Argentina

South America

Argentina fought for there independence on May 25,1810 the demonstrations took place on Buenos Aires, sky was filled with white clouds that parted to reveal a striking blue expanse. The banner of revolution was designed by Gen. Manuel Belgrano in 1812. When independence was finally won in 1816, the revolutionary flag became became the state flag. The "the sun of may" was added on in 1818.

Argentina flag." Flag. World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 2 Nov. 2014

Language

Spanish is Argentina's official language and most of all the population can speak it. Italian is the second language of Argentina its mostly used as an romantic language closely related to Spanish. Italian and Spanish speakers can understand each other because there related to each other. Argentina is home to many ethnic groups and most groups stick to talking the language instead od learning Spanish or Italian.

Gritzner, Charles F. "Argentina: People." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 2 Nov. 2014.


A view of Iguazu Falls, which lie along the border between Argentina and Brazil, both of which have national parks encompassing the area. The falls are situated along a fault line that resulted from a volcanic eruption. Argentina takes most part of the southern part of South America it southern part of the country has 4 climate regions

the mountainous Andean region, the northern subtropical plain often referred to as the North, plateau-dominated Patagonia, and the fertile plains of the Pampas. Each area is strikingly different in geography, climate, vegetation, and wildlife.

"Argentina: Landforms & Climate." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 2 Nov. 2014.

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Sculpture in La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. La Boca still retains much of a European flavor left from early Italian settlers. Long before the Spanish arrived to Argentina the indigenous people had there on traditions on music and dance.

Gritzner, Charles F. "Argentina: Arts and Landmarks." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 2 Nov. 2014.

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