Argentina

Argentina

Facts

Capital: Buenos Aires
Continent: South America
Population: 41 million
Size: 2.78 million square kilometres
Language: Spanish – Hola!
Currency: Argentinian Peso
National holiday: 25th May (1810); Revolution Day – “Day of the First National Government“ (Spanish viceroy overthrown)

Climate
From tropical regions in the extreme north east, sub-tropical regions in the rest of the north to an extensive moderate climatic zone and to the cold climatic zones in the south and in the Andes, Argentina has almost all climatic zones within its borders.

Trivia
The Hungarian national László József Bíró spent the majority of his life in Argentina. He was the inventor of a very useful day-to-day object, namely the ballpoint pen! In his honour Argentina still celebrates Inventors’ Day on his birthday (29th September).