How big is it?:
2.8 million square km.
It is bounded to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, Uruguay and Brazil, in the west by Chile, and in the north and northeast by Bolivia and Paraguay.
Pampa: vast fertile plain covering about one quarter of the country. Northeast: the warm, moist plains of the Chaco and an area between the Parana and Uruguay rivers called Mesopotamia. Northwest: Andean highlands, including Cuyo and Pampean Sierras.
Patagonia: semiarid plateau.
Climate:Mostly temperate; great variations because of latitudinal extension and varying altitudes. Extreme heat in the Chaco region; mild climate in the central pampa; mild to cold in southern Patagonia. Seasons the reverse of those in the Northern Hemisphere.
Population: 37'502.000, white 85%, mestizo, Indian, or other nonwhite groups 15%.
Capital : The capital is Buenos Aires with an approximate population of 12 million.
Language and Religion:
Spanish is the predominant and official language.
The main religion is the Catholic 90%.
Other religions: Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 6%.
Currency: 1 peso = 100 centavos.
Entry Requirements: A valid passport is required by all visitors except nationals of Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. As a general rule, a return ticket is also required.
Time: GMT - 3. Note that while Buenos Aires observes daylight saving many other provinces do not.
Electricity: 220 volts AC,