GDP Official Exchange Rate (OER is more precise at gauging a countries economic power)

(Estimated 2011): $435.2 billion (US$) or £261.12 billion(GBP)

GDP (OER) Per Capita (per member of the population estimated 2011): (US$) or (GBP)

GDP Purchasing Power Parity (PPP is good for gauging living conditions and use of resources but not as accurate as OER. This data has been calculated based on the sum value of all goods and services produced in the country valued at prices prevailing in the United States)  

(Estimated 2011): $709.7 billion (US$) or £425.82 billion(GBP)

GDP (PPP) Per Capita (per member of the population estimated 2011): $17,400 (US$) or £10,440 (GBP)

Capital: Buenos Aires

Population (Estimated July 2012): 42,192,494

Area: 2,780,403km2 or 1,073,520mi2

Currency: Peso (ARS)

Official Language: Spanish

Political Information: Federal Republic

Official Religion: No Official Religion (approximately 92% of the population are Roman Catholic, 2% are Protestant, 2% are Jewish and 4% have alternate other religious beliefs)

Highest Mountain: Cerro Aconcagua at 6,960m or 22834ft

Largest River:
Map of Argentina

Time Zone (GMT/UTC): -3:00

Time in Buenos Aires -


Counties/Provinces/States: Provinces (provincias, singular - provincia) and 1 autonomous city*; Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires*, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Rioja, Mendoza, Misiones, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tierra del Fuego - Antartida e Islas del Atlantico Sur (Tierra del Fuego), Tucuman  

Leaders: President Cristina Fernandez De Kirchner (since 10 December 2007); Vice President Amado Boudou 

Additional: Argentina is the eighth largest country in the world and has the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere


Sources: CIA World Fact Book, Encyclopaedia Britannica,

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