GEOGRAPHIC• The Argentine territory is fully located in the Southern and Western hemispheres, constituting the southernmost portion of South America. It is strategically over maritime territories between the South Atlantic and the South Pacific (Strait of Magellan, Beagle Channel, Drake Passage). Its total area is 3,745,247 legal Km ², of which 2,780,400 km ² correspond to the Americas and 964,847 sq km to antárctico continent. However, Argentine sources official and unofficial territories still considered as the Falklands and adjacent islands, raising the total area to 3,761,274 km ². Argentina is the seventh largest country in the world and the fourth largest in America (after Canada, the U.S. and Brazil). The total area of 9,376 km border is, playing five neighboring countries: Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay. The longest border is with Chile (5,150 km) along the entire Andes. Its northern border with Bolivia and Paraguay, and the southern end is at the confluence of the Rio Grande (province of San Juan) and Mojinere (Jujuy).•••
• Chile borders south and the Atlantic Ocean, with the southernmost Cape San Pio is located in the Isla Grande (Tierra del Fuego). This borders with Brazil, Uruguay and the Atlantic Ocean. The easternmost point is located northeast of the town of Bernardo de Irigoyen (Misiones province). A western border with Chile. The westernmost point is located between the Hill and the Hill Bolados Agassis in Glacier National Park (Santa Cruz). PAMPA: Covers the central-eastern region of the country. It is a vast plain of intensive farming. Temperate and humid climate. MESOPOTAMIA: Where lies the subtropical forest and watershed formed by the rivers Uruguay and Parana. Subtropical climate.?? NORTHEAST: Understanding the Argentine Chaco lands, rich wood. Hot, humid weather. ?? NORTHWEST: mineral- rich mountain soil. Hot desert climate. WHOSE: Andean region of fertile mountains appro-tuples to growing wine with abundant sources of mineral and thermal waters. Temperate climate.?PATAGONIA: a plateau is located in the south of the country, where the landscape is dominated by lakes, forests and glaciers. Cold, wet weather.
HISTORY• The beginning of prehistory in the present territory of Argentina occurs with the first human settlement on the southern tip of Patagonia around 13,000 years ago. Early civilizations agroalfareras settled in northwestern Andes since the eighteenth century. C. The written history of what is now Argentina, began with the arrival of Spanish chroniclers of the expedition of Juan Díaz de Solís in 1516 to Río de la Plata, a fact that marks the beginning of the Spanish domination in this region. In 1776 the Spanish Crown created the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata, umbrella organization of territories from which, with the May Revolution of 1810 would begin a gradual process of formation of several independent states, including one that bore the name of United Provinces of the River Plate. With the declaration of independence on July 9, 1816 and the military defeat of the Spanish Empire in 1824, which was formalized from the organization as a federal state in 1853-1861 is now known as Argentina.
HABITS• The music of Argentina is internationally known tango, which developed mainly in the city of Buenos Aires and surrounding areas. In what is called interior (the provinces) is stronger folk music. From the 60, one aspect of the rock itself, sung in Spanish, known as country rock, in the same decade began widely cultivated American romantic ballads. Classical music and opera has ample space with composers and performers of world famous and the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, as a hub of activity. Other musical styles grown in Argentina are the music of native peoples, bolero, jazz, reggae, electronic music, cumbia, punk, heavy metal, music for children, etc.. Contents [hide] 1 American romantic ballad 2 Bolero 3 Classical 4 Quartet 5 Cumbia 6 Electronics 7 Folklore 8 Jazz 9 Music Child 10 Music of native peoples 11 Rock National Rock 11.1 2.11 Heavy metal
FOOD•• Argentinas cuisine is characterized and unlike the rest of Latin cuisines by two major European contributions: Italian and Spanish, supplemented by contributions from other European countries and Creoles. Given the importance of the influences Italian, Spanish and Middle East, in a way, the diet Argentina could be considered a continuation of the Mediterranean diet. Argentina Meat is the most important ingredient in the local diet, and enjoys a world renowned. Hundreds of local restaurants and grills offer soft and tasty roast (roasted strip steak sausage), and do not forget that the preparation of the roast is an integral and essential part of the ceremonial of the cattle culture of the Pampa. Argentinas cuisine is rich and varied. The internationally influenced dishes and preparations of the so-called New Kitchen Argentina, interspersed with more traditional recipes made primarily from corn. Vegetarian Restaurants exposed infinity-eat pasta and vegetables of various kinds. The pizzas and pasta specialties were imported by Italian immigrants, the Spanish retained the Galician octopus and rice. As a curiosity, and to highlight the importance of the pizza and therefore it inherited from the Italians, Argentines in many homes in the kitchens of houses, if they are large, there is a large wooden table in the center to amass both the base pizzas, as the artisan and even bread pasta dough. In Misiones and Formosa is cooked the soup northern meat, corn, squash (pumpkin) and cassava, the fried cake mbeyú or cassava starch Guarani consumed with milk, salt and cheese; chipá, cake with the same and egg ingredients, and Paraguayan soup with bread white cornmeal with cheese, onion and spices. The regional cuisine is quite spicy but delicious, with ingredients like tender corn, peppers (small peppers) and the jerky (beef, lamb or pork) defatted and dried in the sun. When prepared with salt called jerky. Note the quality of the cheeses of the lower valley of the Chubut River. Excel in Patagonia pates and smoked venison and wild boar meat, trout, farmed salmon and shellfish. In restaurants in Ushuaia (southern Argentina) touches taste the famous lamb and crab seas of Tierra del Fuego. For more detail you appreciate the cuisine of this beautiful South American country I would recommend visiting the following article, the chef Norberto E. Petryk Desserts Argentines like to eat well, and they will not be strangers to this situation desserts. The delicious Welsh cakes are a curiosity for visitors. The chocolates
• craft (130 varieties) and jams Bariloche and San Martin de Los Andes are able to remove the sense of who the test. The alfajores (I make special mention of the lafajores Huey), Sandwich biscuits with caramel and coated in sugar or chocolate, fine pastries, sweets, fruit, raw chocolate, not to mention the delicious fudge. beverages The wine is a characteristic flavor, color and gradation that provides the land and the magnificent sun that warms the entire region. All at a reasonable price. The champagne and beer are also good companions for the evening, night and pocket. But nothing like the mate, the national drink, popular in Argentina and other South American countries. Around this drink was created, even a special language: how to prepare each has a different meaning (the mate with cinnamon means "occupy my thoughts" ...). Argentina is the largest consumer of matt herb infusion is taken, which is grown in Corrientes and Misiones. Once dried and processed leaves are placed in a gourd called matt shell, which can be also of other materials and hot water is poured. The infusion is sipped through a tube (bulb-usually with silver tip). In Misiones and northern Corrientes taken cold with herbs and known then as "tereré". When ingested in the infusion group we have a mate run or wheel mate. There is also mate in individual bags. Share a mate in this country is the best way to catch up and interact with people. Argentina you did not see it without tasting infusion. You may also be interested in: Riga, capital of Latvia Las Vegas City Game The temple of the tigers, Thailand Rome Airports London Boat Show 2012 LinkWithin Meneame 0
RELIGIÓN• Argentina the freedom of religion is guaranteed by Article 14 of the Constitution, although the state recognizes a prominent character in the Catholic Church has a different legal status compared to the other churches and denominations. According to Argentinas Constitution (Article 2), the Federal Government should support and under the Civil Code, is legally comparable to a public entity does not state. This differentiated regime, however, Roman Catholicism involves elevating the status of official religion of the Republic.  The Holy See and Argentina have signed a concordat governing relations between the State and the Catholic Church.