Argentina a federal republic country, officially the Argentine Republic is located in the southeast part of South America. Its neighboring countries are Paraguay and Bolivia in the north, Uruguay in the east, Brazil in the northeast and Chile in the west. It is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean in the east and Drake Passage in the south. Argentina has 4989 km long coastline and covers a total area of 2,780,400 sq. km making it the eighth largest country of the world. The geographical coordinates of the country are 34 00 S and 64 00 W. Buenos Aires is the capital city of the country, it is also its largest city.
Climate in Argentina is mostly temperate with some arid climate in the southeast. The landscape of Argentina varies from rugged Andes to plains of the Pampas. Argentina has strong base of natural resources, which contributes effective to its agricultural sector, consequently to its economy. The countryâ€™s culture has European influences, itâ€™s a multicultural country. In fact the cultural establishments along with Argentinaâ€™s wide natural landscape attracts many visitors.
Last Updated : June 25, 2014