Why is Argentina called Argentina?

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Argentum means silver in latin. During spanish colonialism, XVI century, it was believed there was a huge amount of this metal in it.
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What is the religion of Argentina?

Historically, the Catholic religion played a very important part in politics and law. Before changes were made to the Constitution in 1994, the two top leaders of Argentina had to be Roman Catholic. Today, although officially 90% of Argentinians are Roman Catholic, fewer than 20% attend church regul (MORE)

Dogs from Argentina?

Are you asking if there is a breed from argentina? If so then there is the Dogo Argentino bred for pack hunting as well as a guardian of the home.

What government does Argentina have?

The government of Argentine is very similar to that of the UnitedStates. The president is the commander-in-chief with the ability toveto bills passed by Congress. Argentina is a democracy withuniversal suffrage.

Who named Argentina?

There is no one person who named Argentina. In the early 1800's (before Argentina became an independent nation) the people of Buenos Aires were called "argentinos" which means people from silver. This is because there is a very large river in Buenos Aires called the Rio de la Plata, "the river of si (MORE)

What are the grassland called in Argentina?

Las Pampas. Which is Quechua for "The Plains". This area in South America spans the provinces of La Pampa, Buenos Aires, Santa Fe, Entre Rios, and Cordoba in Argentina, Most of Uruguay, and the province of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It gets 23.6 In. (600 mm.) - 47.2 In. (1200 mm.) of rain a year. T (MORE)

Attractions of Argentina?

The popular tourist attractions in Argentina is the Iguazu Falls,Fitz Roy, Los Glaciares Nathional Park and the Andes Mountains.Argentina is located in South America.

What Argentina city was once called Eva Peron?

La Plata was Eva Peron City until Juan Peron was overthrown in 1955 per http://www.crwflags.com/FOTW/FLAGS/ar-l.html. Here is an excerpt:. "In 1951 the National Territory of La Pampa becomes a province. A constitutional assembly to organize the new province is called. In 1952 the new province is na (MORE)

What are the imports in Argentina?

2003: $9,000,000,000 - rank: 61 percent change : _____? Date of info: 2002 2004: $13,270,000,000 - rank: 52 percent change: 47.44% date of info: 2003 est. 2005: $22,060,000,000 - rank: 49 percent change: 66.24% date of info: 2004 est. 2006: $28,800,000,000 rank: 49 percent change: 30.55% date on (MORE)

What is there to do in Argentina?

It depends on where you are going. You have Valleys and Puna in the north, you have beach all along the coast, you have mountains in the east and you have Patagonia on the south where you have woods and lakes. You can also go to the Perito Moreno Glaciere the south of the Patagonia. If you are not (MORE)

What are people from Argentina called?

In English the people of Argentina are called Argentinians. InSpanish they are called Argentinos or Argentinas, depending inwhether they are men or women.

Contribution of Argentina?

Argentina produces over 790,800 barrels of oil per day which makes them the 2nd largest producer and exporter of crude oil.

What is Argentinas food?

well to be honest i have never been to Argentina so do not know the answer! sorry ill try to find it out though okay i promise

Who is the leader of Argentina?

Juan and Eva Peron, former leaders of Argentina. That was in the 50's! Cristina Fernandez de Kirshner is the actual president.

What does Argentina call the Falkland Islands?

MALVINAS. A Spanish derivative after the French Îles Malouines, named when the archepelago was a French colony, it is Breton for: in the manner of the mariners and fishermen of St Malo, who occupied the colony.

What do they call Santa Claus in Argentina?

Nicholas is NOT a common Spanish name! Nicole is a female handle. In Spanish-Speaking Countries Santa Claus is known as either the generic Santa Claus (as in the Augie Rios song) He is Not referred to as Saint Nick or equivalent Spanish- or in many Spanish-Speaking areas merely Senor Navidad- Mr. Ch (MORE)

Why is Argentina called neo-Europe?

Neo-Europes are places in the temperate zones of the world in which they are most like Europe. Many Neo-Europes were distinct from Europe but as explorers discovered these lands they (either consciously and/or accidentally) changed the landscapes to make it more like their home. This was done by t (MORE)

What can you do in Argentina?

If you are asking about tourism you have lots of possibilities. In Buenos Aires there's a lot of historical places, good restaurants, many cultural events. Some other good choices are Humauaca in Jujuy, the Iguazu Falls, the Train of the Clouds in Salta, Ushuaia (with wales! and penguins!), Bariloch (MORE)

What is hello how are you in Argentina?

