Welcome to Argentina!
Argentina is a beautiful country in South America significantly influenced by European styles of architecture. Buenos Aires, its capital, is not only considered to be the most European city in all of South America, but its people are also greatly of European heritage. With its profound impact on literature and the arts, Argentina is not only a destination where visitors can see beautiful sights, but also to enjoy the cultural impact it has on the world.
Argentina in a Snapshot
- Currency: Peso
- Language: Spanish
- Climate: Average summer temperatures: 45-60°F ; average winter temperatures: 70-80°F
- Capital: Buenos Aires
A profoundly developed country in South America, half of Argentina’s population lives in her ten largest metro cities. Over 12 million people live in Buenos Aires and surrounding provinces, making it one of the largest urbanized areas in the world. Because of a heavy European influence, culture plays a big part in the Argentinean way of life.
Argentina is the home of many famous individuals, one of the most famous being Jorge Luis Borges, one of the twentieth century’s most critically acclaimed writers. From Argentina have come many notable poets, writers and intellectuals who have made an impact around the world.
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