Argentina fills up most of the tip of South America. Argentina is as large as the U.S. east of the Mississipi River. The northern area is subtropical. The farther south you go, the cooler it gets. The far south has long, cold winters. Penguins live in the cold regions. Summer begins in December and winter begins in July.
PEOPLE GROUPS: European (97%), mestizo (mixed race), Amerindian, other CAPITAL CITY: Buenos Aires (13 million) POPULATION: 40.9 million LANGUAGES: Spanish (official), Italian, English, German, French Argentina QUICK FACTS
ASSEMBLIES OF GOD FACTS: 31 U.S. AG missionaries work with 2,266 churches, 1,328 pastors and 580,000 members. There are 15 Bible schools training 300 students. RELIGIONS: Roman Catholic (92%, most are Catholic in name only, not in practice*), Protestant (2%), Judaism (2%), Islam. Many are also involved in cults and in the occult. Argentina QUICK FACTS * According to CIA World Factbook, nominally Roman Catholic, with less than 20% practicing.