The history of argentinas flag, which dates back to 1812, is wrapped in a curious mix of revolutionary fighting for independence from spain and incan sun worship.
Argentina is located in the southern extreme south America. With a continental extention of 2.791.810 Km2. (including Malvinas is;lands, other south Atlantic islands and part of Anterctica). Argentina is the second largest country in south America and the eighth in the world. including the Antarctic sector, Argentina claims a total area of 3.761.274 Km2. It is some 1425 Km across at its widest from east to west and stretches 3.800 Km from the north to the south.
Argentina has a low demographic density. It consists of around 36 million people, mainly established in the urban centres. the 85% of the population is descendant of immagrants from europe. As opposed to most latin American countries, in Argentina there are relatively few indian half castes (people of mixed races: european and indian).The language that Argentina people speak is Spanish is the official language
Argentina's cultural roots are mainly europeans and that is clearly reflected in its arquitecture, music, literature and lifestyle.
the official religion of Argentina is the Apostolic Roman Catholic, there is complete religious freedom. Other religions practiced, in a lesser degree though, are protestanism, judaism, Islamism, and the greek and russian orthobox religion among others.
holiday of argentina are new year january 1st. The biggest holiday is the carnaval. Argentina has christmas, snow festival, livestock show, holly friday, workers day, first patriotic government anniversary, national independence day, race day, flags day, holly thursday, general San martin death anniversary, and veterans day downfallens of malvinas war.
In early 16th century the Europeans came to Argentina.
The population of Argentina is 41.09 million people.