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  1. Argentina By Bobby Naglich

  2. Argentinean Flag

  3. Map of Argentina

  4. Argentina People

  5. Famous Hispanics

  6. Basic Argentina facts • Argentina is a South American country, constituted as a federation of twenty-four provinces and an autonomous city • It is second in size on the continent to Brazil and eighth in the world • Argentina occupies a continental surface area of 2,766,890 km² (1,068,302 sq mi) between the Andesmountain range in the west and the southern Atlantic Ocean in the east and south

  7. More Facts • It is bordered by Paraguay and Bolivia in the north, Brazil and Uruguay in the northeast, and Chile in the west and south • The country claims the British controlled territories of the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands • Argentina also claims 969,464 km² (374,312 sq mi) of Antarctica, known as Argentine Antarctica, overlapping other claims made by Chile and the United Kingdom

  8. Population

  9. Easter Traditions • celebrated over a two week period • Palm Sunday to Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, is known as Semana Santa, or Holy Week • This involves the complete reenactment of the Passion of Christ in many villages in the country • Easter Sunday to the following Saturday is a joyous celebration of the Resurrection of Christ

  10. Starving Argentinean Children HA-HA!!! Awww So Sowwy