Argentina Economy

Argentina Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data Argentina is one of the largest economies in Latin America, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of approximately US$450 billion. The country has huge reserves of mineral resources and fertile agricultural land. Imports mainly include industrial products. The main trading […]

Argentina Visa

Argentina Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Argentina On June 29, an agreement between the government of the Russian Federation and the government of the Argentine Republic on visa-free travel for citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of the Argentine Republic, signed in Buenos Aires on March 11, 2009 and in Moscow on March 18, […]

History in Argentina

History in Argentina

The first inhabitants of Argentina were Indians. In 1516, Spanish travelers landed on its shores, but the locals were quite belligerent, so the Spaniards left these lands. In 1526, the navigator Sebastian Cabot, traveling across the Atlantic Ocean, ended up in the Gulf of La Plata, having passed it, he went further along the Paraguay […]

Argentina Literature

Argentina Literature

The examination of Argentine literary production of the last ten years cannot fail to take into account a decisive date, that of the military coup of 1976, both because an apparent rift was created between the writers of the diaspora and those who lived their own exile at home, both because the dramatic experience of […]

Argentina after Perón

Argentina after Perón

After the flight of Perón, who retired to Madrid, and the provisional presidency of E. Lonardi, one of the leaders of the anti-Peronist uprising, in November 1955 a coup d’état brought PE Aramburu to power, who issued provisions for the return to democratic normality. and restored the constitution of 1853, canceling the one promulgated in […]

Argentina Architecture 3

Argentina Architecture

With the advent of the seventies we are witnessing on the one hand the consolidation of previous experiences, in the work of architects such as MR Alvarez, exponent of the national trend and author of notable projects over the last 30 years, C. Testa and others; on the other hand, to a greater availability to […]

Argentina Architecture 2

Argentina Architecture

The modern art of the Argentines did not derive any motive from indigenous traditions. The shores of the sweet sea, an obligatory stop to reach the fabulous treasures glimpsed in a prodigious atmosphere, no form of architecture – albeit rudimentary – offered the greedy conqueror. When the colonizers followers of Don Pedro de Mendoza set foot […]

Argentina Armed Forces

Argentina Armed Forces

Army. – The military organization has characteristics similar to those of the European states with compulsory conscription. The supreme commander of the armed forces is the president of the republic, who however, in peacetime, delegates this power to the politically responsible Minister of War. The Argentine National Army is divided into three major branches: line […]

Argentina Music

Argentina Music

Population. – The results of the census carried out in 1970, from which the figures shown in the table are taken, allow us to highlight the following most significant characteristics of the current Argentine population: 1) a low annual increase rate (15.4 ‰ in the period 1960-70) especially if compared with that of most Latin […]

Argentina Travel Advice

Argentina Travel Advice

General travel information for Argentina Continent: South America Geographical location: southern South America, located in the southern hemisphere Highest elevation: Aconcagua (6961 m above sea level) Longest river: Río Colorado (1114 km) Form of government: Federal Republic System of Government: Presidential democracy Languages: Spanish Neighboring countries: Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay Capital: Buenos Aires Area: Approx. […]