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Argentine Republic[A]
República Argentina  (Spanish)
Motto: 
Anthem: 
Sol de Mayo[2]
(Sun of May)

Sol de Mayo
Location of  Argentina  (dark green)in South America  (grey)
Location of  Argentina  (dark green)

in South America  (grey)

Capital
and largest city
Buenos Aires
34°36′S58°23′W / 34.600°S 58.383°W / -34.600; -58.383
Official language
National language

None

Spanish[a]
Regional languages

Guarani in Corrientes;[3]

Qom, Mocoví and Wichí in Chaco[4]
Religion
Demonym
GovernmentFederalpresidentialconstitutional republic
Mauricio Macri
Gabriela Michetti
LegislatureCongress
Senate
Chamber of Deputies
Independence from Spain
25 May 1810
9 July 1816
1 May 1853
Area
• Total
2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi)[B] (8th)
• Water (%)
1.57
Population
• 2016 estimate
43,847,430[7]
• 2010 census
40,117,096[6] (32nd)
• Density
14.4/km2 (37.3/sq mi)[6] (212th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$952.464 billion[8] (25th)
• Per capita
$21,370[8] (56th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$639.224 billion[8] (21st)
• Per capita
$14,342[8] (53rd)
Gini (2014)Negative increase 42.7[9]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.827[10]
very high · 45th
CurrencyPeso ($) (ARS)
Time zoneART(UTC−3)
Date formatdd.mm.yyyy (CE)
Drives on theright[b]
Calling code+54
ISO 3166 codeAR
Internet TLD.ar
  1. ^ Though not declared official de jure, the Spanish language is the only one used in the wording of laws, decrees, resolutions, official documents and public acts.
  2. ^ Trains driven on left.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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