Category: The Country

In this section we have, as our country Argentina is. Where we are located in the Americas and Antarctica. Which is our place in the world, in America and among the Spanish-speaking countries. As is our land, diversity of climates and landscapes. The river system. The widest river in the world. Our coastline composed of the extensive coastline washed by the Atlantic. What are the Argentine Provinces, as is the continental integration and the role of Mercosur. To learn more about these and other issues view this section reports: the country in El Sur del Sur: Argentina: The country, its culture and its people.

Mapas de Argentina. Título.

Argentina Maps

This report brings together a selection of maps of Argentina, most of them, used in our reports. Each of the maps, expresses information on various aspects of Argentina. In some cases we have included maps on the same subjects, with different approaches of different authors. We have also included links to related topics, that expand the information contained in each of the maps. Moreover, most of them has a link to download a version of the map in high resolution. Types Argentina Maps Maps divided into the following groups: Political maps Argentina Physical...

Dimensiones de Argentina. Título.

Dimensions of Argentina

Dimensions of Argentina, in the territorial sense, refer to the extension of its limits, lengths and surface. Argentina is located in southern South America. With regard to Ecuador is located to the south; and west from the meridian of Greenwich. It is a bi-continental country, since it occupies part of South America, which corresponds to the emerged American portion; and a portion of Antarctica. Argentina measured 3779 km towards N-S. It has a wide territorial development in the sense of its latitude, whose endpoints are in the province of Jujuy and the big...

Título Provincias Argentinas

Argentine Provinces

The Republic of Argentina, has 23 provinces and an autonomous city. The autonomous city of Buenos Aires, is the capital of the nation and seat of national government. Argentina is a sovereign state whose system of government is republican, representative and federal. The provinces are autonomous and dictate their own fundamental laws within the framework of representative and federal system of the Republic. Argentina ranks fourth in area, in the Americas and eighth in the world. It is the larger country, between the Spanish-speaking countries. Argentina has all climates, for its large territorial...

Logos MERCOSUR y UNASUR, organismos de Integración Continental

Argentina Continental Integration

The continental integration of Latin American countries, “the great nation” was the dream of the Liberators of the War of Independence of the Spanish empire, as José de San Martín and Simón Bolivar. Latin American countries started to be emancipated at a time when the great European powers began to apportion the world into different colonies and areas of influence. The division of Latin America can also derive from European hegemony and the dispute for the New World territories. As a possible consequence of this worldwide process, among the local political and economic...

Argentina en el Mundo Planisferio

Argentina in the World

AArgentina in the world, is in eighth place, by the size of its surface. Of the 200 countries in the world, Argentina is one of the largest after Russia, Canada, China, USA, Brazil, Australia and India. Argentina limits over 9376 km with Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay. It is the second largest South American country after Brazil. Among the countries whose official language is Spanish, Argentina is the largest by land area. At the same time, it is one of the countries with less population density. Nowadays, it accounts for a 0.6...

Argentina Geographic Regions, Altas Cumbres Road, Córdoba

Argentina Geographic Regions

Argentina geographic regions are very dissimilar. There are plains and mountain ranges; woods and jungles; arid, swampy or clayish lands. Traversing the country along its latitude (3.779 km, according to IGN) is a long way. From the point of view of geography, Argentina can be divided into eight different regions defined by a homogeneous climate and relief; these, in turn, are sub-divided according to its most salient features; to learn more about the climate in different regions see  Types of Climate of Argentina Plata Plain This great surface of 463,322 sq. mi. (1,200,000...

Hidrography in Argentina Argentine south lakes

Hydrography in Argentina

The Hydrography in Argentina, is of exceptional richness. Argentina has over its territory many rivers, and also has,lakes, wetlands, lagoons, ice fields and groundwater. A large number of rivers which are, for the most part, navigable, traverse the country. Some of these are extremely important in hydroelectric terms. The most important hydrographic systems in Argentina belong to the Atlantic Slope. They are the Plata Basin and the Patagonian System. Argentina also has other water systems as endorheic basins, the slope of the Pacific and the lakes and lagoons. Atlantic Slope Plata Basin It comprises a total...

Península de Valdes, Mar Argentino, Costa Atlántica,

Types of Climate in Argentina

One of the most salient features of the Argentine territory is its variety of climates: humid, dry, tropical heat or nival cold, through different kinds of mild climates. Nothing remains outside the possibilities offered by the types of climate in Argentina. The variety of geographical regions in Argentina, are a determining factor of the different types of climates. To learn more about the different regions, and the Argentine water systems see Argentina Geographic Regions and Hydrography in Argentina Geographical factors determining Climate Due to its vast territory, Argentina presents a remarkable climatic diversity....

Museo Fundación Miguel Lillo - Tucuman

Miguel Lillo Foundation

Origin Miguel Lillo Foundation Fundación Miguel Lillo was created as a consequence of the legacy of the scholar and philantropist Dr. Miguel Lillo, which was accepted by the National State in all its terms, as per Decree No. 12.935 and 14.729/46, unanimously ratified by the Honorable National Congress as per 1947 Act No. 12.935. Dr. Miguel Lillo entrusted 10 remarkable personalities of Tucumán scientific and cultural milieu belonging the so called Centennial Generation with the management of his legacy. They would constitute, ad honorem and for life, an Advisory Commission. Each one was...

Glossary of Zoological Terms

Glossary of Zoological Terms of Argentina

Article of the guest columnist, Esteban O. Lavilla y Juan A. González for surdelsur.com Glossary of Zoological Terms of Argentina with the fauna of Biogeographic Provinces, presented by its common and scientific name; and in alphabetical order. [A] – [B] – [C] – [D] – [E] – [F] – [G] – [H] – [I] – [J] – [K] – [L] – [M] – [N] – [Ñ] – [O] – [P] – [Q] – [R] – [S] – [T] – [U] – [V] – [W] – [X] – [Y] – [Z] A: birds    An: amphibians...