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Argentina - traveler photos - travel guide
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Area : 2736690  km2
Capital : Buenos Aires
Lowest point : Salinas Chicas -40 m (located on Peninsula Valdes)
Highest point : Cerro Aconcagua 6,960 m
Currency : Argentine peso  (ARS)
World Heritage: 8 places
National Parcs : 29

Etnic groups :white (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97%, mestizo, Amerindian, or other nonwhite groups 3%

Religions :nominally Roman Catholic 92% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 4%

Languages :Spanish (official), English, Italian, German, French


The WorldWideTrails went with their backpacks filled with hiking gear and photo equipment to one of the most untouched areas of the world. The south as you can get to the mainland, Patagonia! This unspoiled southern part of Chile and Argentina is dotted with vulcanos, glaciers and phantasy shaped mountains. Indian names like Huerquehue mixes with spanish labels like Torres del paine. The blue icebergs floating in glaciermilk filled lakes appeals to everyone that loves the out door. Read more >>

Climate Argentina

mostly temperate; arid in southeast; subantarctic in southwest

Weather today: 16-12-2017
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Banking hours

1000-1600, Monday-Friday

Credit cards

The majority of credit cards are accepted without inconvenience in Argentine stores, nevertheless it is possible to suffer some type of surcharge in the price or not benefit from a possible discount that you could receive if you pay cash. The most accepted credit cards are Visa, American Express, Diners Club and MasterCard. We recommend that you pay attention to the time that you paid with your card, don’t allow too much time to pass from when the person takes your card to when they return it for your signature.

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