Argentina

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Welcome to Argentina

An eminently prolific country embraced with the vibrant rhythm-filled sensuous Tango and the pervasive architecture, Argentina is the dream every traveller desires for!

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Country Quick Facts

Country

Tucked in the Southern region of South America, Argentina is being considered as the second largest South America’s country following Brazil. Comparing it with other countries all over the world, it is the 8th largest. The country is a blend of ocean shoreline, deserts, plains and also the Tundras with its shape resembling an inverted triangle. There is the existence of the four major geographic regions which together make up the geography of Argentina and these are: the North, the Pampas, and the Andes and lastly the Patagonia.

Area: 2.78 million km?2;
Population: 44,688,864
Capital: Buenos Aires

Weather

Despite of it being present in the Southern America, Argentina comes across four types of seasons instead of the sole ‘warm and humid’ climate and these are hot, cold, dry and wet. The summertime in Argentina starts from December till February and is highly hot and humid. The nights as well as the days are quite hot and the sun shines will full force. During the wintertime, the temperature is expected at around 1-2 degrees at night and 8-13 degrees during daytime starting from June till the end of August.

People & Language

The language that is spoken with majority of the Argentina’s population is ‘Spanish’ that is used as a communicator by over 40.9 million people residing here. Apart from Spanish, the other languages vocalized here are Italian, Levantine Arabic, Quechua, German, Yiddish and many others. Talking about the languages in minority, Chinese, Japanese and Welsh are some of them. The people in Argentina are majorly renowned as the ‘Argentines’.

Practicalities

Time: The ‘Argentina Time’ abbreviated as ART is the Standard Time Zone in Argentina that is 4 hours ahead of the Pacific Standard Time.

Electricity: The Standard Frequency in Argentina is 220 V and the frequency here is 50 Hz. The power plugs carry the Type C and I. If the Standard Voltage of the electrical appliances in your country ranges between 220-240 V, then you can easily use them in Argentina without any hassle.

Weight & Measurement: Argentina uses the Metric System for the purposes of Weight and Measurement.

Telecommunications: Argentina is a country with very less data cost and thus, it also considered as the one with the best cell phone deals. The main cell phone operators in Argentina are Claro, Movistar and the Personal. The country also has the facilities of 2G, 3G and the 4G Internet Data Plans.

Currency

The officially accepted currency in Argentina is the ’Argentine peso’ that is symbolised as ‘$’. It is available in the form of banknotes as well as the coins and circulated under the supervision of the Central Bank of Argentina. The denominations for the coins of this currency are 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 centavos, 1 peso, 2 pesos, 5 pesos whereas the banknotes have the denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1,000 pesos. A single Argentine peso is equivalent to 100 centavos. The ATMs are easily available in the country, thus making it easier for the people here to withdraw the amount of multiple denominations.

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Food and Drink

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Culture & Lifestyle

New Zealand is a country full of rugged mountains and exotic lakes having Auckland as its biggest city. It is situated in the south-western Pacific Ocean incorporating majorly two islands i.e. the North and the South island and some other smaller 600 islands. The distance between New Zealand and the southeast of Australia is no less 2,000 kilometres. Talking about the country’s closest neighbours to the north, Tonga and Fiji are the topmost in the list. The width of the country’s north-north-east axis range up to 400 kilometres and it being long and narrow in shape.

Overlanding in Argentina

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