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Argentina is located in Southern South America, bordering the South of the Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay. It is the second largest country in South America after Brazil. The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires. It borders the countries Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Its about 2,766,890 square kilometers.

The president of Argentina is Fernando de la Rua. The climate there is usually mostly temperate. There natural resources are there fertile plains lead, zinc, tin, copper, ore, petroleum, and uranium. Argentina's population is about 37,384,816. Argentina's full name is Republica Argentina.

Its about 1,083,000 square miles. There land is mostly rich in the northern half, flat to rolling plateau in the south, and rugged along the western border.

They speak different languages like English, Italian, German, and French, but there official language is Spanish. 93% of Argentina's religion is Roman Catholic. The flag has three horizontal bands it is light blue and white with a yellow sun in the center that has a human face which is know as the Sun of May.

Argentines major industries are there food processing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, textiles, chemicals and petrochemicals, printing, metallurgy, steel, and agribusiness. There major trading partners are Brazil, USA, Netherlands, Germany, and Italy. There agriculture products or farming crops are sunflower seeds, lemons, soybeans, grapes, corn, tobacco, peanuts, tea, and wheat. Argentina made $26.5 billion dollars in exports. The exports are edible oils, fuels and energy, cereals, feed, and motor vehicles.

In imports they used $25.5 billion dollars. There imports were machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, metal manufactures, and plastic. There import and export partners are Europe, Brazil, and the US. Argentina's currency or money is Argentine peso. Argentina's is very expensive.

There so expensive that they have been know to take there holiday in...