Category: Geography

You know which is the second highest peak in the world? … And wider river? … Yes, both are in Argentina. All landscapes, from the infinite horizon of La Pampa to the untamed peaks of the Andes. All subtropical climates from warm to cold snowy. And of course an extraordinary biodiversity of animals and plants. You have everything here in the Geography of Argentina, of 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...

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....