Given the fact that Spanish is the official of Argentina, the answer would be, "Hola...como estas?", which is the informal conjugation. This holds true if you are addressing a single person with the same social status and same relative age as your self. Otherwise, when addressing a group of people, (MORE)

Is Chile in Argentina?

Nope. They are both countries in South America. They are neighbors but not the same country.

What is Argentina best for?

Good cow meat, the beautiful women, good football players and the best "amateur" rugby team in the last world cup.

What do you get from Argentina?

A lot of Cow meat, some scientists and a lot of Football players. Our biggest export in these past 5 to 7 years was Soy beans, and un-processed Soy which we exported a lot to China. But what you get it depends where are you from.

How long has Argentina been Argentina?

Argentina declared it's independence from Spain in 1816, so there is over 200 years now. Many people think Independence day was in 1810, because in that year it was established the first patriot government, but it wasn't until July 1816 that Argentina declared the intependence fron Spain. By the w (MORE)

What is the continent Argentina?

Argentina´s not a continent! Argentina is a country in South America, and it is right next to Brazil, but you´re such an idiot that you didn´t notice! I am from Argentina, and it really offends me that you don´t know what Argentina is! P.S. We hate it when USA people say that they a (MORE)

How do you greet in Argentina?

The greeting between all people, whether new acquaintances or old friends is the "beso" or a kiss on the cheek. (Generally the right)

How can you get to Argentina?

You can't drive to Argentina. The Darien Gap in Panama isimpassible. Beyond that is Columbia which is very unsafe to drive.Kidnappings and robberies are the norm. You can drive to Panama andhave your car or motorcyle to Peru and continue your trip fromthere. It is as you can imagine expensive. Gas i (MORE)

Who is are the Argentina midfielders?

In order of number of caps for the Argentine national squad: Javier Mascherano (captain), Maxi Rodríguez, Fernando Gago, Jonás Gutiérrez, Ángel di María, Mario Bolatti, Javier Pastore, Jesús Dátolo, Éver Banega

How are you in Argentina?

Fine, thank you. Our neutral statistics bureau, the INDEC, just said we have only 1.6% poverty. Franciela Pedroso

What is a recipe in Argentina?

Three things I would recomend: Media Lunes-ham, cheese, cresent rolls etc. Milanesa-steakems, bread crumbs etc. Empanadas-meat, veggies, or any thing you want in it I was just recently in Argentina, I would eat all of these everyday if I could. I don't know the recipies off the top of my head, but I (MORE)

What the industries in Argentina?

The industries in Argentina are food processing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, textiles, chemicals, petrochemicals, printing, metallurgy, and steel.

How do you call a number in Argentina?

The country code for Argentina is +54, and you need to drop the leading '0' from the Argentinian number. If you are calling from a GSM mobile phone, you can enter the number in international format, starting with +54 (including the plus sign). Otherwise, substitute your international access pr (MORE)

What are the mealtimes in Argentina?

In Argentina, mealtimes are quite different than in North America. Lunch is typically served between 1 and 2 pm. Merienda is usually around 5 or 6 pm and consists of coffee, tea, or yerba mate and a small snack. Dinner is served quite a bit later, between 9 and 11 pm.

Is Argentina in Ireland?

No. Ireland and Argentina are two separated countries, thousands of miles away from each other. Ireland is in Europe and Argentina is in South America. No. Ireland and Argentina are two separated countries, thousands of miles away from each other. Ireland is in Europe and Argentina is in South Amer (MORE)

Does Argentina have tornadoes?

Yes, they do, but they are extremely rare. However then they do occur, they are extremely violent, much more violent than the average tornado. Take a look at the related links below*. * You may need to log in or register

Do Argentina have trains?

Argentina has trains that allow people to travel more easilyavoiding traffic and saving a lot of money.

Can you be extradited from Argentina?

As in many things legal, it depends. What country is seeking to extradite you from Argentina? Does Argentina have an extradition Treaty with that country? What illegal act are you accused of in that country? Is that act also illegal in Argentina?

What is the money in Argentina called?

The Buenos Aires English tourism website says "Argentine peso" isthe official money. It shares the same symbol as the dollar signwhich can be a bit confusing. Interestingly enough, the BuenosAires website shares it differentiates U.S. prices from Argentineprices by listing $ for Argentine prices and (MORE)