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Los Altares, Chubut, Argentina - Photo by Lisandro Moises Enrique - CC-BY



Population 2006.............................................................. 39,921.833
GDP per capita 2006 .......................15,000
GNP 2005 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 599
Unemployment.....................................................................12%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.3
Labor force (%) ....... 2.2
Total Area...................................................................1,068,298 sq. mi.
 

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Buenos Aires - Argentina - Photo by Javier de Cordoba - CC-BY

Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 89
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 73
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 22
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 2
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 65
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 4
 

Go to Argentina Capital City Buenos Aires City Profile - To Argentina History

Argentina __ "Despite Argentina's recent economic woes, its pleasures - stunning natural wonders, an elegant capital with a European-flavoured sophistication, and a passionate culture - are still as tempting as ever. The silver lining to the financial cloud is that it's now one of the best travel bargains going around." Learn more here. - illustrated - From Lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/south_america/argentina/

Argentina __ A good overview of Argentina, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107288.html

Argentina __ A good overview of Argentina covering a wide variety of topics. - From Atlapedia Online - http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/argentin.htm

Argentina: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Argentine geography, maps of Argentina and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blargentina.htm  

Argentina - History & Culture __ A brief outline of Argentina's history beginning with pre-contact through current. You will find a lot of other information about the country on this website. - illustrated - from interKnowledge corp - http://www.geographia.com/argentina/histroy.htm

Argentina Photos __ You will find several pages of photo images, pictures of Argentina. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/South_America/Argentina/

 

Argentina Photos, Flag, Map and Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Argentina as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Argentina and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/argentina 

Buenos Aires Herald __ Keep up with the news from Argentina. - illustrated - From Buenos Aires Herlad - http://www.buenosairesherald.com/
 
Colleges and Universities __ You will find a list of schools with contact links. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/ar.html

Doing Business in Argentina __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=9

Economy of Argentina __ "Argentina benefits from rich natural resources, a highly literate population, an export-oriented agricultural sector, and a diversified industrial base." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Argentina with links to related materials. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Argentina 

Ethnologue report for Argentina __ Page dedicated to the languages spoken in Argentina. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Argentina

Flags of Argentina - geography; Flags, Map, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System __ Well, I guess the title pretty much covers all you will find here. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/flags/argentina_flag.html

An Introduction to Argentina __ "Comprising almost the entire southern half of South America, Argentina is the world's eighth largest country, covering an area of 2.8 million square km. Argentina possesses some of the world's tallest mountains, expansive deserts, and impressive waterfalls,..." You will find this website chock-full of information. - illustrated - From interKnowledge Corp - http://www.geographia.com/argentina/

Maps of Argentina __ You will find a wide variety of Argentina map resources. Select Argentina maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Argentina/index.php
 
 

 

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