automobiles, petroleum, chemicals, textiles, machinery, and food. The industrial output value accounts for 1/3 of the GDP. The level of development of the nuclear industry ranks among the top in Latin America and now has 3 nuclear power plants. Steel production ranks among the top in Latin America. The machine manufacturing industry is of a considerable level, and its aircraft have entered the international market. The food processing industry is more advanced, mainly including meat processing, dairy products, grain processing, fruit processing and wine making. Azerbaijan is one of the main wine producers in the world, with an annual output of 3 billion liters. Mineral resources include oil, natural gas, coal, iron, silver, uranium, lead, tin, gypsum, sulfur and so on. The proven reserves: 2.88 billion barrels of oil, 763.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas, 600 million tons of coal, 300 million tons of iron, and 29,400 tons of uranium.
Abundant water resources. The forest area accounts for about 1/3 of the total area of the country. The coastal fishery resources are rich. 55% of the country’s land area is pasture, with developed agriculture and animal husbandry, which accounts for 40% of the total output value of agriculture and animal husbandry. 80% of the country’s livestock are concentrated in the Pampas. Azerbaijan is an important producer and exporter of food and meat in the world, and is known as the "granary meat depot". Mainly grow wheat, corn, soybeans, sorghum and sunflower seeds. In recent years, Argentina has become the largest tourist country in South America. The main tourist attractions include Bariloche Scenic Area, Iguazu Falls, Moreno Glacier, etc.
The gorgeous, elegant, passionate and unrestrained "Tango" dance originated in Argentina and is regarded as the quintessence of the country by the Argentines. With its free and easy style, Afghan football has taken the world by storm and has won many World Cup championships and runners-ups. Argentina's roast beef is also famous.
Buenos Aires: The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires) is the political, economic and cultural center of Argentina and enjoys the reputation of "Paris of South America". It means "good air" in Spanish. It borders the La Plata River in the east and the Pampas Prairie, the “granary of the world” in the west, with beautiful scenery and pleasant climate. It is 25 meters above sea level, south of the Tropic of Capricorn, with a warm climate and no snow all year round. The annual average temperature is about 16.6 degrees Celsius. There is little temperature difference in the four seasons. The average annual precipitation is 950 mm. Buenos Aires covers an area of about 200 square kilometers and has a population of nearly 3 million. If the suburbs are included, the area is 4326 square kilometers and the population is 13.83 million (2001).
Before the 16th century, Indian tribes lived here. In January 1536, the Spanish court minister Pedro de Mendoza led a 1,500-member expedition to the La Platatine estuary. Wood was on the west bank of the river and established residents on a high ground in the Pampas steppe on the west bank of the river. Point, and named after the sailor protector "Santa Maria Buenos Aires". Buenos Aires got its name. It was officially designated as the capital in 1880.
Cloth City enjoys the reputation of "Paris of South America". The city is famous for its many street parks, squares and monuments. In the Parliament Square in front of the Parliament Building, there is the "two parliament monuments" to commemorate the 1813 Constitutional Assembly and the 1816 Parliament. The bronze statue holding a bouquet on the top of the monument is a symbol of the Republic. Various other bronze statues and white stone statues are hard to win. Urban buildings are mostly influenced by European culture, and there are still ancient Spanish and Italian style buildings from centuries ago.
Bouquet is not only the political center of Argentina, but also the economic, technological, cultural and transportation center. The city has more than 80,000 industrial enterprises, the total industrial output value accounts for two-thirds of the country, and it occupies a pivotal position in the national economy. The city’s Ezeiza International Airport is equipped with advanced equipment and can reach five continents by sea. Thirty-eight percent of the country's export goods and 59% of the imported goods are loaded and unloaded at the Port of Cloth. There are 9 railways leading to all parts of the country. There are 5 subways in the city.