Argentina is a vast country located in the southern part of South America. The eighth largest country in the world, it is the second largest country in South America after Brazil, and it's about one-third the size of the United States. Argentina is bordered by the Andes Mountains and Chile to the west.
Correspondingly, what is Argentina best known for?
The country is widely known for the tango, elegant architecture, steak, wine, and soccer, while some of the most legendary figures of the twentieth century came from Argentina, including Eva Perón, Che Guevara, and Diego Armando Maradona.
What is the state of Argentina?
Argentina is a federation of twenty-three provinces and one autonomous city, Buenos Aires. Provinces are divided for administration purposes into departments and municipalities, except for Buenos Aires Province, which is divided into partidos. Buenos Aires City itself is divided into communes (comuna).
What is the size of Argentina compared to a state in the United States?
United States is about 4 times bigger than Argentina. Argentina is approximately 2,780,400 sq km, while United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km. Meanwhile, the population of Argentina is ~44 million people (280 million more people live in United States).