Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, and the second largest in South America after Brazil. 62. 5% of the population has full or partial Italian ancestry, and Argentine culture has significant connections to the Italian culture. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
About Argentina in brief
Argentina is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. It is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, and the second largest in South America after Brazil. The sovereign state is subdivided into twenty-three provinces and one autonomous city, Buenos Aires. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The country has its roots in Spanish colonization of the region during the 16th century. 62. 5% of the population has full or partial Italian ancestry, and Argentine culture has significant connections to the Italian culture. Argentina is a developing country and ranks 46th on the Human Development Index, the second highest in Latin America after Chile. It maintains the second-largest economy in the South America, the third-largest inLatin America, and is a member of G-15 and G20. The name Argentina means in Italian of silver, silver coloured, probably borrowed from the Old French adjective argentine. The description of the country by the word Argentina has been found on a Venetian map in 1536. In English, the name Argentina comes from the Spanish language; however, the naming itself is not Spanish, but Italian. In Spanish, the words for Argentina are Prata and prata and are respectively said to mean’silver plata’ and ‘prado’ In Italian, Argentina is said l’Argentine and replaces it and it replaces it as a substantive noun and it is often used in an autonomous way as a proper noun or it replaces the proper noun.
The Italian naming implies the country is of silver or Costa Rica, or Costa Terra, or the Costa del Sol. The word argentina is the feminine form of argentin and derives from the suffix -in, or fir wood, with the suffix-in of steel. It means’silver of steel’ or’silver-coloured steel’ in Italian. Argentina was once among the world’s wealthiest countries, with a real GDP per capita of more than $1,000. It was consistently in the top ten before at least 1920, and was ranked 61st in the World in the early 20th century; it is now ranked 46th in the human development index. It remains a regional power in Latin American and retains its historic status as a middle power in international affairs. The Inca Empire expanded to the northwest of thecountry in Pre-Columbian times. The military government persecuted and murdered numerous political critics, activists, and leftists in the Dirty War, a period of state terrorism and civil unrest that lasted over a decade until the election of Raúl Alfonsín as president in 1983. The current president is the son of former President Juan Perón, who was overthrown in 1976 by a military dictatorship. Argentina has a population of around 80 million people, the majority of whom live in the south and the east. It has the third largest economy in LatinAmerica.
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