True and Interesting Argentina Facts True and Interesting Argentina Facts
Argentina is world’s one of the beautiful country located in the southern hemisphere. This country also complementing its rich history, arts, culture and charming... True and Interesting Argentina Facts

Argentina is world’s one of the beautiful country located in the southern hemisphere. This country also complementing its rich history, arts, culture and charming architecture well. Argentina has some different types of landforms like mountains, upland areas, and plains.  Read out these true and interesting Argentina facts that will amaze you.

  1. Argentina is the world’s eighth largest country.
  2. The name “Argentina” derived from the Latin word for silver.
  3. The official name of Argentina is the Argentine Republic.
  4. Argentina covers an area of 1,068,296 square miles.
  5. Argentina had 5 presidents in 10 days in 2001.
  6. Argentina was a 10th wealthiest nation per capita in 1913.
  7. Upto 30,000 people were missed in Argentina and most were killed by the military junta running between 1974 and 1983.
  8. Argentina is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world.
  9. Argentina shares a land border with Uruguay, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil and Paraguay.Line border - Serious Facts
  10. Peso is the official currency of Argentina.
  11. Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina.
  12. The Latin music and dance called the Tango started in Buenos Aires.
  13. Argentina has three Nobel Prize in the Sciences: César Milstein, Bernardo Houssay and Luis Leloir.
  14. Argentine beef is famous around the world.
  15. Argentina ranks highest for red meat in the world.
  16. The Argentina national football team has won the football World Cup twice in 1978 & 1986.
  17. Pato is a national sport of Argentina which played on horseback.
  18. There are over 30 national parks in Argentina.
  19. The world’s earliest plants “Liverworts” were found in Argentina.Liverworts - Serious Facts
  20. Perito Moreno Glacier is the third-largest freshwater source and also a glacier that is growing instead of shrinking.
  21. Argentina celebrates friends day on July 20th every year.
  22. Argentina is divided into seven different regions.
  23. Argentine soccer hero Lionel Messi is the world’s best footballer.
  24. Near about 10% of the world’s flora is found in Argentina.
  25. Argentina is the fifth leading wheat exporter.
  26. Argentines spend the most his time in listening radio.
  27. Argentina was the first country to authorize same-sex marriage.
  28. Argentina has the second highest rate of anorexia in the world.
  29. Abortion is still restricted in Argentina except in cases where the life of the mother is in danger or rape.Abortion- Serious Facts
  30. Argentines greet each other with a kiss on the cheek.
  31. Aconcagua is the highest point in Argentina at 22,841 feet high.
  32. Argentina was the first country to have radio broadcasting in the world on August 27, 1920.
  33. Argentines have the highest rates of movie viewing in the world.
  34. Parana River is the Longest River in Argentina.
  35. The first woman President to be elected in Argentina was Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
  36. Quirino Cristiani was the first Argentinians to create the first animated film in 1917.
  37. 30% of Argentine women go through the plastic surgeries.
  38. Argentina became the first country to use fingerprinting as a method of identification in 1892.
  39. Yerba Mate is the national drink of Argentina.Yerba Mate - Serious Facts
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