H I S T O R Y D AY S• May 25th of 1810 Revolution of May (the Creoles gave thefirst cry of freedom forming the First Government)• July, 9th of 1816 Declaration of Independence• June, 20th Flag Day in honor of the death of itscreator Manuel Belgrano• Main hero of the homeland (Founding Father) José de SanMartín… and Manuel Belgrano.
ARGENTINA borders Argentina borders with:Uruguay, Brasil, Paraguay, Bolivia and Chile
climate and topography Argentina has a wide variety of climates (temperate, subtropical and subpolar) and a variety of topography (plateaus, plains and mountains)
Population & LANGUAGE• Argentina has 40 million people.• The official language is Spanish.• The president is Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
SOME IMPORTANT PEOPLE OF ARGENTINA Néstor and DiegoJorge Luis Cristina Mardona Borges Kirchner (writer) Ernesto “Che” Guevara Leonel Messi Carlos Gardel (revolutionary) (tango singer)
“mate”: a Typical DRINK• It’s a traditionaldrink, similar to hot tea.• This is me (2 years old)drinking “mate” at home.