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Argentina . By: Jared Singletary. Landforms Argentina has 5 major regions, such as the rain forests in the far-northeast; the Chaco plain; the central Pampas; the plateau of Patagonia that stretches to Tierra del Fuego, and the Andes Mountains.

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By: Jared Singletary



  • Argentina has 5 major regions, such as the rain forests in the far-northeast; the Chaco plain; the central Pampas; the plateau of Patagonia that stretches to Tierra del Fuego, and the Andes Mountains.

  • The Pampas is one of the largest fertile plains in the world. It covers almost one third of Argentina's land area.


Geography bodies of water

Geography Bodies of water

Tourist attractions iguazu falls

  • Iguazu Falls is taller than Niagara Falls Salado and Uruguay. . It is twice as wide with 275 cascades spread in a horseshoe shape.

  • It is located on the border of Brazil and Argentina.

  • Iguazu Falls was caused by a volcanic eruption which left a large crack in the earth.

  • Iguazu Falls is divided by many islands into separate waterfalls. One of the best known is Devil's Throat.

Tourist AttractionsIguazuFalls

The andes

  • The Andes Salado and Uruguay. mountain range stretches along Argentina’s western border.

  • There are lots of Small mountain towns, like San Martin de los here.

  • A 3,000-mile road runs from Argentina's northern border to Bolivia in the south. This road reaches 16,000 feet above sea level and crosses 18 major rivers.

The Andes

Buenos aires

  • Buenos Aires is the capital Salado and Uruguay. of Argentina.

  • It hosts numerous festivals throughout the year, like the nine-day Buenos Aires Tango Festival in August.

  • Approximately three million people live in Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires

Valdes peninsula

  • Valdes Salado and Uruguay. Peninsula is an important nature reserve known for its unique animals.

  • On the coastline, there are sea lions, elephant seals and from October through March there are penguins.

  • Whales can be found in May and December.

Valdes Peninsula

Metropolitan cathedral

Metropolitan Cathedral


  • 92% of the population in Argentina is Roman Catholic. Buenos

  • Only 20% of the population attend mass regularly.

  • Most go for weddings, funerals and major feast days.

  • Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 4%

  • Argentina also has the largest population of Muslims in Latin America.



  • In Argentina the official language is Spanish. Buenos

  • The Spanish spoken in Argentina is different from Spain because they use a lot of Italian words in it.

  • There are also many other languages spoken in Argentina, including Italian, German, English and French.



  • Argentina has a republic government. Buenos

  • Cristina Kirchner has been the president since 2007.

  • Amado Boudou is the vice president.

  • The president and vice president are directly elected for a 4-year term


Labor day

  • Labor Day is celebrated on May 1. Buenos

  • It is celebrated to recognize the people who fought for there working rights.

  • In 1887 workers were killed for demanding better working conditions and hours.

  • These protests began to spread nationwide and some factories were shut down because of it.

Labor Day


  • Argentina’s GDP is $445.99 Buenos Billion.

  • Argentina is rich in natural resources.

  • Argentina is known for its forestry, agriculture, mining, and fisheries.

  • It is also known for its petroleum, gas and uranium reserves.

  • The Andes mountains provide Argentina with copper, tin, lead, zinc, gold, silver, and uranium.




Fast facts

Fast Facts

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