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Argentina By: Isaac Baldwin
About there flower The ceibo is a South American tree that grows between 8 and 10 meters high, it has carmine red flowers and a crooked trunk. It grows on the banks of the Paraná river and Río de La Plata (Silver River), but it can also be found near lakes and swampy areas around the country.
Main bodies of water Lake Argentino:Lake Argentino is a 362,255-acre freshwater lake located in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, Nahuel HuapiNahuel: Huapi lake, located within the Nahuel Huapi National Park, has a surface of 529 km2(204 sq mi), rests 2,510 feet (770 m) Nahuel Huapi National Park Iguazu Falls:23 kilometres (14 mi) Rio de la Plata:2 kilometres (1.2 mi) at the inner part to about 220 kilometres (140 mi) at its mouth. Lake Puelo:It is a total round trip of 39 Km, 14 of which are paved
Language Argentina's official language is Spanish Argentinian Spanish is different from the Spanish spoken in Spain There are also many other languages spoken in Argentina, including Italian, German, English and French. Indigenous languages that are spoken today include Tehuelche, Guarani and Quechua.
holidays January 1st -- Ano Nuevo or New Year's Day Easter, Las Pascuas, is celebrated over a two week period March/April -- Two weeks prior to Lent
import/exports The main exports of Argentina are food, meat and manufacturing products. The main export partners of Argentina are Brazil, Chile, the United States, China and Spain. The main imports of Argentina are food, fuel, energy and capital goods. The main import partners of Argentina are Brazil, US, Germany, Italy and Spain.
Economic status Currency - the currency of Argentina is known as the Peso. Use the free currency converter to compare to dollars, GBP or Euro.
Culteral backround Argentina's culture has been greatly affected by its immigrant population, mostly European