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Map of Argentina

Map of Argentina

Also Known As: Argentine Republic
Demonym: Argentine, Argentinian
Motto: "En unión y libertad" (In Unity and Freedom)
Population: 41,281,631 (2012)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: Buenos Aires
Capital Coordinates: 34°36′S 58°23′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC -3
Currency: Peso
Currency Code: ARS
Currencies Issued: australe centavo peso peso argentino
GDP: $474.8 billion (2012)
Per Capita Income: $11,572 (2012)
Foreign Debt: $136.8 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: AR
Internet Country Code: .ar
Calling Code: 54
Electrical Generation Capacity: 32070000 kW
Independence: 1816 from Spain
Area: 2,780,400 square km (2,736,690 km land) (43,710 km water)
Coastline: 4,989 km
Lowest Point: Laguna del Carbon (-105 m)
Highest Point: Cerro Aconcagua (6,960 m)
Life Expectancy: 77.14 years
Fertility Rate: 2.29 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 10.52 per 1000 (2012)
Human Development Index: 0.797 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 3.0 (2011)
Literacy: 97.20 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 25

Number of coins in catalogue: 14

Number of stamps in catalogue: 19

Location of Argentina in South America

Regional Map for Argentina

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