Argentina Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:The total land area covered by Argentina is 2,736,690 sq km.
Population: Argentina has an approximate population of 40,302,000 (July 2007), mostly comprising Spanish and Italian ethnicities.
System of government: The government of Argentina is federal republic.
Capital: Buenos Aires, with a population of approximately 2,776,100, is the capital of Argentina.
Religion: Roman Catholicism is the dominant religion.
Official Language: Spanish is the official language of Argentina.
Government: The government of Argentina is federal republic.
Climate: Argentina experiences a temperate climate, arid in the south-east and sub-Antarctic in the south-west.
Units of measure and electricity: Argentina follows the metric system and the official electricity unit is 220 V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: Argentina’s local Time is GMT – 3.
Currency: Argentine Peso (1 € = 4.14 ARS)
Travel documents required: A visa is required for travelling to Argentina except for Americans, UK nationals, South Africans, New Zealanders and the Irish, who require only a passport.