Argentina is the second largest country in South America and the eight in the world, it benefits from rich natural resources, a highly literate population, an export-oriented agricultural sector, and a diversified industrial base.
Argentina’s terrain ranges from mountains, jungle and the vast La Pampa(plains) to glaciers, the spectacular Iguazu Falls and the cosmopolitan Buenos Aires; the elegant and enticing city, included the Recoleta district and historic sites the Casa Rosada and the Cabildo. The Evita museum and the Casa Museo Carlos Gardel.
Wine lovers head to Mendoza, where the famed vineyards produce familiar wines with waters direct from the glaciers of the Andes. Adventure travels have many options. Cordoba, northwest of Buenos Aires, is a base for climbing, trekking and trout fishing. The remote Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego attract ecotourism with sea lions’ colonies, elephant seals, whales and penguins. Bariloche is known for its skiing and nearby the Argentinian lake district is made up of glacier-fed lakes and alpine-style villages ideal for skiing, fishing and climbing
Capital: Buenos Aires
Official Language: Spanish
Currency: Argentine Peso
Climate: Mostly temperate, cold in winter, hot and humid in Summer