Argentina is a country located in South America. It is the second largest country in South America covering an area 1,068,302 square miles; the estimated population of the country is 40,117,096.
As shown in the Argentina Political Map
, the country shares its borders with Paraguay and Bolivia to the north, Brazil and Uruguay to the north-east, and Chile to the west and south. The national capital, Buenos Aires is shown in the map with a red square. Buenos Aires is located on the western shore of Rio de la Plata.
Argentina political map also highlights the location of various provinces, their capital, and neighboring countries of Argentina. The map clearly depicts the national and the international boundaries of Argentina. Surrounding oceans, rivers, seas, bays, and canals such as the Pacific Ocean, South Atlantic, Strait of Magellan can also be found in the map of Argentina.
The major provinces of Argentina are: Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Cordoba, Formosa, La Pampa, Jujuy, Santa Fe, Santa Cruz, Santiago del Estero, and Mendoza.
Argentina is a federal representative democratic republic. Executive power is vested in the President and the Cabinet, while the legislative power is vested in the National Congress. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is the current President of Argentina. Julio Cobos is the Vice President of the nation.
Argentina's economy is the third-largest economy in Latin America. In 2011, its GDP per capita income(nominal) in 2011 was $9,583. Food processing, motor vehicles and auto parts, appliances and electronics, chemicals and petrochemicals, steel, aluminum, machinery, textiles, beverages, and printing are the major industries. Major trade flows are with United States, Brazil
, China, Germany, and Chile.
|Argentina Provinces and Capitals|
Last Updated on: May 12, 2017
|Buenos Aires||13,827,203||307,571||118,754||La Plata|
|Catamarca||334,568||102,602||39,615||(San Fernando del Valle de) Catamarca|
|Ciudad de Buenos Aires||2,776,138||203||78||Buenos Aires|
|Jujuy||611,888||53,219||20,548||(San Salvador de) Jujuy|
|La Pampa||299,294||143,440||55,382||Santa Rosa|
|La Rioja||289,983||89,680||34,626||La Rioja|
|San Juan||620,023||89,651||34,614||San Juan|
|San Luis||367,933||76,748||29,633||San Luis|
|Santa Cruz||196,958||243,943||94,187||Rio Gallegos|
|Santa Fe||3,000,701||133,007||51,354||Santa Fe|
|Santiago del Estero||804,457||136,351||52,645||Santiago del Estero|
|Tierra del Fuego||101,079||21,571||8,329||Ushuaia|
|Tucuman||1,338,523||22,524||8,697||(San Miguel de) Tucuman|