LEARN SPANISH IN ARGENTINA
Argentina is a country in southern South America. It ranks second in land area in South America, and eighth in the world. The country is formally called the Argentine Republic (Spanish: Rep˙blica Argentina). For many legal purposes, Naciˇn Argentina (Argentine Nation) is used.
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About ArgentinaPopulation: 39,921,833 (32nd) 2006 est.
Capital: Buenos Aires
Currency: Peso (ARS)
Argentina occupies a continental surface area of 2,791,810 km▓ (1,078,000 sq mi) between the Andes mountain range in the west and the southern Atlantic Ocean in the east and south. 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 overseas territories of the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Under the name of Argentine Antarctica, it claims 969,464 km▓ (374,312 sq mi) of Antarctica, overlapping other claims made by Chile and the United Kingdom.
Argentine food is influenced by cuisine from Spain, Italy, Germany, France and other European countries, and many foods from those countries such as pasta, sausages, and deserts are common in the nation's diet. Argentina has a wide variety of staple foods, which include empanadas, a stuffed pastry; locro, a mixture of corn, beans, meat, bacon, onion, and gourd; and chorizo, a meat-based spicy sausage. The Argentine barbecue, asado, is one of the most famous in the world and includes various types of meats, among them chorizo, sweetbread, chitterlings, and blood sausage. Being an important wine producer, the yearly consumption is among the highest worldwide (Malbec has become a representative variety from Argentina). Also, a common custom among Argentines is drinking mate. Dulce de Leche is a famous sweet caramel spread.
Argentina is a world power in team sports. Football (soccer) is the most popular sport in Argentina, where it is twice FIFA World Cup Champions and one-time Olympic Gold medalists (also 14 time Copa América winners). Yet the national sport of the country is pato, played with a six-handle ball on horseback. Also popular are volleyball and basketball; a number of basketball players participate in the NBA and European leagues, and the national team won Olypmpic Gold in the Athens Olympics.
Where to Learn Spanish in Argentina
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